A form of webcasting that uses streaming audio technology to deliver radio programming over the Internet. You need an audio streaming application (such as RealPlayer) before you go to a Net radio Web site. Net radio technology is very popular with college radio stations because of its low cost and the ability to reach a wider audience. It is also popular with road warriors who use Net radio to listen to programs such as local sports games in their home town, while they're on the road.
NetLingo Classification: Net Technology
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