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How to Create Live Stream Pay Per View Sports

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In 2013, Forbes accurately predicted that the sports industry would grow 4.8% annually over the next 5 years, an increase from 3% annually over the previous 5 years. With professional sports continuing to grow in scale and popularity today, amateur and young sports are following suit with this trend as well. So how does live […]

JW Player Alternatives for Live Streaming Video: Kaltura and Dacast

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In recent years, the world of live streaming video has undergone a massive transformation. Today, the value proposition for the streaming video industry has never been clearer. As broadcasting live video becomes easier and more accessible, more people, businesses, and organizations are jumping on this technology bandwagon. One result of this trend is an increase […]

What is IBC 2019 and Why You Should Go

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Any business needs to stay on top of the latest trends in its industry. New technologies and innovations are changing the online video industry all the time. That’s why Dacast is gearing up to attend IBC 2019. IBC, or the International Broadcasting Convention, is one of the biggest and most important technology and video conferences […]

6 Drawbacks to Rolling Out Your Own Live Streaming Server

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Setting up your own live streaming server may sound like a tempting approach to broadcast live video streams online. After all, a DIY approach to live streaming should mean you can do everything you want to do in-house. With the phenomenal growth of cloud services over the past several years, building and deploying such a […]

Show your Support and Vote for Dacast at the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

It’s that time of year again! Streaming Media is running their annual 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards. And that’s where our loyal broadcasters come in! In 2018, Dacast received the award of the best Small/Medium Business Video Platform. We’ve been nominated again this year in the following categories: OTT Video Platform Small/Medium Business Video […]

Why Should You Start Live Streaming Sports?

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As one of the great American pastimes, watching and playing sports ranks high in popularity. Sporting events are some of the most viewed broadcasts on television. Increasingly, sports are broadcast live over the internet as well. Live streaming sports presents a variety of challenges, but also some amazing opportunities. If your club, league, or organization […]

What You Need to Know: Vimeo Live Streaming Video Provider

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The OTT industry, which provides streaming video solutions like Netflix and Hulu, is booming. At this point, more than 69% of U.S. households subscribe to at least one OTT services. A full 38% subscribe to two are more. For any business aiming at getting involved in streaming media, understanding the live streaming video provider industry […]

6 Video Streaming Software Compatible with your Live Streaming Platform

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If you’ve missed the news, we’ve entered a very exciting time for online video. In fact, video is taking over the internet, with users watching more content online than ever before! Live streaming, in particular, helps individuals and businesses alike to build authenticity. And with improved authenticity comes revenue increases, a plus for any product […]

Live Sports Streaming: A How-To Guide

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Live sports streaming offers a great use-case for live video broadcasting. After all, what’s the point of watching the big game if you aren’t watching it live? Given the increased accessibility of broadband Internet and mobile technologies, it’s easier than ever to stream live video to viewers around the world. Live sports broadcasts over television […]