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  • Valar Morghulis, Or, ‘Why I Don’t Care That HBO GO Is On Apple TV’

    Valar Morghulis, Or, ‘Why I Don’t Care That HBO GO Is On Apple TV’

    Apple TV got HBO Go and Watch ESPN and some other content yesterday. Cool. Am I supposed to care? It’s asinine that the technology for producing quality content is so incredible (Blackwater Bay, anyone?) and yet we still have to have decades-old technology to access it. Read More

  • Apple TV Finally Gets HBO GO And WatchESPN, iTunes Shoppers Now Buying 800K TV Shows Per Day

    Apple TV Finally Gets HBO GO And WatchESPN, iTunes Shoppers Now Buying 800K TV Shows Per Day

    Apple has added two major new content sources to Apple TV today, via HBO GO and WatchESPN integration. The new streaming services adds a considerable selection of content to the company’s streaming content device, bringing the HBO GO library to the platform, which offers HBO’s entire content library to cable subscribers who have the channel as part of their TV package. Read More

  • HBO GO Expands Latin American Footprint With Launch In Colombia

    HBO GO Expands Latin American Footprint With Launch In Colombia

    HBO GO’s Latin American expansion continues today, with the service’s launch in Columbia. The debut there follows the launch of HBO GO in Brazil earlier this year, where it saw 177,000 visits in its first week. In Columbia, the service is being made available to HBO/MAX subscribers on MiDIRECTV, but HBO says that it’s working with other pay TV operators in the region for… Read More

  • Citing “The Math,” HBO’s Alison Moore Says There Are Still No Plans For Standalone HBO GO In The U.S.

    Citing “The Math,” HBO’s Alison Moore Says There Are Still No Plans For Standalone HBO GO In The U.S.

    Those lucky folks in the Nordics just recently got access to an on-demand, over-the-top HBO service that bears more than a passing resemblance to HBO GO, but we here in the States haven’t been quite as fortunate. Our own Ryan Lawler raised the Nordic situation with HBO Senior Vice President of Digital Platforms Alison Moore on-stage here at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, but the… Read More

  • Netflix Leadership Open To Working With HBO GO, Unthreatened By Verizon Redbox

    Netflix Leadership Open To Working With HBO GO, Unthreatened By Verizon Redbox

    Buried a few pages into the Netflix earnings report was an open door to a very interesting possibility: Netflix and HBO GO collaboration. “As for HBO, they continue to do great work with HBO GO, which is now available to most US households that subscribe to the premium service,” the report read. “While we compete for content and viewing time with HBO, it is also possible… Read More

  • The Top 20 iPhone And iPad Apps of 2011

    The Top 20 iPhone And iPad Apps of 2011

    It’s telling that Apple chose an app that debuted more than 14 months ago, Instagram, as its “iPhone App of the Year” for 2011. This should not imply that there was a shortage of quality and groundbreaking apps released this year. Far from it. From social magazines to music discovery apps to console-quality games that players can hold in the palms of their hands, there… Read More

  • FIOS the first to get HBO Go

    I read something the other day that argued that Netflix has not a chance in hell of becoming “this century’s HBO.” Netflix may be popular, but don’t expect it to achieve the type of penetration and success of the cable channel. Hollywood politics and whatnot. Another reason is that HBO has designs on the on-demand market with HBO Go, a service that lets its subscribers… Read More