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Meet us @NRB 2023 Orlando, FL May 22-25
Come see us at NRB (Booth #919), tell us about your media distribution, OTT projects and goals and check out the MEDIA CLOUD, the award-winning Media Management
The OTT Business Case: How to Grow Your Business and Organization by Utilizing Mobile, Web & TV Apps the Right Way
Similar to your company’s website, your mobile apps, web apps and TV apps are a place for your followers to find your contents, learn more about you ...
New in the Media Cloud: Sub Channels Player Background Image
We are glad to announce another extension for Sub Channels: Adding a Background Image for your Sub Channels Player!
New in the Media Cloud: Sharing & Embed Options added to Player Configurator
The Player Configurator under "Tools" in your Media Cloud account is getting richer and richer. The latest features we added to the Player Configurator and...
New in the Media Cloud: Scheduling the Unpublishing of a Media Asset
Similar to the Schedule Publishing tool, the Schedule Unpublish tool allows Publishers to automate the unpublishing of media items from their Channels.
New in the Media Cloud: Amazon AWS 3 Uploader
Publishers who are using Amazon S3 storage services, can now connect their S3 storage with their Media Cloud for easy file transfers and synchronization.
New in the Media Cloud: Sub User Feature
With the Sub User feature, Account Owners can add additional users with predefined permissions to share access to certain areas of the Media Cloud account.
Lightcast.com one of the 5000 fastest growing companies in America!
Cross Media Corporation, the parent company of Lightcast.com, has again made it into the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United...
New in the Media Cloud: Schedule Publishing to FB and YT
Tired of staying on top of when you need to publish your content to Facebook and Youtube? Here is another time-saving feature which puts your content...
Lightcast.com voted a Top 50 Streaming Company in 2022
Lightcast.com was again voted one of the "Top 50 Companies That Matter Most In Online Video” for 2022 by Streaming Media. We are blown away by the trust and ..
New in the Media Cloud: Podcast Details Page
Another great productivity tool which provides you with even more flexibility and information right at your fingertips! With the new Podcast Details page...
New in the Media Cloud: DropBox Uploader
We at Lightcast love to bring you closer together with your audience. One of the ways Lightcast offers further interaction is the Email Capture feature...
New in the Media Cloud: Email Capture Statistics
We at Lightcast love to bring you closer together with your audience. One of the ways Lightcast offers further interaction is the Email Capture feature, which..
Watch Interview with Lightcast CEO Andreas Kisslinger
Watch our CEO explain Lightcast and the Media Cloud to a film crew at NAB 2022 in a few minutes. Here is what you will learn...
See Lightcast at SEMEast!
Dear Denisa, We are excited to see you at this year's Streaming Media East from May 24th to 25th in Boston. Visit us at our booth #209 and meet our CEO...
New in the Media Cloud: App Publication Certificates
We have some exciting news for you! You can now access your App Publication Certificates inside your Media Cloud account via the ‘Platforms’ page as well...
Meet us @NAB Las Vegas, NV Apr. 23-27
Come see us at NAB (Booth W9714 - West Hall, Future of Delivery), tell us about your media distribution, OTT projects and goals, and check...
Scheduled Custom Reports now in your Media Cloud
Managing your Streaming business can be a very busy task. Regular reporting on viewership performance would certainly make this a lot easier! That’s why we...
Making the Lightcast Media Cloud the best OTT Distribution System ever!
From the release of new Media Cloud features, to many new App Framework features, to the continuous expansion of our global server and datacenter infrastructure
Lightcast.com named one of 50 best workplaces of the year 2021
The Silicon Review - one of the world’s most trusted online and print magazine for business & technology professionals - named...
New in the Media Cloud: Player Configurator
Want more control over your customizable embeddable Lightcast player? Then the topic of this week’s Newsletter is for you! At Lightcast we...
Custom Reports Viewer now in your Media Cloud
New in the Media Cloud: Online viewer for custom reports
Lightcast.com named one of 10 Best Companies of 2021
Evaluating hundreds of streaming media companies and their achievements in 2021, we are proud to be named one of the...
About farming and the business of streaming
An illustration about the purpose and nature of TV Apps, Mobile Apps, Websites and Podcasts
Custom Report Builder now in your Media Cloud
Life is complicated enough. Let’s make media publishing and viewership reporting easier!
It’s time to get with the Program!
Lightcast.com’s Electronic Program Guide for 24/7 Channels is a great way to provide an additional service for your viewers. With a standard and premium...
New Page, New Chapter, New Opportunities!
We have so much to be thankful for. Despite the challenges we faced in 2020, it was also a year of great expansion and growth for the Media Cloud...
Analytics Pro Suite Now in Your Media Cloud
Merry Christmas everyone! And here is a little Christmas gift for a selected group of trusted media publishers: the release of the first stage of the...
Realtime Management System for Pay-Per-View Ticket Sales
If you have an upcoming Pay-Per-View event or you would like to set your first one up, we would love to show you the Pay-Per-View realtime management system.
Lightcast.com named one of 10 Best CDN Solutions Providers
Industry Era Magazine recently published an issue focusing on CDN services, evaluating and featuring the 10 Best CDN Solutions Providers from their point of...
Lightcast.com - Voted one of the most influential Streaming Providers
In the midst of this year’s fluidity, Lightcast.com was again voted one of the "Top 50 Companies That Matter Most In Online Video” in 2020....
New in the Media Cloud: Trailer Feature, Advanced Playback Controls, Player Landing Pages, and more
We’re always working hard to make the Media Cloud better for you and your team, and we are excited to share some updates with you! Here are ...
App Builder 1.0
If you are a Lightcast client with an active service subscription you have now access to the first phase of the App Builder 1.0 - a new Media Cloud Area to...
Retain your Customers and Supporters - Don't give up on your Business
There is a multitude of news online which shows the incredible surge in streaming services, just within the past week, as communication with supporters...
We would like to support your brand’s continuous engagement and communication with followers, customers, leads, audiences, congregations, students, over the...
New in the Media Cloud: Spotify & TuneIn
Reach millions of additional viewers and listeners on platforms integrated in the Media Cloud. Auto-publish your Audio Podcasts from your uploaded audio...
Meet Lightcast.com @NRB 2020!
If you aren’t registered yet for NRB 2020* (National Religious Broadcasters) at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville...
How the right OVP makes your life easier
What is the trend to switch to an OVP (Online Video Platform) all about and why do even the largest media corporations switch from self-built in-house setups...
Do More In 2020 With These New Features
2020 will be a phenomenal year of new releases such as many new features for the award-winning Media Cloud and the advancement of the industry leading...
Boost Your Revenue With Our Christmas Bonus
Christmas season is just around the corner. Its a time of giving and sharing with those around us. In the spirit of giving, Lightcast.com would like to give...
Lightcast.com - a Top 50 Company in Streaming Media
What an honor to be voted again as one of the 50 Companies That Matter Most In Online Video, now a third time in the row.
New in the Media Cloud: Trimming Tool, Player Improvements, API Extensions, New Subtitle File Formats
We’re always working hard to make the Media Cloud better for you and your team, and we are excited to share some updates with you! Here are a few new...
We are now an Inc. 5000 company!
Cross Media Corporation, the parent company of Lightcast.com, is now an Inc. 5000 company, meaning, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United
New in the Media Cloud: 24/7 Schedule and Playout System
We released an Update to the new 24/7 Scheduler in the Media Cloud.
NAB 19: Lightcast CEO About Media Cloud 2.0
Watch the full length interview with Lightcast's CEO Andreas Kisslinger about the Media Could 2.0 - a powerful and simple end-to-end video management and...
Only 2 Weeks Left To Earn $1000 For Each Referral
Hurry up! Only 2 more weeks to earn $1,000 for each referral you are sending to Lightcast.com
Meet Lightcast.com @Streaming Media East 2019!
Come see us at Streaming Media East (Booth #220), tell us about your media distribution, OTT projects and goals, and check out the MEDIA CLOUD, the award...
Meet Lightcast.com @NAB 2019!
Come see us at NAB (Booth SU14810), tell us about your media distribution, OTT projects and goals, and check out the MEDIA CLOUD, the award-winning Media...
Meet Lightcast.com @NRB 2019!
If you aren’t registered yet for NRB 2019* (National Religious Broadcasters) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA from March 26 - 29, get a free...
Boost your revenue with our spring bonus
Hope the new year has started out amazing for you. As Lightcast.com we have a proposal for you: we would like to boost your revenue early on this year, by ...
Lightcast.com - now a Top 50 Company in Streaming Media
Hurray! Another great announcement to celebrate: Lightcast.com has been voted a
Do more in 2019 with these new features
2018 was a big year here at Lightcast.com. We released new products like the award-winning Media Cloud, brand new Netflix-style TV App SDK’s and many new and...
What to consider when building an ad-driven streaming business (AVOD)?
The success of advertising models is all about volume. It requires viewing volume (number of video views) in order to...
Lightcast.com Helps Independent Content Producers Find Success on OTT/ConnectedTV
Over the past decade, there’s been a sea change in the way people consume video content. Today’s viewers can download and stream multimedia on their computer...
Lightcast Media Cloud wins Gold Stevie Award
During the Award Ceremony of the American Business Awards on June 11, 2018, the Gold Stevie was presented to Lightcast.com, to accolade the new Media Cloud ...
Can I have my payment provider integrated with my TV Apps to charge for rental or download of content within my App?
Your payment gateway and payment provider, such as Authorize.net or Stripe, is only one small part within any eCommerce/Store system.
Meet Lightcast.com @SMEast
Come see us at SMEast, tell us about your media distribution, OTT projects and goals, and check out...
NAB 2018: Lightcast Talks Cloud Media Management and Delivery
Interview by Streaming Media Magazine with Andreas Kisslinger, CEO of Cross Media / Lightcast.com about latest cutting-edge OTT & Media Distribution Systems
Meet Lightcast.com @NAB
Come see us at NAB, tell us about your media distribution, OTT projects and goals, and check out the MEDIA CLOUD, the award-winning Media...
Meet Lightcast.com @NRB 2018!
If you aren’t registered yet for NRB 2018* (National Religious Broadcasters) at the Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, TN, from February 27- March 2 ...
Lightcast.com voted a Top 100 Streaming Company
Streaming Media Award 2017 - Top 100 Company
Streaming to Social Media
You may already have a following on Social Media Networks like Facebook, YouTube or Cross.TV and publishing your Live-Events to these platforms...
Connected television - learn the lingo
Connected television is bringing TV and Internet access together into a single platform. Learn its language so you can begin advertising on it.
The advantages of using an OVP for multi-platform publishing
Using an OVP for multi-platform publishing allows you to have your own channel and reach people on many different platforms and devices.
The technicalities of multi-platform publishing and the intricacies of major social networks
We are often asked what an OVP is and how bitrate-adaptive multi-platform publishing works technically. In some way this is easier to answer than expected.
Lightcast recommends: Live Encoders
One of the great advantages of the LightcastOVP is that you can use any standard live encoder on the market to ingest your live-streams into the LightcastCDN...
Meet Lightcast.com at Streaming Media East in NYC
With Lightcast.com being the #1 TV App Developer and awarded fastest developer for ConnectedTV Apps by our customers, we are excited to...
Receive a $10k Grant @NRB 2017!
For the first time in the history of NRB, conference attendees will have the opportunity to launch the most cost-efficient TV Ad Campaign on leading OTT...
Publish your Live Stream to YouTube
Publishing media to YouTube is nothing new for Lightcast.com customers. Since many years the Lightcast.com Media Cloud has been connected to the YouTube...
New Website Launched!
We released a brand new design of our public website www.lightcast.com. The first of many great releases coming up this year. We are excited to have such...
Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas from all of us here at Lightcast.com. As we celebrate Christmas and the end of an incredibly successful year, we would like to be thankful...
Meet Lightcast.com at WFX
With Lightcast.com being #1 TV App Developer and awarded fastest developer for ConnectedTV Apps by our customers, we are excited to announce an enormous...
Publish Your Live-Stream to Facebook Live Streaming
Publishing live-streams to Facebook is nothing new to Lightcast.com Clients.
Meet Lightcast.com at Streaming Media East
With Lightcast.com being #1 TV App Developer and awarded fastest developer for ConnectedTV Apps by our customers, we are excited to announce an enormous...
Receive a $15k Grant @NRB 2016!
Dear Lightcast.com friends, partners & clients, we hope you had a powerful start into the new year. Here at we certainly did! 2016 holds brand new...
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
So, sing and cheer and do it loud â€“ for all to hear! Let your voice, your media, your movies, documentaries, music, message, infomercials, commercials...
How to make your digital media publications pay for themselves
If content is king, then viewers are the kingâ€™s taxpayers. It is all about maximizing viewership growth. Lightcast.com will help you get there, yes. But what...
Meet Roku & Lightcast.com at WfX 2015!
Roku will be present at WfX, sharing the booth with Lightcast.com. Come and meet Roku and Lightcast.com executives and test out the latest 4k streaming...
Discount on your own AppleTV Channel!
Within a matter of weeks AppleTV has become one of the most sough-after ConnectedTV platforms for both publishers and viewers. Publishers are storming the...
Lightcast.com at General Council
Visit Lightcast.com at General Council!...
Lightcast receives Stevie Award
LIGHTCAST.COM RECEIVES STEVIE AWARD FOR ITS 2015 PRODUCT VIDEO...
Receive a $15k Grant @NRB 2015!
Dear Lightcast.com friends & clients! We hope you had a successful start into the new year - a year of growth and new ventures! We would like to invite you...
Save time with media publishing automation!
Did you know that you don't have to record video and audio locally any longer? That you could stream a 2+ mbit HD stream, have it recorded, send it into...
Best-in-class Customer Retention of 98.6%!
We are proud and grateful to have such a wonderful base of clients who work for fantastic causes, produce exciting media and are changing the world for the...
One Year Free Lightcast.com Service!
Get your Lightcast Service Package an entire year for free. Refer only 3 new clients to Lightcast with a similar or larger plan as your own before December...
Free Facebook Media App
The Thanksgiving 2014 Promotion is out: free Facebook Media App with all new Lightcast.com subscriptions, or with upgrades to a larger Service Package...
Lightcast.com at WFX
Lightcast.com invites you to join us in Dallas for a major convention for media professionals: the WFX conference! WFX offers a wide range of media resources...
25% Discount on Amazon FireTV
Amazon FireTV is here - and with it an additional broadcast opportunity for everyone who seeks to develop a growing viewership. Since the recent launch of...
50% Discount on Roku & GoogleTV App Development!
Easter is all about giving our very best (after all, Heaven has shown what that means) and in this Spirit we want to offer our very best: our many years of...
Kostenlose Website zu Ihrem Marketing Paket
Liebe Lightcast und Crosstribution Partner, ob kalt oder warm, der Februar bringt für uns alle unterschiedliche Temperaturen je nachdem wo wir uns befinden...
10 NRB Exhibitor Passes for FREE!
The NRB International Christian Media Convention is the world's largest annual trade show for the Christian media industry. It is an event that networks...
Receive a FREE ROKU & GOOGLE TV CHANNEL @NRB 2014!
The Lightcast missions-fund has decided to sponsor every NRB* visitor with a custom Roku Channel App and a custom GoogleTV Channel App at a total value of...
50% discount on GoogleTV & Mobile App Development!
EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 24TH! Give yourself a Christmas gift with your own GoogleTV App and Mobile Media App! Do you already have a Roku Channel and would...
Time is money. Save time = save money!
Streamline your media team's workflow and free yourself up for more content development and media production. No one can prepare your content and produce your..
How to make money with your Roku Channel
Get ready to make some money with your Roku Channel and with other SmartTV Apps! Why should you be paying for your CDN and OVP costs in the first place?...
Upcoming Lightcast Webinars on Online Media Distribution & Marketing
Content of the
Reach new viewers with your own GoogleTV App!
Do you already have a Roku Channel and would like to take your media publishing and reach to the next level? Or maybe you are ready to start with OTT/SmartTV...
Lightcast wurde zur Internet/Medien Firma des Jahres 2013 gewählt
Der American Business Awarâ€œ wählte LIGHTCAST zur Firma des Jahres in der Kategorie Internet/Neue Medien. LIGHTCAST wurde mit der StevieÂ® Award Trophäe...
Finally: Your Own Custom-Branded Mobile App!
Want to give your viewers the opportunity to download your mobile apps to their phones and come back to watch the latest uploads or live-streams? Want to...
LIGHTCAST ELECTED AS INTERNET/NEW MEDIA COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2013
The American Business Awards voted LIGHTCAST as Company of the Year in the category Internet/New Media. LIGHTCAST was awarded the StevieÂ®...
Receive 1 Year free Lightcast Services
If you register for this promotion by sending an email to support[at]lightcast[dot]com before End of September you will have the opportunity to receive your...
Get your FREE ROKU CHANNEL @Echo Conference
The Lightcast missions-fund has decided to sponsor every Echo* visitor with a custom Roku Channel App and an AppleTV/iTunes Podcast at a total value of...
How to use the Lightcast Support Center
If you haven't already registered on the Lightcast Support Center - please do it today. Using the same Username and Password as for your Lightcast.com account..
What does it take to build a growing audience and what is an OVP?
There are various, amazing looking hardware- and software-encoders on the market, sold for easily $15,000 and more. These types of live-encoders in the...
Check out the New Account Area and Help Box!
We listen very closely on what Lightcast Customers say about our products and services, and we appreciate all of their suggestions and feedback very much...
Lightcast donates Roku Channels to Ministry Today readers!
In partnership with Charisma Magazine Lightcast offers Ministry Today readers a custom Roku Channel for their church or ministry totally free of charge...
Upcoming Webinars on Online Media Distribution & Marketing
Discover how Lightcast can help your business or organization develop your online presence. Register now, as spots are limited.
May WebDev Promotion: spring is bringing forth new colors!
Your pre-paid hour contingent stays in your account until you use it and used hours are deducted from your balance as you need them. They never expire and are..
Lightcast at Pastors & Leaders Convention in Dallas, TX
We are looking forward to the Pastors & Leaders Conference at the Dallas Convention Center, downtown Dallas, hosted by T.D. Jakes. The convention will take...
Your Custom Channel on ROKU - Why it's a
Last yearâ€™s success and growth of new set-top boxes such as Roku came to no surprise to professionals in the cutting edge media delivery and CDN industry...
New Lightcast Webinars for Clients and Prospects!
How Lightcast can help your business, organization or church in developing and advancing your online presence through Social Media Marketing, SEO, SEM, Video...
Get an entire year of FREE Lightcast service!
Do you happen to know ministries, broadcasters, churches, friends who might be planning to attend NRB (National Religious Broadcasters Convention) in...
Growth Strategies 3: Online Media Distribution
What is marketing actually? Well, there are plenty of definitions, but let me dare to reduce it down to the main thing: maximizing reach. Why? Because it is...
Get your FREE ROKU CHANNNEL @NRB 2013!
The Lightcast missions-fund has decided to sponsor every NRB* visitor with a custom Roku Channel App and an AppleTV/iTunes Podcast at a total value of...
2013 - The Year to Go Public!
As the new year begins we all have anticipations and hope to be able to sense and feel out what we are called to focus on this year. I believe it is a...
Get your iTunes Audio Podcast for Free!
The new year brings you new broadcast opportunities! We've released a brand new feature for all Lightcast Complete and Video Hosting Subscriptions...
Introduction to Lightcast.com
How Lightcast can help your business, organization or church in developing and advancing your online presence through Social Media Marketing, SEO, SEM, Video..
To all our valued Lightcast clients and friends
How to prepare yourself for GROWTH through online media distribution!
Itâ€™s a balancing act: the perfect blend between preparing, getting ready, â€œdoing your home workâ€ and â€œdue diligenceâ€ â€“ and hesitating too long, wasting...
How to use Lightcast
For everyone who wasn't able to join an introductory webinar on how to use Lightcast yet: here is a recorded webinar available on demand...
Give everyone a chance to participate at your events!
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year - especially for everyone who has the opportunity to come to your church. But what about those who aren't...
Introduction to Lightcast
For everyone who wasn't able to join an introductory webinar yet: here is a recorded webinar available on demand...
Receive Your Christmas Gift!
Here is Lightcast's Christmas Gift to all existing and new Lightcast subscribers: every new client who orders a Video Hosting Subscription (Video Light...
Streaming Live: Your Free Trial!
And the story repeats itself again this Christmas: before buying a product a new customer needs to trust the product and the company behind it, which either...
Last Call on Free Roku & Apple TV Channel
This is a last call on the sponsored Custom Roku Channel and iTunes Video Podcast at a total value of $ 5,000.00. Many churches in North America and Europe...
Referral Special - 5 for 1!
If you register for this promotion by sending an email to support[at]lightcast[dot]com before Thanksgiving you will have the opportunity to receive your...
Get your Free Roku Channel!
This is a special event promotion deal for Catalyst 2012 an is now being extended to existing Lightcast customers and to new video hosting orders made by...
Free Roku Channel!
This offer is exclusive to attendees of Catalyst 2012. All Catalyst 2012 attendees automatically receive a free custom Roku Channel and an iTunes Videopodcast..
Important Update for upcoming Webinar Meetings!
We changed our Webinar Access URL to http://www.anymeeting.com/lightcast1. Please do not use the Webinar Link from previous emails as the links in previous...
Special Offer for Churches & NPOs!
Credit your video streaming account with additional
Best-in-class Video Stats Center
You may have already seen or used it: Lightcastâ€™s patent-pending Video Stats Center. This best-in-class video reporting tool enables you to follow the...
Use Lightcast's patented Control Centers!
Lightcast has developed some cutting-edge features which make life easier for our clients and help staying focused on their core business. The most value in...
How does Lightcast account for Bandwidth?
Lightcast is eager to make everything as easy and transparent for our clients as possible. Business-Life is complicated enough, isn't it? That's why we...
Lightcast wins the Web Award!
It's a pleasure for us to announce that www.lightcast.com won the award...