Comcast’s ‘Internet Plus’ Offers Alternative HBO Bundle

ComcastJust last month Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said he was open to the possibility of bundling HBO Go with broadband subscriptions, and it looks like that vision is now being executed — in a way. As spotted by DSL Reports and GigaOM, Comcast is now offering a package called Internet Plus. It puts together a 25 Mbps internet connection, a basic TV lineup of 45 channels, Comcast’s own streaming video service Streampix, and most importantly, a subscription to HBO and HBO Go. According to DSL Reports it’s priced between $40 and $50 and is only available in certain markets. We were able to confirm that it’s available in sections of Northern California for $39.99 a month. The package is essentially what many cord cutters, and Game of Thrones fans, have been asking for: a way to legally watch their favorite shows online over a speedy internet connection, without paying for expensive, full-scale TV packages that they never watch.

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