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News and Announcements

BoomBox Updates 7.12.19

We are happy to announce the release of BoomBox 3.4.295.7.12.19 which addresses reported customer issues. Change Log: Extracted station profile management from transcoder service management forms into its own form. This is in compliance of popularization regulations from partners Google, Apple and Amazon. Users can now edit the following under the Station Profile Editor (user…

BoomBox Updates 7.10.2019

We are happy to announce that we have release patch 3.4.295.7.10.2019 which addresses reported customer issues among those being consolidation of the media folders, repair of the global music library access as well as numerous performance and UI enhancements. BoomBox is now in continuous build mode which means software patches and upgrades will be released…

BoomBox v3.4.295 Released

We are happy to announce the release of BoomBox v3.4.295. This release addresses many issues reported by customers as well as a complete customization of the underlying codebase in preparation for movement of the system into the global cloud. This release also include several UI changes making BoomBox more compliant with accessibility and usage standards,…

New SBN (Relay, Redirect)

We are happy to announce the release of the new SoniXCast Broadcast Network (SBN) v.1.0.256. We have completely remove the dependency on the icecast codebase to proxy connections and released (in conjunction) the final version of SoniXCast Media Server (SXMS) v.5.3. Features Enhanced popularization. Near real time directory push to 3rd party aggregators and white…

Relay & Redirect Links

We have rebuilt the SoniXCast Broadcast Network (SBN) Relays (listen.sonixcast.com, tunein.sonixcast.com, relay.sonixcast.com) and Redirects (stream.sonixcast.com) url (link) allocation to comply with the new licensing compliance standards. Now both relay and redirects correspond with an actual physical license which can be directly queried by licensing organizations and other 3rd parties (coming in BoomBox 3.5) In most…

BoomBox v3.4 Software Patches

The most recent patches for BoomBox Control Panel v3.4: Simplified Dashboard page (removed redundant controls) Repaired Server Settings Editor (now saves stream authorization hash from shoutcast.com) Repaired Transcoder (AutoDJ) Settings Editor (now applies and restarts liquidsoap settings correctly) The most recent patches to the relay network v3.4: All worldwide nodes have been rolled into the…

BoomBox 3.4 Rollout Complete.

We are happy to announce the completion of the BoomBox v3.4 infrastructure rollout. As with any major infrastructure release, not everything went as smoothly as we had hoped and we apologize to those who experienced any issues during the changeover. What was done… One of the main reasons for the infrastructure rollout was to de-couple…

Updated Rollout BoomBox 3.4

We’ve run into some unforeseen issues while rolling out BoomBox 3.4 and have revised the rollout plan as follows: CDN: The global content delivery network has been updated to version 3.4 and is functioning normally. Relay: The global relay network has been updated to version 3.4 and is functioning normally. SoniXFM: has been updated to…

Recent Support Issues

We wish to apologize to all retail customers who have experienced delayed support responses over the last 30 days. Due to an unfortunate series of events, human resources at SoniXCast have been strained to the limit on issues of exceptionally high priority and have only been able to rotate to retail customer issues during overtime…

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…