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Locast

Locast

Provider: Lunatixz

Type: other

Version: 1.1.3

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Locast is a public service to Americans, providing local broadcast signals over the Internet in select cities like New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Houston and Dallas ...

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Addon Description

All you have to do is sign up online, provide your name and email address, and certify that you live in, and are logging on from, one of the select US cities (“Designated Market Area”). Then, you can select among local broadcasters and stream your favorite local station. Locast.org is a “digital translator,” meaning that Locast.org operates just like a traditional broadcast translator service, except instead of using an over-the-air signal to boost a broadcaster’s reach, we stream the signal over the Internet to consumers located within select US cities. Ever since the dawn of TV broadcasting in the mid-20th Century, non-profit organizations have provided “translator” TV stations as a public service. Where a primary broadcaster cannot reach a receiver with a strong enough signal, the translator amplifies that signal with another transmitter, allowing consumers who otherwise could not get the over-the-air signal to receive important programming, including local news, weather and of course, sports. Locast.org provides the same public service, except instead of an over-the-air signal transmitter, we provide the local broadcast signal via online streaming.

Addon News

v1.1.0 - Matrix

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How To Install

To install Locast directly from zip file

  1. Download the addon.
  2. Open up Kodi and navigate into Add-ons.
  3. Click the open box icon (above the side-menu).
  4. Select Install from zip file.
    • If this is the first addon you install, Kodi will warn you about installing addons from "unknown sources" for security reasons - it's your call.
    • In any case, Kodi will warn you, you may not get auto-updates for this addon.
  5. Navigate into the location where you've downloaded the addon to and select it to Install.

* An alternative method to install Locast from a repository can be found here. Repository information can be found below.

Additional Information

Updated: March 22, 2021

In Repositories:

Kodi Add-on repository [Matrix]

Platform: all

License: GPL-3.0-or-later

Depends On:

xbmc.python (>= 3.0.0)

six (>= 1.0.0)

Kodi Six (>= 0.1.3.1)

requests (>= 2.7.0)

Simple Cache Module (>= 1.0.0)

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