Locast announced its 30th market today and has
brought live, local broadcast channels to the Cleveland, Ohio area. Viewers in the
Cleveland market, which includes the cities of Akron, Ashland, Ashtabula,
Canton, Mansfield and Sandusky, can now stream 70 local channels for free.
Locast offers local broadcast TV via the internet for free,
though the service will frequently ask for a $5 donation until that donation is
set up by the user. Locast says that offering the channels is a public service offering
news, weather, sports, entertainment, and emergency information to viewers via
internet connected devices.
The service is delivering 70 local channels in the Cleveland
market, including WKYC NBC 3, WEWS ABC 5, WJW FOX 8, WOIO CBS 19, PBS and PBS
Kids, as well as DABL, Univision, Azteca America, CourtTV, Mystery, MeTV,
TrueCrime, QUBO, Circle, The CW, BOUNCE, Movies!, LAFF, COMET, cheddar, ION,
GRIT, Charge!, and more.
Locast is accessible to viewers in 17 counties in the
Cleveland area including Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga,
Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit,
Tuscarawas, and Wayne.
Locast now has over 2.5 million registered users in its
available markets across the US. Visit locast.org for more information.
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