A delay is placed between the broadcaster and the listener of generally 10-30 seconds. This is called a buffer -- it prevents brief glitches, pauses, and packet loss on the Internet from affecting the listening experience. All Internet radio broadcasts and audio players have a buffer that is usually adjustable.
Is another term used to describe delay time of a connection between two servers or addresses in...Ogg
A different and less popular open-source compression format for on-line streaming music and file...Reserve IP (RIP)
No, it's not Rest In Peace. RIP in streaming terms is a list for Reserved IPs. A station with a...DNAS
Short for "Distributed Network Audio/Video Server", it is the program that takes an audio or...Bandwidth
Bandwidth is the generic term for data moving over a network connection.