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FOSTER CITY, CA (August 10, 2000) –, the world’s largest Internet broadcasting community, today announced that its total number of simultaneous online radio stations has surpassed the number of terrestrial radio broadcasters in the United States. 

Amateur radio entrepreneurs from all over the country have launched 17,000 stations on, using the company’s proprietary technology to create and broadcast Internet radio stations from any personal computer with no fee. 

“We believe that the broadcast tools we provide allow people to challenge and compete with traditional entertainment,” said Alex Sanford, President and CEO of “By significantly lowering the barriers for individuals to create their own content and share it with others, we have now created a community of empowered users that provide listeners with the nation’s widest array of musical and audio streams – on the Web or otherwise.”

“To put some perspective on this exciting development, we must consider that the first commercial radio broadcaster, Pittsburgh’s KDKA, launched in 1920,” added Peter Rothman, Chief Technical Officer of “It has taken the broadcasting industry eighty years to build its current infrastructure, one which we matched in just over a year.”

ABOUT LIVE365 is the leading global broadcasting Internet community for individuals, performers and organizations to create, broadcast and listen to Internet radio stations. Providing free tools and the bandwidth necessary to broadcast, allows anyone with a computer to create his or her own “station” with unique content. With 17,000 simultaneous broadcasts, currently features more radio stations than the entire United States radio broadcast network. was called one of  the “Top 6 Killer Apps” of streaming media by Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, one of the world’s leading international investment banks, in its May 2000 report “Internet, Broadband and Enhanced TV.” Founded in July 1999 in Foster City, CA, is the single largest broadcaster of streaming MP3 audio content on the Web. For more information, go to

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