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June 7th
12:16 PM
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theatlantic:

3 Very Simple Reasons Why You Can’t Get HBO Go, Exclusively

HBO has a message for the thousands of fans begging to pay for its online streaming service, HBO Go, exclusively. Thanks, but no thanks. We don’t want your money. Even if you’ll just pirate our expensive stuff, otherwise.
Why is HBO turning away hoards of people practically begging the company to take their money … evenmore money than they currently make per subscriber right now? TV is complicated, but let’s make this simple. I’ve got three big reasons why HBO Go won’t go it alone: the price reason, the political reason, and the demographic reason.
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theatlantic:

3 Very Simple Reasons Why You Can’t Get HBO Go, Exclusively

HBO has a message for the thousands of fans begging to pay for its online streaming service, HBO Go, exclusively. Thanks, but no thanks. We don’t want your money. Even if you’ll just pirate our expensive stuff, otherwise.

Why is HBO turning away hoards of people practically begging the company to take their money … evenmore money than they currently make per subscriber right now? TV is complicated, but let’s make this simple. I’ve got three big reasons why HBO Go won’t go it alone: the price reason, the political reason, and the demographic reason.

Read more.

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    Seriously. I’ve been waiting for the day when the TV industry finally decides to make some innovative decisions and...
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    Ok, like, I get it, HBO. I understand that you are Time Warner’s bitch. Really, we all are. But still.
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    It makes me sad, but it’s true.