Locast – Nonprofit Launches FREE NY TV Station Streaming Service

Locast.org, operated by the Ronkonkoma, L.I.–based Sports Fans Coalition NY, will let anyone in the New York market stream 14 broadcast channels, including the local affiliates of CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox, via the internet.

The launch is timed so that this weekend’s big NFL playoff games will be available free, over-the-top, via locast.org

Sports Fans Coalition says its nonprofit status lets it retransmit broadcast signals via the internet. The service is geofenced, which means it will not be available outside the New York DMA