HBO’s mobile streaming service collapses by Game of Thrones




The streaming service for laptops, smartphones and tablets HBO Go struggled Sunday with so many visitors that the service went down. The reason is the premiere of the new series of Game of Thrones, which led to a large amount of viewers.

Soon after the start of the first episode of the new series of Game of Thrones, HBO had to report that problems were with the Go service. The authority referred to viewers through the On Demand option that some ISPs offer and the repetitions. Possibly millions of people were ready for the premiere of the series, but the service was not the large influx of.

After several hours, the problems were repaired, according to HBO. It is not the first time that HBO Go is facing problems. Also in an earlier premiere, the series True Detective, this was the case. Many viewers complain that the service apparently adopted more subscriptions than its infrastructure can handle.

HBO Go is the mobile version of the streaming service HBO, for watching movies and series on tablets, smartphones and laptops. Include KPN, UPC and Ziggo offer the service in the Netherlands.


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