October 20, 2014

Chromecast touches down in nearly one dozen new countries

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Google’s Chromecast has officially gone on sale in eleven new countries around the world, bringing streaming video, audio, and more to TVs everywhere.

Today Chromecast is available in an additional 11 countries—Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the U.K.

In addition to the new markets getting Chromecast support, a number of new apps have been released for the device. BBC iPlayer (U.K.), France TV Pluzz and SFR TV (France), and Watchever (Germany) are available now with CANALPLAY (France) and Maxdome (Germany) on the horizon.

Looking at the horizon, we should expect an influx of new apps and services with support for the Chromecast. According to Google there have been at least 3,000 developers signing up across the globe, each wanting to bring apps and websites to the device.

If you live in one of these new markets you can order a Chromecast from Amazon, Google Play, Currys PC World, Elkjøp, FNAC, Saturn, Media Markt and other retailers..

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