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Time Warner touts 1M+ viewer increase for 'Game of Thrones,' says HBO Now has increased reach

Time Warner Inc. said a total of 18.1 million viewers tuned into the season-five premiere of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones earlier this month, an increase of more than 1 million viewers over last year's season premiere.

Periscope, Meerkat create new piracy wrinkle for broadcasters, along with golden branding opportunity

As Meerkat and Periscope users enthusiastically begin live-streaming the important moments in their lives, sports broadcasters and premium networks are preparing to release the hounds on any potential copyright violators.

HBO No? Signup problems continue to plague some viewers

HBO's new standalone OTT service, HBO Now, launched two weeks ago, but some subscribers are still struggling to access the service due to a muddled signup process and vague or nonexistent help from HBO itself.

HBO issues takedown notice to Twitter-owned Periscope regarding 'Game of Thrones' live streams

HBO has sent takedown notices to Twitter's new live-streaming app, Periscope, after a number of its users were caught illegally streaming the fifth-season premiere of the hit HBO series  Game of Thrones.

HBO online platforms accounted for only 4.1% of Internet traffic during 'Game of Thrones' premiere

TV Everywhere platform HBO Go accounted for 3.4 percent of all U.S. Internet traffic during Sunday night's highly anticipated fifth-season premiere of  Game of Thrones, while new OTT service HBO Now accounted for 0.7 percent.

Hastings downplays HBO competition; Sling TV, Sony Vue now the real threats

After telling investors for several years that his company's principal competition is HBO, Netflix is now downplaying the Home Box Office threat. The new threats, the company says, are emerging over-the-top services launched by pay-TV providers and tech companies.

Sling TV glitches on Roku reported during 'Game of Thrones' premiere

After delaying for 24 hours the launch of HBO service on its Sling TV platform last week to iron out technical glitches, Dish Network's OTT platform still experienced streaming hiccups Sunday during the much-watched season-five premiere of HBO's  Game of Thrones.

Time Warner Inc. launches charm campaign to warm pay-TV operators to HBO Now

With pay-TV operators viewing the new over-the-top service HBO Now as a disruptive, cannibalistic product, HBO parent company Time Warner Inc. has launched a charm campaign focused on cable, satellite and IPTV companies.

Sling TV pushes back HBO launch to Saturday to fix streaming tech

Dish Network is pushing back the originally scheduled Wednesday launch of HBO on its Sling TV platform to address various technical issues.

HBO Now debuts on Apple devices 5 days early

Getting a five-day jump on the announced launch date for its a la carte streaming product HBO Now, HBO announced Tuesday that the service is now available for use on Apple TV, as well as iOS mobile devices.