Today, Home Box Office is adding Android and Amazon devices to its internet only service, HBO NOWSM, providing audiences with instant access to all of HBOaddictive series, unforgettable movies, thought-provoking documentaries, thrilling sports programs and entertaining comedy and music specials. Consumers only need the internet to access HBO NOW which is available on Android phones and tablets as well as Amazon Fire Tablets starting today. HBO NOW is also soon to be Google Cast-enabled and available soon on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
“If there’s one thing Fire TV and Fire tablet customers are telling us, it’s that they love to watch their favorite movies and TV shows. This is why the team is doubling down on adding great new movies and TV shows for Fire TV and Fire tablet customers–in less than five months we’ve added over 700 new channels, apps, and games to Amazon Fire TV, and over 300,000 apps are now available on Fire tablets,” said Steve Rabuchin, Vice President, Amazon Appstore. “HBO has produced some of the most groundbreaking and award-winning TV shows and movies, and we are excited to introduce HBO Now on Fire tablets and soon on Fire TV.”
“Amazon has cultivated an incredibly vast and savvy base of customers that we’re excited to provide with unlimited access to all of HBO through HBO NOW,” said Bernadette Aulestia, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution Operations, HBO. “The addition of Amazon devices is another great stride in the distribution of HBO NOW and affirmation of our long standing partnership with Amazon.”
New customers can download the app on their Android tablet and phone or on their Amazon Fire Tablets to begin a 30-day introductory free trial of HBO NOW by signing up through Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. HBO NOW continues to expand its distribution by adding Google and Amazon to already existing partners – Apple and Cablevision. HBO NOW is available on any Android OS 4.1+ phone or tablet and Fire Tablets as well as iPhone, iPad and Apple TV for a monthly subscription of $14.99. Upon registering, subscribers can also watch their favorite HBO programming on their computer at HBONOW.com.
With the launch of HBO NOW on Android and Amazon, subscribers will have a chance to catch HBOs amazing line up of envelope-pushing summer series including True Detective®, BallersSM and The BrinkSM. See your shows, your movies, your way, on HBO NOW, including the recent seasons of Game of Thrones®, Silicon Valley®, Veep® and Last Week Tonight With John OliverSM as well as other current uncensored programming like Girls®, The Leftovers®, The Jinx and Going Clear. HBO NOW also features every episode of every season of HBO classics worth seeing again like The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, True Blood®, The Wire® and Deadwood®. In addition, HBO NOW subscribers will have instant access to the most top box office, must-see films like Gone Girl, Horrible Bosses 2, X-MEN: Days of Future Past, The Maze Runner, Get On Up and coming soonBirdman, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Theory of Everything and Dumb and Dumber To. Customers can learn more at Order.HBONOW.com.