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HBO to offer its programming over the Internet
HBO to offer its programming over the Internet

In a blow to cable and satellite TV providers, HBO will offer its programs directly to consumers over the Internet — potentially giving millions more Americans another reason to cancel their pay TV service. The premium network — home to "Game of Thrones," "Boardwalk Empire," "True Blood" and other shows — is now available only to pay TV customers for a subscription of about $15 a month. Starting next year, HBO will be available a la carte to the 70 million households with basic cable or satellite service, and to the estimated 10 million households with high-speed internet but no pay TV service at all. Because HBO has some of the most...

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