Aereo goes live on Google Chromecast

June 6, 2014 07.41 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Aereo array of miniature antennasAereo is now live on the Google Chromecast platform. The Aereo app for Android is available for download in the Google Play store.

Subscribers can access Aereo’s antenna and DVR technology to record and watch live broadcast television using Google’s Chromecast™.

Aereo’s remote (cloud-based) antenna/PVR technology works with compatible ‘smart’ devices from tablets to phones to laptop computers. Aereo is currently supported on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch. The Aereo app for Android (currently in beta) is available for download for devices running Android operating system version 4.1 or higher. Aereo is also supported on Chrome for Mac and Chrome for Windows, Safari, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Opera Software, AppleTV (via AirPlay) and Roku platforms.

Aereo is currently available to consumers residing in the following metropolitan areas: New York, Boston, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Detroit, Baltimore, Cincinnati, San Antonio, and Austin. Aereo plans to launch in additional cities throughout 2014.