MarketWatch FreeCast's Next Gen TV Platform Allows Broadcasters to...

Working with broadcasters, FreeCast’s technology will reduce costs of OTA content delivery, while making new niche “Microchannels” more widely available As broadcasters are looking beyond local studios for content, FreeCast has finished developing a new broadcasting platform that allows for distribution of content beyond the web and on to low-power OTA broadcast television stations. Video […]

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FreeCast forges micro-channel TV ecosystem

Claiming to be ushering in a new generation of low-cost television, media aggregation firm FreeCast has announced plans to create a new digital television ecosystem. By using low-cost web and over-the-air (OTA) distribution, the company intends to create a television platform that it claims will be both more profitable and more accessible for content creators, […]

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FreeCast Talks Wireless TV over ATSC 3.0 at...

Working in conjunction with the nation’s largest broadcast distributor, FreeCast plans to deliver a competitive pay-TV experience over-the-air. Consumers have long been forced to choose between a few dozen channels of varying reception with an HDTV antenna or hundreds of cable networks via costly cable and satellite subscriptions. But with the new ATSC 3.0 standard, […]

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Guess Who’s Back? TiVo Will Revive Aereo Service

After buying the company’s assets, TiVo says they have a plan to legally re-launch Aereo’s service. After a high profile loss in the US Supreme Court, it appeared that Aereo’s days were numbered. The startup offered a popular service that allowed cord-cutters to stream over-the-air broadcasts to their devices, however, following a suit from the […]

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Antenna TV Cable TV Feels the Pinch as Consumers Flock...

From the rabbit ear antennas of old to a plethora of new OTT services, consumers seek refuge from high cable bills. Consumers have long known that there’s almost no competition among cable TV providers. But in recent years, those TV providers have found themselves competing against some unlikely rivals, and increasingly, losing. One alternative to […]

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Cablevision Continues to Court Cord-Cutters with OTT and...

The company will sell bandwidth paired with TV antennas and subscriptions to Hulu and HBO Now. Cable companies have long been the object of consumer ire. Thanks to regional monopolies, they’re often one of the only, if not the only, option for many to get pay-TV service as well as internet access. And for years […]

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