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Will Bell Offer HBO Now in Canada Like the USA?

Bell announced last week that it is buying Corus Entertainment's HBO content licensing rights in Canada. As a result, Bell will become the only operator of HBO Canada on a national scale across all platforms, which raises the question of whether it will offer HBO Now in Canada as in the US? As Alphabeatic's Peter...

HBO NOW App Continues to Top iOS Revenue Charts

According to App Store analytics firm App Annie, who has analyzed the performance of the currently iOS exclusive HBO NOW app in terms of its ability to attract paying customers who are willing to subscribe to HBO’s over-the-top option, the app topped the iOS revenue charts in May and is continuing to remain strong in June as...

HBO Cracks Down on Canadians Accessing HBO Now via VPN

According to a report by The Financial Post, HBO is cracking down on Canadians accessing the HBO Now streaming service with the help of VPN and DNS geo-unblocking tools. The service, which is exclusively available through Apple TV at launch and also online in the U.S. for $14.99, is being enjoyed by people outside of the United States...

How to Watch HBO NOW in Canada on iPhone, iPad [u]

Apple announced HBO NOW would make an exclusive debut on iOS and Apple TV first and that day has finally come. The streaming service will offer HBO programming for $14.99 USD per month and today’s launch is just in time for Sunday's debut of season 5 of Game of Thrones. HBO’s Canadian rights are owned by...

HBO NOW Landed Apple Deal with Help of Jimmy Iovine

Not so long ago, HBO Now debuted at Apple’s “Spring Forward” event in San Francisco. Priced at $14.99 per month, the new service launched exclusively on the Apple TV. The move seemed risky, but HBO’s CEO Richard Plepler believes this positions the company well for a “bigger slice of the $236 billion market” projected for...

Apple Announces HBO NOW Premiering in April for $14.99 Per Month [u]

In addition to the all new 12-inch Retina Macbook Pro and the Apple Watch launch and pricing details, Apple also announced that ‘HBO NOW’ is premiering in April in the U.S. for $14.99 per month, at today’s Spring Forward media event, making it the first time an HBO subscription will be available directly to Apple customers. All...