Bridging the Israel-Palestine Divide: Shortwave Broadcasting’s Potential in the Israel-Palestine Narrative

Bridging the Israel-Palestine Divide: Shortwave Broadcasting’s Potential in the Israel-Palestine Narrative

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Bridging the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Israel-Palestine conflict necessitates innovative communication solutions that transcend political and geographical barriers. With its robust shortwave capabilities and commitment to neutral broadcasting, NEXUS-IBA stands poised to be a significant player in promoting peace, understanding, and hope in this tumultuous region.

NEXUS-IBA broadcasts can be heard daily all over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (including Israel and Palestine). See our broadcast schedules for details.

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NEXUS-IBA’s Role in Bridging the Israel-Palestine Divide on Shortwave

As the Israel-Palestine conflict escalates, the need for impartial, far-reaching communication channels is more critical than ever. With its unique capabilities, shortwave broadcasting stands at the forefront of potential solutions. NEXUS-IBA, a beacon in international broadcasting, draws inspiration from past endeavours like the “Voice of Peace” by Abie Nathan. How can NEXUS-IBA harness shortwave as a force of reconciliation in this volatile region?

Shortwave at the time of war: Wide-Reaching Transmissions

With its extensive shortwave infrastructure, NEXUS-IBA can reach the farthest corners of Israel and Palestine. NEXUS-IBA’s shortwave can be the unfaltering voice of clarity in areas where digital communication might falter due to conflict-induced disruptions.

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NEXUS-IBA Impartiality Amidst conflicts

In a landscape rife with charged narratives, NEXUS-IBA’s commitment to neutral broadcasting mirrors the ethos of legendary initiatives like the “Voice of Peace”. This neutrality can help reduce tensions and mistrust amongst conflicting parties.

Opportunities for Reconciliation through International Broadcasting

International broadcasting offers a unique platform to foster reconciliation in conflict-ridden regions. As a medium that transcends borders, it can provide an unbiased, balanced perspective on contentious issues, helping to dispel myths and misinformation that often exacerbate tensions. Additionally, by showcasing shared cultural, historical, and human narratives, international broadcasting can promote mutual understanding and empathy among conflicting parties.

Shortwave and International broadcasting, in general, also allows for dialogues and peace-focused programs featuring voices from different sides of a divide, which can act as catalysts for grassroots reconciliation. Through its far-reaching and inclusive nature, international broadcasting can significantly bridge divides, humanise narratives, and foster peace.

News Beyond Borders

NEXUS-IBA can offer an unbiased news platform, providing a balanced perspective on the conflict. Such neutral reporting can be instrumental in dispelling myths and promoting understanding.

Israeli separation wall divides Shuafat Refugee Camp, Pisgat Zeev Israeli Settlement in West Bank

International Broadcasting as a Platform for Dialogue, crossing Bridges

By broadcasting shared historical narratives, music, and stories, NEXUS-IBA can emphasize the intertwined destinies of Israelis and Palestinians, fostering mutual respect and empathy.

Under NEXUS-IBA’s global network umbrella, shortwave radio hosts conversations between influential voices from both sides. These dialogues centred on peace and coexistence, can act as catalysts for grassroots reconciliation.

Crisis Communication

In moments of intense conflict, timely and accurate information can save lives. NEXUS-IBA’s shortwave broadcasts can be a reliable source of safety advisories, medical guidelines, and other essential updates.

Voices from the Ground

By amplifying the stories of ordinary Israelis and Palestinians their challenges, hopes, and aspirations, NEXUS-IBA can humanize the conflict, fostering connections at a grassroots level.

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The Voice of Peace and Abie Nathan: A Legacy of Hope

Established in 1973, the “Voice of Peace” was not just a radio station but a daring and innovative endeavour symbolizing a deep-seated hope for peace in the Middle East. Founded by Abie Nathan (April 29, 1927- August 27, 2008), an Israeli peace activist and former combat pilot, this offshore radio station was moored on a ship off the Tel Aviv coast to circumvent local broadcasting restrictions. For two decades, amidst the turbulence of conflict, “Voice of Peace” consistently broadcasted messages of reconciliation, unity, and mutual respect in various languages, reaching listeners across the political and geographical spectrum.

A Mission Beyond Music

While the “Voice of Peace” was renowned for its diverse international music playlist, its core aim was loftier. Nathan’s vision was to bridge the divisive gap between Israelis and Palestinians and promote dialogue over discord. The station became a haven for those tired of the relentless cycle of violence, providing an alternative narrative that challenged the status quo. Nathan ensured that voices seeking conciliation had a platform by featuring interviews, discussions, and even call-ins. Even though the station ceased its broadcast in 1993, its legacy remains a testament to the transformative power of radio broadcasting in conflict resolution and peace-building.

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How to broadcast to conflict zones and in case of emergency: The war in Ukraine

Broadcasting on shortwave radio offers several advantages over other forms of communication, particularly in times of war or other disruptions. In Ukraine, where the war is has disrupted local AM and FM radio, Shortwave radio can provide an essential source of information and connection for people in the affected areas.

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One of the critical advantages of Shortwave radio is its ability to reach a wide area. Unlike local local or national use of AM and FM radio transmitters, which are limited in range, can be easily put out of service or disrupted by interference from the war, listeners can listen to International AM/Medium Waves and Shortwave radio broadcasts in several languages across vast distances. This means that people in remote or isolated areas can access important information and news, even when other forms of communication are unavailable.

Advantages of broadcasting on Shortwave to conflict zones

Another advantage of Shortwave radio broadcasting is its resilience to interference. Unlike other forms of radio, shortwave signals can travel long distances through the atmosphere, making them less susceptible to interference from physical obstacles or other sources. This makes shortwave radio an ideal choice for providing reliable communication in times of crisis or emergency.

Advantages of broadcasting on Shortwave In case of emergency

listening to radio at war in UkraineNEXUS-IBA’s International Broadcasting services can be activated even on short notice to broadcast in case of international emergencies using frequencies allocated for International Radio for Disaster Relief (IRDR). This is an initiative supported by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the HFCC, the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) intended to broadcast special radio programs in any language and to any world target affected by an international emergency on particular shortwave frequencies that have been kept available internationally for such use.

Professional radio stations, amateur radio enthusiasts and the military have used Shortwave radio to communicate in emergencies such as natural disasters, war, epidemics or other events that disrupt normal communication channels. Since shortwave radio signals can travel thousands of miles beyond national borders, they are a valuable asset during international emergencies.

In addition to its broad reach and interference resilience, shortwave radio offers the advantage of being relatively easy and inexpensive to receive. Unlike local AM and FM radio, which require specialized equipment and infrastructure on the target, shortwave radio can be broadcast from abroad and usually very far away using powerful transmitters and directional antennas. This allows individuals and organizations to outsource broadcasting on Shortwave, escape strict media control or censorship from local authorities,  and provide valuable information and connections for people in the target areas.

Shortwave and Medium Wave (AM) Advantages for International Broadcasting

Broadcasting on Shortwave radio offers several advantages over other forms of communication. NEXUS-IBA also issues AM radio (Medium Waves) to cover large areas spanning the European continent during the evening and night.

International broadcasting on Shortwave and on International AM/Medium Waves has been particularly effective in recent conflicts in Iran, Iraq, the ex-republic of Yugoslavia, Ukraine, Israel and Palestine, particularly during war or other disruptions. With its broad reach, resilience to interference, and ease of setup, Shortwave radio can provide an essential source of information and connection for people in the affected areas.

Geocaching Meets DXing: The Modern-Day Digital Treasure Hunts Engaging the Youth at the EDXC in Metz

Geocaching Meets DXing: The Modern-Day Digital Treasure Hunts Engaging the Youth at the EDXC in Metz

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The European DX Council, DXing and geocaching

Hello, DXers and radio listeners across the spectrum!

Europe 1 Long Wave transmitter

Between September 8-10, 2023, Metz, France, became the hub for shortwave listening enthusiasts and radio amateurs at the 2023 European DX Council (EDXC) conference. That unforgettable rendezvous was more than just an event. It was a congregation celebrating the joys of Medium Wave, Long Wave (LW), Shortwave, and the broader world of international broadcasting.

Europe 1 plaque at transmitter site

Our journey took us to the renowned Europe 1 Sender (transmitter) in Uberherrn (Felsberg), followed by engaging conversations among fellow DXers at a local cafè right on the border between France and Germany. The culmination involved a festive evening banquet at a typical Brasserie in Metz, celebrating the spirit of DXing and radio listening.

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An interesting correlation between DXing and Geocaching emerged during a lively conversation at the tail end of the EDXC conference in Metz, also concerning an open debate on how to get more young people interested in the hobby of DXing, and, in general, Medium Wave (MW), Long Wave (LW) and Shortwave radio listening. Would this be a way to promote DXing to a larger public and introduce our hobby to a younger audience?

Read on for more details …

What is DXing?

DXing is a hobby centred on receiving, identifying, and collecting distant radio or television signals. The term “DX” is derived from the telegraphic shorthand for “distance” or “distant.” DXers, the enthusiasts who engage in this hobby, use various equipment and techniques to catch transmissions from faraway places.

Key points about DXing

  1. Modes of Transmission: DXing can involve several modes of transmission, including AM radio, shortwave (SW) radio, FM radio, television, and even satellite signals.
  2. Challenges: A significant aspect of the fun and challenge of DXing is tuning into distant stations that are weak or are subject to interference, often requiring keen ears and specialised equipment.
  3. Equipment: While many DXers use regular commercial radio sets, others might employ more specialised equipment like single sideband receivers, external antennas, preselectors, and Software Defined Radios (SDRs) to maximise their reception capabilities.
  4. Awards and Recognition: Various clubs and organisations dedicated to DXing often issue awards and certificates for notable reception accomplishments, such as logging a certain number of countries or specific distant stations.
  5. Types: While the most common form is shortwave DXing, other forms include FM DXing, where enthusiasts try to receive distant FM radio stations, and TV DXing, centred on receiving distant television signals.
  6. Applications: Beyond being a hobby, DXing skills have been valuable in intelligence and during wars, where operatives would tune into foreign broadcasts to gather information.

DXing is a blend of art, science, and patience. It serves both as an enjoyable pastime for many and a testament to the marvel of radio waves and their ability to connect people across vast distances.

QSL Cards

A QSL card is a written confirmation of two-way radio communication between two amateur radio stations or a one-way reception of a signal from an AM radio, FM radio, television, or shortwave broadcasting station. The term “QSL” comes from the Q code, a set of standardized radio shorthand codes that originated with Morse code operators. “QSL?” asks “Did you receive my transmission?” while “QSL” alone means “I confirm receipt of your transmission.”

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The Importance of Collecting QSL Cards for DXers

  1. Proof of Reception: For DXers, particularly those who engage in long-distance radio listening, a QSL card is a tangible confirmation that they successfully received a signal from a distant station. It’s akin to a trophy or badge of achievement in the DXing world.
  2. Historical Record: QSL cards often provide details of a particular broadcast or contact’s date, time, frequency, and signal strength. Over time, these cards become a historical record of one’s listening or contacting achievements.
  3. Cultural Exchange: Many QSL cards are beautifully designed, featuring images or artwork that provide insights into the culture, geography, or history of the broadcasting nation or the individual radio operator. Thus, collecting these cards can offer a rich cultural and visual journey worldwide.
  4. Competition & Awards: Within the DXing community, there are often competitions and awards based on who can confirm reception from most countries, regions, or specific challenging stations. QSL cards serve as the evidence required to claim such achievements.
  5. Personal Connection: For amateur radio operators, exchanging QSL cards is not just about confirming a radio contact. It’s also a personal touch, connecting two individuals who might be thousands of miles apart. The card is a remembrance of that connection.
  6. Encouragement for Stations: When broadcasting stations, significantly smaller or lesser-known, receive QSL card requests, it serves as positive feedback. It lets them know that their signals are reaching distant places and that there are listeners who appreciate their content.

While the digital age might offer various online tools and software for logging and confirming radio contacts, QSL cards retain a charm and personal touch that makes them a cherished tradition in DXing.

DXing Meets Geocaching: The Digital Era of Discovery

At first glance, DXing and geocaching are distinct realms. Still, a closer look reveals a shared spirit: the exhilaration of exploration and the reward of discovery. Just as geocaching enthusiasts use GPS to hunt for hidden treasures worldwide, DXers scan the airwaves in search of elusive radio signals from remote corners of the globe. The thrill here isn’t just in the hunt but also the tools of the trade. To dive into DXing, all you traditionally needed was a radio receiver. However, today’s digital age has revolutionised the hobby. Now, enthusiasts can connect online to hundreds of remote (online) SDR (Software Defined Radios) receivers that grant free access to the vast spectrum of Medium, Long, and Shortwave frequencies worldwide. 

This melding of technology and adventure mirrors geocaching’s appeal, making DXing even more accessible and engaging for young people. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, these hobbies offer them an opportunity to explore global communities, appreciate the wonders of radio technology, and embrace the joy of unearthing hidden wonders, whether physical caches or ethereal radio waves.

What is the European DX Council (EDXC)?

For newcomers to the EDXC, this nonprofit organisation is not just a Council; it’s a global nexus for those passionate about DXing.

The EDXC’s fundamental aspirations are:

  1. Upholding the DXers’ Spirit: Advocating for DX listeners and allied radio clubs in the expansive international broadcasting and telecommunications universe.
  2. Global Collaboration in Radio: Enlarging our footprint beyond Europe, weaving together a network of DX enthusiasts and radio organisations worldwide.
  3. Educational Symposia: EDXC annual conferences illuminate the ever-evolving facets of radio and shortwave listening.
  4. Networking Bridge: Facilitating dialogue between DX listeners, radio clubs, radio stations, and critical stakeholders in radio and telecommunications.
  5. Elevating the DX Passion: Keeping the enchantment of DXing alive and thriving for future generations of radio listeners.

Membership to the EDXC

Membership to the EDXC is entirely free. Whether you’re a Shortwave listener from Tokyo’s bustling streets, a radio amateur soaking up the sun on Brazil’s tranquil shores, or an avid listener from anywhere else, or are puzzled about understanding how to catch distant stations, we strongly invite you to join the EDXC council or a local or national member organisation as a personal member or join as a local club of DXers.

Becoming part of the EDXC immerses you in a community of passionate radio listeners and DXers. If the melodies and mysteries of radio frequencies captivate your evenings, consider this your exclusive invite to connect with peers who resonate with your passion.

EDXC’s Annual Conferences

Each year, the European DX Council (EDXC) holds a riveting conference that serves as a melting pot of ideas, discussions, and camaraderie for radio enthusiasts from around the globe. These gatherings are not just about radio; they celebrate a shared passion, an opportunity to connect with like-minded souls, and a deep dive into the ever-evolving world of radio listening and DXing. 

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The next EDXC conference is set to grace the picturesque city of Tartu, Estonia, in the late summer of 2024. Nestled along the Emajõgi River, Tartu is Estonia’s intellectual heartland, renowned for its venerable university and vibrant cultural scene. Its historic charm and modern vibrancy provide the perfect backdrop for engaging sessions and delightful explorations.

Whether you’re a seasoned DXer or a curious novice, Tartu’s inviting ambience and EDXC’s enriching agenda promise an event you won’t miss. Join the European DX Council as we tune into the future of radio amidst the enchanting lanes of Tartu.

For additional details, insights, and updates, visit the official European DX Council (EDXC) website.
To apply for membership to the EDXC, please contact the EDXC Secretary General or apply for membership at one of the many diferent DX clubs & organisations.

Special thanks to Christian Ghibaudo, Assistant Secretary General at the EDXC, for making this year’s conference in Metz such a memorable experience for all of us!

NEXUS-IBA and Milano Ventures Ltd. partnership

NEXUS-IBA and Milano Ventures Ltd. partnership

NEXUS-IBA selects Milano Ventures as partner

NEXUS-IBA selects Milano Ventures Ltd as Global Media service partner

Global Media partnership in International Broadcasting and Content Delivery

Milano Ventures merges the competencies and shares the values of NEXUS-IBA in offering strategic consultancy and opportunities to International Broadcasters, either secular or Christian, to reach any country in the world via (World) International Shortwave Radio, International AM radio (Medium Wave), IP Streaming and Satellite.

NEXUS-IBA and Milano Ventures use the most advanced public & private cloud technologies, including CDN for fast & reliable streaming and broadcasting & media services for international organisations.

Get on the air on shortwave, satellite or streaming

Be like the BBC (*), VOA, CNN, Radio France Internationale, The Deutsche Welle  (*), Al Jazeera or your favourite international broadcaster and cover the world with a single broadcast, at less than the cost of one market on FM or terrestrial TV at home.

(*) The BBC World Service and Deutsche Welle are among the many international broadcasters hosted in Milan, Italy. As a NEXUS-IBA member, they broadcasted live headline news and information to Milan’s English-speaking community.

Africa and Asia satellite coverage

Africa and Asia satellite coverage

With our global media partnership, NEXUS-IBA and Milano Ventures help you reach any world corner with powerful international broadcasting services. We use some of the most powerful stations in the world, with more than 40 Million Watts (up to 43 MW ERP) on Shortwave radio, AM/Medium Wave (in Europe) or via satellite radio & TV and Internet streaming.

How to Replace Satellite Radio Networks with IP

You can now save money using IP streaming to convey your audio or video stream from your production studio to our stations. You can save money, broadcast live and use your live stream connected to our CDN to make your content available to listeners in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Africa.

NEXUS-IBA and Milano Ventures use WorldDirector CDN technology to transport digital audio or video signals and deliver content to millions of users worldwide.

Secular and Christian media

Milano Ventures and NEXUS-IBA do not discriminate against race, sex, language, or political or religious beliefs. We promote pluralism of information, human rights, free speech, political and religious pluralism, diversity, with particular attention to minorities, and above all ethnic, cultural, political, and religious minorities. We promote first hand information, apply no censorship to content providers, and make all efforts using the best available technologies to overcome those who blocks access to free flow of information on radio and TV using jamming or slowing down or denying cross-border Internet traffic.

Secular and religious broadcasting

On IPAR (International Public Access Radio), we promote news and feature programs in English and other languages that deal with sensitive issues such as freedom of speech. We can also target regions where freedom of speech is at stake, where governments block the Internet and censor communication and media.

Over EGR (European Gospel Radio), we promote Christian and religious programs aimed at worldwide evangelism, hosting any preacher, Minister, Church, missionary, confessional, non-denominational religious organisation or anyone who has something to say or preach to the world.

Over our mainstream streaming channels or via the client’s dedicated streaming audio (radio) and streaming video (TV) channels, we offer a 24/7 presence accessible anywhere. We use our WorldDirector CDN cloud-based services, not necessarily controlled by any significant cloud providers or Governments, running on an independent Content Delivery Network (CDN) with Point of Access servers spread across the world. Working with an independent hybrid cloud vendor like Milano Ventures allows greater independence over corporations controlling Internet access and public clouds.

Our offer is a unique opportunity for any broadcaster or program producer to reach any country without barriers, using Shortwave radio, Satellite, TV, AM or Medium Wave radio and Internet streaming in any possible combination.

The power of International media: Know your audience

International broadcasting is like advertising: everybody agrees it works, but it isn’t easy to quantify. The world’s largest broadcasting organisations have been deeply involved in audience research, costing vast money.

Even the largest International broadcasters cannot accurately estimate the size of their audience for any program they air with the same or even a comparable level of accuracy as an FM or TV station can do for any particular market.

How many listeners do we reach daily?

Since 1979, NEXUS-IBA founders have been working with worldwide Radio & TV Ministries, the BBC, the United Nations, UNESCO, other prominent International broadcasters and media, and those involved in Audience and International Media Research.

NEXUS-IBA International media content delivery around the world

Global media content delivery via NEXUS-IBA

Only the most prominent organisations like the BBC or the Voice of America can afford the cost of conducting some audience research on Shortwave. However, some empirical data exists on the number of Shortwave receivers in each country, which lead to a potential audience of more than ten million in Europe and about the same in North Africa and the Middle East. We can cover these regions with a Grade-A signal using a 50 to 150 kW service on Shortwave. Other areas in Asia/Pacific or the Americas can be best covered using up to 300 kW. Most of the time, we know that people listen because we monitor our signal quality continuously in several countries and because listeners write to our members, our program producers and us.

International Radio Audience Research

Graham Mytton, former Head of Audience Research of the BBC, stated:

People will go through the trouble of listening to shortwave, even when reception is difficult, if it provides something that they otherwise cannot get.

According to our experience, if your program has an impact and is not available on local TV or FM & AM radio, people will tune into your schedule to listen to it. Someone calls it word-of-mouth propagation, and for this reason and our long-standing experience, we are well known among Shortwave listeners worldwide for our high-quality radio relay services at nonprofit cost.

Radio Marketing: How to promote your radio program

Most of our World Radio broadcasters and program producers do fantastic work advertising their broadcasts among their churches or community members overseas. Once they know that we provide an excellent signal in the target area, they tune and may call other people to listen, in a snowballing effect.

You have to consider doing this when you start airing, i.e., using your existing contacts and email or messaging them to spread the news about your broadcasts’ time, frequency, and area.

We can provide help to people tuning in, and we can offer you advise and marketing tools, but we cannot often go as far as keeping you connected with the audience of your program. So you should consider this as part of your mission as an International Broadcaster!

Global Media Outreach: How can you reach the whole world

For all the satellite radio and TV talk, Shortwave radio remains the most cost-effective electronic mass medium that can instantly span enormous distances and penetrate every home in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific. Also, Shortwave radio is portable and is a companion wherever one goes. It is indeed the world’s most mobile electronic mass medium. Modern Shortwave receivers are ultra-compact, inexpensive, and very easy to use.

Any program aired on Shortwave and AM/Medium Wave is also carried over our 24/7 streaming channels. So anyone who is connected to the Internet can also listen to your program using a phone, tablet, a PC or Internet radio device.

On Satellite, we can distribute your radio and TV signal via satellites worldwide. In addition, beyond the digital divide, we complement our services with simultaneous audio (radio) streaming wherever the Internet is available.

We can build your own radio station

Milano Ventures and NEXUS will create your virtual radio station on Shortwave, AM/Medium Wave, or online, often with a dedicated frequency you air for more than 60 minutes per day.

We can help you create your dedicated audio channels or your streaming radio station from scratch, including a visual player hosted on your website. Your streaming radio station can be based on your content, music, news, and live events. And once you have a live 24/7 channel over the Internet, we can also take it all or just a few hours on our WorldWide radio stations and broadcast it live on Shortwave and/or AM/Medium Wave to Europe or on Shortwave to Africa, Asia, North or South America.

We can also help locate and integrate news, information and additional material into your schedule to create a loyal audience. Typical applications include in-store radio, Church or Christian radio, group or interest-based radio, news radio services, music, political, foreign or vernacular language service.Build your own radio or TV station

Marketing, SEO and lead generation

Milano Ventures and NEXUS also help your organisation create a modern communication strategy, i.e., creating real opportunities to impact innovative services, such as marketing automation, fundraising, lead generation, on-demand marketing, online presence, and social media management. In addition, NEXUS-IBA and Milano Ventures help secular and Christian organisations increase fundraising opportunities and fund their mission and outreach ministries.

marketing, SEO and lead generation fro your company or organisation

Continuous innovation and research in new technologies

With the help of Milano Ventures, the NEXUS association strengthens its position as Innovator and Technology Mediator or facilitator. We enable NEXUS-IBA’s members worldwide and end-users to make full use of innovation and recent technology developments in media, including broadcasting, social media, and the Internet.

Innovation in new technologies

NEXUS-IBA (nonprofit) volunteers

People volunteering for NEXUS-IBA are professionals, teachers, university professors and researchers, journalists, students, and engineers. Most of them devote their spare time and resources to public service to the global community.

On June 15, 1995, NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association was officially approved for association with the Department of Public Information (now: the Department of Global Communication) of the United Nations. For more than 20 years, NEXUS-IBA has been actively promoting the work and activities of both the UN and UNESCO. Researchers at NEXUS-IBA created the first load-balanced cloud and Content Delivery Network (CDN) called WorldDirector, later used by Milano Ventures and their clients in Europe and the USA.

our volunteers

Innovation in the Cloud

Most Internet and cloud-related services and applications are delivered to end-users fast and reliably over the WorldDirector platform, including streaming audio and video services on behalf of our stations and members.

Innovaton in the cloud and internet

About the NEXUS-IBA term

The NEXUS term was chosen because this Latin word says it all: a link or point of connection, using international media, radio, TV and cloud services to link content providers with their audiences.

But NEXUS also stands for more than just a physical connection using various technologies. It also means World communication and promoting freedom of speech around the world. When an individual or an organisation becomes part of NEXUS-IBA, they are part of a dynamic, highly professional and creative team devoted to utilising the latest technologies to deliver their content at the lowest possible cost.

NEXUS-IBA team: the cultural radio link

Milano Ventures (Dublin, Ireland) is proud to be selected NEXUS-IBA’s partner to service their membership and commercial clients, service and and maintain their cloud and broadcasting infrastructure across all continents.

From Dublin, Ireland, Milano Ventures Ltd. offers content media delivery services worldwide both to NEXUS-IBA’s members and commercial clients. Services offered by Milano Ventures include: international broadcasting, disaster recovery, professional e-mail, software and application development, domain registration, web marketing & SEO, high reliability WorldDirector cloud hosting and related consulting services.

NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association (NEXUS-IBA, Milan, Italy) is a non-profit association founded in 1990. NEXUS-IBA provides its membership all necessary means for the effective dissemination of content on radio, TV, the Internet and any media in general. NEXUS-IBA reaches every country in the world. Radio and TV broadcasters, as well as small program producers from all-over the world make use of NEXUS-IBA’s Internet media streaming & distribution, radio, TV and satellite broadcasting services to reach audiences worldwide.

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NEXUS-IBA, the Home of International Broadcasting on AM and Shortwave