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Live Event Streaming Solution

Expand Your Reach by Streaming Your Live Events

Broadcast your live and virtual events to expand the reach of your audience beyond your physical location. Host an unlimited number of virtual guests without the complications and lagging of consumer-grade meetings software.

Live Event Streaming Platform

Fully-Loaded with Professional Broadcasting Tools

Broadcast live events to encourage participation from attendees that are unable to make it in person. With Dacast’s Online Video Platform, you can host meetings, webinars, training sessions, and conferences, as well as broadcast graduations, concerts, rallies, town hall sessions, and other ceremonies. Live streaming your events opens up a world of possibilities for your business. Learn More

Live Streaming Made Easy

Stream Live Events Online with Just a Few Simple Steps

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Record Live Events

Capture important events for viewers who are unable to be there in person.

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Broadcast Your Event

Bring your live event to screens around the world for remote attendance in real-time.

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Analyze, Monetize and More

Access powerful features to monetize, track viewers’ behavior and customize the experience.

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Live Event Streaming with OTT

Expand Your Live Event’s Reach with Over-the-Top Technology

The growth of the digital world has made it easier to connect with people both near and far. In fact, over 60% of organizations that host major events have plans to move their events online. Dacast’s unified streaming platform makes hosting virtual events possible with its wide range of professional broadcasting tools. I'm Interested

Easy to Use and Setup

Navigate the Platform with Ease

After you set up your channels and preferences in Dacast, all you’ve got to do is configure your encoder, prepare recording equipment and you’re ready to stream. Start Now

Stream Anywhere

Broadcast to Any Device with HTML5 Video Delivery

Dacast uses an HTML5 video player to ensure the greatest compatibility with viewers’ devices. This all-device video player can be embedded in your mobile app, smart TV app, or on your website. You can even use share links to broadcast on your social media pages to reach your existing following. The accessibility of this video player allows you to reach the largest audience possible. Get Started

Customizable Video Player

Broadcast Without Third-Party Ads or Logos

Our white-label HTML5 video player gives you the power to embed your live stream event on any web page or social platform. This feature is particularly valuable because it creates an on-brand experience for your guests, increasing brand awareness and leaving a professional impression. Explore The Player

Video Monetization

Collect Payment for Your Live Events

Around 65% of live event hosts report accepting funding from event sponsors. However, in order to make a profit on your virtual event, you’ll likely want to use additional monetization methods. Charge your virtual guests for admission like you would for an in-person event with these monetization methods with the help of Dacast’s integrated paywall. Monetize Video

Advanced Video Analytics

Measure the Performance of Your Videos

When you host a live event, especially if your goal is to earn revenue, understanding your audience and analyzing their behavior is crucial. Our advanced analytics let you know where your viewers are coming from, when they tuned in to your live stream and what sort of devices they are using to access your content. With this information, you can design future broadcasts to better suit their needs and preferences. Get Insights

Save Live Content for Playback

Scalable Live Recording and Video Playback

Make your live events available for playback on-demand after the original broadcast, giving users easy access and the opportunity to tune in at a later time. This way, they can attend the event when it fits into their schedule. Record Video

Secure Video Delivery

Customize Your Broadcasting Experience

Keep your live stream event secure with powerful privacy and security features including login and password-protected live streams, token-based security, domain and IP restrictions and HTTPS delivery. Stream Securely

“The support that Dacast offers is particularly good compared to other streaming providers, making them a clear choice for my business.”

- Lindsay George, CEO at ComeSee TV

24/7 Technical Support

The reliable help you need, when you need it

Our customer service team is here 24/7 to help you make the most of your streaming solution. Plus access a comprehensive knowledge base and dynamic online community of professionals.

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Most Popular Features

White-label Platform

Your logo, your brand

Customize our video player with your logo and colors to put your brand front and center. The look and feel of your content are completely up to you.

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High-Definition

Broadcast in full HD quality

Deliver pristine, quality video via the Akamai network in up to full HD 1080p resolution. Deliver videos with multi-bitrate technology to ensure that…

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Embed Videos

Share video content

Use embed codes to easily share a video or live stream on any web page. Or, share videos with others via social media.

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Mobile Streaming

Stream live to phones

Our HTML5 video player ensures compatibility with modern devices and browsers. No configuration is required, whether on a smartphone or a smart TV.

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API-based OVP

Build new applications

Our HTML5 video player ensures compatibility with modern devices and browsers. No configuration is required, whether on a smartphone or a smart TV.

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Video Transcoding

Deliver your video

Use our transcoding services to offer your viewers the video quality they need according to their devices.

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Best Streaming Pricing

Feature-rich and cost-competitive

Dacast is the only video platform offering high-performance live streaming and video hosting features at the best prices on the market.

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Live Streaming and Video Hosting Platform

Monetization On All Plans

Monetization On All Plans

Monetize your video content with secure, easy-to-use features. Facilitate global payments, control rates, and promos using a built-in paywall.
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Top-Tier Content Delivery Networks

Top-Tier CDNs

Leverage top-tier CDNs with distributed server networks. The global nature of these servers ensures scalable and high-quality live streaming.
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Video On Demand Platform

Video On Demand Platform

Host, manage and monetize your live and on-demand content, scaling your VOD business through a secure, streaming platform.
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Universal HTML5 Video Streaming

Universal HTML5 Streaming

Stream video through a customizable video player, utilize white-label solutions and embed features to eliminate external distractions across all devices.
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Over-the-Top Live Streaming

Over-the-Top Live Streaming

Broadcast live or on-demand content through Dacast to your own OTT apps across all devices. Distribute and monetize streaming video anytime and anywhere.
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24/7 Tech Support and Knowledgebase

24/7 Tech Support and Help

Contact us 24/7 via live chat or access all the video tutorials and written guides, and explore all features of the video hosting platform.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started with streaming live?

Getting started with live streaming on Dacast is simple. Start by creating an account then create a live channel Then set preferences such as encoding, embedding, and monetizations and start streaming.

Can I place a live stream in a playlist?

Rather than adding your live stream to a playlist, you can add it to a package. Navigate to the “Setup” tab, and drag and drop your stream to the package of your choice.

How do I create an HTML5 live channel?

Click “Create” in your Dacast portal. A pop-up window will appear, and you’ll be prompted to add a title and channel type. Choose “HTML5 for all devices.”

Can I stream ad-free with Dacast?

You can stream ad-free with every Dacast plan. However, broadcasters have the option to monetize their content with advertisements if they wish to do so.

How do I create an M3U8 media link?

You can create an M3U8 media link in a few steps. To begin, select “Create” in the “Live Channels” section and select “M3U8” as your channel type.

Do you support multi-bitrate streaming live?

Yes, Dacast supports multi-bitrate streaming. The Dacast player automatically detects the different bitrates of your live stream and allows the viewer to choose between them.