HBO Max - Free to DIRECTV HBO subscribers

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  1. mws192

    mws192 Godfather

    Jun 17, 2010
    “When it launches in the spring of 2020, HBO Max will be available to about 10 million AT&T customers who also are HBO subscribers for no additional charge, AT&T COO John Stankey said in an interview with Reuters. That would include subscribers of DirecTV and AT&T TV Now. Stankey also said the telco might include HBO Max for free with certain AT&T wireless plans.”

    HBO Max Will Be Free to AT&T’s HBO Subscribers
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  2. dtv757

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    Jun 3, 2006
    I hope its included with DirecTV!!

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  3. makaiguy

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    Sep 24, 2007
    Aiken, SC
    According to that it will ... IF you subscribe to HBO on Directv.
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  4. the2130

    the2130 Active Member

    Dec 17, 2014
    I hope that's true. I not only have HBO on DirecTV, I also have my cell phone and Internet service with AT&T. It would be nice to get HBO Max without having to pay for another streaming service.
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  5. dtv757

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    Jun 3, 2006
    I was hoping it was free for all DirecTV customers. Similar to the new vzw /disney+ deal

    Or the tmobile/netflix deal ,

    I think att gives HBO free to wireless customers ..?

    Like a thanks for choosing our company thing lol
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  6. richall01

    richall01 Godfather

    Sep 30, 2007
    South Georgia
    Don't forget AT&T owns DirecTV and HBO.
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  7. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator

    Apr 17, 2003
    Nobody rides for free. Anything that is "included free" is just buried in the price one pays.

    In this case "will be available to about 10 million AT&T customers who also are HBO subscribers" is less than 100% of AT&T customers. And according to the article it will be a promotional offer, not a permanent rule. If it becomes permanent there is no doubt that the cost will need to be buried in the price. Including the Time Warner content with the HBO content is a natural expansion of HBO Go and HBO Now - the yet to be detailed promotion will give AT&T subscribers with HBO Go access to the Time Warner content (HBO Max).
  8. JoeTheDragon

    JoeTheDragon Hall Of Fame

    Jul 21, 2008
    and cinemax will just merge into the liner HBO package? also will directv HBO get more channels?

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