Month: January 2019

BoomBox Periodic Events Update

We’ve recently released a software update to BoomBox which addresses the challenges some customers are having scheduling and executing periodic playlists like spots and news blasts. The issue, as reported by Support, concerns confusion when prioritizing periodic playlists which complicates triggering at the times expected by the customer. Currently BoomBox mimics playlist scheduling implemented by…

BB35 Upgrade

Customers on BB35 (BoomBox) have been experiencing higher than usual loads due to a recent addition of the ABC Radio Network to the SoniXFM platform which has introduced SoniXCast Radios to an additional 4 million potential daily listeners. BB35 is one of the last servers on the legacy hardware platform and is having a hard…

BoomBox Upgraded to ShoutCast Server 2.6

Howdy Folks! We’re happy to announce that BoomBox has been upgraded to ShoutCast Server 2.6 (more info) which resolves issues, with the authorization hash, aacp encoding, targetspot and more… Customers on the BoomBox platform will have to completely restart their server to take advantage of the new features. The easiest way to do this is…

BoomBox Minor Patch Released

Customers having issues restarting their server or that some settings are not being applied on BoomBox will be happy to hear that we just released a patch to BoomBox that resolves these issues and more. The recently released patch (3.3.3212) resolves an undocumented operating system idiosyncrasy that caused wide ranging issues starting and stopping streaming…