What is SHOUTcast?
SHOUTcast is a software designed to allow broadcasters to deliver media across the Internet from their home pc(WIndows or Mac) directly to the listeners media player. SHOUTcast is most likely the most compatible webcasting format. It is supported by all major media players such as Windows Media Player, Itunes, Winamp, QuickTime and RealPlayer. There are also many mobile applications available that will allow your listners to tune in cellphones, tablet pcs and other mobile devices.
What is Icecast?
Icecast is very similar to SHOUTcast because it to is a streaming media server which delivers media from the broadcaster to the listener via the Internet. Icecast however supports both Ogg Vorbis and MP3 audio streaming. It is also set up with multiple mount points(/live, /autodj and /stream) which enables a seamless transition between live broadcasts and your Auto DJ.
Why Cheap Shoutcast?
Here are the key reasons we have proven to be a solid choice for your SHOUTcast hosting, Icecast hosting and Web hosting needs.
- Affordable-The only thing Cheap is the price. Quality and affordability can exist together and we prove it everyday!
- Reliable-99% uptime guaranteed! Look at our Server Status page and see the proof!
- Helpful Support Team-We want to help. If you ever need anything let us know!
- Above all we are not resellers! We have full control over our servers!
Custom SHOUTcast servers and Icecast servers available.
We can build just about anything you need. If there is something you want or need and don’t see it, simply email our staff and a Sales Representative will get back to you as soon as possible with a quote.
We do not however recommend purchasing a SHOUTcast or Icecast reseller account from anyone. We have that capability but to ensure only the highest quality products for our customers we currently do not offer them. We can however build a reliable and cost effective dedicated Centova Cast server that is less expensive than most reseller accounts. We will be adding them to our order pages in the near future. If you would like a quote contact our Sales staff and they will be happy to assist you.
Cheap Shoutcast is the best! I have tried the higher priced Shoutcast hosting in the past and there servers rival even the most expensive providers! Thanks guys for all your help.
David Cromly, Indie Rocks Radio