Dish Network announced today an agreement with WarnerMedia, making HBO Max, HBO, and Cinemax available to Dish TV customers. With the agreement, Dish is offering customers a 10 day free preview of HBO and Cinemax, from August 6-15.
“Our number one priority at DISH is and always has been to provide our customers the best entertainment experience,” said Brian Neylon, Group President, DISH TV. “Our customers now have greater choice in the content they can access. HBO Max and Cinemax offer iconic, beloved and acclaimed content that our customers will enjoy.”
HBO and Cinemax were removed from Dish and Sling TV in November 2018 when Dish and WarnerMedia were unable to agree to terms to renew their carriage deal for the channels.
Dish customers can now subscribe to the HBO Max Ad Free plan for $12 per month for up to 12 months when they subscribe by October 27, 2021, a discount off its standard $14.99 per month pricing. Dish customers can also subscribe to Cinemax for $10 per month.
“When we launched HBO Max, we set out to make it available to customers everywhere they chose to access premium content, and today’s launch with DISH is a key addition to our distribution strategy for the platform,” said Scott Miller, Executive Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs for WarnerMedia. “We’re excited that DISH customers can now access all that HBO Max – as well as our premium linear networks –have to offer.”
Sling TV was not mentioned in the announcement, so stay tuned to see if the premium channels will be made available to Sling subscribers.