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Broadcast Streaming

Live stream API to reach large global audiences with the highest quality and reliability.

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Expand your audience with easy global live streaming

Go live to a large, international audience in minutes with reliable, easy-to-use live streaming API.

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Give your users the best quality

Provide the highest-quality live streaming experience with synchronized, high-quality video (4k) and audio content with seamless transitions. Track quality of experience (QoE) and performance down to the user level to immediately identify and resolve any issues.

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Customize the experience

Easily expand beyond standard live-streaming broadcasts by adding features like chat, emoji reactions, virtual gifting, and spatial audio to enhance the experience and boost user engagement. Combine with Interactive Live Video Streaming API to allow specific audience members to communicate with hosts via real-time audio or video.

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Ensure the highest level of security

Guarantee confidential data transmission with built-in AES128/256 encryption, or use a third-party. Token security uniquely identifies authorized users to prevent unwanted guests from intruding. Geofencing allows you to designate which regions traffic can or cannot route through to meet regulation needs.


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Highest-quality video and audio

Broadcast streaming video with consistent quality, free of stutters, jitters, or lag—even under challenging network conditions—with high-fidelity audio up to 192kbps and video up to 4K and 60fps.

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Global coverage

Reach users in over 200 countries and regions with Agora’s global real-time network.   Intelligently routes and accelerates streaming traffic to ensure reliability everywhere.

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Simple recording

Easily record your live stream in the cloud or on-premises to save for future playback or on-demand viewing.

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Reliable stream pulling

Pull streams into your channel with maximum reliability thanks to the dynamic selection of access points and rapid regional switching by access failure.

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Easy-to-add extensions

Integrate engaging AI-powered features like AR facial masks, beautification, spatial audio, and more with just a click and a few lines of code.

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Real-time troubleshooting

Track detailed quality, performance, and usage metrics in one dashboard, allowing you to quickly identify and fix quality issues in real-time while maximizing quality of experience (QoE) with Agora’s live video stream API.

Use Cases

Optimize your live video streaming solution for any app.

Regardless of your use case, Agora’s Broadcast Streaming, offers flexible customization, ease of implementation, and reliable network quality to provide your users with a fantastic experience.

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Engage social shoppers and build brand loyalty. Agora’s broadcast API allows product experts to lead customers on a buying journey, exploring options and features and answering their questions live.

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Allow users to live-stream themselves, watch others live-stream, play games, and send virtual gifts. Agora’s global SD-RTN™ network’s extremely low latency supports seamless real-time video experiences with no jitter or lag anywhere in the world. 

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Media and Entertainment

Agora’s real-time network provides the reliability and quality necessary for a global, live-streaming event while enabling support for unlimited participants.

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Whether conducting small, intimate lectures or streaming to thousands of students worldwide, live Broadcast Streaming from Agora scales seamlessly, while enabling  interactions like chat, breakout sessions, whiteboards and more.

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Virtual events

Broadcast discussions or events with celebrity hosts or influencers to a large, dispersed audience with an interactive video platform optimized for real-time engagement.

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Watch Parties

Leverage Agora’s real-time engagement technology to enable social interaction on top of the standard viewing experience. Agora’s broadcast streaming software allows friends to watch their favorite shows and movies together in virtual environments or enable global watch parties with low latency and scalability.

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