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Live365 is coming back

Following the closure of 17 year old internet radio hosting service Live365 after the United States Copyright Royalty Boards (CRB) imposed a change in fee structure away from annual percentage revenues and a significant rates hike of internet music streaming royalties in December 2015. A devastating blow which signaled the… Read more »

Digitally Imported’s audience and subscriber base are growing fast

Digitally Imported, one of the original paid radio streaming services, has published audience and subscriber figures for the last year showing significant growth in both areas. greater direct user engagement has led to a 95% increase in first-time monthly premium subscribers and a 60% increase in first-time annual premium subscribers… Read more »

Live365 is no more!

Following on from recent events 17 year old internet radio hosting service Live365 shut it’s doors for good a couple of days ago with the following message posted on it’s front page. Seventeen sweet years ago, it was something of a revolution to let anyone launch their own station. Anyone… Read more »

The copyright royalty board have killed our business say Live365

Reports doing the rounds today confirm that Live365 have now sent all their service subscribers an email announcing the closure of their service at the end of the month making their earlier warnings official. The CRB ruling handed down in December, 2015 did NOT renew or address the expiration of… Read more »

Digitally Imported nukes free service from high orbit

In similar news to the recent announcement of redundancies and a possible complete shutdown of Reports are coming in from users that Digitally Imported have announced the closure of their free service which makes their music available to listeners for no cost at a lower bit rate than paying… Read more »

Internet radio stalward Live365 makes redundancies and plans for shut down

In December 2015 broadcasting service provider Live365 sent the following letter to it’s subscribers announcing that it was making redundancies and likely to close it doors in the new year. —- Dear Live365 Listener, For 17 years, Live365 has offered small webcasters the opportunity to stream music and talk programming,… Read more »