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streaming live audio
Running Live audio on low bandwidth.

 10:33 pm on Oct 21, 2003 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know if its possible to send audio to my host and relay it "live" to my visitors?
Basically im interested in doing a radio show but wont even bother if its reliant on my own bandwidth. I know real networks offer the use of their servers but the fees are ridiculous for a site like mine.
Alternatively does anyone know of any free servers for this?



 10:40 pm on Oct 21, 2003 (gmt 0)

It is quite easy to turn Apache into an MP3 streaming server with the module mod_mp3.
Bandwidth issues are of course related to the bitrate used to encode the files and the number of requests.

Hope this helps,



 11:13 pm on Oct 21, 2003 (gmt 0)

Thanks mapostel
Any response is of help.
Not sure If I explained my self correctly (excuse my ignorance)
I basically want to relay live audio to my visitors but I want to use my hosts bandwidth.
So if I have 50 people listening I will still be uploading to the server at the same rate while their servers will obviously be using more bandwidth the more listeners there are.
Is your response still valied?

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