What is stream hosting and why do I need it?

Radio hosting is a popular service that allows everyone to create own Internet radio, which provides the servers for creating broadcast and appropriate technical solution. In order to create radio broadcasting, it is enough to have personal computer with broadcaster program (designed especially for this purpose, like RadioBoss, SAM Broadcaster or usual Winamp with special plugin), Internet, music collection that you will broadcast as well as free time.

Detailed information on how Internet radio works is provided here.