Rebirth of Aereo? Web TV Startup Asks Federal Judge For Permission To Become Cable TV Company

Aereo would join a growing list of startups looking to offer packages of pay-TV over the Web, called over-the-top services because they bypass the cable box. But it seems like a longshot give those companies have had enough trouble getting off the ground, and they don’t have Aereo’s tense relationship with the networks. Then there’s the cost: what’s the proposition for consumers if Aereo costs as much as cable? – Michael Learmonth,International Business Times