Orchestrators are compensated for video transcoding services with rewards denominated in LPT and fees denominated in ETH.
Note that transcoders participating in pools are compensated based on the rules of the particular pool.
An orchestrator earns rewards based on its total stake (includes its own self-delegated stake and the stake of its delegators) which accrue every day. These rewards are analogous to the block reward in PoW blockchains such as Bitcoin.
Ways to earn more rewards include:
An orchestrator earns fees based on the video transcoding service it provides to broadcasters. The more transcoding that an orchestrator performs, the more fees it will earn. These fees are analogous to the transaction fees in PoW blockchains such as Bitcoin.
Ways to earn more fees include:
Costs incurred while operating on the network include: