internet radio

Big Machine Label Group is Now Streaming It’s Own Media

Big Machine Label Group announced the launch of their streaming media platform Big Machine TV this week. Artists which are set to feature and have their own individual channels include Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Reba, Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett. “We found ourselves asking, ‘is there a… Read more »

UK Music Industry Revenues Jump to 5 Year High

The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) association have published data showing UK music industry revenues grew 5.1% overall in 2016. London, 13th April 2017 – UK record company trade income1 – the combined revenues generated through streaming, sales of music across physical and download formats, performance rights, and ‘sync’ music licenced for use… Read more »

Radionomy: Urgent Warning Upgrade NOW!

Radionomy may have yet to act on last year’s threat of de-listing SHOUTcast DNAS version 1.x broadcasters from their YP2 directory following stark warnings. However they recently sent another rather stern upgrade notice aimed at members of their revenue generation program, encouraging them to upgrade as well. URGENT: Upgrade DNAS… Read more »

Radionomy have released SHOUTcast DNAS version 2.5.1 (Build 724)

Radionomy have released an update to their internet radio streaming software.  This new version comes 4 months after the release of SHOUTcast DNAS version 2.5.1 (Build 723) and is made up of a small number of bug fixes and slight changes. This new version is available for download here: http://www.shoutcast.com/BroadcastNow… Read more »

Centova Cast version 3.2.9 has been released

Centova Technologies released the latest monthly update to their internet radio streaming software stack Centova Cast not long ago. This release includes security fixes for PHP, OpenSSL, zlib, and libpng, an update to the latest available release of Pure-FTPd and feature enhancements over any substantially new functionality. Centova Cast version 3.2.9… Read more »

SHOUTcast are offering free HTML5 radio player pages to broadcasters now

ShoutCast recently started offering a free HTML5 radio player to broadcasters in an effort to make it even easier for them to make their streams accessible to listeners using web browers. The offer is available to so called Revenue Partners and all other broadcasters. The announcement goes as follows… Free… Read more »

Centova Cast version 3.2.8 has been released

Last December Centova Technologies released the latest update to their ubiquitous internet radio streaming software stack Centova Cast. This release includes as yet unspecified security updates for PHP and OpenSSL, an update of the ‘Let’s Encrypt’ client and Liquid Soap installer URLs, as well as some lesser bug fixes. However… Read more »

Radionomy have released ShoutCast DNAS version 2.5.1 (Build 723)

Radionomy have released an update to their internet radio streaming software package ShoutCast.  This new version comes 1 1/2 years after version 2.4.7 (Build 256) was made available on 31st March 2015 and seems to focus on the monetization of stations using the D.N.A.S+. Notable elements of this release include… Read more »

How to upgrade to ShoutCast version 2

Given it’s age, lack of support and Radionomy’s recent warning to broadcasters about their plans to de-list ShoutCast D.N.A.S versions 1.9.8 and below from their directory of internet radio stations. The following is a straight forward guide to upgrading to version 2.x from Shoutcast 1.9.8. How to upgrade ShoutCast from… Read more »

Radionomy warns DNAS versions 1.9.8 and below will soon be delisted from their Directory

A message has appeared on Radionomy’s Shoutcast directory of internet radio stations warning that broadcasters should upgrade to the latest version of their software as soon as possible or face de-listing oblivion. Historically broadcasters have been reluctant to upgrade from the company’s D.N.A.S release family 1.x to 2.x for a… Read more »

Centova Cast version 3.2.7 has been released

Something close to a month after the release of version 3.2.6 which was not initially officially announced. Centova Technologies have now released a further update to their ubiquitous internet radio streaming software stack Centova Cast. The full detail of this release are below, however this release appears to have predominantly… Read more »

Centova Cast version 3.2.6 has been released

Centova Technologies have released an update to their ubiquitous streaming software stack Centova Cast. This version was previously unannounced because it featured “no major changes” which an informal post on the company’s forum explained as follows. “There were no “major changes” to notify you of. In fact (as noted by… Read more »

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 »

Embed Your Radio Station Into Any Web Page Using HTML Only!

The following is a guide to embedding any internet radio station’s audio stream into a web page using a single line of HTML only. The code for which is very easy to use and supported across the widest array of web browsers including pretty much all of the mobile web… Read more »

Centova Cast version 3.2.5 has been released

Centova Technologies have released an update to their ubiquitous streaming software stack Centova Cast. The full detail of this release go as follows. Centova Cast v3.2.5 is now available. This release fixes one security issue and includes several improvements and bug fixes. The following is a complete list of changes… Read more »

iHeartRadio goes beyond 85 million users

Having only just recently hit the 80 million user mark in January of this year. iHeartRadio, the now eponious internet radio streaming service, have announced having registered 5 million more since then in a somewhat jubilant press release entitled: “iHeartRadio Breaks Another Record: 85 Million Registered Users!” Coming at you… Read more »

An Interview with the Owner of StillStream Radio

– Website address: http://stillstream.fm – Facebook address: https://facebook.com/stillstream – Launch date: March 2006 Questions  – Please tell us about you are and what your radio station is about? We are a non-commercial ambient radio station, on the air 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In addition to our… 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 »

Centova Cast version 3.2.4 has been released

A little more than a week ago now Centova Technologies released an update to their ubiquitous streaming software stack Centova Cast. Most notably this release includes an ID3 editor and the ability to export custom track reports to CSV format along with the usual improvements and fixes. The full detail… Read more »

TuneCore earns 142 Million dollars for it’s artists in 2015

TuneCore have released details of their performance for 2015 along with an infographic available below showing a 7% increase in revenue and earnings of 142 million dollars. Last year TuneCore also saw a 370% rise in royalty fees earned from YouTube which obviously also meant better revenues for any of… Read more »