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Dish Network Offers HBO GO® and MAX GO®


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#26 OFFLINE   jgoggan

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 11:09 AM

Just tried this at MAXGO and it said that I wasn't currently a Cinemax subscriber on Dish Network. I'm guessing that the 30-day free thing going on right now doesn't qualify? Oh well -- was worth a shot -- just wanted to try it out.

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 05:40 PM

+1

Just tried this at MAXGO and it said that I wasn't currently a Cinemax subscriber on Dish Network. I'm guessing that the 30-day free thing going on right now doesn't qualify?


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Posted 02 June 2011 - 02:36 PM

Are you kidding me? A novelty? Man, I was sooo very excited to finally have access to this.

1) I've very bad about scheduling DVR events, as well as cleaning out the DVR. Especially for movies, I rarely bother to peruse the schedule and determine which HBO movies I want to see. And forget Netflix through the mail, again that takes a combo of planning and waiting. No good.

2) There is a TON of HBO programming that I saw parts of years ago, but never saw the entire series (Deadwood, Six Feet Under, etc...). Plus, I love the Sopranos, so even though I've seen every episdoe, I love being able to re-watch it when I want.

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Posted 02 June 2011 - 07:55 PM

I tried this via browser and it is HOT! I think the the iPad/iPod/iPhone app is going to be just as HOT! Everything HBO has done...and then some...is there!


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Posted 03 June 2011 - 11:47 PM

just thinking out loud, but, at first thought this really doesn't make any sense. Why would someone that is already subscribed to HBO really need to have access to series and movies already on HBO? Seems like if I had HBO, I would just record the stuff I really wanted anyways. Very few people that I know ever go back and re-watch very many movies or series that they have already seen.


Stuck out shopping or antiquing with the wife... being able to go sit in the car and watch old epsiodes of 'Entourage' on my iPhone while she's inside doing her thing... awesome!

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Posted 04 June 2011 - 12:05 PM

Well, you can watch them using any browser on your laptop or tablet. From Engadget two days ago this news:


I put my broadband name and password in HBOGO but keeps refusing to let me in. What do I do?

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Posted 04 June 2011 - 12:47 PM

You have to authenticate with your dish username and password.

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 07:17 AM

This is very cool. Works great on my Incredible. Now if I could get a Roku version .....,:-)

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 09:04 AM

This is very cool. Works great on my Incredible. Now if I could get a Roku version .....,:-)


which browser are you using on the phone? I just tried logging on with my HTC Thunderbolt and I get a page not found after entering in my credentials. Makes me think it sees a smartphone user and disables...

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 09:24 AM

which browser are you using on the phone? I just tried logging on with my HTC Thunderbolt and I get a page not found after entering in my credentials. Makes me think it sees a smartphone user and disables...

It works fine on my HTC EVO. Get the HBOGO app from the app store.
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Posted 06 June 2011 - 09:37 AM

which browser are you using on the phone? I just tried logging on with my HTC Thunderbolt and I get a page not found after entering in my credentials. Makes me think it sees a smartphone user and disables...


...just download the HBOGO app in the Market.

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 10:59 AM

Ah, ok. Since I only have Cinemax and not HBO, I can't log in using the HBO GO app :(

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Posted 14 June 2011 - 10:14 PM

Why would someone that is already subscribed to HBO really need to have access to series and movies already on HBO? Seems like if I had HBO, I would just record the stuff I really wanted anyways. Very few people that I know ever go back and re-watch very many movies or series that they have already seen.
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The reason is simple: I'm subscribed to HBO, but my parents aren't. If I want to visit them at the shore, I can still get HBOGO on my laptop. I love it!

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 12:18 PM

Well, you can watch them using any browser on your laptop or tablet. From Engadget two days ago this news:


I still can't get into HBO GO. It doesn't like my password.

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 12:36 PM

This seems as good a place as any to discuss this. Some carriers allow subaccounts for HBOgo and MAXgo so that two family members maybe watching different shows on HBOgo at the same time on different devices. I just asked in online chat with Dish and was told no subaccounts. Wanted to check and make sure that was true since the CSRs are not always all knowing.

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 12:57 PM

This seems as good a place as any to discuss this. Some carriers allow subaccounts for HBOgo and MAXgo so that two family members maybe watching different shows on HBOgo at the same time on different devices. I just asked in online chat with Dish and was told no subaccounts. Wanted to check and make sure that was true since the CSRs are not always all knowing.

Thanks


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Posted 02 July 2012 - 09:20 AM

Are you kidding me? A novelty? Man, I was sooo very excited to finally have access to this.

1) I've very bad about scheduling DVR events, as well as cleaning out the DVR. Especially for movies, I rarely bother to peruse the schedule and determine which HBO movies I want to see. And forget Netflix through the mail, again that takes a combo of planning and waiting. No good.

2) There is a TON of HBO programming that I saw parts of years ago, but never saw the entire series (Deadwood, Six Feet Under, etc...). Plus, I love the Sopranos, so even though I've seen every episdoe, I love being able to re-watch it when I want.


I still can't sign up for HBOGO.

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Posted 02 July 2012 - 11:22 AM

Does Dish allow you to watch HBOgo on the Roku?
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 02:14 PM

Does Dish allow you to watch HBOgo on the Roku?


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