HBO to offer online-only service

October 15, 2014 9:59 PM

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HBO to offer online-only service

HBO has announced plans to sell a streaming-only membership for its content. The move will allow it to compete with companies like Netflix or Amazon, allowing consumers to cut the cord on cable without being forced to "borrow" a password to watch the company's programming.

HBO's standalone streaming service will launch in the United States in 2015 to accommodate the 10m strong and growing "broadband only" homes, HBO's chairman and CEO Richard Plepler announced.

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