TV-over-Internet service hits Atlanta next month

May 14, 2013

Aereo, the startup that offers television stations over the Internet starting at $8 a month, says it will start service in Atlanta on June 17.

That follows Aereo's expansion to Boston on Wednesday. Until this week, the service had been available only in the New York City area.

Aereo will offer 27 Atlanta-area , plus the cable channel Bloomberg TV. Service will be limited to 55 counties in Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina.

Other markets expected in the coming months include Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington.

Aereo converts 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 . They can pause and rewind live television, just like a DVR.

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