I know you can stream HBO through its HBOGO app what is different with this announcement is HBO is going to let you purchase their content without having a cable/satellite subscription! Woo Hoo! For those of us interested in cutting the cord completely from our cable companies is a big announcement, I would much rather pay only for the content that I watch. According to Matt Fowler at IGN News:
Speaking at the Time Warner Inc. Investor Meeting today, Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, HBO, announced that the company will offer a stand-alone HBO streaming service in 2015.
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