HBO Now Launches in Time for ‘Recreation of Thrones’

HBO’s standalone streaming service, HBO Now, has launched in time for Sunday’s season 5 premiere of "Recreation of Thrones." Initially introduced final month through the Apple Watch occasion, HBO Now lets individuals watch films and unique exhibits like "Veep" and "Recreation of Thrones" on their iPad, iPhone and Apple TV. It is just like HBO GO, besides that the latter requires a cable subscription, whereas HBO Now simply requires an Web connection.

As "Final Week Tonight" host John Oliver stated, "It is quite a bit like HBO GO, however you do not have to depend on your mother and father’ password." Subscriptions value $14.ninety nine a month, and for those who enroll in April you get a 30-day free trial. HBO hasn’t talked about a launch date for Android or another units but, so "Recreation of Thrones" has an opportunity of retaining its crown because the most-pirated present on tv.

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— Keith Wagstaff

First revealed April 7 2015, 10:26 AM