As recently as 2 or 3 years ago, most live streams were distributed by a single service provider like Livestream or Ustream, whether on a page on their websites, via an embedded player on
your website, or both. With the rise of You Tube
Live, Periscope, and particularly Facebook Live,
the focus has changed from publishing to a single platform to getting your video on every platform possible. As with all things streaming video related, there are multiple ways to get this
done. This article will cover the most prominent alternatives.
If you’re delivering a live stream,
you likely want to publish it on
as many platforms as possible.