Streaming TV

Streaming TV

This week’s Supreme Court ruling spells the end for Aereo and anyone using the company’s “antenna-rental-and-streaming” services. Legal issues aside, Aereo filled a significant gap in the current smorgasbord of content available across a vast number of screens. It was a service that let you stream live network television to a computer or mobile device without actually paying for TV service. Sure, if you just want to watch monthly-fee-free TV, you can buy a relatively cheap antenna that will pull in great-looking HD content. That’s if everything works perfectly. And things rarely work perfectly. Your reception can be horrendous depending on the antenna, the way your window’s facing, or whether there are big hills or buildings around you. And even if you strike reception gold, it still doesn’t take care of the streaming part of the equation.

Read the full story at Wired.

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