5centsCDN, Live Encoding as a Service (LEaaS) is a turn key solution for mass media that enables you to save money, time and more on bulk broadcasting. LEaaS is a combination of

  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Software as a service (SaaS)

What is LEaaS?

LEaaS is a turnkey service in which an organization outsources the equipment used for live streaming (live encoding). This includes hardware, software, servers, networking components and satellite equipment. 5centsCDN owns the equipment and is responsible for housing, running, monitoring and maintaining it. The client only pays a nominal monthly charge for access to the network and storage of content.

LEaaS in Action

  • We setup the hardware, software , servers, networking components and satellite equipment
  • We down link your content using satellite equipment’s such as dish, receivers and more
  • We publish the content to our CDN
  • We delivery the content using our CDN

Why LEaaS?

  • SLA 98%
  • Managed 24 x 365
  • Fully-outsourced service
  • Enterprise level service
  • Zero total cost of ownership
  • Save time and money
  • Reduce human resource costs

Our Data Center

  • Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Redundant ISP’s
  • Redundant network
  • Higher end networking equipment
  • Dual power backup (Generators & UPS)
  • Network security & access control
  • Engineers 24 x365











Bandwidth 1TB of BW 5TB of BW 10TB of BW
No.of Channels 1 1 1
SLA 98% 98% 98%
RTMP, RTSP, HLS & DaS Yes Yes Yes
Technical Support 24×7 24×7 24×7
Fully Managed Yes Yes Yes
HD streaming $200 One time $200 One time Included
Bitrate upto 500 Kbps upto 1000 Kbps upto 1500 Kbps
Vanity URL Yes Yes Yes
Reports & Analytics Yes Yes Yes


Does LEaaS come with a contract based service?
Yes, we offer a yearly contract.
Do I have to pay extra for BW usage apart from the monthly charges?
No, LEaaS packages comes with a set BW limit based on the subscription type. Any overages or BW the exceeds the allocated BW will be charged extra for that period.
Can I secure my content?
Yes, you can secure content using Geoblocking or Domainlocking feature.
Do you provide unlimited BW package with LEaaS?
Yes, please contact buy@5centscdn.com for more information.
Is there any setup fee?
Are there any limitations?
Yes, only TV channels which have a satellite foot print in North America can utilize this service.
Why SLA is 98% only?
We don’t have control over satellite signal and other minor hardware or software issues.
Can I get LEaaS in any other part of the world?
Yes, currently we have a partnered data center in India.
Can I customize my bit rate and video quality?
Yes, please contact buy@5centscdn.com for more information.
Can I record my live streaming?
Do I have to pay for the hardware or software?