WarnerMedia has finalized a distribution deal with Apple for distribution of its upcoming streaming service HBO Max, according to Deadline. It’s due to launch on May 27.
Under the deal, HBO Max will be available on Apple devices and integrated with the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV. At launch, customers will be able to access HBO Max on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K, and Apple TV HD. Customers with second and third generation Apple TV models can stream HBO Max content from their iPhone or iPad to their TV via AirPlay. Existing HBO Now customers who are billed through the App Store and HBO subscribers through Apple TV channels will be able to get HBO Max for free. New customers of Max will be able to subscribe directly in the app using in-app purchase.
HBO Max is built around WarnerMedia’s HBO premium TV service and will include all of its programming, as well as a range of additional original programming and library content from all corners of WarnerMedia as well as third-party content providers.