Quibi now lets you stream to a TV using Chromecast

The update is available for iOS and Android.

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Quibi now works with Chromecast on iOS. 

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Mobile-only streaming video service Quibi has added support for Chromecast to its iOS and Android apps. While Quibi is primarily designed for mobile viewing, COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders have made it more appealing for many people to watch things on a bigger screen, perhaps with family members in the living room. 

Late last month, Quibi added AirPlay support for iOS, and said it would add Chromecast support in June.  

The move comes as Quibi, which launched in April, looks to compete in an ever-expanding streaming market. The company has found itself needing (and willing) to change, given its stream-on-the-go model and people staying at home amid the pandemic.