R @ diomp3 gives up
The worldwide unique digital MP3 radio from the provider Musicpl @ y, R @ diomp3, went offline today at 3:00 p.m. sharp. Already on May 31st Musicpl @ y GmbH had applied for insolvency proceedings before the local court.
Despite great efforts, no further possibility was seen to maintain the offer. The offer was based on the transmission of MP3 files via the blanking intervals of the television station NBC Europe, which could not only be heard with the corresponding client, but also recorded in typical MP3 quality (128Kbit/44KHz) in real time. Up until the end, Musicpl @ y had constantly expanded the program with new programs and concepts and thus reached 600,000 users.