HBO Max is coming to Europe as WarnerMedia’s streaming service will launch in a number of territories on the continent over the subsequent a number of months.
At the moment, HBO Max is offered in america and in 39 territories throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Talking on the Sequence Mania tv pageant in Lille, France, Priya Dogra, president of WarnerMedia Europe, Center East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia (excluding China), and Christina Sulebakk, common supervisor of HBO Max EMEA, mentioned the streamer would first bow throughout the Nordic area and in Spain this 12 months. Portugal and territories in Central and Jap Europe are set to comply with in 2022.
By then, Dogra mentioned, the corporate could have HBO Max working in all 20 European territories the place the corporate at the moment has a presence. In a number of of Europe’s largest territories, together with the U.Okay., Germany, Italy and France, HBO doesn’t run a stand-alone service however licenses its content material to native pay TV companions, comparable to Comcast-owned Sky. “Europe is a large precedence for us,” mentioned Dogra. “It’s a sophisticated market, however an thrilling one.”
After these European territories, WarnerMedia plans to roll HBO Max out “in a staggered method” throughout the remainder of the world, she mentioned. Based on WarnerMedia’s figures, HBO Max has 67.5 million subscribers worldwide.