Aereo

Streaming TV startup Aereo generated quite a few headlines last year. Backed by Barry Diller and IAC, the controversial young company has become entangled in a lengthy and expensive legal…

What Legal Battles? Video Upstart Aereo Lands $34M In New Funding, Plans Big U.S. Expansion

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…

Aereo Founder Explains Delayed Expansion Plans

Aereo, a TV streaming service backed by Barry Diller, is in the middle of a fierce legal battle. The company uses remote, miniature antennas to pull free over-the-air signals from…

Aereo Says “Bring It On” As Broadcasters Push Case Into The Supreme Court

In the never-ending court battle between Aereo and major network broadcasters who’d have Aereo shut down, the NFL and MLB are chiming in on the matter. The MLB and NFL…

NFL, MLB Threaten To Ditch Broadcast If Aereo Wins In Court

Despite new lawsuits sprouting up, Aereo continues to press on with a national expansion plan, with Detroit next on the list. The streaming TV service, which offers live television and…

Aereo To Launch In Detroit On October 28

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…

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

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…

Aereo For Android Launches On October 22

Unsurprisingly, TV broadcasters don’t like that Aereo is taking the content they provide freely over-the-air and putting it on the Internet for everyone to enjoy. The startup is currently embroiled…

Aereo’s Legal Battle Extends To Utah As Fox, Other Broadcasters File Suit

Today Aereo, the live TV streaming/DVR service that brings content directly to any of your devices, at any time, has today announced its plans to launch service in Utah on…

Aereo Will Expand Into Utah On August 19

Despite court battles, Aereo is on a roll. The startup just announced its streaming TV service will hit Chicagoland September 13. This comes just a month after the company announced…

Aereo To Launch Its Internet Streaming TV Service In Chicago On September 13

Aereo investor Barry Diller says that the company isn’t about taking free, over-the-air signals and charging for them, but is instead about moving TV from a closed system to IP.…

Barry Diller Says Aereo Isn’t About Charging For Something That’s Free, But About Moving TV To IP

Fresh on the heels of announcing new streamlined pricing plans, Aereo is announcing plans to launch its service in Atlanta as part of its move to expand outside of New…

Aereo Is Coming To Atlanta: June 17 For Pre-Registered Users, June 24 For Everyone Else

Aereo users, listen up. The company that has been bringing you access to 30 over-the-air broadcast channels on the cheap is switching up its pricing structure a bit to make…

Aereo Switches Up Pricing: $8/Month For 20 Hours Of DVR, $12/Month For 60 Hours Starting May 15

Today marks the latest step in Aereo’s legal battle with major broadcast networks like Fox, ABC, CBS, and NBC, with the live TV streaming/DVR service filing a declaratory judgement action…

Responding To Threats, Aereo Asks Court To Block “Do-Over” Suits In New Districts Ahead Of Boston Launch

Aereo has just announced its first expansion beyond New York City, and the city it’s moving to next is Boston. Bostonians will gain access to the startup’s free, over-the-air TV…

Aereo Brings Free Over-The-Air TV And Cloud DVR To Boston May 15

This is a story about multiple lawsuits, a clone, and yet another tale of David vs. Goliath, except this time David and Goliath are kind of the same person. After…

As Aereo Fights A Clone, Fox Threatens To Go To Cable If Courts Continue To Rule In Aereo’s Favor

Aereo has been making waves of late, winning an important court decision yesterday in its massive legal battle with network broadcasters over the legality of Aereo’s live streaming/DVR system that…

Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities

Aereo has a lot of plates spinning. The streaming TV startup just launched a huge marketing push in NY, along with the announcement of a $38 million funding round aimed…

Aereo Looks To TV Providers, ISPs To Accelerate Growth

Aereo today announced that the cloud DVR/live TV streaming service will be expanding past New York City to more than 19 million people living in the surrounding NYC metropolitan area.…

Aereo Launches Cable-Killer Ad Campaign, Expands Into Three New States

Aereo has been making headlines lately, not only for expanding its streaming cloud DVR service to 22 new markets in the coming months, but for being in active litigation with…

Aereo Amps Up Marketing Efforts Before Expanding To New Cities, Hires Former Apple Exec As CCO

John P. Falcone over at CBS-owned CNET posted a quick piece on Aereo, the TV-over-Internet startup that is giving broadcasters fits. The story, which would have been a short piece…

CNET Now Forbidden To Review Aereo, The TV Service In Active Litigation With CBS

Aereo is quite possibly the most disruptive company to come out of New York since Kickstarter. The startup, founded by serial founder Chet Kanojia, brings live and recorded TV content…

The Sky Is The Limit For Aereo, Assuming The Sky Remains Filled With Free TV Signals

If there’s been one big drawback to Aereo, it’s that the streaming television startup only offers its service to customers living within New York City’s five boroughs. As it turns…

Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets

Aereo network streaming TV service recently launched a new Bloomberg TV channel, marking the first content licensing deal inked by the New York-based startup. We sat down with Chet Kanojia,…

Aereo Founder Chet Kanojia On Expansion, New Content Deals, And Operating Within The Law

Aereo, the polarizing startup that allows users to watch broadcast TV over the Web, is currently fighting for its life in court. The IAC and Barry Diller-backed startup is tangled…

Amidst Ongoing Legal Battles, Aereo To Launch Apps For Smart TVs, Set-Top Boxes; Game Consoles Likely To Follow

Today the Southern District Court of NY heard the oral argumentsfrom Fox, ABC, Univision and a handful of other cable broadcast providers who wish to see streaming network TV startup…

Network Giants Argue In Appeals Court: Aereo Should Be Treated Like A Cable Company

The legal battle between major broadcast networks and TV startup Aereo continues to unwind, as Aereo has filed a brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.…

New York City-based Aereo, a startup that streams network TV over the internet, has today expanded its list of supported devices beyond Apple devices and Roku to all major web…

Aereo Network TV Streaming Service Adds Support For All Major Web Browsers

In the latest installment of Chris Dixon’s Founder Stories, the Hunch co-founder sits down with Chet Kanojia, the founder and CEO of the controversial startup, Aereo. In attempting to bring together over-the-air television with…

(Founder Stories) Aereo’s Chet Kanojia Urges Entrepreneurs To “Go For The Difficult Problems” [TCTV]

Founded by Chet Kanojia and backed by Barry Diller’s IAC, Aereo has been drawing a lot of attention lately. The startup uses mini-antennae to capture video content from ABC, CBS, NBC (and other public broadcasting…

(Founder Stories) Aereo’s Chet Kanojia On How His Company Is “Putting A Wedge” In Video Delivery [TCTV]