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Jun 9, 2020 · Locast is a non-profit service that relies on a statute within the Copyright Act to retransmit local broadcast signals. ( Pinho/Unsplash) Locast, a free streaming service for local broadcast television, is trying to expand its footprint while facing a legal challenge from the top broadcasters in the U.S.
Aug 26, 2019 · Locast is the nonprofit service that has cleverly navigated copyright laws, streaming ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC for free in 13 U.S. cities.

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Is Locast legal?
"Locast is an independent, non-profit organization that provides a public service retransmitting free over-the-air broadcasts. Its activities are expressly permitted under the Copyright Act. The fact that no broadcasters have previously filed suit for more than a year and a half suggests that they recognize this.
Is Locast really free?
Locast is a nonprofit organization created in 2018 that redistributes terrestrial over-the-air TV broadcasts online. The service is free, though the group's website is set up to take donations.
Can I get Locast?
Features. Locast is accessible via web browsers, Android and iOS apps, some set-top boxes, as well as Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, and TiVo devices, and can be cast to larger screens using AirPlay and Google Cast. After registering, viewers are presented with a programming grid from which to select a channel.
How do I watch Locast on my TV?
Mobile devices, Amazon, and Roku Android and iOS users can find their respective apps on the Play and App stores. You can add Locast on Amazon through its page on their store or directly through your device. The Locast channel is available through the Roku channel store.
Feb 2, 2020 · Get the local channels you love without a monthly bill. Locast is a not for profit service offering users access to broadcast television stations over the internet.
Jun 3, 2020 · Petersburg and Clearwater TV market in Florida. Locast provides a public service by giving access to important local news, hurricane and storm coverage, ...
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Aug 7, 2019 · Locast, a non profit that rebroadcasts local TV stations over the internet, is being sued by ABC ...Duration: 4:33 Posted: Aug 7, 2019
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Mar 23, 2020 · In this video we discuss how to stream your local channels using the Locast app from Locast ...Duration: 5:25 Posted: Mar 23, 2020
Jul 21, 2020 · Locast provides local broadcast signals over the internet in select cities, offering similar channels to those you would get with an antenna including ABC, CBS, ...
Sep 27, 2019 · Locast, a little-known nonprofit behind a free streaming service, sued ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox on Friday, alleging that the television networks colluded in an ...
Nov 18, 2019 · When Locast, a website that retransmits local broadcast TV signals, first launched in New York in January 2018, station owners were surprisingly reticent. That was  ...
Jul 21, 2020 · TV viewers with internet connections will be able to say goodbye to satellite, cable and even antennas on Tuesday, July 21 when Locast begins streaming local ...

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