The streaming video market in Spain is about to have a new player joining everyone we already know. The arrival of HBO Max has been confirmed for the fall period, coinciding with the arrival in the Nordic countries as well as other markets in Europe, such as Portugal and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
The official confirmation of the arrival of HBO Max in our country came from the hand of Priya Dogra, President of WarnerMedia Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia (excluding China) and Christina Sulebakk, General Manager of HBO Max EMEA during the celebration of the Series Mania event.
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HBO Max has been in operation since May 27 in the United States then made the leap to Latin America, more precisely in June, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico , Panama. , Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. We now know that it will arrive in Europe in a few weeks.
Until now, we knew that HBO Max would arrive in Europe gradually in the second half of the year, but without having more details. Of course, although it has been revealed that we won’t have to wait until 2022, no further information has been released regarding the price the subscription will have, the platforms on which it will be available as well as an exact date. .
Regarding the price, the existing offer in the United States cannot serve as a guide and it is that there the arrival of HBO Max did not imply an increase in the price of the two options that they have in it. country, which is traditional cable TV and HBO Now, which is the version of HBO that we have here. There, they pay 12 euros per month against 8.99 that HBO costs in Spain, where we only have HBO “quite simply”.
HBO Max is a proposal that encompasses the various entertainment channels of WarnerMedia such that the HBO offering we know so far is added to content from Warner, Cartoon Network, TBS, TNT, Adult Swim, The CW, DC Universe, movie producers such as New Line Cinema as well as HBO Max’s own content.
We will have to wait several more weeks so that in these months we have left before the end of the year. the platform offers new data, the ones we all have in mind: subscription price, what will happen to HBO and its subscribers, compatible platforms …
Via | Variety