streaming video to mobile phones

Roman Arutyunyan arut at
Thu Nov 2 18:52:23 UTC 2017

Hi Anthony,

On Thu, Nov 02, 2017 at 04:29:04PM +0000, Anthony Griffiths wrote:
> I'm running nginx-1.12.2 on a centos 6 server and I've had success
> with it streaming live video to a mobile phone. I followed the
> instructions here:
> this page uses mpegurl m3u8 as the streaming protocol. My question is
> are there any other protocols that work with mobile phones?

Any protocol can work with mobile phones once you get the right application
to play it.  HLS (which you called "megurl m3u8") is widely adopted on mobile
platforms, so it's a good choice.

> And how
> would I specify that in nginx.conf? I've tried webm to ffserver but
> only got video on a computer. Thanks for any advice.
> ps: I've left the live stream running and I'd appreciate feedback on
> whether your phone can play the video (or not) at:
> Please let me know if it plays for you
> or not and what kind of phone you have. Thanks again.

Roman Arutyunyan

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