[icecast] Bandwidth & Cost for broadcasting

Nicolas Bazin bazin.nicolas at club-internet.fr
Sun Apr 6 05:42:36 PDT 2003



Hello EISELE,

Sunday, April 6, 2003, 11:32:59 AM, you wrote:

EP> Hi,

EP> I'm CTO for a new Techno/Trance Radio named Let's Go Zik
EP> (http://www.letsgozik.com) and i'm looking for the cheapest solution to
EP> broadcast. For the moment, we're using Live356 for relaying our stream.
EP> It's quite good but a little bit too cheap and not handy (they do not
EP> provide multiple bitrate relay, ...). This is why I'm starting a new
EP> study. Everyone can help us by answer this questions:
EP> Where can I find bandwidth for best prices ?
EP> Where can I find bandwidth prices evolution ? 
EP> Is it more interesting to pay for "speed" (10 Mbit/s for exemple) or
EP> "quantity" (10 Go a month) ?
EP> Why bandwidth is too expensive ? How does it works ? (prices between ISP
EP> and so on)

EP> Thanks a lot !

EP> EISELE Pascal
EP> Let's Go Zik CTO
EP> http://www.letsgozik.com

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Do not use anything with quotas (10 Go a month).

1 connection to 1 user for 1 month = almost 20 Go of data transfert.

I'm currently using http://www.pyroshells.com as host, 45$/month for
100 users max on my stream. http://www.nenr.com/nenr.pls


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Best regards,
 Nicolas                            mailto:bazin.nicolas at club-internet.fr

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