Amazon will cease providing HBO as a standalone Prime Video Channel subsequent 12 months, in response to CNBC. The corporate provides HBO as a channel subscription for $15 a month to Prime subscribers who can then entry its programming by way of Hearth TV. After Amazon’s present settlement expires with WarnerMedia in 2021, although, it should reportedly retire the channel utterly. The publication says it’s a part of WarnerMedia’s plan to make HBO Max the one level of entry for purchasers on streaming providers.
HBO Max lastly became available as an app for the Amazon Hearth TV platform a couple of days in the past, nearly six months after it launched on account of what gave the impression to be a negotiation issue between the businesses. It has all the pieces customary HBO provides together with extra content material and entry to new films, reminiscent of Wonder Woman 1984 come December. Clients presently paying for HBO on cable or an HBO Channel subscription can entry the app at no additional price.