Aereo's founder is now taking over ISPs with wi-fi web

Aereo's founder is now taking on ISPs with wireless internet

Aereo dared to tackle the printed business by streaming over-the-air TV channels on the web — that’s, till the Supreme Courtroom dominated that its know-how was unlawful. Now that firm’s founder, Chet Kanojia, is taking over yet one more established business: Web service suppliers. In the present day at a New York Metropolis launch occasion he unveiled Starry, a brand new firm targeted on delivering wi-fi web entry utilizing millimeter wave know-how. He claims Starry’s community will be capable of ship gigabit speeds to houses wirelessly for much lower than conventional broadband. The corporate will begin beta testing its community round Boston this summer time.

“With Starry’s know-how, we will deploy and scale quicker than conventional wired networks — at a fraction of the fee,” Kanojia stated in a press release. “That is how the networks of the longer term shall be constructed across the globe.”

Starry plans to roll out a set of merchandise to hook up with its future wi-fi community, all of which you’ll set up by yourself. There weren’t any particulars about these potential merchandise, however the firm did announce a trendy new WiFi router, dubbed the Starry Station.

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