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HBO Max strikes distribution deal with KPN

Warner Bros. Discovery streamer HBO Max has struck a distribution deal with Dutch telco KPN.

The agreement means that KPN customers will soon be able to watch HBO Max through KPN.

HBO Max will be available to 3.6 million Dutch households. From September, KPN customers can add an HBO Max subscription to their KPN Internet, TV or Mobile subscription.

HBO Max offers Dutch viewers movies from Warner Bros. such as The Batman, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and Dune, HBO series including Succession and Euphoria, Max Originals such as The Staircase, Hacks and The Flight Attendant, and kids titles like Teen Titans Go! and Looney Tunes Cartoons. The highly anticipated HBO original drama, House of the Dragon launches soon, set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

KPN customers can add HBO Max to their KPN Internet, TV or Mobile subscription online, via customer service, in stores or via the MijnKPN app.

Guillaume Coffin, head of affiliates and advertising, France, Benelux, Africa, MENAT, Israel and GM Turkey at Warner Bros. Discovery, said: “HBO Max stands for quality entertainment as the home to some of the best TV and films. By collaborating with KPN, we are making our titles even easier for fans to stream in the Netherlands. We look forward to HBO Max going live with KPN in September.”

Jochem de Jong, VP partnerships, TV and entertainment at KPN, said: “Just as many KPN customers are looking forward to the release of House of the Dragon, we couldn’t wait to add HBO Max to our entertainment offer. In addition to Disney+, Viaplay, Netflix, HBO Max could not be missed. Thanks to the collaboration with HBO Max, KPN customers are assured of the best entertainment. Moreover, this makes it even more fun for customers to combine their entertainment offer in an affordable way. We will celebrate the introduction of HBO Max together with our customers.”

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