What is Recast?
Recast is a revolutionary streaming platform, powered by microtransactions, which gives fans subscription-free access to live and on-demand sports and entertainment content from across the globe. On Recast, publishers (content creators and rights holders) are paid for every view and receive up to 85% of the revenue generated by their content. Rewarding creators. Reaching fans. Respecting both.
What is a fan?
A fan is anyone who watches content on Recast. Setting up a fan account on Recast is free and easy to do. Fans will receive 25 free Cast Credits when they join. Cast Credits are Recast’s unique in-platform currency. Content is priced from just 1 Cast per minute (which is equal to 1p per minute). Casts can either be purchased or earned in-platform by watching ads, sharing videos or data, or by inviting friends to join.
What is a publisher?
A publisher is any umbrella entity, organisation, individual, agency or agent that owns a channel on Recast, and receives the revenue generated by that channel. A publisher does not need to host content on their channel, they can still earn via our split and share feature, if they have agreed a split with a publisher that is hosting content.
Is Recast free to join?
Yes, it’s free for fans and publishers to join Recast. Fans will receive 25 free Cast Credits when they join. Cast Credits are Recast’s unique in-platform currency. Content is priced from just 1 Cast per minute (which is equal to 1p per minute). Casts can either be purchased or earned in-platform by watching ads, sharing videos or data, or by inviting friends to join.
Publishers (content creators and rights holders) can set up a channel for free on Recast by submitting the online ‘Request a channel’ form. Our team will get back to you asap with info on how to get started.
What content is available on Recast?
Recast is home to a huge variety of sports and entertainment content from around the globe. Head over to Recast now for live events, documentaries, podcasts, interviews, highlights, tutorials and much more.
How do I join?
Joining Recast is easy to do and totally free. Simply click ‘join’, input some basic details or use your Facebook or Google login, we’ll send you a verification code via email to check you’re not a bot and that’s it – you’re in and can start watching content right away. We’ll give you 25 free Cast Credits just for signing up!
Complete your Data Profile and you’ll be rewarded with an additional 50 Cast Credits, and if you opt-in to share your anonymised data with our advertisers too, you’ll earn more Casts when you watch ads on Recast.
Where in the world is Recast available to watch?
Recast is currently available in 100+ countries and territories and we’re expanding our global coverage all the time. For a full list click here.
Recast may be available in your country or territory but some content may not. Publishers have complete control over the distribution and availability of their content on their channel and may choose to restrict some content to specific countries and regions only.
If Recast isn’t currently available in your country, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know where in the world you are. We’re working on making Recast available globally.
Is Recast available in languages other than English?
Recast is currently available in English, Italian, Spanish (both Spanish and South American Spanish), Portuguese (Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese), and Arabic. You can change the language in the settings tab of your Recast profile, by clicking on the ‘cog’ icon.
What are Cast Credits?
Casts Credits are a unique in-platform currency, used to purchase content on Recast. One Cast is equal to 1p. Casts can be purchased at any time or earned in-platform by watching adverts, sharing videos or data, or by inviting friends to join. Your Recast wallet shows how many Casts you have available to spend. Your Casts cannot be exchanged for a monetary equivalent, but if you think you have made a deposit in error, please contact us at email@example.com.