HBO to bring streaming to the iPad.


According to Bloomberg HBO’s continues to show reluctance to license their shows to Netflix for online streaming, however states that iPad owners will be able to access HBO content in the near future.

According to HBO Co-President Eric Kessler “HBO holds cable and Internet rights to films from Warner Bros., Twentieth Century Fox and Universal Pictures and is unlikely to make a deal with Netflix.”

Instead, HBO plans on making its shows and movies available online through its own HBO Go service. HBO Go is presently a streaming web service that offers 800 hours of HBO TV and Movie content to current subscribers at no additional cost. HBO Go will become available in the next 6 months for the Apple iPad and other mobile devices.

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