Aereo could be next on Google Chromecast's support list

Every time Chromecast adds another officially supported app, traditional TV viewing dies yet another death. And so it goes that Google’s low-cost dongle’s about to beef up beyond its already stellar, and increasingly robust, line-up of streaming services with Aereo at some point.

Aereo plans to launch on Chromecast, with the over-the-air broadcast streamer now testing an app for Google’s $35 HDMI dongle, Chief Executive Chet Kanojia said Tuesday.Kanojia, speaking on the sidelines of a UBS investor conference, said Chromecast was one of the main goals of Aereo achieving Android support. Aereo is already compatible with Roku boxes and Apple TV via AirPlay to fling its online streaming and recordings of over-the-air local broadcasts back to the screen where they’re traditionally watched: the television.

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