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BossFM 95.5 is a contemporary radio station operating out of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. It serves a wide audience base with a unique blend of talk shows and music genres.
The station recently replaced its studio’s digital console with Lawo’s IP-based RƎLAY virtual radio software. With the upgrade, BossFM 95.5 is the first genuinely virtual radio station in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, noted a press release.
The RƎLAY software suite offers a full broadcast mixer and more: mixing, processing and routing is performed on a touchscreen connected to a desktop PC or laptop. The system allows BossFM to mix 24 audio sources as well as AES67-compliant AoIP signal streams directly on the station’s PC.
The switch supported the station’s goal to give its talent a straight-forward and intuitive way to present their shows.
“Showing our on-air talent and staff the basic functionalities of this novel tool took just a couple of hours,” said BossFM 95.5’s owner. “The first show presented with our new virtual setup went live that same afternoon.”
RƎLAY integrates with third-party hardware and applications. Lawo explained that other members of the RƎLAY product family, such as VPB Virtual Patch Bay, VSC Virtual Sound Card and AES67 Stream Monitor software, provide comprehensive tools that make it possible to have an all-in-one radio station on a PC.