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DILLER: AEREO COMING TO ALL MAJOR CITIES BY NEXT YEAR

July 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Given at least a temporary go-ahead by a federal judge on Wednesday, Barry Diller says he is planning to expand his Aereo streaming service to most of the largest U.S. cities by the end of next year. In an interview with Bloomberg Television conducted at the Allen & Co. annual gathering (commonly referred to as […]

DILLER BEATS THE NETWORKS — FOR NOW

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Barry Diller won a major battle against the major broadcast networks on Wednesday when a federal judge declined to issue an injunction that would block his Aereo system from operating. “Now we can really begin telling television consumers they have an alternative,” the media veteran said in a statement. In its initial roll-out in New […]

NETWORKS IN LEGAL BATTLES ON TWO FRONTS

May 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Efforts by the major broadcasters to protect their business models against technological innovations hit legal roadblocks in two New York courtrooms on Wednesday. In one, a federal judge granted the DISH satellite service a temporary restraining order that in effect blocks Fox from pursuing a copyright infringement lawsuit against it over its ad-skipping Hopper DVR […]

DILLER WINS ROUND ONE AGAINST NETWORKS

May 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Barry Diller has won an unexpected early-round legal victory against the major broadcast networks, as a federal judge on Monday threw out an unfair-competition complaint that they had filed against Diller’s Aereo service. The service allows subscribers to use what Aereo calls their own dedicated antenna to retransmit favorite over-the-air TV shows via the Internet […]

DILLER PREPPING FOR A “GREAT FIGHT” WITH BROADCASTERS

March 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Aereo, the new broadcasting service being launched by media mogul Barry Diller, maintained in a court filing on Monday that it is “entirely lawful” and that it plans to operate within regulatory guidelines. The Aereo system “rents” tiny antennas to users for $12 per month with which they can pick up over-the-air broadcasts and direct […]

LAWSUIT SEEKS TO BLOCK AEREO STREAMING TV SERVICE

March 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As was widely predicted, several television broadcasters in New York have filed suit in federal court in New York in an effort to block the Aereo streaming TV service from launching on March 14. The service, headed by Barry Diller, uses tiny antennas to send live broadcast content to subscribers’ mobile devices. However, in their […]

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