AT&T’s Warner Media came out to unveil their new streaming service, HBO Max. Last Tuesday, in the event held by the company, they officially introduced HBO Max to the world, which comes with a $14. 99 per month price tag.
It seems like the streaming war is about to begin. As already there are several other names, including Apple, Disney+, and Netflix, HBO Max is going to join in the same field. Things will get heated up once every one launches their channels.
After AT&T took over HBO, the former executive John Stankey become the head of the entertainment under the name Warner Media. In order to gain leverage in the market, they were working steadily. Now it seems like AT&T is all set with HBO Max in their hands.
HBO Max will be launched in May 2020 with the subscription range of $14.99 per month. It will be an Ad-free streaming platform. According to the company, they are planning to add Ads to reduce the cost, and it is expected to be out by 2021.
Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, introduced HBO Max with enormous assurance stating that HBO Max is “very different from anything else that you’ve seen in the market so far.”
Intriguing the attention of the people, Randall claimed that “This is not Netflix. This is not Disney. This is HBO Max.” HBO Max sounds a bit pricey when compared to Apple TV, which comes with $4.99 per month, Netflix with $13 per month, and Disney+ with $6.99 per month.
People who subscribe HBO via AT&T and HBO Now Subscribers will get a free subscription for HBO Max. It is an inferred fact that there are about 10 million subscribers for HBO Now. HBO Max is also available in Mobile Apps and broadband as well. AT&T stated that customers could expect more offers when they go for a premium subscription.
Appears as HBO Max took over dragons to play the battle. According to Casey Bloys of HBO, HBO has offered a prequel to the famous Game of Thrones series named House of the Dragons. They also have some of the best cards to play the game. Friends hit-run show of the ’90s and The Big Bang Theory will be telecasted in HBO max.
HBO Max will have 10,000 hours of content with its launch, along with contents from HBO. HBO Max is expected to have original programs along with 38 other programs from HBO within one year of its takeoff.
The company promises “quality over quantity,” considering its 10,000 hours content. Furthermore, HBO Max is designed in a way to attract everyone says, Randall. HBO Max will have programs that are focused on teenagers and kids, as well.
HBO Max mobile app has the facility to download programs as well. The company also revealed that there are several other add on features to the channel, which includes celebrities’ suggestions to watch their favorite series or movies. DC-based movies often showcased in HBO and HBO Max is not an exception to this.
Inevitably, HBO Max is a complete package with hit-run series to warner movies. On the whole, HBO Max sounds tempting with a lot of new content. All those hypes will definitely lure a lot of people into a subscription.
According to the company, they are expected to have 70 million to 90 million subscribers by the year 2025. They have also foreseen to have 50 million subscribers in the US.