Despite reports to the contrary, the broadcast television audience may be keeping over-the-air viewing alive and well, a study from Nielsen suggests. Broadcast-only households grew 4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2014.
Television broadcast over the air to a viewer's antenna is a "historical anachronism" that makes no sense. And with no control over how broadcast content is accessed, its availability will continue to tempt other services to capture and deliver TV signals to paying subscribers, similar to Aereo, an analyst with The Diffusion Group said in a blog post Tuesday.
Over-the-air streaming provider Aereo halted its operations Saturday morning in a move that founder and CEO Chet Kanojia said is only temporary.
It doesn't matter whether Aereo wins or loses its Supreme Court case. Broadcasting is going to change, because consumers demand it.
Aereo plans to announce that it'll launch in Austin, Texas, on March 3, according to a report Monday from the Austin American-Statesman.
Electronics manufacturer RCA today introduced an Android tablet featuring two tuners that allow users to access free live TV on the go. A story in AllThingsD reports that the RCA Mobile TV Tablet includes "two built-in tuner--one standard over-the-air DTV tuner for when you're stationary and one mobile tuner for when you're on the go."
NBA fans in the New York region can't catch a break. First it was a labor impasse between owners and players that delayed the season's start until Christmas Day. Then, it was a spat between