Scarlets’ pre-season matches against Bristol Bears and Dragons RFC will be broadcast live on Scarlets’ new Recast Channel.
Fans can join Recast for free and watch the two matches involving Dwayne Peel’s side at Parc y Scarlets on Friday, September 2 and September 9 – live streamed exclusively on Scarlets’ Recast Channel. .
Recast is a subscription-free, live and on-demand pay-per-view streaming platform which gives supporters easy and affordable access to Scarlets content, with up to 85% of all income generated going directly back to the club.
As well as the live streams, Scarlets fans can watch new and exclusive behind the scenes content, interviews and press conferences throughout the season to complement the content already being published on our website, Scarlets YouTube and social media channels.
Recast is free to join, easy to use, accessible from any device and affordable. With Recast, content is priced from just 1p per minute, using an in-platform credit system, ‘Cast Credits’;. Casts can either be purchased or earned in-platform by watching ads, sharing videos or data, or by inviting friends to join. Recast’s unique microtransaction model makes content accessible and affordable for all.
Scarlets are one of the first rugby clubs in the country to join Recast, joining the likes of Ulster as well as global football giants Manchester City.
Scarlets Head of Marketing James Askey said: “This is a hugely exciting venture for us. Our new Recast Channel will enable us to fund new types of content which will offer fans unparalleled access to life at Parc y Scarlets and also help us reach new audiences to grow the fanbase for the future.”
Andy Meikle, Founder and CEO of Recast said: “Scarlets are one of the first rugby clubs in the UK on Recast, marking a really exciting milestone for us and representing a strong statement from the club. That is a statement of intent to modernise the distribution of their content to their fans and rugby fans worldwide, whilst unlocking revenue via our unique microtransaction solution. The world of rugby presents huge potential for new digital revenue streams to be unleashed, and I’m delighted to welcome Scarlets as one of those leading the way in doing so.”
Be one of the first to join Scarlets Recast channel HERE. Scarlets fans can join Recast for free and will receive 100 free Cast Credits when they join.
Recast is a platform that resets what it means to stream. Making access fairer, rewarding creators better, and connecting through content. Where Fans pay creators per view, rather than the platform per subscription. And where up to 85% of the income goes directly to the Publishers. A fairer split for creators and a fairer choice for fans.
With Recast, content is priced from just 1p per minute, using an in-platform credit system, ‘Cast Credits’;. Casts can either be purchased or earned in-platform by watching ads, sharing videos or data, or by inviting friends to join. Recast’s unique microtransaction model makes content accessible and affordable for all.
For fans, Recast is free to join, easy to use, accessible from any device and affordable. Fans can watch what they want, where they want and how they want. Knowing that the vast majority of their payments go directly to the Publisher. Giving Fans the power of choice.
For Publishers, Recast is free to use, pays in a fairer way and is packed with features that provide complete control over content and earnings. With easy access to earnings and performance data, ability to self-set watch prices, and restrict content availability to select geos. All this is controlled via Recast Publish, giving the power back to Publishers.
Recast’s headquarters are in Edinburgh with a staff of over 50, and has raised £15m investment to date. Currently available in over 90 countries, it has over 150 channels ranging from British Fencing to Manchester City and World Curling, with a steady stream of new channels coming onboard.