Posted Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
HBO GO is now available on Amazon's streaming box along with a special holiday discount.
Amazon has announced the addition of HBO GO to its lineup of apps for the Fire TV. In addition, the company is also offering a $20 discount on the set-top box.
"Since launch we've increased the number of services available on Amazon Fire TV by more than 4x," said Peter Larsen, Vice President Amazon Devices. "We’re thrilled to add HBO GO, the most requested service, to Fire TV in time for the holidays. HBO has produced some of the most groundbreaking and award-winning TV shows and movies, and we are excited to bring this amazing content to our customers, all of which is accessible via voice search on your Fire TV remote."
HBO GO allows users to stream a growing collection of popular movies and TV shows, including every episode of new and classic HBO series, HBO original films, miniseries, sports, documentaries, and specials. Customers will need an HBO subscription through a participating cable or satellite affiliate to authenticate the app. In addition to streaming support, the entire HBO GO catalog has also been integrated into the Fire TV's Voice Search feature.
"Given our longstanding relationship with Amazon, we're delighted to bring HBO GO to Amazon's Fire TV—offering our vast collection of award-winning TV series and movies to Fire TV users," said Jeff Dallesandro, Vice President, Digital Domestic Network Distribution, HBO. "We’re thrilled to add this platform to the suite of HBO GO viewing options, offering our subscribers compelling new experiences like Amazon's unified voice search."
The Amazon Fire TV is currently on sale for $79 through December 28, giving customers a $20 discount just in time for the holidays. Meanwhile, HBO GO will also be available on Amazon's Fire TV Stick this spring.
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