Overseas live activities includes two types:

  • Streamer is abroad or in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan, and audience is at home and abroad
  • Streamer is at home, and audience is at home and abroad or in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan

We provide solutions in different scenarios.

Streamer is abroad or in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan, and audience is at home

Problems

The cross-border transmission is unstable, and the live video lagging rate is high.

Solution

ApsaraVideo Live provides premium streaming function, which uses stable leased line to transmits video streams to mainland China. You can use premium streaming function to solve the problems of unstable transmission and high video lagging rate. Perform the following steps to complete the procedure.
  1. Add the domain name in China (Shanghai) region.
    Note Premium streaming service is provided only in China (Shanghai) region. Add your domain name in China (Shanghai) region.
  2. In Premium Streaming Acceleration Settings , configure the premium streaming function. For more information, see Configure premium streaming.

Attentions

For videos played in mainland China, the domain name must perform ICP registration. For more information, see ICP Registration Support.

Streamer is abroad or in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan, and audience is abroad or in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan

Problems

  • The audience are from a wide range, which the videos can not cover.
  • The streamer is not in a specific location, and the network transmission is unstable, which leads to bad live video quality.

Solution

Currently, Alibaba Cloud has overseas centers in Germany, Singapore and Japan. We recommend that you select a live center near the streamer, and stream the video streams to the live center nearby.
  1. Edge ingestion.

    Alibaba Cloud CDN nodes are distributed across main stream countries across the world. Edge ingestion service can push video streams to edge nodes closest to the streamer, and uses the network optimized by Alibaba Cloud to transmit the video streams to the live center. For more information, see Configure edge ingestion.

  2. Real-time network monitoring.

Attentions

Alibaba Cloud has rich CDN nodes at home and abroad, covering more than 70 countries and regions in 6 continents. All the main stream carriers support overseas watching. However, when adding a live domain name, you must select Globe or Outside Mainland China.

Streamer is at home, and audience is abroad or in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan

Problems

  • How can I perform overseas acceleration for domestic videos?
  • How can I ensure the important videos are transmitted to overseas quickly and stably?
Solution
  1. When adding a domain name, select Globe or Outside Mainland China. For more information about adding a domain name, seeAdd a domain name.
  2. To transmit video streams to the region where the video watching quality must be ensured, you can log on to the ApsaraVideo Live console.
  3. Go to Domains > Stream Settings > Premium Streaming to enable the premium streaming function, and select Live Streaming in Applies to. For more information, see Configure premium streaming.