Amazon and HBO owner WarnerMedia finally agreed this week to bring HBO Max to Amazon Fire TV devices nearly six months after the streaming service was first launched. But as part of that deal, Amazon is removing HBO from Amazon’s Prime Video Channels election from next year, according to CNBC.
Amazon Prime video channels allow you to subscribe to individual streaming channels for a monthly fee and watch them on Amazon. But the HBO Prime Video Channel has some differences from the HBO Max. HBO Max offers everything you get with a regular HBO subscription as well as additional movies, shows and original series.
As WarnerMedia tries to build its HBO Max subscriber base, it looks like the company wants to remove some options for watching the standard HBO channel online. And when HBO disappears from Amazon Prime Video Channels, it̵
Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment. WarnerMedia declined to comment.