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 »

Radionomy launch radio apps and new partnerships

Seemingly keen to capitalise on the recent demise of rival market leading radio hosting platform Live365 and other rival Rdio. Radionomy have just launched a pair internet radio apps for iOS and Android. Distribution aggreements with streaming device Roku and Samsung were also made public. Radionomy hosted stations will also… Read more »

About the history of internet radio

About the history of internet radio If you were to set about researching the history of internet radio and began by asking Wikipedia. You would learn the world’s first internet radio station was launched by Carl Malmud way back in 1993. That his station was called Internet Talk Radio and… 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 »

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 »