Aereo issues a bold statement to TV broadcasters regarding their efforts to sue the startup over copyright infringement claims. (How bold? Bolder than A1 ‘Bold & Spicy’ sauce.)
Well, professional sports has officially decided that TV startup Aereo is a bad thing and must be stopped or else their business will be impacted severely.
Broadcasters suddenly have a lot more reason to take Aereo down.
What gadgets will be hot at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show? The Digital Answer Man knows.
Aereo isn’t letting a little thing like getting sued by everyone get in the way of its product roadmap.
Aereo is facing yet another lawsuit questioning the legality of its TV anywhere service, with the latest coming from big media companies and local broadcast affiliate stations in Utah (PDF).
“TV anywhere” service Aereo is adding another four big cities to its rapid expansion plans, the company announced today.
Aereo announced that its launching its TV anywhere service across the entire state of Utah today.
Aereo, the TV anywhere startup founded by veteran media entrepreneur Barry Diller, announced today that Chicago will be the next market where its service will be available.
Following its initial launch on iOS, broadcast television network ABC is bringing its livestreaming app “Watch ABC” to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, the company announced today.
IAC chairman Barry Diller has expansive plans for his Internet TV service, Aereo — including, eventually, original programming.
Aereo has announced that Atlanta, Ga. will be the next market to receive its streaming TV service, with a roll out scheduled for next month.
Streaming TV startup Aereo has modified its pricing plans to now only offer memberships at $8 per month or $12 per month. While the CEO claims it’s about simplifying, the real reason is likely revenue.
TV anywhere startup Aereo is doing its best to stave off attacks that its business is operating illegally, and has now asked a federal court in New York to block broadcaster CBS from filing additional lawsuits.
CBS has had plenty to say about its future if TV startup Aereo is permitted to exist, and now the company is investing some of its resources into a streaming video startup that could help it stay competitive.
Despite continued legal attacks by television networks, controversial streaming TV startup Aereo will bring its service to Boston starting on May 15.
“They’re independent businesses, they can choose to do what they wish to,” said Aereo’s Chet Kanojia at the Ad Age Digital conference today.
Major broadcast station CBS could disconnect its freely available broadcast signal in favor of becoming a cable channel, according to recent comments made by CBS chief exec Leslie Moonves.
News Corp. may take its major broadcast station Fox off the air and convert it to a cable network, the company said today.
Streaming TV startup Aereo has won a major court victory against TV networks that makes sure it can continue operating its service to bring network television to PCs, tablets, phones, and other devices.
Streaming TV startup Aereo has expanded its coverage area to include parts of New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania — the first major step in a larger rollout that will likely attract more consumers.
Guest Post Aereo shows the kind of chutzpah that only small innovators can. It is pushing for a broad interpretation of fair use rights, an interpretation that is relevant to the 21st century.
IAC-backed Aereo is expanding its disruptive pay TV service into 22 new markets, the company announced today.
IAC-backed television service Aereo recently announced that it’s reached a deal to bring the Bloomberg TV cable network to its lineup of available channels.
Aereo is rolling out new support for its satellite broadcast TV service on web browsers, the company announced today.
I’m sitting in my office (by which I mean my kitchen) watching Rachel Ray on my iPad and Kathy Lee on my laptop. These aren’t clips or day or old episodes. It’s live programming that’s streaming to me via Aereo, the web TV service locked in a legal battle with the big TV networks, which launches to the public in New York City this morning.
Aereo, the New York startup that is building a new system for streaming and recoding live TV, is countersuing the big TV networks that filed a lawsuit against it at the beginning of this month. The company, which is backed by local investors like First Round Capital and Barry Diller’s IAC, says that the courts have already ruled in favor of their technology, just not in this innovative new form.
Incumbent industries have a history of challenging new technologies that disrupt the established way they do business. For example, AT&T sued to keep everything from the answering machine to the Hush-A-Phone out of the market. Yesterday’s news that all the major TV networks are filing suit against streaming TV service Aereo is the latest in a long line of battles about how technology evolves. And Aereo, which recently raised $25 million from backers that include billionaire Barry Diller’s IAC, is ready for a war.
Apple has big plans to launch a streaming TV service by Christmas, and of course the rumor mill is already running wild on when it will sell an actual TV. But first Apple will need to clear a hurdle: Getting the rights to shows for its new TV service. So far, its negotiations with the big media companies are not going well, because Apple has been taking its usual approach: “our way or nothing at all.”
Influential media businessman Barry Diller was on hand today for the debut of new startup Aereo TV, a streaming video service that aims to steal consumers away from the expensive cable and satellite television providers.