HBO is no longer accessible as an Apple TV Channel for people who wish to allow to it nonetheless a Apple TV app, according to 9to5Mac). The change follows today’s launch of a new streaming use HBO Max.
Apple TV Channels initial launched final year as a approach to watch calm from many opposite use providers all in one app, definition we wouldn’t have to rebound around between opposite third-party apps to watch opposite content. Now, though, it seems HBO wants to pull users to watch HBO Max calm on a HBO Max app instead of by Apple’s.
If we already allow to HBO by Apple TV’s Channels, we can apparently still see it in a Apple TV app, though it won’t be updated to embody calm that’s disdainful to HBO Max, according to 9to5Mac. You also have giveaway entrance to HBO Max interjection to a understanding that was struck between Apple and WarnerMedia final month. And if we do have entrance to HBO Max, we can watch HBO Max calm inside a Apple TV app.
There are a series of ways to entrance HBO Max, and my co-worker Chaim Gartenberg has put together a accessible beam on how we can tide HBO Max and how to know if we might already have entrance to it but wanting to pay.
If we wish to allow to HBO Max by Amazon’s Prime Video Channels portal, however, we can’t only yet. The issue, it seems, is due to agreement negotiations, reports The Wall Street Journal, that is because a HBO Max app is not accessible on possibly Amazon Fire inclination or Roku ones. Amazon is blaming a brawl on ATT, that owns HBO Max user WarnerMedia, in a matter supposing to The Verge:
With a seamless patron experience, scarcely 5 million HBO streamers now entrance their subscription by Amazon’s Prime Video Channels. Unfortunately, with a launch of HBO Max, ATT is selecting to repudiate these constant HBO business entrance to a stretched catalog. We trust that if you’re profitable for HBO, you’re entitled to a new programming by a process you’re already using. That’s only good patron use and that’s a priority for us.
WarnerMedia shielded itself in this matter given to Engadget:
We are anxious that HBO Max is widely accessible during launch to business by a accumulation of inclination and placement partners as good as HBOMax.com. Our idea is to make HBO Max accessible on each height probable to as many viewers globally as probable so they can suffer dear shows from HBO, a Warner Bros. film and TV library and a farrago of strike programming disdainful to HBO Max. We demeanour brazen to reaching agreements with a few superb placement partners left, including with Amazon and on standard with how they yield business entrance to Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu on Fire devices.
Correction: An progressing chronicle of this story poorly pronounced that HBO Max was not integrated into a Apple TV app in a third paragraph. It is.