Now, let’s set aside that Comcast was the major ISP caught throttling customers years ago with BitTorrent connections. Let’s also set aside that Comcast has arguably the worst customer service in the history of mankind.
Currently, Playstation 4 owners with an HBO subscription have been able to stream the service across broadband connections with their ISP. Except, Comcast customers. AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, DirecTV, and many others allow it.
One would think that if all competitors offered a basic service that Comcast would come around to offering it. Instead, Comcast has decided to simply ignore the flood of negative press and pretend as if this issue doesn’t exist.
Many seem to be confused why Comcast isn’t giving its own customers access to a program that those Comcast customers ALREADY SUBSCRIBE TO.
But according to TechWorm, we finally have some sort of answer from Comcast.
“HBO Go availability on PS3 (and some other devices) are business decisions and deal with business terms that have not yet been agreed to between the parties, Thanks for your continued patience.” – Comcast Rep, TechWorm
Ah, so essentially, Comcast is for an open internet……one that is set up completely on their terms. Terms which rarely benefits consumers and continue the ridiculous monopoly that Comcast has on the broadband industry in this country.