This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.
datachannel event informs the target, a
RTCPeerConnection object, that a
RTCDataChannel has been added to the connection, as a result of a call to
RTCPeerConnection.createDataChannel() by the remote peer.
This event is not dispatched when the local end of the connection creates the channel.
An event handler for this event can be added via the
RTCDataChannelwhich represents the data channel which was added to the
|WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browser |
The definition of 'datachannel' in that specification.
|Working Draft||Basic definition.|
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari|
|Basic support||(Yes)||22 (22)||No support||(Yes)||?|
|Feature||Android||Chrome for Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||IE Mobile||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile||Chrome for Android|
|Basic support||No support||28 ||22.0 (22)||No support||No support||No support||(Yes)|
 WebRTC, including
RTCDataChannel, was introduced in Chrome 28 for Android behind a flag, and enabled by default starting in Chrome 29 for Android.
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