HBO Europe Launches Direct to Consumer Streaming Platform in Portugal

Today, HBO Europe launched its newest direct to consumer streaming service, HBO Portugal, bringing all seasons of HBO’s award-winning programming to Portuguese audiences. In addition to HBO originals, HBO Portugal viewers will have access to series, films, documentaries and family content from other content providers. 

Launching today on HBOPortugal.com,  the subscription video on demand service will provide premium content directly to consumers. The service is accessible through a wide range of smartphones, tablets and devices including PCs, LG TV, PlayStation 4, Android TV, Chromecast and Apple TV.  Vodafone Portugal is the exclusive operator partner for local distribution, giving Vodafone Portugal customers access to the streaming service via TV Vodafone.

HBO Portugal enables subscribers to enjoy over 4,500 episodes of popular HBO series, including every season of critically-acclaimed originals such as Game of Thrones, True Detective, Westworld and Big Little Lies. The service also includes HBO classics such as Sex and the City, The Sopranos, The Wire and Girls. The service will feature a wide variety of series, movies, documentaries and family content from other content providers including Showtime, Sundance, SyFy, CW, AMC, DreamWorks and Turner. HBO Portugal will also include a broad range of new titles premiering simultaneously with the U.S.

With a one-month free trial for all new subscribers, HBO Portugal has a monthly cost of €4.99, allowing subscribers to register 5 different devices with their subscription and watch two simultaneous streams of dubbed and subtitled content at the same time from the same account.  

On Tuesday February 12th, HBO Portugal will host a press conference in Lisbon, where further details on the service will be announced. Hervé Payan - CEO HBO Europe, Mário Vaz - CEO Vodafone Portugal, Stephen Dorff – Actor (True Detective) and Rodrigo Santoro – Actor (Westworld) will all be present at the conference. For accreditation to the press conference, please contact elsa.marques@hbo.com

About HBO Portugal:
HBO Portugal, a division of HBO Europe, is available to subscribers as an SVOD service and through its exclusive operator partnership with Vodafone Portugal, allowing Vodafone customers in Portugal to access the streaming service via TV Vodafone or on their computers, smart phones and a wide range of electronic devices.  

About HBO Europe: 
With the launch of HBO Portugal, HBO Europe offers programming to subscribers through five services covering twenty-one countries:

In Scandinavia, HBO Nordic has established itself as The Home of Series, offering a premium Subscription Video on Demand Service directly to consumers and through operator partners in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. 

In Spain HBO España is available to subscribers as an SVOD service and through its exclusive partnership with Vodafone Spain, allowing Vodafone customers in Spain to access the streaming service via Vodafone TV or on their computers, smart phones and tablets.  

In Central Europe, HBO is available to subscribers in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.

In the Baltics, HBO content is available via exclusive partner Telia in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. 

About HBO: 
HBO® is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 142 million subscribers globally. A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world’s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable titles to be on television including Game of Thrones®, Big Little Lies®, Westworld®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, Band of Brothers®, and The Wire®. In the United States, HBO® and sister network Cinemax® are available across multiple platforms including HBO On Demand®, Cinemax On Demand®, HBO GO® and MAX GO®, as well as HBO NOW®. Internationally, HBO branded services, including television networks and the standalone streaming product HBO GO®, are available in more than 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. HBO and Cinemax programming is also sold into more than 150 countries worldwide.

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