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From today's email:

"We are pleased to announce our 26th market: Madison, Wisconsin. Available today, and just in time to watch the Packers’ playoff game this Saturday, you can now stream local broadcast TV channels in 11 counties in Madison and the surrounding area."
 

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Also in today's Locast email:

"With your support, we added more than 1 million users last year, making us one of the fastest-growing live TV streaming services. Locast now has more than 2 million registered users nationwide in 26 markets – large and small – reaching nearly half of the U.S. population."
"As a reminder, there are many ways to watch Locast – at www.locast.org, app stores, TiVo, streaming service providers Google Play, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon, and ROKU, and on DISH Hopper/Wally receivers or select DIRECTV receivers."
 
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Locast adds Orlando, FL and Charlotte, NC!

We are pleased to announce we’ve launched service into two more markets this January: Orlando, Florida, and Charlotte, North Carolina. Available today, and just in time to watch the pro-football conference playoff games this Sunday, you can now stream local broadcast TV channels in nine counties in Orlando and 22 counties in Charlotte.

 

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From today's Locast email:

We are pleased to announce we’ve launched our streaming service into our 29th market – Sacramento.
Available today, and just in time to watch the big game this Sunday, you can now stream local broadcast TV channels across 16 counties in Sacramento and the surrounding area, including the cities of Stockton and Modesto.
 
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I wonder covering over 50% of the population will habe any effect on the lawsuit from the nets. I have not heard anything about it in months. Still waiting for Portland OR.
I recall seeing somewhere that Locast is expecting the case to go to court sometime this summer. Locast so far covers the top 20 DMA's (2021 rankings) with the exception of Cleveland/Akron (19), and Portland is 21st, so there's certainly reason to hope it may be covered pretty soon.
 
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"Sling TV Integrates Locast to Add Locals to Grid Guide on AirTV Mini"​

"While Sling TV only offers local NBC and FOX affiliates in local markets – they are now making it easier to stream your locals if you use their AirTV Mini device. With an integration with Locast, now you can access local channels in 29 markets from a single interface."

 
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"Sling TV Integrates Locast to Add Locals to Grid Guide on AirTV Mini"​

"While Sling TV only offers local NBC and FOX affiliates in local markets – they are now making it easier to stream your locals if you use their AirTV Mini device. With an integration with Locast, now you can access local channels in 29 markets from a single interface."

Looks like Dish is getting involved since they own Sling.
 

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thee app showed up on my receiver but i don't live in a market they serve wierd
The app is on the Dish Hoppers as well, whether your service address is in a Locast DMA or not. As a mobile full time RV'er, it's always nice to find we're in a location where it works on the Hopper. but otherwise we just use Locast and a VPN on our Firestick to grab the closest DMA that does have Locast service. Right now we're getting the Orlando, FL DMA on the Hopper, and when we move southwest to a different RV park tomorrow, I think we'll be getting the Tampa, FL DMA.
 
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