Blinkbox bag HBO shows: Game of Thrones season 2, Boardwalk Empire, The Wire and more

Blinkbox, the Tesco-owned movie and TV cloud streaming and digital download service, have signed a deal that will see them getting top HBO shows before they even hit DVD or Blu-ray. Blinkbox have bagged the rights to distribute the US…

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Gerald LynchBlinkbox bag HBO shows: Game of Thrones season 2, Boardwalk Empire, The Wire and more

Q&A: Netflix CPO Neil Hunt on LOVEFiLM, HBO disc deals, DVD subscriber fallout and avoiding the fate of Blockbuster

After a lengthy wait, the Netflix streaming service is now open for business in the UK, offering a robust catalogue of movies and TV shows onto a wide variety of devices, with an intelligent platform and UI that the company…

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Gerald LynchQ&A: Netflix CPO Neil Hunt on LOVEFiLM, HBO disc deals, DVD subscriber fallout and avoiding the fate of Blockbuster

iTunes could get flexible pricing thanks to rumoured HBO deal

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According to sources, HBO could begin selling TV shows on the US iTunes Store at variable prices.

Until now, TV shows and music has been sold at fixed prices, and that was, in part, the reason why NBC pulled some of its shows from iTunes last year. Apple’s current thinking is that a single price for this content, regardless of whether it’s a new release or archive, makes it simpler for the consumer…

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Andy MerrettiTunes could get flexible pricing thanks to rumoured HBO deal