Internet radio from a basement: global, but listening involves a bandwidth lottery.

Posted: 24 Feb 2010   Print   Send a link
"An internet radio station operating out of [a basement in Glasgow] is to celebrate its tenth birthday next month by broadcasting live .... Being an internet station, there will be, at any one time, only a limited number of people able to 'tune in', because of bandwidth restrictions. But those able to gain access to will be treated to a continuous stream of mostly 'world music' plus news, on the hour, every hour. ... With listeners in 172 countries and 33,000 listeners a year logging in ... specially-produced programmes are recorded in studios in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast, Derby, London, West Virginia and Los Angeles and electronically beamed to the station’s HQ on Glasgow’s south side before being delivered to its international audience.", 21 February 2010.