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Media Services Live

Deliver a broadcast-quality experience to live-streaming viewers.

When we look at Akamai, we look at an extension of our team, and how do we deliver bits to end users with the highest quality and the lowest rebuffering, and Akamai has always proven to deliver time and time again. It’s been a fantastic relationship.

Eric Black, CTO

Deliver amazing live content with purpose-built tech

Extend audience reach for live video content

Cover more customers in more locations with high-quality ingest and reliable delivery.

Create optimal online viewing experiences

Reduce the delay between traditional broadcast and streaming with low-latency support.

Simplify your live-streaming workflow

Work faster and smarter with tools for live clipping, highlight creation, and archiving.

Reliability. Performance. And a reputation to match.

Low-latency support

Minimize delays between broadcast and live streaming down to 1 or 2 seconds.

Self-healing network

liveOrigin replicates content to multiple locations for 24/7 reliability and availability.

Ingest acceleration

Proprietary technology enables highly reliable ingest to improve quality of the live feed.

DVR and archive

Functionality lets viewers interact with content their way — including restart and live rewind.

Live clipping

Live-streaming workflows made easier with the ability to create highlights and event replays.


Real-time insights into first-mile performance enable timely decision-making and adjustments.


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