Ultraviolet, the digital rights locker backed by studios such as Warner Bros., NBCUniversal and Sony, ended 2015 with more than 15 million active accounts registered, Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes said Wednesday.
HBO doesn't yet plan to launch a standalone version of its premium cable network that would be available to subscribers using tablets and other IP-connected devices, but CEO Richard Pleper said Thursday that it is preparing for the option.
Time Warner Cable will soon announce the launch of its TWC TV application on a sixth IP video platform, COO Rob Marcus said Monday at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York.
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.