BendBroadband adds HBO Go, Max Go to TV Everywhere mix

HBO Go and Max Go have debuted on BendBroadband's new TV Everywhere product that launched earlier this month. The MSO becomes one of the first small cable operators to carry the authenticated video content from HBO and Cinemax.

BendBroadband customers who subscribe to HBO and Cinemax can access HBO Go and Max Go online, on an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and a variety of Android devices.

Synacor, which recently completed an IPO, is handling the sigh-on authentication for the two Time Warner companies, as well as for content from Turner Broadcasting, which also is part of BendBroadband's TV Everywhere product.

BendBroadband said it expects to add ESPN 3 and Showtime Anywhere to the service in coming months.

"BendBroadband is delighted to be one of the first small cable operators in the nation to launch these exciting new services," said John Farwell, BendBroadband's VP of business operations. "Ultimately being a technology leader means delivering products and services that enhance the value for our customers and enrich their experience."

The company, based in Bend, Ore., was an early convert to a 100 percent digital video signal and offers multi-room DVR and TV Everywhere service to tablets and mobile devices.

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