How can I tell what Market Area I am in?
We use geolocation to determine your physical location, and match that data to the Designated Market Areas. If you are located in a market where we currently provide service, you will be able to access that market’s channels through Locast. You can check what DMA you are in using this tool.
How to Allow Access to your Geolocation on Computers and Mobile Devices
Most computers and mobile devices have GPS/location services built in. When you allow Locast.org to access this information, it allows us to determine which Designated Market Area(DMA) you are eligible to stream with Locast. Allowing the Locast app ...
Geolocation Errors on TV Streaming Devices
Geolocation can be tricky with ROKU, APPLE TV, ANDROID TV, and FIRE TV devices as they do not have built in GPS/location services like other devices do. If you are receiving a location error on one of these devices, please logout of Locast.org and ...
Hot Spots and Satellite Internet
Hot spots and satellite internet connections do not always work with Locast apps for TV streaming devices(Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV). Public IP addresses associated with these networks are not usually associated with your true ...
Can I view a city's local channels from outside of the Market?
No. We use a strict geo-fencing technology to make sure that if you are outside a local market boundary (the “Designated Market Area” as defined by Nielsen), you cannot receive the programming stream.
When are you coming to my City / Market?
We are working hard to grow our funding so we can continue expanding. There are substantial costs to each new market that we open so your help is crucial in order for us to keep expanding. Please visit www.locast.org/donate to support Locast.org ...