It's been a great run, and we're going to miss you.
As of September 15th, Philo and HBO GO will no longer be available to Harvard students. This decision is made with a heavy heart and is not one we take lightly. We have loved being a part of Harvard student life and are very grateful to the university for their partnership and support over the years.
So why, you ask, is Philo leaving? Well, as many things do, it all came down to cost. Cable network programming does not come cheap, and Philo has covered those costs for all Harvard undergraduates since the beginning. This is something we've happily done for many years at a cost of over $1M. This year, prices increased beyond our control at a rate we could no longer sustain, so we found ourselves having to make the difficult decision to cease operations at Harvard.
Please drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in hearing from us in the future. We have some exciting new projects in the works...