This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The read-only RTCDataChannel property reliable indicates whether or not the data channel is reliable.

This property is obsolete. Use RTCDataChannel.ordered instead in any new code, and update existing code as soon as possible.


var reliable = aDataChannel.reliable;


true if the RTCDataChannel's connection is reliable; false if it isn't.


// TBD


No longer part of any specification.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support56 ? No No43 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5656 ? No43 ?6.0

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