CBS is positive that it will beat Aereo, one way or another.
Les Moonves, CEO of CBS, said on CNBC on Friday that the broadcaster would explore creating an Internet streaming offering if the Supreme Court does not rule in favor of broadcasters in an upcoming case with Aereo.
The move would be an admission by CBS that Aereo’s offering is an appealing alternative to receiving broadcast channels through cable or a personal antenna.
“If we don’t win, we have other ways of making up for it,” Moonves told CNBC. “Putting our shows directly on cable, forming our own Aereo with other networks, going over the top. Lots of solutions. No fear on my part.”" Moonves did not indicate whether a proposed service would be for just CBS or in concert with other broadcasters. CBS did not immediately respond to request for comment.” Read more…