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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LIVE365 ANNOUNCES NEW PROFESSIONAL
STREAMING SERVICES FEES
FOSTER CITY, CA (Sept. 04, 2001) -- Live365 (www.live365.com), the world’s largest Internet broadcasting community, announces new pricing for its professional streaming services to be introduced at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) conference in New Orleans, LA Sept 5-7. All subscription packages offer live or on-demand streaming and are priced as follows:
The “Basic” package, priced at $150 per month, provides capacity to serve 100 simultaneous listeners, and 365 MB for file storage should a broadcaster wish to broadcast archived content. For those committing to purchase during the NAB Conference, the price will be $100 per month for the first 6 months, reverting to $150 per month thereafter.
For high-end broadcasters, the “Premium” package comes with a 500 simultaneous listener capacity, and 500 MB of storage, for $750 per month.
For those broadcasters with lower streaming needs, the “Special” package offers a 25 simultaneous listener capacity, and 100 MB of storage, for $75 per month.
One-time setup fees for the “Basic” and “Special” packages are $200 to develop a tuner branded with the station’s logo and a customized message board. For “Premium” broadcasters, a setup fee of $1,000 results in full customization of the tuner window, including logo, color scheme, and the ability to specify the “Buy” and “Community” buttons.
Broadcasters paying for 6 months up front receive the 7th free, while those paying for a year up front receive months 13, 14, and 15 free.
Live365 boasts the easiest-to-use streaming technology, with over 42,000 broadcasters having used it to date. By streaming in the MP3 format, Live365 stations are not tied to any platform, and can reach all PC & Macintosh desktops. Listeners have the choice of listening with their favorite player such as WindowsMediaPlayer, RealPlayer, iTunes, WinAmp, and many others. Live365 boats 99.9% uptime with its live streaming services requiring simply a PC and Internet connection with no other hardware needed.
Importantly, broadcasters with AFTRA concerns can replace or block on-air spots and still use Live365’s streaming services; contact Live365 for details.
Finally, Live365’s development of IP-based Geo-Targeting will allow professional streaming customers to not only identify where their listeners are based, but also to be target their listeners with advertising or other content based on their location and in their language.
Live365 will be showcasing its professional streaming services and new “geo-targeting” technology at the NAB XStream Conference in New Orleans, LA (Sept 5-7, 01) at booth #1560. To learn more, visit the Live365 booth, call toll-free 866-LIVE365 (866-548-3365), or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live365 (www.Live365.com) is the world’s largest broadcaster of streaming MP3 content on the Internet, with more than 6 million listener hours logged monthly. Users can listen to tens of thousands of broadcasts anytime day or night. Through innovative proprietary technology, users can also create a one-of-a-kind personal station to broadcast worldwide. Rated by Arbitron as one of the largest aggregate network streamers, Live365’s tools (including Meetings365 & Studio365) empower traditional radio stations, record companies, government, city and civic community groups with an easy solution to stream audio over the Internet. Live365 is both a member of the Digital Media Association (DiMA) and a member of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). Founded in July 1999 in Foster City, CA, Live365 recently won the ‘People’s Voice’ award for “Best Music Site” at the Fifth Annual Webby Awards.
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