Two of the largest gamers in streaming, HBO Max and YouTube, have formally arrived on Spectrum TV.
It’s the primary time the apps have been supported on Spectrum TV, Constitution’s digital cable supplier and live TV app, and customers will be capable of entry content material from each apps by means of the platform’s information on channels 2004 for HBO Max and 2003 for YouTube. Customers may also be capable of discover them by looking out the information or from the information’s apps menu. (A subscription to HBO Max, which prices $10 monthly with advertisements or $15 to go ad-free and unlock same-day theatrical releases, will nonetheless be required to entry the content material.)
The 2 apps are big additions to Spectrum’s platform. HBO Max, which launched properly over a 12 months in the past, gives greater than 13,000 hours of premium content material from manufacturers that embrace HBO, DC, Cartoon Community, Grownup Swim, Studio Ghibli, and Max Originals, amongst others. The service additionally made Warner Bros.’ complete 2021 movie slate accessible on its premium tier the identical day these movies debut in theaters at no extra value. Whereas a controversial move and one which’s brought about WarnerMedia fairly a couple of complications, it’s an incredible worth for anybody unsure about returning to theaters simply but.
A spokesperson famous that the information channels provide an extra technique for purchasers to entry the HBO Max and YouTube apps. Along with Netflix, they’re the primary three streaming apps to be accessible instantly by means of the Spectrum Information.
“Because the video panorama continues to vary, we’re evolving our merchandise and making it simpler for our clients to observe what they need by offering entry to streaming apps from handy launch factors throughout the Spectrum TV expertise,” Elena Ritchie, Spectrum’s group vp of video expertise, mentioned in a press release. “We look ahead to rising this library and count on to launch extra streaming video apps within the coming months.”