Google says that Chromecast is coming to “many more countries”

After dropping the revelation that Google intends on turning its focus to the wearable Android market, Google’s Sundar Pichai quietly revealed that Chromecast will make it to “many more countries” in the next few weeks. We’d heard rumors the little streaming dongle would make its way to the U.K. and Australia, but it’s unclear where else we can expect the device to be available. Pichai didn’t divulge specifics, as is typical for the industry.

Google has some good news for those of you outside the US: Chromecast is coming to “many more countries” in the next few weeks. The announcement came from an SXSW keynote by Sundar Pichai, the company’s SVP of Androids, Apps and Chrome. Last month, reports emerged that Chromecast would soon arrive in the UK and Australia. Google first released the HDMI dongle last July, before opening the device up to developers with an SDK in February. While Pichai wouldn’t reveal specific sales figures for the Chromecast, he did note that customers have bought “millions” of units and sales continue to grow rapidly.

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