This is a company profile for US internet radio hosting provider iCastCenter. This company is based in the town of Phoenix, Arizona and has been in business for 9 years.
Company name: iCastCenter
Underlying hosting provider: We operate our own servers in our own facility in Phoenix, AZ (USA).
Network status page: www.broadcastingworld.com/icastcenter/
Launch date: Our company was founded in 2007 (9 years ago).
Streaming services available: Shoutcast and Icecast (KH).
Control panel software available: Centova and cPanel.
Bit rates available: 64k and 128k (custom available).
Bit rates available: A 50% discount is currently available on all premium iCastCenter plans.
Features available: StreamLicensing.com compatible, True port 80 streaming upon request.
Tell us how and why your company got started?
iCastCenter was started in 2007 by owner Brandon Wade as he was assisting other Internet radio broadcasters meet certain needs. The need that was always at the top of the list was for stable, reliable and buffer free streaming. The only way that was found to assure the level of service that was required was to start from scratch and build it & manage it right.
Why is your company passionate about streaming radio services?
The owner of iCastCenter, Brandon Wade, is passionate about Internet radio streaming for two reasons. First is for his love of music. Second is for his love of technology. Merging these two passions together is a dream come true not only for him, but for his customers as well. This lets the customers of iCastCenter focus on their passion and what they do best: the music
What do you think makes your company different from the competition?
iCastCenter owns and operates it’s own data center space, located in Phoenix, AZ (USA). iCastCenter also operates it’s own network, fed by multiple, distinct Internet backbones. This is unique as they are essentially their own ISP. This leads to absolutely the best uptime and reliability.
Your top tip(s) for anyone looking to start a radio station?
Check out our sister website, LiveWebDJ.com for a cloud-based Internet radio broadcasting platform where you can manage your station from your web browser, and still have the flexibility to broadcast live shows from your desktop radio software you’re already familiar with.