[icecast] Bandwidth & Cost for broadcasting

Nicolas Bazin bazin.nicolas at club-internet.fr
Sun Apr 6 06:05:05 PDT 2003



Hello Nicolas,

Sunday, April 6, 2003, 2:42:36 PM, you wrote:

NB> Hello EISELE,

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

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

I forgot to say that was for a 64kbit OGG stream.

<p>NB> I'm currently using http://www.pyroshells.com as host, 45$/month for
NB> 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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