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March News

Global Relay Network With the release of global relay network, some customers have inadvertently banned the relay not understanding that the ip-address connecting to their stream was the global relay. That’s our fault for not notifying customers before hand. So from now on we will announce the ip-address of each relay as each region is…

New Global Relay Network Released

Now available at relay.sonixcast.com or relay.sonixfm.com! As part of our continued commitment to provide the best global broadcasting solutions, our development gnomes have released the SoniXCast global relay network. What it does… The global relay network (GRN), once completed, will consist of 7 nodes (one for each major continent) that will relay SoniXCast stream services via…

BoomBox 2.4 Mobile (Sneak Preview)

The developer gnomes have been busy and have released a beta preview version of BoomBox 2.4 which sports an easier-to-use mobile and smart device interface. BoomBox 2.4 is a complete rewrite of the user interface which will include a simple yet feature rich calendar based event scheduling tool, pre-defined event templates for spots, jingles and…

BoomBox Updated to 2.3.21

BoomBox Updated to 2.3.21 In this update we re-worked the server and auto-dj configuration pages, added monitoring and auto-restart capabilities and performed an overall code cleanup to speed browser loading and UI response. Details: Rebuilt, minified and moved to CDN the UI scripts for the server and auto-dj configuration pages to facilitate better browser performance.…

SoniXCast Grows through Acquisitions and Partnerships

SoniXCast Grows through Acquisitions and Partnerships (Montreal: January 10th, 2017) Today SoniXCast announced expansion of their retail hosting operations through acquisition of four Canadian stream hosting providers expanding their reach to include additional data center’s in the cities of Toronto, Dartmouth, Quebec and Vancouver making SoniXCast the largest retail stream hosting provider in Canada. The names…

BoomBox Latest Patches and Updates

BoomBox Latest Patches and Updates Source Client Interruptions: Customers on cabhs33 and cabhs34 were experiencing issues with the server component dropping source clients at random times of the day. This was due to the fact that the newer systems had updated operating system kernels that included process prioritization which was incompatible with the shoutcast server…

SoniXCast Web Services Uptime Monitoring by UptimeRobot

SoniXCast has partnered with UptimeRobot.com to provide real-time monitoring solution for all SoniXCast services. Useful for diagnosing connection problems, consumers can view the current status of all SoniXCast services including the BoomBox control panel, Api, CDN, Nameservers, Servers, AnyCastIP and corporate websites. We are offering customers two status pages where they can check on SoniXCast Web Services:…

Playlist Manager Update

We just released a Playlist Manager Update for BoomBox 2.2. The rewrite of the UML (User Music Library) introduced issues with assigning tracks to playlists and corrupted a small amount of data for some customers. Users will notice no new features or interface changes. Just that assigning tracks to playlists will be more responsive.

BoomBox 2.2 Changelog for 08/30/2016

Note: This release has important patches for station operators fixed playlist sequencing addressing the issue with some playlist being de-registered and thus not playing. Important: produces must save and restart the transcoder (auto-dj) for changes to take affect. fixed authorization hash management for public stations wishing to be listed at shoutcast.com. Important: producers copy their existing authhash…

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