Video Streaming Service Partners

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.

 

Partnerships

 

Akamai – DaCast is a NetAlliance partner with Akamai. It is often regarded as one of the best CDNs (Content Delievery Networks) available. They power Facebook and many other services. Through this partnership they offer incredibly reliable streaming to DaCast and its broadcasters. Akamai is used for “All Device”/HTML5 streaming.

 

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.

 

Encoding.com – The world’s largest video encoding service. Encoding.com handles transcoding of unsupported video file formats into the most popular types. This allows unsupported files like WMVs and AVIs to play over the DaCast service.

 

SPhilip – Custom consulting and integration work. Expertise in Joomla, Zend Frameworks, PHP/MYSQL, XHTML/CSS/Javascript/AJAX, Python, and related development environments.

 

Creation Forge – Provides web hosting, web development and web graphics work. Offers specialized consulting to assist in the creation of powerful websites. Also develops intranet and extranet tools as well as eCommerce services.

 

Digitrad – Unified Communications for individuals and businesses.
VincentAbry.com – A leading source of information on the web 2.0 and tech market that provides reporting in both French and English.

 

comeseetv.com – A leading video streaming hub for content produced in the Caribbean. ComeSeeTv is the exclusive DaCast partner in the Caribbean Region.

 

Lafrench TV – Based in San Francisco, La French TV is a cultural web TV channel promoting open-mindedness. It does this via producing inspiring videos to its multicultural audiences.

 

ManageMyAdvertising.com – Provides SEO website reviews and audits. It also offers Google Adwords / SEM campaign management with Google Analytics training. Website and landing page optimization support can be offered as well. Campaign tracking support and other customer acquisition consulting services are also available.

 

SymphonyLab.net – Provides custom and stock music for video projects and soundtracks.

 

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.