Chromecast goes international, now available in 11 more countries

chromecastAs expected, Google has released the media-streaming dongle Chromecast in eleven more markets earlier today. Available until now only in the United States, Chromecast will now be sold in Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and UK.

The consumers in the new markets will be able to grab the device from Google Play, Amazon, Currys PC World, Elkjøp, FNAC, Saturn, Media Markt and other major retailers.

In addition to the expanded Chromecast availability, Google has also revealed that new Cast-compatible versions of streaming apps like BBC iPlayer in the U.K.; France TV Pluzz and SFR TV in France with CANALPLAY and Watchever in Germany with Maxdome will start rolling out today.

“Chromecast will keep getting better. We recently opened up Chromecast to developers, and in a few short weeks more than 3,000 developers worldwide have signed up to bring their apps and websites to Chromecast. You’ll soon have more TV shows, movies, videos, sports, music and games to choose from,” Google noted in a blog post.

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