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Xsolla connects with Afreeca TV for a new partnership

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Oct 14, 2015 4:59:18 PM

AfreecaTV is the most famous P2P technology-based video streaming service in Korea. The site mainly re-transmits TV channels, but also allows users to upload their own videos and shows through their PC and mobile. Since the launch of Afreeca TV in 2006, they have accumulated more than 12 million members and over 3.5 million viewers use Afreeca TV daily. As a self-media platform, this is a system that anyone can use to broadcast simply using their webcam, covering various topics and functions such as broadcasting, viewing, channel listing, live chatting, and discussion boards. Independent broadcasters called Broadcasting Jockeys deliver live broadcasts to viewers, who can add them to their list of favorite channels using an Afreeca Player tool. Some channels have tens of thousands of viewers at any given time. Paid services such as quick views or channel relays allow the Broadcasting Jockeys to gain an additional source of revenue.

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