Streaming media hosting - NIU - Division of Information Technology



Forms & Rates for Services

Streaming Media Hosting

Type of ServiceRate
4GB storage for video/audio streaming Free
4GB storage quota increments Free

To request an increase in your quota, go to > Computing Access Resources > Streaming Media Hosting

Upload video and stream across players, platforms and devices. 

  • Upload video and audio seamlessly from your Blackboard course.
  • Secured YouTube-like portal – create your own “YouTube” like experience, with the option to allow only authenticated users to view it.
  • Universal Embed Code – a single embed code to share on your blog, webpage, or course.
  • Automatic conversion – to the industry standard H.264 for compatibility with any device.
  • Closed captioning – make your content accessible to a wider audience with closed captions.

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Instructions on uploading content at