AdsWizz, StreamGuys partner for ad-insertion product for streams and podcasts

Posted By James on Aug 22 2012 06:43 PM

Broadcasters and audio publishers can now experience atrue streaming media return on investment through the collective strengths of StreamGuys’ cloud-basedstreaming services and AdsWizz’s digital advertising solutions. The new StreamGuys and AdsWizzpartnership offers one of the first mobile-frie...

Bill would potentially raise satellite, cable and AM/FM streaming royalty rates

Posted By James on Aug 22 2012 12:13 AM

A new draft bill from U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY; pictured) aims to raise AM/FM streaming royalty rates, in effect implementing an over-the-air performance royalty. It would also potentially raise royalty rates for satellite and cable radio to the same levels as those for Internet radi...

Marathon show for internet radio station

Posted By James on Aug 18 2012 02:48 AM

A team of three presenters from Bristol’s Southsound will go non-stop for 52 hours.The programme, starting Saturday 25th August from 2p, is being run to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust.Southsound says the weekend will be packed full of fun, challenges, music and special guests including Brist...

Musicians lose out in Internet Radio Fairness Act

Posted By James on Aug 17 2012 05:10 AM

Great music has always had a way of spreading, no matter the technology or the era. In ancient times, if a song had that special something, it was passed down orally, person to person, family to family, from generation to generation. Today, technology enables us to hear the latest hit almost as soon...

iTunes De-Listing Stations From Directory

Posted By James on Aug 17 2012 05:04 AM

Reports from online forums around the internet are surfacing after claims that iTunes are de-listing stations from its directory. Reports via LoudCity Forums rised early last week with several major stations reporting a drop in listeners which were found later on to be from a de-listing in iTunes.Ma...

Senator crafting bill aimed at royalty parity among Internet radio

Posted By James on Jul 19 2012 05:56 PM

Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz has reportedly begun crafting a bill aimed at bringing Internet radio royalty rates more in line with those of other radio platforms. The bill's key feature is a change from the controversial "willing buyer/willing seller" standard in webcast royalty determ...

What Do Some Of The Top Growth Industries Have In Common? Voice Overs.

Posted By James on Jul 17 2012 06:36 AM

According to a new report by IBISWorld USA, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) leads the list of the ten industries expected to see the highest growth rate between 2010-2016. Also on the Top 10 list are video games and Internet publishing.This is good news for the voice over industry. These se...

Get your webcast the recognition it deserves! Enter the 2012 RAIN Internet Radio Awards

Posted By James on Jul 17 2012 06:31 AM

The third-annual RAIN Internet Radio Awards are now free to enter!The awards celebrate the best of the Internet radio industry in four categories: Best Overall Online Radio Service, Best Streaming Broadcast Station, Best Overall Digital Strategy and Best Single-Stream Webcaster. Help us make these a...

EU proposes royalty reform to make it easier for digital music services to operate there

Posted By James on Jul 17 2012 06:29 AM

The EU's governing body yesterday introduced legislation designed to strengthen the European digital music market by streamlining how copyright royalties are collected.Though nation members of the European Union act together on a wide span of issues, each nation has its own set of agencies that admi...

Dotcom Judge – The US is ‘The Enemy’

Posted By James on Jul 17 2012 06:27 AM

The fight between MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom and US interests have grown increasingly testy in recent months. Now, the judge hearing Dotcom’s extradition case on the New Zealand side has, himself, weighed in on the copyright debate in general. While discussing the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership...


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