The growing importance of Internet radio

In order to receive a broadcast from a terrestrial radio station, you must be relatively close to it. But for internet radio, there are no boundaries! Checking out the quality of sound, traditional radio is subject to interference and environmental factors. A slight movement of the terrestrial radio will cause annoying fluctuations. Internet radio is less compressed and has sound quality closer to a CD. With clarity, variety and so much more to offer, people are compelled to discard away their traditional radio and switch to online streaming!The outlook for radio has changed amazingly with the introduction of the spellbound internet and the streaming media technology.

Without withstanding the pain of downloading any station or channel, the internet radio allows its listeners to stream media continuously. It does not give us a chance to miss out on anything that is available on traditional broadcast radio stations, be it, news, weather, educational programs, sports, music, chats or talk shows. Internet radio has become a great source of entertainment. Listeners are acquainted with a plethora of choice. From classical to rock and everything that comes in between is readily available without having to wait for your favorite song. Now, a great number of websites provides portal through which any station of our choice can be accessed anytime, anywhere.

The variety of stations available on Internet radios as compared to the traditional ones is its greatest strength. If you have, say, 10 stations on your terrestrial radio, the internet radio gives you 1000. No matter how obscure, music is available for every taste and every genre. Another exciting quality of the internet radio is its continuous streaming without the interruption of advertisements. While terrestrial radio stations must broadcast a steady stream of commercials in order to gain revenue, internet radio stations have no commercials at all. Some internet radio stations are supported by donations and subscriptions.

Besides, you can listen to online radio whenever you want, the only condition being an active internet connection. Listen to masala Bollywood songs from any part of the world without having to worry about the required range.


-Alisha Khan


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