HBO answers cord-cutters' prayers, will soon let you watch its shows without cable

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
Cord-cutters, your prayers have been answered. Starting next year, HBO will allow people to watch its programming over the web without having to pay for a cable or satellite subscription. The announcement came from HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler during...

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gamoniac

TS Evangelist
HBO already has streaming options (HBO Go) on XBOX and PS, this seems like a logical next step. I am glad they have cut themselves off the cable, too.
 

cmbjive

TS Booster
What you end up with is a new category of media consumers known as cord-cutters, those that have opted to cancel their cable or satellite TV service in favor of streaming media providers that offer on-demand programming at a much cheaper rate.
Cut the cord for Direct TV almost four years ago and haven't looked back since.