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AERO TO AIR ITS FIRST CABLE NETWORK

December 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

which delivers programs broadcast in New York City to subscribers in the New York area via the Internet has argued that it does nothing more than what people have been able to do at home: pick up programs via an antenna, record them, and store them on their harddrives for later viewing. The New York broadcasters, including the major networks, have challenged that claim in court but have appeared to be losing their argument, given recent rulings by the judge in the case. But on Thursday a new wrinkle in the case took shape when Aereo announced that it had added a cable network, Bloomberg News, to its lineup and that it was paying Bloomberg for the right to do so. “We believe that our members will see deep value adding in Bloomberg Television as their ‘go-to’ source for financial news,” Aereo founder and Chief Executive Chet Kanojia said in a statement.