Aereo Launches In Texas
The controversial Aereo has moved into Texas, launching in Houston with a potential reach of 5.6 million consumers. The service is also expected to launch in Dallas on Sept. 23. To date, Aereo has delayed its debut in Chicago, but already launched in Aereo has already launched in New York City, Boston, Miami, Utah, and Atlanta. Markets on tap include Denver; Detroit; Minneapolis; Cleveland; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Tampa; Pittsburgh; and Raleigh-Durham, N.C., among others. Broadcasters aren't happy, but the U.S. Court of Appeals denied their request to stop Aereo from delivering broadcast signals over the Internet. A lower court will consider the legality of the broadcast challenge.