WebRTC is an HTML5 specification for real-time communication comprised of networking, audio, and video components. WebRTC is available in all modern browsers and also as a native library to embed into applications.
How Discord Handles Two and Half Million Concurrent Voice Users using WebRTC
Jozsef Vass

WebRTC is *not* an HTML5 specification. It has nothing to do with HTML5. It’s a standard for real time communication that includes JavaScript APIs.

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