HBO has more than 5 million online streaming subscribers

Subscriber growth contributed to better-than-expected performance for the division in the most recent quarter. Revenue from HBO, home to hit fantasy show “Game of Thrones,” rose 12.7 percent to $1.68 billion, the company reported Thursday. Analysts were expecting revenue of $1.65 billion, according to data and analytics firm FactSet Research Systems. – Reuters via CNBC