HBO Realizes it's 2015, Finally Offers Streaming Service



  • Planning to launch in April, in time for the season premiere of Game of Thrones

  • Going to cost $14.99/month

  • Will launch exclusively on Apple devices, including the Apple TV, iPad, and iPhone, and HBO will offer a 30-day free trial to customers who sign up through Apple in April (but can also be watched on hbonow.com)

  • Will have all the same content as HBOGo, including their entire library of shows & docs, plus will stream the live broadcast

  • The price of an HBO cable subscription will drop as a result

  • HBO is anticipating 10 to 15 million people to drop their premium cable subscription in favor of this

  • HBO’s CEO Richard Plepler calls HBO’s new streaming service a “transformative moment” for the company

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Well ONTD, time to put your money where your mouth is. Will you stop torrenting and start paying $14.99/month for HBO's streaming service?