New Live Streaming Provider

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Since August 2009, live streaming of cable Ch. 27 has been available on the City's website, via the Live Streaming page.  That way, residents who aren't Comcast subscribers, or may be out of town, could still tune in to their local government-access channel and catch things such as live City Council meetings.  With our previous streaming provider, Upstream, having gotten bought out and changing their pricing structure to a pay-as-you-go model, it was a great opportunity for the City to shop around for a streaming provider who could offer a service that was within the City's budget, and compatible on mobile devices including non-Flash supported devices, such as iPhones and iPads (Upstream used a Windows Media Player for its streaming service, which is incompatible with most devices on the market nowadays). 

The City worked with MCTV, who manages the channel, its IT Manager Albert Duro, and web developer C.J. MacDonald before choosing to go with Ustream as its new live streaming provider.  For a neater viewing experience on your handheld device or tablet, download the Ustream app.  Once installed, type "brisbaneca" into the search box and begin watching the channel.  Alternatively, the channel can be viewed on the Live Streaming page or on the Ustream website.  Note: if you are only getting audio but no picture, it is due to your Internet speed and you should check with your service provider.  For any other issues while viewing the channel, please let Caroline Cheung, Administrative Management Analyst, know at (415) 508-2157 or