samedia wrote:I heard that Comcast is working on allowing HBO GO on Roku.
Does anyone heard about it as well?
powaking wrote:Comcast lets you use the HBO Go iOS app so I don't see why we can't view on the Roku. I'm sure they are working it out, just a matter of time.
powaking wrote:Comcast lets you use the HBO Go iOS app so I don't see why we can't view on the Roku.
dsc3507 wrote:This is (apparently) either a decision by HBO and/or Comcast to not allow activation on Roku. So is it Comcast telling HBO they don't want Comcast as a Roku selection or is it HBO no allowing Comcast on their selection list for Roku? I see that Xbox360 and Samsung TV both have a Comcast selection so the argument that it is a competition with on demand does not seem to hold water. So who do you really complain to. Comcast is not blocking data but either they or HBO or both are blocking the ability to validate you are an HBO subscriber.
dsc3507 wrote:Yes, I would have to be authorized by DirectTV but the question looms why would DirectTV care about the Roku as the data would always be handled by another source. DirectTV does not handle internet data. That part was spun off to another outfit. Also DirectTV is listed for BOTH the Samsung and Xbox devices. Sure seems like a Roku issue to me. Why would DirectTV allow those but not Roku. Does not make sense. I think there is more to this than meets the eye.