WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY PARTNERS WITH TAIWAN MOBILE TO LAUNCH HBO GOFebruary 1, 2024 3:07 pm
Local HBO Asia Originals The Accidental Influencer, starring Shu-Yao Kuo, premieres February 10 on the streaming service
Leading telco company Taiwan Mobile has expanded its entertainment offering by adding Warner Bros. Discovery’s regional streaming service HBO GO.
To celebrate the Lunar New Year, Taiwan Mobile is offering a special promotional annual subscription price of NT$69 per month available from February 1-14 (regular price NT$90), giving users access to some of the world’s most iconic shows and movies, with simultaneous streaming on up to three devices.
Cindy Ma, Head of Affiliate Sales, Southeast Asia and Head of Commercial – Taiwan, Warner Bros. Discovery, said: “This new collaboration with Taiwan Mobile will substantially grow our streaming scale in Taiwan. With thousands of hours of premium entertainment on HBO GO, customers can enjoy award-winning shows from Hollywood, as well as stories from across the region including the upcoming original, The Accidental Influencer.”
Daphne Lee, Vice President of New Media Business, Taiwan Mobile commented: “HBO GO enhances our increasingly diverse range of entertainment and, at such a competitive rate, it is great news for fans of premium content. By leveraging the high-speed and low-latency features of 5G, Taiwan Mobile continues to provide its users with a rich and convenient audiovisual experience.”
The partnership includes a vast selection of HBO and Max original series such as the Emmy® award-winning The White Lotus, Succession, The Last of Us, House of the Dragon and Game of Thrones, as well as Hollywood blockbusters such as Barbie, and globally renowned franchises including DC and the Wizarding World.
New HBO Asia Originals series, The Accidental Influencer, a Taiwanese comedy-drama series starring Shu-Yao Kuo, will premiere during the festive period exclusively on HBO GO on February 10. The local Taiwanese series follows the life of Red Ho, whose hope for a perfect life is dashed when she is suddenly dumped by her boyfriend on her birthday. She turns to social media to air her grievances and is met with a surprising outcome, where she rediscovers her independence and embarks on an unexpected journey.
HBO GO is available with Taiwan Mobile from February 1, 2024.
About HBO GO
Warner Bros. Discovery’s HBO GO is a regional streaming service in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Programming includes award-winning HBO Original series, movies and documentaries, Max Originals which tell compelling stories from around the region and beyond. This is supplemented by exclusive, first-run content from major Hollywood and independent studios that offers a mix of originals and acquired content – including kids and family content from Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. – available to download or stream anytime, anywhere. Log on to www.hbogoasia.com for more information.
About Warner Bros. Discovery
Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products including: Discovery Channel, Max, discovery+, CNN, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HGTV, Food Network, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Film Group, Warner Bros. Television Group, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, Discovery en Español, Hogar de HGTV and others. For more information, please visit www.wbd.com.
About Taiwan Mobile
Taiwan Mobile is the second-largest telecommunications provider in Taiwan. With new technology vision, it has integrated telecommunications, network, media, entertainment, and e-commerce group synergy to create a “convergence-into-one” platform that provides technology solutions; at the same time, it incorporates the 5G+ Strategy, leveraging momo coins through the entire group to expand point application scenarios and create a momo coin ecosphere. Taiwan Mobile is guided by an “Open Possible” brand spirit that employs imagination, technological power, action, connectivity, and inspiration to provide seamless and convenient services. With the upcoming merger with Taiwan Star, Taiwan Mobile is poised to significantly increase its user base and the scale of its channels. This will lead to overall improvement in the company’s brand competitiveness.
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