HBO talks to Apple, Google on OTT distribution - report

Thursday 5 March 2015 | 08:36 CET | News
HBO is in talks with at least five companies including Apple and Google to distribute its web-only service, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. HBO Go is already available on Apple TV, but only to customers who also subscribe to the pay-TV channel. HBO's new service, tentatively called HBO Now, would let consumers watch the channel via Apple TV without paying for a cable subscription, according to one of the people. The price of a subscription to the streaming service isn't set, but will likely cost the same as the cable channel, which is about USD 15 per month, the person

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Companies: Apple / Google / HBO / TiVo
Countries: United States
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