Aereo to motor into Detroit on October 28

The upstart cloud TV service, a thorn in the side of broadcast networks, continues its cross-country expansion

Aereo is on its way to another major metropolitan area.

The upstart service, which provides cloud-based broadcast TV service to consumers for a starting price of $8 per month, is heading to Detroit on October 28. The offering will be available across nine counties around the Motor City.

Aereo has ambitious plans to land in 22 cities this year, building out from its initial turf in New York. So far, it's also reached Boston, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Miami, Houston, and Dallas, while its arrival in Chicago ran into a delay.

This month, the company also is releasing an Android app.

Meanwhile, Aereo has been engaged in courtroom skirmishes with major broadcast networks including NBC, ABC, Fox, and CBS (the parent of CNET).

Featured Video
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Details about Apple's 'spaceship' campus from the drone pilot who flies over it

MyithZ has one of the most popular aerial photography channels on YouTube. With the exception of revealing his identity, he is an open book as he shares with CNET's Brian Tong the drone hardware he uses to capture flyover shots of the construction of Apple's new campus, which looks remarkably like an alien craft.

by Brian Tong