Two big networks have decided invest in the world of online television. According to TV Mix, HBO Go and CBS have announced that they will provide online use of their programming without a cable subscription. This move comes on the heels of the Supreme Court’s ruling that FilmOn Networks and Aereo aren’t different than traditional cable providers.

At the time of the ruling, FilmOn CEO Alki David said that the decision was “the beginning of the death of the bundle.” CBS and HBO’s move to online programming reiterates something David has said. “Give the consumer what they want, when they want it, on the devices they love,” he said.

In light of the new shakeup in the broadcasting world, David had a message for CBS CEO Les Moonves. “Les! Welcome to the 31st Century!” he said. “I think you’ll like it.”

FilmOn is currently showing 600 channels and over 40,000 titles on demand to over 40 million users every month. FilmOn provides channels to suit all tastes, including national and international news channels, channels catering to family and children’s entertainment, Hollywood gossip, and exclusive content including Hollywood parties, channels hosted by controversial stars and more.

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By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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