HBO has announced that, beginning July 21, the HBO NOW Internet-only streaming service will be available for Android devices and the Amazon Fire Tablets. The à la carte service–which gives you unlimited access to HBO’s original series, movies, and live feeds for $14.99/month–was previously limited to Apple and Cablevision devices. HBO also said that the service will soon be available for Google Cast devices, the Android TV platform, and the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
Home Box Office is adding Android and Amazon devices to its Internet-only service, HBO NOW, providing audiences with instant access to all of HBO–addictive 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 now available on Android phones and tablets, as well as Amazon Fire Tablets. HBO NOW is also soon to be Google Cast-enabled and available soon on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
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 HBO’s amazing lineup of envelope-pushing summer series, including True Detective, Ballers and The Brink. 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 Oliver, 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 soon–Birdman, 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.
• Fast-growing HBO Now expands beyond Apple, launches on Android, Amazon, Chromecast devices at FierceCable.com.
• HBO’s à la Carte Service to Launch in April at HomeTheaterReview.com.