HBO's CEO, Richard Plepler recently announced that HBO plans on on starting a standalone streaming service next year. There aren't many details on the announcement yet, however we know that the new service will no longer make fans need to have cable or satellite subscriptions to watch their favorite HBO shows. This marks a large step in the future of television as trends are leaning towards the popularity of online services like Netflix and Hulu. Expect HBO's new addition to release sometime next year and don't be surprised to see other networks to follow in their footsteps in the near future.
HBO To Launch Standalone Streaming Service In 2015