Ad signaling mode

The ad signaling mode specifies where the video stream should get advertising information.

The valid values are PTAdSignalingModeDefault, PTAdSignalingModeManifestCues, and PTAdSignalingModeServerMap.

The following table describes the effect of AdSignalingMode values for various HLS stream types:

Default Manifest cues Ad server map
Video on Demand (VOD)
  • Uses server map for placement detection

  • Ads are inserted

  • Uses in-stream cues for placement detection

  • Pre-roll ads are inserted in the main stream

  • Mid-rolls ads replace main stream

  • Uses server map for placement detection

  • Ads are inserted

Live/linear
  • Uses manifest cues for placement detection

  • Ads replace main stream

  • Uses in-stream cues for placement detection

  • Ads replace main stream

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