Aereo Shutters Its TV Streaming Service… For Now

TechCrunch

In less than an hour the streaming TV service Aereo will “pause” its operations.

In an email sent at 9 AM Eastern Saturday, Chet Kanojia informed customers that because of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this week , the company would temporarily halt its operations at 11:30 Eastern as it consults with the court to plan its next steps.

The New York based company is encouraging its customers to sign up for updates at ProtectMyAntenna.org, and is ensuring they will be refunded for their last month paid.

Here’s our take on the Aereo ruling.

The full letter follows below.

A Letter to Our Consumers: Standing Together for Innovation, Progress and Technology – An Update on Aereo

“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” –Charles Kettering, inventor, entrepreneur, innovator & philanthropist

A little over three years ago, our team embarked on…

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