An M3U playlist is a text file that contains a list of locations of audio and video files, like TV channels. It allows a media player to play continuous streaming content.
The .m3u file extension stands for MP3 URL or Media Playlist File. An M3U simply contains a list of locations for media files, with each location on a new line. Each line is a direct URL or network path to a media file source, like an IPTV channel stream.
When opened in a media player like VLC, the player will read the M3U file and play each media source sequentially, creating a continuous playlist. M3U playlists work for both audio and video sources.
For IPTV, M3U playlists contain the streaming locations of IPTV channels. Instead of local media files, each line contains a URL to a video stream, usually in HLS or MPEG-DASH format. When the M3U is loaded into an IPTV player, it will allow you to watch a continuous channel stream from the IPTV provider.
M3U playlists can also contain advanced settings like TV guide data and group organization. Overall, the M3U file provides the necessary channel and streaming information for an IPTV service to deliver television via the internet.
+80 IPTV Codes Overview
The +80 in “+80 IPTV codes” refers to the international dialing code for Turkey. This indicates that the IPTV streaming channels available with these codes primarily come from Turkey.
+80 codes allow access to Turkish satellite and cable channels streamed over the internet via IPTV. With an +80 code and URL, you can add Turkish IPTV channels to an IPTV player app or service.
Some key things to know about +80 IPTV codes:
- They provide streams of live Turkish TV channels, usually as M3U playlists.
- The channels are typically in Turkish language, with some English/international options.
- Sports, news, movies, children’s, and general entertainment channels are available.
- Picture quality ranges from SD to Full HD depending on the stream.
- Availability of specific channels varies between different +80 code playlists.
- Accessing the streams may require a paid IPTV service subscription.
- Streams can sometimes go down temporarily due to changes or blocking.
+80 codes are popular for Turkish expats abroad and others looking to access Turkish television over the internet. The codes allow them to watch Turkish IPTV streams from anywhere with an internet connection.
Popular Channels on +80 IPTV
With over 1,000 live TV channels, +80 IPTV has something for everybody. Here are some of the most popular channels available on +80 IPTV:
BeIN Sports – Get access to live sports including soccer, motorsports, basketball, tennis and more. Popular leagues featured include LaLiga, Serie A, Ligue 1, NBA, NFL, Formula 1 and MotoGP.
OSN Movies – The top regional movie channels featuring Hollywood blockbusters, Arabic films, Bollywood movies and more. OSN Movies HD and OSN Movies HD+ are must-haves for movie fans.
MBC – The most popular free-to-air satellite channel in the Arab world, featuring top shows, dramas, comedies and movies. MBC 1, MBC 2, MBC 4 and MBC Action are crowd favorites.
Al Jazeera – Leading Arabic news channel providing live news, documentaries and talk shows. Al Jazeera Arabic and Al Jazeera English provide local and global perspectives.
Cartoon Network Arabia – Animated shows and movies in English and Arabic for kids of all ages. From classic cartoons to new releases, it’s a children’s favorite.
National Geographic – Learn something new with amazing nature, science, history and culture documentaries. National Geographic Abu Dhabi provides regionalized content.
Fox Networks – American TV channels including Fox, Fox Life, Fox Crime, Fox Movies, National Geographic, BabyTV and more, with English audio and Arabic subtitles.
With a huge selection of popular international and regional channels covering movies, sports, news, documentaries, kids, entertainment and more, +80 IPTV has something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Accessing Xtream IPTV Playlists
Xtream IPTV uses M3U playlist links to provide access to live TV channels. An M3U playlist is simply a text file that contains a list of URLs that point to video streams.
To access an Xtream IPTV playlist, you first need to find a working M3U playlist link. These links are usually shared privately among users. You may be able to find working playlist links by searching forums or social media groups related to IPTV. However, be aware that links shared publicly tend to get detected and disabled quickly.
Once you have a working Xtream M3U playlist link, you can open the link directly in a web browser to view the raw playlist text file. However, this alone won’t play any video. To actually watch the live streams, you need to load the M3U playlist into a compatible video player app.
Some popular apps that support Xtream playlists include Perfect Player, GSE Smart IPTV, VLC, and Kodi. In the app, look for the option to add a new playlist or load URL. Then enter the Xtream M3U link and the streams should appear ready to watch.
The process varies across different apps and devices, so you may need to consult documentation for the specific app you want to use. The key is that the app needs to support M3U playlist formats in order to work with Xtream links. Once loaded correctly, you can browse channels and select streams just like regular IPTV.