RadioDJ & Altacast Are Separate Programs

There appears to be some confusion about Altacast encoding software it seems people thought it was connected to RadioDJ.

Nope! Altacast is coded by a completely different person.

Read the full article

Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 14:10 PM Europe/London

Spacial Audio: Your Support Department Is Dire!

Just seen another blog post from Spacial Audio about the reasons you should choose them or their software.

They start off the article with “Internet radio is most definitely on the up”

NOT from where we’re looking it isn’t! 1000’s of stations have gone offline already in 2016 due to the collapse of Live365.

Update: Live365 is back online after a buyout by the people who own stream licensing

Read the full article

Last updated on: September 20th, 2017
at 13:02 PM Europe/London

If It Wasn’t For The Spammers This Place Would Be Dead.

To say things have been a little bit quiet on the Broadcasting World forum lately would be an understatement.

One of the users made this observation over the weekend.

“Wow, if it wasn’t for the Russian dating person, the forum would be dead!”

 
bworldscreenshot

Read the full article

Last updated on: August 30th, 2017
at 07:58 AM Europe/London

Begging Bowl Radio Stations?

I’ve just seen a station owner bragging about the donations to his Internet radio station.

“The amount of PayPAL donations that we have received has increased 10-fold”

 
So what? Who cares? Why the need for the begging bowl in the first place?

Read the full article

Last updated on: May 29th, 2017
at 07:52 AM Europe/London

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.

Read the full article

Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 13:54 PM Europe/London

Sound Exchange Record-Setting Year?

Just seen a Tweet from Sound Exchange saying that last year they collected over $800 million dollars in royalty payments in 2015.

Which they say was “A record-setting year”

SoundExchange Tweets

Read the full article

Last updated on: May 29th, 2017
at 08:01 AM Europe/London

Non-Profit Internet Radio Station?

Do you run a community radio station online without looking to make money from it? Are you a not for profit or community led Internet radio station?

Community / not for profit radio stations:

  • Community radio stations are a type of station which does not have any adverts,
  • Is funded by investors,
  • Is run by volunteers,
  • Is influenced, owned by and operated in the community they serve

We believe that radio automation software shouldn't have to cost you the earth.

Read the full article

Last updated on: June 5th, 2017
at 16:02 PM Europe/London

Vigilante Stream Monitoring Group?

With everything that’s gone on this past few weeks in regards to the new Licence fee rate hikes.

It’s no surprise that some online stations have decided to go off air because of the costs involved.

I’ve just had this brought to my attention on a broadcasting forum.

There is a group of ex US broadcasters that were forced off the air because of the hike in royalty rates, and these people have decided to form a vigilante stream monitoring group.

Read the full article

Last updated on: September 22nd, 2016
at 08:43 AM Europe/London

Translate »