Quibi Says Connected TV Casting Option Will Be Ready by Mid-May

Streaming service cleared 2.7 million downloads this week

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Quibi CEO Meg Whitman told Adweek's Lisa Granatstein that the "No. 1 customer request" is being able to cast Quibi to their TVs. Adweek Presents: The Way Forward

Dreamworks Animation co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and former Hewlett Packard Enterprises CEO Meg Whitman envisioned their streaming app Quibi as a mobile-only service, where users could watch short-form programming in either portrait or landscape orientation on handheld devices while commuting to work or waiting in line at a coffee shop.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.