API–Based Pricing Plans
Build a live-streaming infrastructure on top of Wowza Streaming Cloud. Programmatically launch powerful cloud processors and seamlessly distribute content via the Wowza CDN or to third-party streaming services.
Wowza Streaming Cloud API Pricing
Transcoding Processing Hours
Programmatically launch and manage transcoding processors that enable you to send a single-bitrate stream to Wowza Streaming Cloud and have it transcoded for multi-bitrate streaming. Seamlessly scale your streams via the Wowza Content Delivery Network (CDN) or use another CDN.
|Transcoding Stream Processing||Price per Hour|
|First 10 Hours||$6.00|
|Next 20 Hours||$5.50|
|Next 20 Hours||$5.00|
|Next 50 Hours||$4.50|
|Next 100 Hours||$3.50|
|Next 300 Hours||$3.00|
|Over 500 Hours||Contact us|
Passthrough Processing Hours
Seamlessly launch passthrough stream processing to route and transmux single-bitrate streams at scale. Deliver streams directly to end users, either through the Wowza CDN or third-party services.
|Passthrough Stream Processing||Price per Hour|
|First 100 Hours||$0.15|
|Next 900 Hours||$0.13|
|Next 2,000 Hours||$0.12|
|Next 3,000 Hours||$0.11|
|Next 4,000 Hours||$0.10|
|Next 6,000 Hours||$0.09|
|Over 16,000 Hours||Contact us|
Scale your streams through a reliable global delivery network while receiving affordable pay-as-you-go pricing, with no required commitments up front.
CDN bandwidth price is based on monthly volume.
|CDN||Price per GB|
|First 100 GB||$0.095|
|Next 900 GB||$0.090|
|Next 1,500 GB||$0.085|
|Next 7,500 GB||$0.077|
|Next 10,000 GB||$0.069|
|Next 20,000 GB||$0.062|
|Next 30,000 GB||$0.055|
|Next 30,000 GB||$0.049|
|Over 100,000 GB||Contact us|
Egress is traffic that leaves Wowza Streaming Cloud and goes to the Wowza CDN and custom stream targets.
Distribute your streams through the Wowza CDN or use custom stream targets to route streams directly to third-party streaming services or CDNs.
|Egress||Price per GB|
|First 100 GB||$0.20|
|Next 400 GB||$0.18|
|Next 500 GB||$0.16|
|Next 1,000 GB||$0.15|
|Next 3,000 GB||$0.13|
|Next 5,000 GB||$0.11|
|Next 10,000 GB||$0.10|
|Next 20,000 GB||$0.09|
|Over 40,000 GB||Contact us|
Purchase reserved compute power to process streams. 24x7 plans are great for IP cameras or live linear broadcasting.
Pay a flat fee per channel—no hourly fees. Additional fees will be applied for egress and CDN usage.
|Per Channel Price||Transcoding||Passthrough|
|Next 4 Streams||$450||$55|
|Next 10 Streams||$400||$50|
|Next 15 Streams||$350||$45|
|Next 20 Streams||$300||$40|
|Over 50 Streams||Contact us||Contact us|
Easily record and archive live streams as .mp4 files.
Recording storage charges are based on your peak storage amount each month.
|Recording||Price per GB|
|First 1,000 GB||$0.10|
|Next 4,000 GB||$0.09|
|Next 15,000 GB||$0.08|
|Over 20,000 GB||Contact us|
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there call limits for the Wowza Streaming Cloud REST API?
Standard deployments are subject to limits. Visit our Wowza Streaming Cloud REST API limits article to learn more. If you need to increase your limits, please open a support ticket to make the request.
Is there a Sandbox where I can test the REST API?
Yes. The Wowza Streaming Cloud API sandbox allows you to test and develop streaming workflows in a safe, separate environment that doesn't affect your Wowza Streaming Cloud production environment. All trial and production accounts can access the API sandbox at https://sandbox.cloud.wowza.com.
Where can I learn more about the Wowza Streaming Cloud REST API?
We have lots of tutorials in our Wowza Streaming REST API support area. Additionally, you can find an interactive API call documentation in the API Sandbox.
Where can I find my API access key?
After purchasing your pay-as-you-go subscription, a Wowza representative will be in contact with you to deliver your API access key.