Smarter TV: CrestaTech Grabs $13M To Bring Region-Free TV Reception To Any Device | TechCrunch

Cord cutters and web TV users could be heard issuing a collective groan yesterday as rumors surfaced that popular online video service Hulu may soon begin requiring its users to prove they have cable or satellite subscription. Sure, distribution models have changed, but we’ll still make you pay regardless, the old guard seems to be saying.

Of course, it’s never been cheaper or easier to distribute TV, thanks to the convergence of broadband and broadcast television, and startups like Aereo have rushed to capitalize on the “TV Everywhere” movement, drawing the ire of broadcasters. Though measured compared to mobile devices, connected TV adoption is growing fast, especially with names like Google and Apple in the mix.

via Smarter TV: CrestaTech Grabs $13M To Bring Region-Free TV Reception To Any Device | TechCrunch.

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