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Aereo to Launch in Denver on November 4

Next Regional Debut Will Cover 3.4 Million Consumers in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming
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Aereo will launch its mix of broadband TV and cloud DVR services in Denver on November 4, claiming it will start off with a platform that’s capable of reaching 3.4 million consumers and 67 counties in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming.

Aereo has already lit up services in Detroit, Boston, Atlanta, Miami, Salt Lake City, Houston, and Dallas. Other markets that will be part of Aereo’s initial rollout phase include Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis; San Antonio, Texas; Minneapolis; Madison, Wis.; Cleveland; Providence, R.I.; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Chicago; Kansas City; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Austin, Texas; Tampa, Fla.; and Birmingham, Ala.

In Denver, where Comcast is the incumbent cable operator, Aereo said it will offer access to more than 40 over-the-air channels, including KCNC (CBS), KRMA (PBS), KMGH (ABC), KUSA (NBC), KBDI (PBS), KWGN (CW), and KDVR (FOX); special interest channels such as BounceTV, WeatherNation, MeTV, MyNetworkTV, AntennaTV and MHz Worldview; and foreign language channels such as Azteca, UniMás, V-me, LATV, UniVision and Estrella TV.  Aereo customers also have the option to add cable channel Bloomberg Television.

Aereo said it will be available in the following 47 counties in Colorado: Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Boulder, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Costilla, Delta, Denver, Dolores, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, Lake, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Mineral, Moffat, Morgan, Ouray, Park, Phillips, Pitkin, Prowers, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, Sedgwick, Summit, Washington, Weld and Yuma; the following 13 counties in Nebraska: Arthur, Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Hooker, Keith, Kimball, Sheridan, and Sioux; and the following seven counties in Wyoming: Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Johnson, Niobrara, Platte and Sheridan.

Aereo subscriptions start at $8 per month for 20 hours of DVR storage, or $12 per month with 60 hours of cloud DVR storage.

Aereo continues to expand as broadcasters ask the Supreme Court to overturn a Second Circuit denial of an injunction against Aereo.

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