Netflix May Be Considering HBO Downloads

Netflix has reportedly sent a survey to customers asking if they would be willing to pay an additional $10 a month to watch HBO movies and shows online.In the survey, posted on the blog Hacking Netflix, the movie rental service asks subscribers if they would be willing to pay to have HBO content streamed to their computers or to an Internet-connected device attached to their digital TVs. Such devices could include the Netflix Player built by Roku, Microsoft's Xbox 360 video-game console, a TiVo digital video recorder, or select Blu-ray disk player from LG Electronics and Samsung.

In addition to the HBO content, subscribers would still have access to the 12,000 movies and TV episodes Netflix currently offers online at no additional charge. HBO shows that could be made available include The WireEntourage, and Big Love, and movies such as JumperGladiator, and I Am Legend.

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