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Datacast XD

File broadcasting solution for delivering secure, guaranteed file-based content via multicast-enabled satellite DVB & VSAT networks.


Built-in to IDC products and systems, also available in a stand-alone client for Windows and Linux, as well as an OEM Android/Linux version for integration in smart devices, IoT, STBs and more.



Features built-in encryption and secure addressing, trusted by financial, news, and other mission-critical data networks.



Queue prioritization and dynamic bandwidth utilization. Flexible—can operate in a burst and/or trickle, as needed.


Datacast XD is IDC’s leading-edge content management and distribution software. Scalable, modular, and feature-rich, Datacast XD is proven technology with years of development and long-term deployments by some of the world’s leading broadcasters.

Datacast XD provides high speed, addressable distribution of file-based content to remote client servers. The intuitive, open-standards software design allows for easy integration and operation within existing LAN, WAN, cable and/or satellite IP networks. Users can manage and distribute video, audio and data in simple or complex networks.

Datacast XD Client is included on many IDC SuperFlex receivers including SuperFlex Pro Data, Pro Video and STAR G2 products.

Datacast XD Client is also available in a stand-alone versions for most PCs and an OEM version integrated into third-party products (smart devices, IoT, consumer STBs).

Features & Benefits

  • Modular, scalable, reliable
  • Guaranteed content delivery
  • Inline Forward Error Correction (FEC)
  • Inline 128-bit AES encryption
  • Automatic file reconciliation and retransmission of missing files
  • Real-time missed packet retransmission