Is the Dacast Live Streaming Solution available in Canada?

Yes, Dacast uses a worldwide content delivery network in order to send streams to viewers. This includes both live and on-demand services. This is due to the CDN connection that Dacast utilizes (Limelight Networks), which has a server presence all over the world. Background: Limelight Networks’ interconnection policy seeks to enhance its global connectivity to […]

What is an HTTP Website Referrer?

The HTTP website referrer option on Dacast lets you add website referral restrictions to your content. For example, if you own the website www.test.com, you can set up a restriction to block sites that arent www.test.com from trying to grab and reuse your embed code. H2> How a Website Referrer Relates to Dacast Under the […]

What is a CDN? | How Do CDNs Work?

In the professional broadcasting world, CDN is short for content delivery network. A CDN is a network of servers that deliver a web page or web content, such as video, to a user. The CDN copies the web content to a network of servers that are dispersed to different locations around a geographic region. When […]

Which Dacast Embed Code Should I Use?

Dacast provides two embed code options for live streaming: JS and iframe. Both of these work for playback on your website or app via desktop and mobile devices as long as the content itself supports it. The JS embed code is the default embed code for Dacast, and it supports the most features. This includes […]