Run Multiple Internet Radio Stations? (Radiodj)

Running an online Internet radio station can be a fun thing to do.

However running one radio station isn’t enough for some people they want to run more than 1 station.

We know of someone running multiple Radionomy streams using RadioDJ free radio automation software.

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Shoutcast Injecting Pre Roll Adverts

Woken up the news that Shoutcast/Radionomy were injecting pre roll adverts into peoples streams.

**Update: DJEgg posted this on the forums**

“We were testing the insertion of pre-rolls for one particular CDN (hosting provider) who’d requested it.
Unfortunately, in the process, pre-rolls for all registered DNAS stations was activated by mistake. We’ve now disabled it.
Thanks everyone for letting us know. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Monetization for DNAS is indeed opt-in, not opt-out”

 
This was happening to online radio station owners who are using the latest build of the Shoutcast DNAS.

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Facilitating Diy ‘Pirate’ Internet Radio Stations?

Radionomy to be sued?

A news article popped up on Torrent Freak about a group of prominent U.S. record labels who have filed a lawsuit against the DIY online radio platform Radionomy for:

“Promoting and facilitating mass copyright infringement by hosting ‘pirate’ radio stations”

 
Through their Shoutcast & Radionomy platforms.

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Last updated on: May 29th, 2017
at 07:54 AM Europe/London

Winamp And Shoutcast Now Owned By Vivendi

I saw a post on the Winamp/Shoutcast forums this morning. It would appear Winamp and Shoutcast are now partly owned by a company called Vivendi.

“Winamp is back… in the hands of a major corporation: Vivendi has acquired a 64.4 percent stake in Radionomy, the European online radio services company that owns Winamp and Shoutcast as well as the online radio ad marketplace Targetspot.

 
Vivendi owns the likes of Universal Music Group, Canal+ and Dailymotion.

You can read more about this story at the following links.

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Last updated on: March 26th, 2017
at 18:34 PM Europe/London

Shoutcast Ad Supported Streams

Just read an article on Broadcasting World.

Radionomy have now launched Shoutcast Ad supported streams.

Which means an advert will play over your stream 2 times per hour.

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Last updated on: May 31st, 2017
at 14:55 PM Europe/London

Cloud Hosting Is It Worth It?

We’ve recently noticed a rise in companies like Spacial Audio, RadioJar offering packages that enable you to run a radio station in the cloud.

The question is are they are actually worth paying out for?

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Last updated on: May 31st, 2017
at 13:59 PM Europe/London

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