Here we GO!
All down to money, well YES it is, if you use a FREE service then expect a FREE service, full of ads limitations.
Stream providers – can be from £5 – £80 per month
Equipment – Depends on your budget.
Licence UK – Approx £500 per year
Website – from £100 – £200 per year
Encoders – plenty of FREE ones about.
Based on small broadcaster per year,with basic website and using Radio.co
Approx £1,180 per year.