The Aereo app for Android will now support devices running Android operating system version 4.1, opening up a wider range of devices consumers can use to access Aereo’s groundbreaking antenna/DVR technology.
Long Island City, New York (November 6, 2013) – Aereo, Inc., today announced that its first ever Aereo app for Android will now support devices running Android operating system 4.1. The app, which was released in a public beta on October 22, is available to Aereo members residing in markets where Aereo’s technology has launched.
“We have been hard at work to expand the number of devices compatible with Aereo,” said Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia. “With the addition of Android 4.1 compatibility, more consumers will have the ability to access Aereo’s technology on more devices, giving people choice and control over how they watch television. We’re continuing to add new features that improve the consumer experience and our team is very focused on continuing to expand to more cities. It’s an exciting time for Aereo as we continue to grow across the country.”
Aereo’s remote (cloud-based) antenna/DVR technology makes recording and watching television simple and user-friendly. Using Aereo’s technology, consumers can record and watch their programs live and can save their shows for later. Aereo’s technology works on ‘smart’ devices from tablets to phones to laptop computers. In addition to the Aereo app for Android, Aereo is currently supported on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Chrome, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Safari, Opera, AppleTV (via airplay) and Roku platforms.
Aereo is currently available to consumers residing in the following metropolitan areas: New York City, Boston, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Detroit and Denver. Aereo will launch additional cities throughout the remainder of 2013 and into 2014. To see if your city is on the list visit: aereo.com/coverage.
Downloading the Aereo app for Android is free. Aereo membership begins at $8 per month, for access to Aereo’s cloud-based antenna/DVR technology and 20 hours of DVR storage. For an additional $4 per month, consumers can upgrade their membership and receive 60 hours of DVR storage for a total of $12 per month. Consumers who join Aereo get their first of month of access for free.
*Users can only access Aereo in their home market. Cancel in the first month to avoid billing. Plus tax. Data rates may apply. Subject to capacity. Consumer creates a recording when viewing live. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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