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The Verizon Media Platform is a division of Verizon. In 2013, Verizon acquired EdgeCast's Content Delivery Network (CDN) along with upLynk's video workflow technology to create a next-generation platform. This platform streamlines the streaming video workflow including encoding, SSAI and delivery, plus accelerates and secures websites and content for broadcasters, retailers and enterprises.
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The Verizon Media Platform provides an integrated platform offering security, global content delivery, and streaming. Their focus is on video delivery and OTT, with features like Server-side Ad Insertion, Manifest Manipulation, QUIC Enabled and Digital Rights Management.

View the table below for more insight into Verizon Media products.
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  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Available/supported Network
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Network
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported Network
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Available/supported Live Events
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported Encode
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Available/supported Dynamic Imaging
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Available/supported DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Available/supported Web Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Available/supported DDoS
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported


The Verizon Media Platform has 140+ POPs on 6 continents. China delivery is provided through a partnership with ChinaCache.
Verizon Media Platform network map

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Region POPs Locations
North America 14 United States Atlanta - Boston - Chicago - Dallas - Denver - Detroit - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - Philadelphia - Phoenix - San Jose - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Latin America 11 Argentina Buenos Aires
Chile Valparaíso
Ecuador Quito
Brazil Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo
Colombia Barranquilla - Medellin
Mexico Guadalajara - Mexico City - Puebla - Queretaro
Peru Lima
Europe 13 Austria Vienna
Germany Frankfurt
Denmark Copenhagen
Spain Madrid
Finland Helsinki
France Paris - Marseille
United Kingdom London
Italy Milan
Latvia Riga
Netherlands Amsterdam
Poland Warsaw
Sweden Stockholm
Russia & CIS 0
Asia, excl China 12 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Indonesia Batam - Jakarta
India Bangalore - Chennai - Mumbai - New Delhi
Japan Osaka - Tokyo
South Korea Seoul
Singapore Singapore
Taiwan Taipei
China 100 China
Oceania 3 Australia Melbourne - Sydney
New Zealand Auckland
Middle-East 2 United Arab Emirates Fujairah
Oman Muscat
Africa 0


The Verizon Media Platform 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 Unknown
Minimum monthly costs Unknown
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown
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 Verizon Media supports.
Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Partially Available through Microsoft Azure
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported A few minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// Available/supported Anycasted network (regional)
HTTP/2 Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Configure specific other Host header
Origin shieldCDN Guide: Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs Single POP shield or multiple. Full control
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Origin Storage
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Full and granular control
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Available/supported
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported No longer than 1 min, often much faster
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Purge all, purge by directory, by file extension
Analytics Available/supported Real-time, with many metrics in the UI
Log files Available/supported < 60 seconds
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Available/supported
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs Non-SNI. Pricing is custom. Wildcard possible
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs Pricing is custom
Token authentication Available/supported Included as core feature
Geo blocking Available/supported Included as core feature
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Included as core feature
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Extra costs Supported via special configuration
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Included as core feature


Verizon Media provides support via email and phone to all customers.

Customer support
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported All customers get 24/7 email and phone support.

Learn more about Verizon Media

Unleash the full potential of your business with a network renowned for its quality, reliability, performance, and scale. Trusted by emerging brands and global broadcasters alike, Verizon Media's platform serves up intelligent solutions from one end of your business to the other, freeing you up to focus on what you do best. Ongoing advancements to reach, capabilities, partnerships, and service make our platform a dependable foundation on which to grow your business, now and in the future.

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