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The company tries taking on wireless carriers with what it claims is the first all Wi-Fi phone service from a cable provider.
Premium cable channel launches its direct-to-consumer streaming option for $15 a month before Sunday's season premiere of "Game of Thrones," but you need to be an Apple or Cablevision customer to get it.
Apple isn't the only game in town anymore. Cablevision will be the first cable company to offer the premium network online without viewers having to pay for regular TV.
Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.
The move is further evidence of a potentially dramatic shift in the way television programming is being offered to customers.
Don't miss any of the action when the hit show returns on April 12.
Television service makes an evolutionary leap with Dish's $20 monthly plan, the NFL arrives on YouTube, and Freewheel offers Wi-Fi-only cell phone service.
For the same price as a subscription to HBO Now, Sling TV is allowing subscribers to its $20 per month service to add HBO as a live channel, along with the same selection of VOD shows HBO provides on its other platforms.
Sony's entrant into the burgeoning Web-delivered-TV world hits three cities Wednesday, with a $50 entry price that may test how much people really want to cut the cord.