I just realized that there is no single legal way to stream Game of Thrones in Portugal. In fact, no HBO recent shows are available for legal streaming in Portugal.
@hugo That's awful. And the box sets are quite expensive.
@ChrisWere I don’t even have a DVD player anymore :) it’s mind blowing that I can get any show illegally streaming with a single google search and if I want to pay, I have no way of doing it. Who is making these decisions?!
@hugo HBO making it very clear they aren't interested in Portuguese people's money - strange business choice.
To the high seas!
@letthewatersroar if only it was a moral reason, probably I could understand that but it was a business decision! I have a hard time believing it makes financial sense because it doesn’t make sense in any other aspect.
@hugo It’s like they want to encourage piracy.
@eloisa @MoreEndless @ramsey according to Statista 27M in 2019 is expected: https://www.statista.com/statistics/612023/netflix-streaming-revenues-in-portugal/
I would say they will get to 250k subscriptions by 2019 if those numbers are right.
@eloisa @MoreEndless @ramsey
but HBO Go is like
netflix for HBO series, they own it and decided to sell exclusive rights to SyFy (without streaming) for Portugal and not make HBO Go available in Portugal.
I seriously doubt they couldn't make more money by allowing HBO Go in Portugal and even if they sold the rights for SyFy without "exclusive" for less, I say they would end up making more.
@hugo Don't stream this kind of stuff, is a waste of time
@Tuttifruttihat what kind of stuff should I stream then? :)
@Tuttifruttihat I rewatched that not even 2 months ago :) it’s brilliant
@hugo you already got the nice weather and the delicious fish ... why should you also get Game of Thrones ??
@mcread I want it all and then some :)
Then don't do it the legal way, if they don't want your money in the first place they deserve it that you use other Methods. 🤬🤓
@BranTarik I tried ;)
@hugo there are many so called streaming Sites out there...😅 😉
@hugo E o bom velho KODI ?
@LuisProf eu estava a tentar vias pagas :) mas não existem em Portugal. Tens que ser pirata à força!
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