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IPTV Definition

Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. This is in contrast to delivery through traditional terrestrial, satellite, and cable television formats. Unlike downloaded media, IPTV offers the ability to stream the source media continuously.

Advantages

One of the advantages of IPTV is its capability to get easily integrated with other IP-based services such as VOIP or high-speed internet. It uses the existing computer network. Hence, no use of cables and is hassle free. It distributes live or prerecorded TV and video/audio over the preexisting network.

FAQ


What is IPTV ?
IPTV refers to Internet-based Protocol Television where internet is used to deliver TV programs & Videos that are either live or on demand. IPTV is a system where digital television service is delivered to the subscriber through Internet protocol technology via the medium of broadband or internet connection.
How does IPTV work?
With traditional TV, programs are broadcast by being turned into radio waves and beamed through the air to a rooftop antenna on your home. The antenna converts the waves back into electrical signals and your TV set decodes them to make its sound and picture.
Can I use two devices at the same time on one subscription?

No, you can’t. Multi-connecting on 1 account can block your username and IP address.​ However, you can ask for an extra connection* for an additional fee.
* Not valid for STB and Enigma2 devices

What kind of quality service we are providing?

Most of the elements of IP networks are the control of quality service. Our service is just excellent that you can compare with other similar service providers in the market. Our quality of service ensure you the priority to several packets on the network, we always maintain and control delays fragmentation of the service to assure you high-end quality service. We always maintain the desired level performance.

How much bandwidth does the IPTV stream use?

Our IPTV streams use the latest H264 technology, offering the best compression and quality. The IPTV stream sizes are roughly around 8 Mbit. However when changing channels the H264 protocol may bounce higher slightly to begin showing the picture, this is why a 16 Mbit minimum internet connection speed is required, 30 Mbit for HD channels.

What kind of devices do you support?

We support all kind of devices such as Smart TVs, MAG BOX (250, 254, 256, 322, 349w3, 351 -4K), Dreamlink, FormulerZ, Avov, Smart Phones (Android and iOS), Android Boxes, Apple Tv, E2 Boxes (DreamBox, Vu+ etc), PC, VLC and XBMC/KODI are the supported platforms.

Do I need satellite for using IPTV?

No, you will connect Rapid TV servers via Internet and you don’t need dish and satellite equipments.

What are the advantages of IPTV?

Generally, IPTV or Internet Protocol Television has several advantages. It offers a perspective and very cost-effective in the present market viewed by countless telecommunications providers and is thinking for positive as well as profitable new services that can generate new income freshet.

Response time to tickets on Rapid TV Support?

Issuing a ticket for account activation or technical support will get responded between 1 hour to 2. But we intend to reply within the hour of receiving the mentioned tickets. But during peak hours this can take up to 3 hours.

I've uploaded the playlist, but the channels doesn't work in my Smart TV?

Please, make sure your playlist is working, using IPTV Player or VLC Player on PC .

The channels work in VLC Player, but does not work in SIPTV App?

If you have webOS or Tizen TVs and your streams are multicast, the UDP to HTTP function has to be turned on in app’s settings and to be set up on your router.

Can an Android TV box device turn my TV into a smart TV?

The answer is yes. This is because you have access to all sorts of apps from the android google play store. It makes your TV interactive. You can use apps like Gmail, firefox, skype, and others right off your TV.

Wi-Fi or Ethernet?

We always recommend that you connect your device hardware (ethernet).

What is an Android TV Box?

An Android TV box is essentially a mini PC running an Android operating system. With various Android apps including XBMC.

Sometimes when I watch a movie it keeps buffering?

Sometimes you may experience buffering due to low internet speed, high internet traffic . If you experience buffering press “pause” for 10-15 seconds and resume, most of the time that will eliminate the need to buffer.

What is Kodi?

Kodi (formerly XBMC) is a free and open-source media player software developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating systems and hardware platforms, with a software 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. For more information please visit their website: www.kodi.tv

I keep getting "script errors" in Kodi?

Script errors almost all of the time means you are either not connected to the internet or your internet speed is not fast enough.

I see a message in Kodi that says "clear cache" how do I do that?

Under “programs” select “maintenance” in there you will see an option to “clear cache”.

Can I use my iPad/iPhone/Android phone as a remote to control Kodi (XBMC)?

The XBMC Remote app is invaluable for navigating XBMC and puts a neat keyboard and remote control device onto your smartphone tablet with no charge.

My playlist is not loading/working anymore. Why?

Please submit ticket to Rapid IPTV Support and ask to check if your IP is blocked. It will be unblocked if yes.

I'm facing to buffering issues with channels. What is happening?

First, check your internet connection or router and restart it, and check the device’s settings where you use your Rapid IPTV subscription. If you still have issues, it seems that your ISP is blocking the IPTV traffic. Test with other ISP connection. You shouldn’t get any issues after doing this.