WarnerMedia has clinched another massive digital supply deal for HBO Max: Beneath a pact with Google, the streaming support will soon be accessible across Google platforms and devices — such as Android and Google Play — as it starts on May 27.
At launch, present HBO Currently subscribers charged through Google Play will be updated to the HBO Max program at no extra cost. New HBO Max clients are going to have the ability to subscribe directly from the program for $14.99 a month (the same price as HBO Currently ).
HBO Max subscriptions additionally will be accessible right, in addition to from AT&T (WarnerMedia’s parent), which will be bundling HBO Max free to get luxury service tiers. Massive suppliers and OTT platforms not yet in HBO Max’s launching matrix at this stage include Comcast, Dish, Roku, and Verizon.
Beneath the WarnerMedia deals with Google, U.S. clients are going to have the ability to flow HBO Max on Android telephones and tablet computers, Android TV apparatus, Chromebooks, Google Chromecast, and apparatus, which have Chromecast built-in.
Just like Apple, Google requires a 30% reduction of program purchases on Google Play. WarnerMedia is prepared to shoot reduced margin (versus direct-to-consumer charging ) to maximize the reach of HBO Max, a superset of HBO programming that the company hopes will tempt in new paying clients.
“The access to HBO Max across Android, Android TV, Chromebook along with Google Chromecast apparatus and on GooglePlay adds to our growing list of supply choices which are going to be offered to clients at launch,” Rich Warren, president of WarnerMedia Distribution, said in a statement.