Cheap Icecast Hosting

Take the first step towards launching your very own Internet Radio with our affordable Icecast Hosting plans. Icecast is our recommended platform of choice as it has no limitations to it whatsoever and is a completely opensource, community-driven project.

Our Icecast plans not only offer affordability but also operate on a robust server infrastructure, ensuring stable and uninterrupted streaming for both your listeners and your broadcasters. We also try to pack as many included features as possible into our plans, covering almost any requirement you might have.

With our IceCast Hosting plans, we provide the option to select between either AzuraCast or CentovaCast control panels, empowering you to choose the control panel that best aligns with your specific streaming requirements.

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Why choose our Icecast Hosting services

24/7 Support

With an average response time of just 20 minutes and thousands of tickets solved to date, our 24/7 technical support department is one of the fastest in the streaming industry.

No limitations, no paywalls

Unlike Shoutcast, Icecast is completely opensource and free to use. This allows you to use all of its features completely free of charge with nothing "locked" behind a paywall. Use all supported stream formats, any bitrate, relay streams, mountpoints, etc.

30-Day Refund Policy

We believe that you should get the service that you pay for or we don't deserve your money. We will refund your payment within the first 30 days if you are not happy with our product or service.

Web Player & Web Page

Every IceCast hosting plan comes with a web player widget & web page, allowing your users to tune into your radio without leaving their web browser.

DJ Management

Easily manage multiple DJ's accounts by setting permissions and access rules to your radio's control panel.

99.9% Uptime

Our servers are optimized with the latest software and are only hosted within the best datacenters, allowing us to achieve our 99.9% uptime guarantee.

Jingles and Advertisements

Set regular advertisements or jingles at exact time periods and intervals during your radio broadcast from your sponsors, allowing you to fully monetize your streaming network.

Upgrade at any time

Directly upgrade your Icecast Hosting plan at any time within our Client Area. Upgrades are instant and pro-rata priced, so you never lose value on the amount you have already paid.

Easily Make Payment

We support 3 different methods of payment on our platform including Bitcoin, Direct Credit/Debit card payment with Stripe and PayPal.

What is Icecast?

Icecast is opensource software that has been around since 1999 and is supported by thousands of internet radio’s worldwide due to its extensive feature list, which mainly includes multiple supported media formats and the ability to uniquely mount your radio between different servers. We use IceCast alongside Centova Cast to offer a full-featured radio platform for our users to use, which adds extra features like Auto-DJ and Pre-Made Widgets.

AutoDJ & Media Library

Easily drag-and-drop music, albums and artists all in one central control panel with the ability to easily schedule song rotation and switch between your media library and live radio. Streaming Accounts will also gain direct FTP access to upload songs and albums from third party FTP clients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Icecast fully supports the AAC media format. AAC is an extremely efficient high-quality media format and we recommend using it for your broadcast.

Yes you can, Auto-DJ allows live broadcasting. Once your live stream ends or your source disconnects Auto-DJ will also fallback to your stored playlists so there is no stream downtime whatsoever and your listeners will stay connected to the broadcast.

We currently have a centralized location within Finland, Europe. We find it an extremely well suited location for both broadcasters and listeners, it offers low-to-decent latency to almost any location on earth.

Our servers network port can burst up to 10 Gbps if necessary. We keep usage at a maximum of 10-20% at all times per server, allowing up to 80% of the network port to be free at all times for any surges in traffic.

Yes you can – All our streaming plans come with the ability to connect with your own encoder, allowing you to broadcast in real-time from your own computer.

A streaming control panel, such as AzuraCast or CentovaCast, is a web-based interface that allows you to manage and control various aspects of your online radio station. It serves as a centralized hub where you can handle key operations related to broadcasting, playlist management, scheduling, and listener analytics.

Yes, playlists can be fully configured and scheduled within CentovaCast or AzuraCast. You’ll be able to set broadcast times, duration, etc

We use the latest version of Icecast (V2) for our streaming accounts by default.

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