In late 2014, it was revealed that HBO was planning to launch a stand-alone streaming service in the near future.
Cord cutters have had a few options over the years, but for the most part some of the most exciting content has still been hidden behind paywalls from cable providers. CBS has just announced their own way around that.
Delivering content is an important aspect to a company like HBO, which focuses entirely on delivering content to as many people as possible. Of course, having limited access to that content is an inherent impedance. HBO is looking to fix that in 2015.
Today Amazon is expanding its Instant Video reach with Cloud Player apps for Samsung Smart TVs, Roku boxes, and an update to the existing iOS app bringing it to the iPhone and iPod touch.
It’s certainly part of TV watching in my house—watch show, check for more info on iPad (or iPhone)—who is that actor or actress. What else was she in? Has this show been canceled? According to a Nielsen report over 40% of us use a smartphone or tablet while watching TV. But is this an opportunity for deeper engagement with shows, creative marketing, or just part of distracted, connected lives?