Aereo filed for voluntary bankruptcy on Thursday, a move that the company says will allow it to “maximize the value of its business and assets” without being dragged down by ongoing lawsuits in several states.
There’s more trouble for Aereo, which laid off the majority of its staff this week. The internet TV service will continue operations for now.
Consumers have been waiting forever for real TV options over the internet — now they may finally get them. Here’s what the FCC’s big announcement could mean for you.
The internet has fundamentally changed the television business and the Chairman of the FCC is preparing to change how the agency categorizes pay TV providers to adapt.
Broadcasters put the final nail in the coffin of Aereo as a live-streaming TV service Thursday, but a judge’s ruling could open the door to it operating as a cloud-DVR service.
TiVo is cutting the cord for its latest DVR, which only works with over-the-air antennas. But will high monthly service fees give cord cutters a sticker shock?
A recent letter from the Copyright Office shows how internet TV services like Aereo can’t win under a complicated system of regulations that appears biased against new technologies.
The Copyright Office this week revealed the amount of royalties that Aereo submitted for a nearly two-year period. The figure may provide the best guess yet to the size of the internet TV service’s operations.
The rules for who can stream internet TV are up in the air in light of a new appeals court decision over “Dish Anywhere,” which is remarkably like the Aereo technology that the Supreme Court shut down last month.
Aereo isn’t ready to give up, and just revealed its plan B in a court filing: The company wants to get access…
Eccentric billionaire Alki David just relaunched a streaming service that he says is a legal version of Aereo’s service that was just shut down by the Supreme Court. He will have to keep his lawyers nearby.
The Aereo holding itself was questionable, but the broader opinion opened the door to some even bigger questions about the legality of DVRs. Could the spate of copyright lawsuits cease if networks and startups agreed on a new type of currency in data?
The Supreme Court’s decision to kill Aereo was bad from a legal point of view — and downright horrible from a policy and innovation perspective.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a decision in the closely watched copyright case that pitted upstart Aereo against the TV industry.
Google’s Chromecast streaming stick didn’t just get love from ESPN this week: Chromecast users can now also cast from the iOS and…
The Supreme Court is worried that granting the broadcasters’ request to shut down Aereo would imperil cloud computing – but the Justices also expressed deep skepticism about Aereo’s tiny antenna design.
The fight over Aereo, which has had the TV industry buzzing for months, is going to the Supreme Court on Tuesday: here’s what you need to know.
Aereo must go before the Supreme Court next week to explain how its tiny antenna service, which has rattled the TV industry, is legal. Here’s how it will make the case.
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/technology/article/TV-streaming-service-Aereo-profitable-in-Houston-5376603.php?t=1c808b65a4b05374ef#/1 Aereo has plans to expand to 50 cities within the next 18 months if it wins its Supreme Court case, reports…
The Department of Justice thinks Aereo should be forced to shut down its service, which is why it wants the Supreme Court to overturn Aereo’s previous court victories.
Internet TV provider Aereo is forging ahead with its expansion even as the fate of its service lies in the balance. The Supreme Court will hear if the service is legal less than three months from now.
Aereo just hit a major roadblock, with broadcasters winning an injunction that will force the company to pull out of two markets.
We now have a date for the most closely watched court case in the TV and entertainment industry. A recusal increases the chance of a tie (and a win for Aereo).
Looking to watch Broncos-Patriots or Seahawks-49ers on the internet? Here’s a guide that shows how some people have a lot more choices than others.
The Supreme Court says it will hear the closely watched case over whether Aereo’s streaming of over-the-air TV signals violates copyright.
Streaming service Aereo could be the biggest threat the TV industry has faced in a generation. It just announced another major funding round for further expansion.
Aereo is tackling the broadcasters’ challenge to its technology head-on, asking the Supreme Court to take a copyright case that will decide the future of how we watch TV.
Aereo’s would-be rival filed an unusual lawsuit in Chicago that hurts the streaming TV service’s plans to expand to other parts of the country, and could provide new ammunition to broadcasters, which are asking the Supreme Court to stop Aereo.
Sports leagues filed a petition in support of broadcasters’ request to shut down Aereo at the Supreme Court. The filing shows how Aereo has become a high-stakes threat, and provides a window into the evolving economics of digital TV.
A new report provides the first hard evidence of Aereo’s subscriber numbers. The figures are good news for Aereo’s popularity — but could prove difficulties for the company’s costs and legal strategy.
Aereo finally released its Android app Tuesday, which subscribers of the TV streaming service can now download from Google Play. Aereo is…
Aereo will launch in Detroit at the end of October. The company had said it would expand to 22 cities by the end of 2013, but so far it’s only set launch dates in eight cities.
Isn’t it fun to be a billionaire? The CEO of FilmON defied a court order and starting streaming TV over the internet again. A federal judge is not impressed.
A Boston judge refused to shut down TV streaming service Aereo, saying the service is like a remote DVR, not a public transmission. It added that any harm to broadcasters would only appear a few years from now.
Aereo will finally be available to Android devices this month. The news could dramatically increase the controversial start-up’s user base — and fan a legal fight that could remake the TV industry.
Broadcasters, alarmed by Aereo’s technology that relays their TV signals, want to rush the issue to the Supreme Court. Their petition is likely premature.
Hold onto your hat, pardners. The legal shoot-out between upstart Aereo and the TV industry has flared up out west; the outcome will determine if streaming TV (legal in New York but not California) will be allowed in six more states.
Broadcasters and upstart streaming TV service Aereo are skirmishing in Boston over whether an injunction issued in DC against another streaming service should affect Aereo.
An ABC affiliate cited a recent sweeping injunction to press its own case against streaming-TV service, Aereo, in Boston — but don’t look for the larger legal landscape to change much anytime soon.
The major broadcasters have scored a legal victory over FilmOn X, the live TV streaming service formerly known as Aereokiller, with the…
Viewers can stream over-the-air TV services like Aereo in New York but not California. The case could go to the Supreme Court – but not until 2015 or later, leaving consumers ample time to get to know the new service.
Aereo won’t say how many subscribers it has gained from CBS going dark on Time Warner Cable, but there’s data showing that interest in Aereo is definitely up.
Aereo, a service that brings TV to smartphones for $8 a month, is going full speed ahead despite ongoing legal uncertainty. Its latest expansion includes Dallas and Miami.
Aereo is launching in Utah in August, ahead of a planned launch in Chicago in September. The company is expanding fast despite facing litigation.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals refused broadcasters’ petition for an en banc appeal of an earlier ruling that says Aereo is legal. The service will thus stream on in New York for the foreseeable future.
Should Americans be able to buy small bundles of TV to watch on their mobile device? The legal fight over that question moved to Boston this week.
Aereo will launch in its fourth city, Chicago, on September 13. Aereo is already available to users in New York, Boston and Atlanta.
A new technology lets consumers watch and record live TV shows on smartphones and other devices. Due to court fights, a large part of the country won’t see it anytime soon — here’s a visual.
Aereo announced Tuesday that it will launch in Atlanta in June. It’s already available in the New York City area, and will launch in Boston on Wednesday. The company also simplified its pricing plans, eliminating daily and yearly options.
The chairman of Dish Networks toned down some of his recent rhetoric against broadcasters on today’s earnings call, and said he is in favor of a subscriber-advertising model for TV.
Aereo, which sells $8 a month subscriptions to watch TV on mobile devices, has responded to lawsuits from broadcasters by filing an unorthodox suit of its own this week. The suit may be for PR purposes more than legal ones.
Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt is watching the Aereo legal battle with interest. If the upstart prevails, Britt may try a similar tactic himself.
Aereo, a service that lets you watch live TV on your phone, is going live in Boston on May 15.
Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia wants to disrupt TV pricing again, this time by rolling out movie and news packages at a fraction of the price of traditional ones. News, he said, might even be free.
Fox, PBS and other broadcasters filed for a New York appeals court to revisit a crucial ruling that permitted start-up Aereo to beam their signals. The appeal raises the stakes further in a battle for the future of TV.
Dish has reportedly been talking to Aereo – but the satellite provider doesn’t want broadcasters to know what those talks were about.
A major appeals court ruling says that Aereo — which lets users watch and record live TV to mobile devices — doesn’t violate copyright law. The decision is the biggest blow yet to the existing TV business.
Aereo is exploring partnerships with internet service providers and pay-TV companies to expand its reach. The company is disrupting conventional TV models by offering a service that lets consumers watch TV on the go for $1 a day.
Want to get rid of your big and expensive cable bundle? So does your cable company. And in that quest, it is joined by some unlikely frenemies.
Aereo is disrupting the traditional TV model with a service that lets users subscribe to TV for a day at a time and watch in on their iPhone. Today, it expanded beyond New York City to a total of 29 counties.
To the frustration of consumers now used to digital distribution, the TV industry stubbornly refuses to unbundle its expensive channel packages. The CEO of upstart Aereo explains why he is taking them on.
Aereo, the disruptive TV-everywhere service that lets people watch shows on mobile devices thanks to remote miniature antennas, announced it is expanding — even as legal questions remain unresolved
Aereo, a TV-on-the-go service that relies on small antennas, is getting a lot of legal attention. The bigger story should be how it is using economic breakthroughs in computing to offer a new form of TV.
Boxee is back with a new devices that focused squarely on broadcast content: The new Boxee TV comes with two tuners for over-the-air content and unlimited DVR recording space in the cloud. The company’s existing Boxee Box will be put into maintenance mode.
Broadcasters are in a pitched fight with Aereo over whether the TV-streaming service violates copyright. Now, Fox is suing an Aereo copycat called BarryDriller.com. The cases will help define the laws for how we watch TV in coming years.
Aereo, the company that wants to deliver broadcast TV online and to any device, has a new pricing plan that puts it on par with a Hulu subscription. The plan aims to get folks to try it out and to challenge the broadcasters’ current revenue models.
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: PC market apologists, Apple stores’ policy on selling gadgets to Iran, The Daily isn’t doing that well, how Aereo’s victory could benefit Apple, and Time Warner’s hopes for Apple TV.
Aereo, a bold bid to transmit television via broadband using tiny off-site antennas, won a major victory in federal court Wednesday when…
Briefing investors on the value proposition offered by the Barry Diller-backed Aereo, Barclays media analyst Anthony DiClemente questions the savings — and fundemental value proposition — of replacing pay TV with over-the-top services.
Here we go again. Another disruptive TV technology, another major lawsuit. This time Dish Network and the major TV networks are suing each other over what Dish calls its “best in class DVR” technology.
As government strives to keep up with the broadband age, the Senate held a hearing covering the future of television, but midway through I realized that the Senate has it all wrong. The future of TV isn’t found in deregulation, it’s found on the Internet.
Want to watch live TV on your Roku without subscribing to cable? Then you should take a look at Skitter, which is rolling out a low-cost live TV service for connected devices. Simliar efforts have failed in court in the past, but Skitter is completely licensed.
Aereo, the controversial technology that turns iPhones and iPads into portable TV sets and DVRs, will not disappear anytime soon despite eff…
Aereo, a bold new service that brings broadcast TV and DVR to your iPad and iPhone, started its engines in New York City today — and the re…
Barry Diller’s latest investment in media disruption hasn’t even launched yet and it’s already in court. That’s part of the appeal of Aereo…
Well, that was quick. Two weeks ago, media mogul Barry Diller announced an ambitious cloud-based TV service that streams over-the-air channe…
Well, that was quick. Two weeks ago, Barry Diller announced an ambitious cloud-based TV service that streams over-the-air channels to internet devices for $12 a month. This week, broadcasters offered their opinion in the form of a lawsuit that seeks to shut off the service.
The promise of cord-cutting may get a lot brighter with the introduction of Aereo, a new TV broadcast service backed by IAC that enables mobile devices, set-top boxes, TVs and PCs to receive local broadcast programming over the Internet.