TV-over-Internet service Aereo continues expansion

TV-over-Internet service Aereo continues expansion
A group of Aereo antennas.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo is accelerating the expansion of its $8-a-month service providing broadcast television over the Internet.

The service started in New York last year and expanded to Boston and Atlanta this spring. It has announced plans to expand to Utah on Aug. 19 and Chicago on Sept. 13. On Thursday, Aereo announced plans for three additional markets — Miami on Sept. 2, Houston on Sept. 16 and Dallas on Sept. 23.

Service will come with several over-the-air stations, plus the financial channel Bloomberg TV.

Aereo converts television signals into computer data and sends them over the Internet to subscribers' computers and mobile devices. Subscribers can watch channels live or record them with an Internet-based digital video recorder.

The New York company has won key court rulings in a broadcasters' copyright-infringement lawsuit.