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  • Aereo’s Dissent

    Aereo’s Dissent

    I’ve been waiting for the Supreme Court ruling on Aereo all week. When it came down yesterday, it felt a little bit like Groundhog Day. If the Supreme Court sided with Aereo, winter would be over; if they didn’t, six more weeks of cold. Either way, I think Aereo will eventually have its own spring… but now it will take a while. So here’s the bad news: the Supreme… Read More

  • Aereo Says That SCOTUS Ruling “Sends A Chilling Message To The Tech Industry”

    Aereo Says That SCOTUS Ruling “Sends A Chilling Message To The Tech Industry”

    Aereo has issued a formal response to the decision passed down today by the Supreme Court, ruling that Aereo is illegal because the service is considered a public performance under the Copyright Act. In the response, Aereo calls this decision a “massive setback for the American consumer.” Chet Kanojia, Aereo CEO, also cites Justice Scalia’s dissent in the statement… Read More

  • An Exclusive Interview With Aereo CEO Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing

    An Exclusive Interview With Aereo CEO Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing

    Today, the David-vs-Goliath moment that we’ve all been waiting for will finally arrive. In just a few short moments, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia and his legal team will enter the Supreme Court Courthouse to make final oral arguments against multiple broadcasters. But let’s recap. Read More

  • Aereo Prepares for Supreme Court Battle

    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia Explains The Broadcaster Battle In His Own Words

    In the past year, Aereo has fought legal battles in three different states with broadcasters looking to get the streaming TV service kicked off the air, if you catch my drift. Tomorrow, the case goes to the main stage in front of the Supreme Court, where lawyers from both sides will make oral arguments before the SCOTUS. Read More

  • Aereo's Rooftop Installations | Exclusive

    Aereo Shows Off Their Rooftop Antenna Farm Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling

    A lot has been said about Aereo’s technology — so much, in fact, that there are hundreds of pages worth of legal documents discussing the matter as it relates to the law. That said, we thought it would be helpful to take a closer look at how Aereo actually works when it lets customers rent out remote DVR antennas and watch what amounts to live television on any device. Read More

  • Aereo Sells Out Of Capacity In NYC

    Aereo Sells Out Of Capacity In NYC

    Aereo, a TV streaming service looking to change the way we consume media, has just sold out of capacity in New York City. Founder and CEO Chet Kanojia confirmed the news via Twitter. The company launched in 2011 with NYC as a pilot market, and has since expanded to 11 markets total. The service, much to the chagrin of major network broadcasters, acts as a remote, mini antenna, letting… Read More

  • Supreme Court Will Hear Aereo Case, Settling The Broadcaster Battle Once And For All

    Supreme Court Will Hear Aereo Case, Settling The Broadcaster Battle Once And For All

    Aereo, a streaming TV startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has been embroiled in a legal battle with network broadcasters for the better part of this year. But the case has finally reached the home stretch, as the supreme court today decided to take on the issue and settle the matter once and for all. Aereo takes OTA signals out of the air through miniature antennas and streams… Read More

  • Aereo Case Moves to Supreme Court

    Aereo Founder Explains Delayed Expansion Plans

    Streaming TV startup Aereo has had a big week. The company agreed to take an arduous legal battle with major network broadcasters to the Supreme Court. To discuss the move and the growth of the company, we sat down with Chet Kanojia, CEO and founder. Read More

  • Another One Bites The Dust: Boston Court Denies Preliminary Injunction Against Aereo

    Another One Bites The Dust: Boston Court Denies Preliminary Injunction Against Aereo

    Refusing to pipe down today, Aereo has just confirmed that a federal judge has ruled in favor of Aereo in its legal battle with Hearst Stations in Boston, one of three currently ongoing lawsuits between the streaming TV startup and major network broadcasters, the other in New York and most recently Utah. Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton issued a ruling that denies the plaintiff a motion for… Read More

  • Aereo For Android Launches On October 22

    Aereo For Android Launches On October 22

    Android users, how would you like 30 live TV channels to be available on your phone or tablet at any given time or place? If that sounds like you, then happy Thursday. Aereo, the company that streams live television and DVR service to iPhone, iPad and desktop users across the country, is today announcing that Android users will be able to join in on the fun starting on October 22. Read More