updated 10:00 pm EDT, Wed October 15, 2008
Streaming service expands
StreamAudio has announced a new service, Multi-Format Streaming to its Premium Broadcaster package. StreamAudio's hosts a broadcasting system that allows radio stations to stream music in multiple formats (MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC Plus, OGG) to users on Macs, Windows, Linux and mobile users as well. Advertising and ad metrics are also supported. The service allows broadcasters to stream feeds from a single computer, via a single source stream, to StreamAudio, where the music and ads are converted to numerous filetypes and transmitted to listeners on differing platforms.
StreamAudio's broadcast packages start at $170 per month. In addition to streaming to the major computer platforms it can stream audio to iPhones, Palm Treos, Rim Blackberries and others.