Media Hosting

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HEAnet’s media hosting service ( allows our clients to easily host large audio and video files and directly play, embed or simply store them.

This is very helpful for large institutions where hundreds of users are saving huge media files at any one time.

  • Playback is offered in the highest possible quality
  • Uploading via HEAnet’s high-speed IP network is rapid and simple
  • There is no restriction on the size of the files we can host for you
  • Video can be played via 11 different quality levels with the system auto-selecting the best option for your available connection
  • Home and mobile connections are catered for with multi-bitrate streaming
  • High definition 4k quality is available when using HEAnet’s high speed network.

More Information

Contact our Service Desk, Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30
Tel: +353 (0)1 6609040

SLA Media Hosting

HEAnet’s media hosting service can host and play almost any type of video file, including MP4, AVI, MPEG, etc. Audio files including MP3, FLAC and WMA files are also supported by this service.

Files can be uploaded in two ways:

  • via local Hard Drive
  • via HEAnet’s FileSender service

HEAnet’s media hosting service features VLE Plug-in features (Moodle/Blackboard), allowing cross-hosting of content between hosting service and an institution’s Moodle environment.

To avail of this service, you MUST be a member of the Edugate Federation. Edugate is HEAnet’s authentication service and allows client institutions to control who has access to the media hosting service.

HEAnet’s Media Hosting service is provided to client institutions at no extra cost.