What is UDP?

UDP (User Datagram Protocol) is a connectionless protocol that is widely used in streaming. It’s very efficient because it does not perform error checking as does TCP, but it’s therefore more prone to network issues; packets may be lost or may arrive out of order. Wowza Streaming Engine™ software supports re-streaming MPEG-TS and multicast streams over UDP, and Media Server software also supports the use of the Wowza Push Publish AddOn to publish MPEG-TS and multicast streams over UDP.

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