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BoomBox Free for Life!

We are happy to announce the release of our BoomBox shared hosting program which includes BoomBox stream hosting for life! That’s right! Early Adopters of the BoomBox Shared Hosting program can sign up for a FREE for Life! stream hosting account @128Kbps bitrate, Unlimited Bandwidth, Unlimited Users and Unlimited Playlists. Setup your Free Account Now…

BoomBox Patch v3.5.123

We are happy to announce the release of BoomBox patch v3.5.123: Repaired relay link on shared instances. Repaired statistics on shared instances. Repaired graphics on Dashboard page. Added IRUC (iruc.org) lookup to callsign (license verification) Adjusted messages in the Settings, User and Playlist Editors Removed (by popular demand) sidebar pull out menus for Users and…

Centovacast Policy Updates

As of the time of this writing (August 25, 2019) Centova Technologies Inc. (centova.com) has rolled out a premier support program which would charge SoniXCast in order to support their customers.  Therefore, the decision has been made to no longer offer any support for CentovaCast customers EXCEPT in the following scenarios: In the event services…

BoomBox Patch v3.5.121

We are happy to announce the following patches to BoomBox have been released: Updated Encoder and FTP Settings blocks to include more details. Repaired button and link display on Chrome and Mac browsers. Repaired Users (dj) side menu items. Added ‘Manage Users’ item. Rebuilt standalone User Manager and removed from the Dashboard page (Available in…

BoomBox v3.5 Release

We are happy to announce that this weekend (8/17 – 8/18, 2019) we will be incrementally (server-by-server) migrating and releasing BoomBox v3.5. This long awaited release is a complete departure from previous releases which is why the maintenance window is as long as it is. Each account will be migrated and tested by the deployment…

BoomBox Updates

We are happy to announce the following updates to BoomBox 3.4.295.07.23.2019: The ShoutCast transcoder (sc_trans) has gone the way of the dinosaurs. ShoutCast (Radionomy) has not maintained the project for many years and its functionality has become unreliable at best. The liquidsoap transcoder will completely replace the old sc_trans transcoder in BB 3.5. In the…

Localized Network Outages

Localized network outages have reportedly affected SoniXCast customers in Europe and the Eastern United States. While global monitoring has shown a rise in network traffic in Europe and the US, we have been unable to otherwise substantiate the reports. Our in house monitoring system reported no such outages nor spikes in listener counts or popularization…

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,…