Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to start my own radio station?
We provide a complete solution for you to start you own internet radio station. All the tools are included in all of our plans. You will also receive Dj software, & everything required so that your listeners can tune in to your radio station. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.
Do you offer a free trial?
Can I play music?
Our service is set up to play all media in mp3 format. A Shoutcast mp3 license and encoder is included with all plans which enables you to broadcast any content as long as it is in mp3 format. If you do play music we also have a ‘shazam’ style system in place which will automatically gather album and track artwork and display it on your radio page.
What about talk radio?
Talk radio works great with our network. Of course you will just need to have a built or external microphone. You can also set up the service to have guests call in via your facebook messenger or skype service.
Am I able to run adverts and make money?
Yes you sure can. Most broadcasts include some type of advertising at regular intervals, from sponsored advertisements to simple station identification or jingle and or songs tracks. The Interval playlist type that allows you to automate the inclusion of such advertisements into your stream at regular intervals.
Will I have a control panel?
Yes indeed! Each plan includes a control panel. The control panel is a feature control centre for you to manage your radio station.
Which file formats can I use?
Support mp3 format.
Do I need special software to broadcast live?
No we include everything with our plans that you will need. If you choose to broadcast live from your PC you will need to install our software. The entire setup takes 5-10 minutes.