Premium Online Video Destinations HBO GO® and MAX GO® Now AvailableBack
Bright House Networks today announced that HBO GO® and MAX GO are now available to customers who subscribe to HBO® and Cinemax® at no additional cost from any U.S. location through a high speed broadband connected computer. The HBO GO and MAX GO mobile apps are also available for download on Apple’s iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® as well as select Android™ devices.
These services require Bright House Networks video customers to have a My Services account. To register for a My Services account, Bright House Networks customers can go to www.brighthouse.com/myservices. The My Services account login will give customers free authenticated access to use HBO GO and MAX GO any time.
HBO GO gives viewers unlimited access to over 1400 titles online, including current series like Game of ThronesSM, True Blood®, and Boardwalk Empire®, classics like The Sopranos®, Sex and the City® and Deadwood®, plus HBO original films, miniseries, sports, documentaries, and specials as well as a wide selection of blockbuster theatricals. The service also includes bonus content and special behind-the-scenes extras. HBO’s sister service, MAX GO, adds more than 400 titles of Cinemax programming online, providing instant access to hundreds of Hollywood hit movies, indies, cult favorites, the MAX After Dark series as well as new and exclusive, primetime high-impact drama series like Strike Back℠, specifically created for the channel.
“Our customers have been asking for HBO GO and MAX GO, and we are extremely excited that they will now be able to enjoy the networks’ high quality entertainment – anywhere, anytime with these new services ,” said Kristi Kramersmeier, vice president, New Product Development, Bright House Networks. “Bright House Networks customers can now enjoy hit movies and award-winning original programming ‘on the go,’ and enjoy even more value to their entertainment options.”
With the online services, Bright House Networks customers get most new titles simultaneously with their premiere on the networks; the ability to create a “Watchlist” that keeps track of bookmarked content for later viewing; bonus content including interviews, recaps, and behind-the-scenes extras; and customizable views showing titles in slideshow, grid or list format. In addition, HBO GO can be personalized through a “Series Pass®” capability which automatically alerts viewers to new episodes of favorite HBO programs when they arrive on the service.
HBO GO and MAX GO are the latest additions to HBO’s digital offerings and a perfect complement to HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® with even more viewing choices. On both services, most programming is available in high definition.
About Bright House Networks
Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.
Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a portfolio of customizable, cutting-edge business solutions spanning Internet, MEF-certified Metro Ethernet, WiFi, security, telephony, and video. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks or our products and services, visit (www.brighthouse.com).
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