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 dwell 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 the information or from the information’s apps menu. (A subscription to HBO Max, which prices $10 monthly with adverts 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 enormous additions to Spectrum’s platform. HBO Max, which launched properly over a 12 months in the past, provides greater than 13,000 hours of premium content material from manufacturers that embody HBO, DC, Cartoon Community, Grownup Swim, Studio Ghibli, and Max Originals, amongst others. The service additionally made Warner Bros.’ total 2021 movie slate out there on its premium tier the identical day these movies debut in theaters at no extra value. Whereas a controversial transfer and one which’s prompted WarnerMedia fairly a couple of complications, it’s an amazing worth for anybody unsure about returning to theaters simply but.
A spokesperson famous that the information channels provide a further methodology for patrons 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 prospects to observe what they need by offering entry to streaming apps from handy launch factors inside the Spectrum TV expertise,” Elena Ritchie, Spectrum’s group vice chairman of video expertise, mentioned in an announcement. “We sit up for rising this library and count on to launch extra streaming video apps within the coming months.”