DaCast to Deliver Live Streaming Service

New self-service, easy-to-use online broadcasting platform launches

Oct 26, 2010, 10:17 ET from DaCast

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DaCast, the first fully integrated, self-service platform for live streaming, today announced availability of its new streaming service. The system is easy to use so that content creators can begin to broadcast in high quality and monetize their content in as little as 20 minutes, all in a self-service environment.

"For the first time it will be easy for anyone to very quickly begin professionally live streaming on their own," said Stephane Roulland, chief executive officer, DaCast. "This is a real game-changer, since no one else is doing it today. We offer rich media content owners the ability to easily broadcast to anyone and monetize their content. There are no upfront costs, no license fees, no monthly commitments, no complex hardware or software to buy and no technical expertise required. And to help people get started quickly, we even offer a free trial."

DaCast is a web-based, self-service system that is targeted at independent broadcasters, educational institutions and other content owners. The platform is easy-to-use and is launching with a free trail to get people started. Upon signing up, each user receives an account with 10 free gigabytes which is enough to broadcast a high quality video stream to 15 people for 2 hours.

DaCast allows users to broadcast high quality video and audio, through a partnership with Edgecast Networks Inc., an industry leading CDN (content delivery network).Streams are distributed at lightning-fast speeds for a true live experience by uploading the content to a network that spans the globe with SuperPOPs (points of presence) located at the center of the world's fastest data interchanges.

There are no minimum commitments, nothing to buy and no technical expertise required. DaCast created a platform that is ideal for monetizing content so that broadcasters can leverage and profit from their streams however they choose.

About DaCast

DaCast is headquartered in San Francisco, California with a European office in Paris, France. The management and technical teams have extensive experience in all aspects of live video streaming, video advertising and online marketing. The team is passionate about self-service online video streaming and is ready to help users reach a broader audience and boost revenues from their video content. For additional information, please visit www.dacast.com.

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