HBO Go is a streaming service offered by HBO (Home Box Office), a premium cable and streaming television network.
HBO Go, streaming service from HBO to provide Video on Demand videos for their subscribers. It’s includes current and past series of their collection. You get unlimited access for popular shows and series from HBO. There will be exclusions for some series where you cannot streamed through HBO GO.
The HBO Originals, Documentaries, Shows, Sports etc and be streamed by using this service. HBO GO is not available in all the locations. You can visit their website to know whether HBO GO is available on your location. The subscription plan allows you to use use HBO Go from outside your location also. The HBO Go includes previous seasons of HBO series while HBO doesn’t offer this option.
If you are a Amazon Prime subscriber, you can add the HBO GO to your subscription from Amazon Prime Video. It will add $14.99/month to your current plan. It is also possible to try HBO Go for 7 days trial and continue to add on paid plan. You can see the trailers and browse though HBO library before your purchase a paid plan.
HBO Go is recommended for Adults as the contents are more of R-rated programs. The Parental control in HBO Go will help you from viewing Adult contents by your children. The Disney and legendary blockbusters section is available to entertain children and other young audience.
The HBO titles will be added to HBO Go library at the same time of their broadcast, while premieres from other suppliers will be available within 24 hours. You can see the latest upcoming HBO arrivals from Coming Soon section in HBO Go.
To use HBO Go without interruptions, you need to have high speed Internet connection as the streaming contents are ranging from 720p to Full HD. There will be subtitles available on your home language and you can turn off subtitle whenever you need.
It allows subscribers to watch a variety of HBO programming, including original series, movies, and documentaries, on a variety of devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets, and streaming devices (e.g., Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV).
In order to use HBO Go, you need to be a subscriber to HBO through your cable or satellite provider, or through a streaming service that includes HBO (such as Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, or YouTube TV).
Once you have access, you can log in to the HBO Go app or website using your provider’s credentials and start streaming content.
Please note that HBO Go and HBO Max are different, as HBO Max is different streaming platform with additional exclusive contents and features.
Some HBO go subscribers can get the access of HBO Max as well, in case if you are not sure if you have access or not please check with the customer service of your provider.
There are several ways to watch HBO Go, depending on the devices and services you have access to. Here are a few common options:
On a computer: You can watch HBO Go on your computer by going to the HBO Go website (www.hbogo.com) and logging in with your provider’s credentials.
On a mobile device: You can download the HBO Go app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android) and log in with your provider’s credentials.
On a streaming device: If you have a streaming device such as Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, or a smart TV with the HBO Go app available, you can log in with your provider’s credentials and start streaming on your TV.
On a gaming console: Some gaming consoles like Xbox and PlayStation have HBO Go app available, you can find the app on the respective app stores and log in with your provider’s credentials.
Through a streaming service : If you subscribed to a streaming service that includes HBO, such as Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, or YouTube TV, you can watch HBO Go content by signing in with your account credentials in the respective app.
HBO Go Features
- Streaming of current and past seasons of popular HBO shows such as Game of Thrones, Westworld, Sopranos, Veep, and many more
- Streaming of a wide selection of movies including recent blockbuster releases and classic films.
- A personalized watchlist that keeps track of the shows and movies you’ve been watching and suggests content you might like based on your viewing history.
- The ability to download content for offline viewing, so you can watch your favorite shows and movies without an internet connection.
- A feature called “Series Pass” that automatically adds new episodes of a show to your watchlist as they become available.
- Parental controls that allow you to set restrictions on what content is available for your children to watch.
- The ability to create multiple profiles, so each member of your household can have their own personalized watchlist and viewing history.
- Multi-language subtitle options and audio tracks
The cost of HBO Go depends on how you access the service. If you are already a subscriber to HBO through your cable or satellite provider, you may be able to access HBO Go at no additional cost.
You would just need to log in with your provider’s credentials to start streaming. However, if you do not have a cable or satellite subscription, you would need to sign up for a streaming service that includes HBO, such as Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, or YouTube TV, each of these streaming services have different pricing, and you would need to check the pricing for the package that includes HBO for the respective service.
HBO Max, which is different streaming service from HBO go, but also offers the contents from HBO Go and some exclusives, but the pricing can be different from the HBO go package you subscribed.