Add streaming in minutes rather than months with the industry’s leading cloud streaming platform and API.

Wowza Streaming Cloud is:

  • A live streaming global cloud platform and API.
  • Built, monitored and managed by streaming industry experts.
  • Currently streaming over 150,000 live events monthly.
  • The leader in price and value for streaming to any size audience.
  • future-proof streaming platform.
  • Able to scale automatically, instantly and non-disruptively to fit evolving needs.

Starter Plan

Includes 10 processing hours and 500 GB (~1000 viewing hours).

API Plan Starting at

Includes unlimited GUI and API access, plus pay-as-you-go processing and CDN delivery.

There's a Wowza Streaming Cloud plan that meets your needs, including API-Access, Live Event and 24/7 options. With annual plans, get the equivalent of 2-months free.

The Wowza Streaming Cloud Advantage

Simplified Global Streaming

Configure Professional Streams in Minutes

  • Configure streams easily with the Wowza Streaming Cloud GUI management portal.
  • Stream using a wide variety of protocols and codecs.
  • Transcode and transmux for a wide range of networks and devices.

Stream to Any Size Audience, Anywhere

  • Manage costs with pay-as-you-go, contract-free pricing.
  • Scale automatically to accommodate any size global audiences.
  • Leverage the industry-leading Akamai CDN for global delivery.

Leverage Advanced Features

  • 4K streaming for UHD, virtual reality and augmented reality.
  • Stream customization for full control of your message and brand.
  • Wide range of security options, including CDN token authorization and geoblocking.

Advanced Features

Comprehensive REST API

  • Programmable access to every aspect of stream processing.
  • Automatic monitoring and management of the entire workflow.
  • Advanced options to customize transcoding, sources and targets.

Proven App Development Framework

  • Extensive developer tools including APIs, SDKs and code samples.
  • Seamless integration with a broad ecosystem of streaming tools.

Wowza Streaming Cloud Features and Specs

  • Wowza-deployed global resources.
  • Global SaaS/PaaS pay-as-you-go service access.
  • Automated stream setup in minutes.
  • UI and API stream provisioning.
  • Preconfigured stream sources.
  • Rapid-deployment "hot" instances.
  • Wowza-managed global infrastructure.
  • More than 20 global ingest, transcoding and delivery points.
  • Auto-scaling infrastructure.
  • Redundant, self-healing architecture.
Stream Delivery
  • CDN token authorization.
  • Geographic targeting and restriction capabilities.
Stream Targets
  • Quick configuration for streaming to Facebook Live, YouTube and other services.
  • Custom configuration to reach nearly any destination that accepts RTMP.

Wowza CDN Delivery

(Not Available for Ultra Low Latency Service)

  • No-contract, flat-rate global pricing.
  • Built on top of the Akamai network.
  • Stream token authorization available in the user interface.
  • Geoblocking by country or IP address.
Low Latency
  • API-accessible, sub-two-second streaming (Ultra Low Latency Service only).
  • One-click low-latency mode to achieve sub-10-second HLS streaming.
  • Playback preview.
  • Playback start countdown.
  • Viewer stats, including viewers by location; stream type; bitrate renditions; stream-processing time; network usage; egress; and peak recording storage for the account.
Player Page
  • Available hosted page.
  • Customizable branding.
Advanced Settings
  • Bring your own player.
  • Watermark the Wowza Player.
Wowza Player
  • Integrated HTML5 player.
  • Integrated player builder.
  • Autogenerated stream embed code.
  • WOWZTM ultra low latency playback.
  • Apple HLS stream playback.
  • Responsive design.
Developer Features
  • Comprehensive application and integration interface.
  • Automated stream provisioning and management.
  • Ultra Low Latency Service management.

Sandbox Environment

(Not Available for Ultra Low Latency Service)

  • Build and test custom applications.
  • Test in a production-representative API.
  • Incur no usage fees.
Compatible Inputs
  • RTMP
  • RTSP
  • WOWZ
  • 20+ global ingest points
  • Easy backup-transcoding setup
  • Video: H.264, H.265 (preview)
  • Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC (accPlus) v1 & v2, MP3
  • Wowza GoCoder™ app
  • Custom Wowza GoCoder™ SDK-based apps
  • Works With Wowza™–supported cameras
  • JVC® GY-HM650, GY-LS300, 850, and 890 cameras
  • Sony® SRG-300SE camera
  • Axis® (most models)
  • Wowza GoCoder™ app
  • Custom Wowza GoCoder™ SDK apps
  • H.264 encoders that use RTMP or RTSP/RTP protocols
  • NewTek TriCaster
  • Telestream Wirecast
  • Teradek Cube
  • Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro
  • Epiphan Systems Pearl
  • Matrox Monarch
  • vMix live production software and vMix Go
  • xSplit
  • LiveU
  • Osprey (Talon hardware and Ceylon software encoders)
Compatible Outputs
  • WOWZ (Ultra Low Latency Service only)
  • Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • RTMP
  • Adobe® HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)
  • H.264 video
  • AAC audio
Compatible Players
  • Wowza Player (WOWZ and HLS)
  • Wowza GoCoder SDK-based custom applications (WOWZ and HLS)
  • Wowza Streaming Cloud Player (HLS and HDS)
  • JW Player® (HLS and HDS)
  • Flowplayer (HLS and HDS)
  • iOS native player (HLS)
  • Android (with HLS-compatible players)
  • Adobe® Flash (HDS/HLS-compatible players)
  • QuickTime® Player (10.0 or later for OS X)
  • Mobile phones
  • Tablets
  • Computers
  • Gaming consoles


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