The windows media guide is an electronic repository which used to be updated with millions of music, movies, and videos and with the most of the international radio. You can tune there by selecting the station from player guide.
To start the broadcasting station you have to open online store tab on media guide. Then click on Internet radio. Now you will get option to select your favourite radio station. You can click on Listen button to start paying and you have option to go over the web to visit the open browsers. You can see the list of open web radio stations from the online store tab as well. Then click on radio under the categories. On the selected page please see the instruction to play the broadcasting stations.
You can access internet radio from your personal computer web browsers as well. Just give a search with web base radio on your windows Live Search and you will find out the list of available web based radio stations. And you can listen in them from your windows media player 11. You will have wide option to select the music type from there like Jazz, Hip-hop, Party radio etc. After you select the web radio [http://www.paladinradio.org] you will have option to listen in using streaming if the service is offered. As an example you have option to tune in "Listen Live" button on their web page to start streaming. One more information is, the broadcasting stations that support windows media player are having the windows icon besides it which is really helpful to choose them for playing. So, they provide the option of the downloadable in the Windows Media player file format. If you have the link of the radio station you can directly tune in the web based radio station from your windows media player 11. In media player use CTRL+U and then provide the direct URL of the internet based radio station to start the live streaming. But make sure the internet connectivity that you are using in a good health.