Media Services Live

Bridge the gap between live streaming and broadcast with Media Services Live’s purpose-built capabilities.

Akamai’s Media Services Live focuses on bringing reliability and scale to live streaming.
The new, liveOrigin™ capabilities are designed to operate in concert to support the same level of quality for linear video streaming that is expected of traditional broadcast television. Our solution is also fully compatible with Akamai’s Adaptive Media Delivery. Content providers can enjoy peace of mind knowing they can deliver high-quality streaming that pleases their viewers every time.

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Media Services Live

For more than 18 years Akamai has delivered some of the world’s largest live streaming events and worked with several of the world’s most popular content providers, giving us a unique vantage point for architecting our live solution.

Live streaming is not broadcast. A significant gap that still remains between traditional TV and streaming in terms of performance and quality. Understanding the challenges that content providers face, Akamai has developed a purpose-built solution to help you deliver a streaming experience that matches, or exceeds, that of broadcast.

Learn how Akamai can help you delight your online audience every time with broadcast-quality experiences for your live streaming and 24/7 live linear services.

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