Category Archives: Press Releases

Dacast’s press releases since 2011

Dacast, a finalist in the 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

Dacast, a finalist in the 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

This post is in celebration of all of you Dacast broadcasters and supporters. This year, we’re celebrating all broadcasters and businesses who voted for us at Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards–and made us a finalist! “The Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards are the only awards in the industry that are decided by the people who […]

MediaMelon Powers Real-Time OTT Analytics for Dacast (Legacy App)

Media melon & Dacast

Online video platform provider Dacast chooses MediaMelon’s SmartSight solution to provide actionable data insights to its customers San Francisco, CA – March 19, 2019 – MediaMelon’s SmartSight analytics solution for over-the-top (OTT) video was selected by Dacast, the Streaming as a Service™ platform, to provide upgraded analytics capabilities about its live and VOD streaming solutions. […]

Dacast Acquires vzaar, Expanding its Comprehensive OTT Solution

Vzaar Dacast Merge

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2019/PRNewswire/ – Dacast–an established SaaS platform offering video hosting and live streaming solutions–has acquired vzaar, the video hosting platform for businesses and trusted by users worldwide. This acquisition, which was announced today, brings together two major players in the online video streaming industry. “We are excited to welcome vzaar into the […]

New End-to-end Affordable Low Latency Live Broadcasting Solution

Dacast Announcement

  SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27, 2018 — Now introducing Dacast HLS Direct, an end-to-end low latency live streaming solution. Designed to support any live event broadcast to all viewer devices, low latency live streaming with Dacast is more affordable and accessible than ever before. Dacast users have access to the most straightforward and affordable approach to low […]

Dacast Joins the SRT Alliance


We are proud to announce that Dacast is now part of the SRT Alliance! The SRT Alliance brings together the top players in the online video streaming industry to develop low latency streaming solutions. We’re excited about joining this group, representative of cutting-edge technology! We’re also looking forward to the ways this new partnership could […]

Dacast Launches Best-Ever Video CDN Pricing


SAN FRANCISCO, January 3, 2018 – Dacast, Streaming as a Service™ platform, today launched its new, best-ever video CDN pricing. With significant price cuts across the board, these new prices lower live and on demand video streaming solutions costs to businesses by as much as 30%. These new low prices on Dacast’s best-in-class video streaming […]

Dacast listed in the 100 Top Video Streaming Services for the 5th year

Dacast Online video platform

  Online video has become essential for businesses and companies that use video features to grow revenue 49% faster than those that don’t. Therefore, choosing a video streaming solution plays an essential role in your business strategy and can be a tough choice especially since the streaming market is getting crowded. This is the reason […]

The API Revolution: It’s Powering Online Video


The number of Application Programming Interfaces has more than tripled since 2012. It’s an exciting time. APIs are revolutionizing many industries, and especially the OTT video industry, in part by enabling digital workflows and monetization methods that were unthinkable a decade ago. Online video is experiencing a period of rapid growth and maturation because video […]

Dacast has reached 100,000 broadcasters


SAN FRANCISCO, October 10, 2017 – Dacast, the Streaming as a Service™ platform, reached 100,000 broadcasters today!     100,000 broadcasters are benefiting from our white-label online video platform delivering live and VOD streaming over Akamai CDN. 100,000 broadcasters are benefiting from  our self-service video streaming solution allowing to start streaming and generating revenue in 20 minutes […]

Dacast & AmpLive Partnership to Boost Your Live Events


Big news! We’re announcing today that Dacast is now partnering with AmpLive. AmpLive is the premier distributor of live streams. They work with a network of more than 3,000 publishers globally to get your streams in front of high-quality audiences, fast. This service will be extremely useful to Dacast broadcasters and accessible at a very […]