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Founded in 1998, publicly traded on NASDAQ (CCIH), ChinaCache is the first CDN in China and generally considered to be one of the better CDNs for China delivery because of their network, knowledge and experience from working with (enterprise) multinational customers. The ChinaCache network and services are not limited to mainland China and ChinaCache has been growing steadily outside China in the past years.
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ChinaCache has a range of content delivery & acceleration products, including streaming media.

View the table below for more insight into ChinaCache products.
Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Dynamic Content Acceleration
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Static Content Acceleration
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Download Acceleration
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Media Acceleration
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Media Acceleration
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown


ChinaCache has many POPs inside China and claims to be the #1 CDN there. Outside China, ChinaCache has good coverage in Asia and US, plus a few POPs in Europe and one in Brazil.
ChinaCache network map

Click the country flag icon to navigate to a page showing all CDNs with POP(s) in that country.
Locations marked with * are not active yet but on the CDN's roadmap.

Region POPs Locations
North America 8 United States flag Chicago - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - San Jose - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Latin America 1 Brazil flag São Paulo
Europe 3 Germany flag Frankfurt
France flag Paris
United Kingdom flag London
Russia & CIS 0
Asia excl. China 10 Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
Japan flag Tokyo
Indonesia flag Jakarta
Cambodia flag Phnom Penh
South Korea flag Seoul
Mongolia flag Ulaanbaatar
Malaysia flag Kuala Lumpur
Singapore flag Singapore
Taiwan flag Kaohsiung - Taipei
China 400 China flag All major cities and provinces in China
Oceania 0
Middle-East 1 Qatar flag Doha
Africa 1 Tanzania flag Dar es Salaam


ChinaCache typically requires annual contracts with pricing depending on traffic volume and what features/services you need. Get in touch to learn more about their services and prices.
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Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term 12 months
Minimum monthly costs Unknown
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown


View the tables below for more insight into the features ChinaCache supports.
Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially <5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// No Non-Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes At customer request
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Unknown
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Origin ShieldCDN Guide: Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs
Cache control - CDN caching Yes CDN can honor origin headers
tooltip Custom rules can be set by CDN support team
Cache control - client caching Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes
Purge CDN Guide: Purge Invalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially <3 minutes delay
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory
Analytics Yes
Log files Sortof/partially Logs are daily or hourly
API Sortof/partially Purge, analytics, billing. Not configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Sortof/partially Only for testing
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs
Token authentication Yes
Geo blocking Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No
IP white/blacklisting Yes


Customer support
Documentation Sortof/partially Yes, but not public.
Humans Yes Different levels of support are available.

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