DaCast works with a variety of video streaming service partners. This includes Akamai and EdgeCast to deliver the best video hosting and live streaming platform. These partnerships enhance worldwide video delivery. Using CDNs, DaCast is able to broadcast anywhere in the world. Huge event streaming is also possible thanks to massive server presence. Encoding partnerships also enable complete video hosting capabilities.
EdgeCast – One of the leading Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). EdgeCast provides high quality, high speed, reliable bandwidth for DaCast and its customers. EdgeCast is used for “Legacy Flash” streaming.
About DaCast Services and its Partners
DaCast is a fully integrated streaming platform. Utilizing its partnerships, DaCast offers broadcasters a complete package right after sign up. This includes deals with content delivery networks or CDNs. These CDNs allow for stream transcoding. The live streams can be converted to a HTML5 or HLS format. This enables mobile delivery. Worldwide streaming is also possible thanks to multiple points of presence. These points of presence are servers located throughout the globe.
The system has a wide range of additional, built in features as well. This includes a paywall with Pay Per View and subscription monetization. This paywall is built into the player. Transactions are handled through a combination of working with Stripe and PayPal. These offer viewers a process to purchase and also the include broadcaster merchant account.
On top of live streaming services, DaCast also specializes in providing a platform for video on demand. The system supports MP4 files encoded with H.264 video and AAC audio. Files in different formats are transcoding through our partnerships. This allows virtually any video or audio file to be usable over the service.