This is a company profile for Dutch internet radio hosting provider Live-streams.nl, a company based in the southern town of Maasdijk who’ve been in business for 10 years.
Company name: Live-streams.nl
Underlying hosting provider(s): www.radio-streams.net
Network status page: www.live-streams.nl/en/support-2/
Launch date: Our company was founded in 2006 (10 years ago).
Approximate number of customers: 240 radio stations.
Streaming services available: Icecast, Icecast KH, SHOUTcast 1.x, 2.x re-streaming on Wowza.
Control panel software available: Centovacast and Streamreporter.
Bit rates available: All bit rates from 32k to 320k.
Features available: Streaming on Opus, Ogg Vorbis, MP3 AAC, AAC+ and WebM.
Tell us how and why your company got started?
We started because we ourselves have a radio station and the hosting was going to end, soon there were more stations I started hosting. Live-streams.nl was established in 2006 specializing in radio hosting, media streaming, web hosting and web design. The media streaming and web hosting is done in the Xs4all / KPN Cyber Centre. The owner, Michel van Dop (1975), has over 20 years experience in the field of IT.
Why is your company passionate about streaming radio services?
We have a own radio station start in the 90’s on FM. We love radio and the software. Before i start live-streams.nl I worked by a software company.
What do you think makes your company special?
We know how radio station owners think and what they want. We provide a great support and free advice, we would like to share everything.