It’s happening again. After viewer demand for the True Detective finale overwhelmed HBO’s streaming service last month, HBO Go customers took to the Web again tonight to complain that they can’t access the fourth season premiere. Like it did with the True Detective finale, HBO Go’s Twitter account acknowledged the technical problems. “Looks like there’s trouble in the realm. Apologies for the inconvenience. We’ll be providing updates, so please stay tuned. #GameofThrones,”it tweeted. That was followed by, “Having trouble accessing @HBO GO? Send a raven. @GameOfThrones will be available soon on HBO On Demand with some cable providers.”
Following the True Detective crash, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes’ addressed the issue at Deutsche Bank’s Media, Internet and Telecom Conference and vowed to improve the service. “We’re investing in HBO Go,” he said. “That’s good news for those of you that tried to watch True Detective last week… we want to make HBO Go stronger.”
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