HBO in talks with Apple to launch video streaming service: report

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(Reuters) – HBO is Apple Inc be its partner for the highly anticipated HBO Now streaming , according a Wednesday’s International Business Times.

The is expected next month, timed to the season premier of HBO’s blockbuster series “Game of Thrones,” according to the , which cited sources familiar the matter.

The ’s retail price is expected to be $15 a month, the said.

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“We know there’s great anticipation around our standalone streaming service,” an HBO spokesman said a statement. “And when we have details to share, we will do so.”

A representative from did not immediately respond to emailed requests for comment.

Time Warner, which owns the HBO pay-TV service, announced the streaming service in October in order to hold onto or attract subscribers who are ditching pricey cable television subscriptions.

HBO Now will give consumers direct access to HBO only a broadband connection.