HBO said its HBO Go TV Everywhere app can now be accessed on Google's Chomecast device, which allows subscribers using Apple iOS or Android devices to mirror content from several applications they are viewing on a smartphone or tablet on an HDTV.
Comcast confirmed that it is testing a low-cost bundle of services that includes HBO, TV Everywhere service HBO Go, local broadcast channels and high-speed Internet access.
Time Warner Cable, which launched its TWC TV app on Microsoft's Xbox 360 last week, may soon deliver cable programming through Apple's Internet video set-tops, Bloomberg reported Friday.
Apple said Wednesday that it launched the popular WatchESPN and HBO Go TV Everywhere applications on its $99 Apple TV set-top.
It has taken Roku nearly five years to ship 5 million Internet video set-tops, CEO Anthony Wood said Wednesday.
Clearleap said it signed a five-year deal with Time Warner's HBO which allows the premium network to use its encoding and authentication platform for its HBO Go website and mobile applications.
HBO, with 100 million subscribers, has long been considered by industry speculators as a potential threat to bypass the traditional cable TV model to offer some selection of content on its own, or with some non-traditional partners.
Comcast will offer all subscribers free access to HBO Go, Showtime Anywhere and TV Everywhere content from other cable networks during a week-long "Watchathon" event it will run at the end of March, Comcast Cable CEO Neil Smit said Monday.
Apple is reportedly negotiating with Time Warner Cable to carry the company's HBO Go application on Apple TV by mid-year, according to a Bloomberg report citing two people familiar with the plans.
HBO said it signed a six-year extension on an agreement to use streaming video optimization technology from Conviva for its HBO Go and Max Go mobile video applications and TV Everywhere websites.