UPDATED: On this day, HBO in Norway changes and prices go up

UPDATED: On this day, HBO in Norway changes and prices go up

Last summer, HBO Max raised its prices in Norway — and now it's doing it again, and more.

Updated at 2:41 p.m.:

Updated with information about the three participants and content.

This happens on May 21st

“The new price will now be NOK 99 per month, up from NOK 89 per month. The service was launched in this country in the fall of 2021. In the email sent to customers, they were informed that they would be charged NOK 99 on 26 June.

And now two things are happening: On May 21, HBO Max will become available HBOalso in Norway: “In May, HBO Max becomes Max – an expanded streaming service with new functionality, more genres and more content,” explains the email sent to existing customers.

– With the launch of Max, Norwegian viewers get access to an expanded streaming service that brings together the best content from Warner Bros. Discovery in one place. Max offers critically acclaimed content like House of the Dragon, Barbie and Wonka, popular sporting events like the 2024 Paris Olympics and Roland-Garros, new local series like MILF of Norway, and Norwegian viewer favorites like 71° nord and Kongen. Befafeler and Neste sommer, all together in one place. “We're proud to announce that we're proud to be a part of the company,” says Christina Solback, executive vice president and general manager of Warner Bros. The different subscription packages we offer give viewers the opportunity to design their own viewing experience. Discovery in the Nordic countries.

There are four things you should be aware of

  1. When you open the HBO Max app, you'll automatically be asked to download the Max app. If you stream via hbomax.com, you will automatically be redirected to max.com.
  2. Your billing and login details will remain the same as they are for HBO Max – and we'll fix that for you.
  3. Your profiles, streaming history, and My List content will be transferred to Max, so you can pick up where you left off.
  4. As an HBO Max subscriber, you retain the same functionality you have today. If we make changes to your subscription features in the future, we will notify you in advance.
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The price increases from NOK 99 per month to NOK 129 per month.

New subscriptions

Basis with advertising – 89 NOK per month

  • It provides access to Max at a lower price and will contain ads.
  • Users will be able to stream content on two devices simultaneously.
  • The content will be available in Full HD resolution.

standard – 129 NOK per month

  • Users can stream content on two devices simultaneously.
  • The content will be available in Full HD resolution.
  • Up to 30 downloads of content available for offline viewing. (restrictions apply)

beloved – 159 NOK per month

  • Users can stream content on up to four devices simultaneously.
  • Full HD or 4K resolution, and with Dolby Atmos sound (if available).
  • Up to 100 content downloads available for offline viewing. (restrictions apply)
  • The linear channels included in this package are TVNorge, REX, FEM, VOX, Discovery Channel, TLC, and ID

Additional sports subscription – 50 NOK per month

“It gives users access to major international and European sporting events, including Grand Slams, Grand Tours and PGA Tour, as well as linear TV channels Eurosport Norge and Eurosport 1, and much more.
The Sports add-on subscription can be added to any basic subscription. Users can stream sports content on two devices at the same time (from the broadcasts available in the basic subscription).

“The new Max streaming service combines content from HBO Max, Discovery+ and Eurosport in a new app with enhanced functionality. On Max, viewers get access to all-new content and a wider range of popular entertainment from Warner Bros., DC Universe, TVNorge, Discovery, TLC, Cartoon Network and HBO Originals And Max Originals and more – more than double the amount of content available on HBO Max today,” said Warner Bros. Discovery.

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Price changes due to “significant improvements”

Do you have one of the so-called “lifetime” subscriptions with a 50 percent discount at a monthly price of NOK 49.50? Now prices have increased from July 23 this year to NOK 64.50 – everyone has to pay NOK 129 per month for the standard subscription:

“At launch, you will continue to pay the discounted price of NOK 49.50 per month. On or after your next renewal date on or after 23 July 2024, the 50 percent lifetime offer will move to the current monthly price of the Standard subscription (now NOK 129 per month), as long as you maintain Your subscription is active and you follow the terms of the offer. Your new discounted price will be NOK 64.50 per month. The Standard subscription has a higher price than your current subscription due to the significant improvements in the content library, features, the service as a whole and the costs involved.

If you do not wish to continue your subscription at the new price, you may change or cancel your subscription at any time on or after the scheduled renewal date of July 23, 2024, within your HBO Max account settings. If you subscribed through the App Store, you can cancel your subscription directly through the App Store.


About the content

From the press release: “Max subscribers get access to a wide range of high-quality entertainment, including HBO Originals that… The last of us, White lotus, trance, True Detective: Night Country, the system, Sympathizer, The jinx part two And the upcoming commission series French. There will soon be several new Max series based on characters and stories from Warner Bros. Entertainment. Popular cinema worlds, which Penguin And Welcome to Derry (Based on Stephen King He. She). Original Norwegian Max series Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Norway It will also be available when Max launches on May 21, along with viewer favorites like 71 degrees north, The king orders, next summer, 90 day fiance, Gold rush And Fixer upper.

The Sports Plus subscription gives fans comprehensive coverage of major sporting events including all major tennis tournaments (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Championships, Wimbledon and US Open), cycling's three Grand Tours (Giro d'Italia, La Vuelta España) and Tour de France), plus To the Women's Tour de France, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and other major international sporting events. Rights vary from country to country.”

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From the beginning, Netflix prohibits account sharing, and Disney+ will do so in Norway. The same is true for Max as we reported on March 4 of this year:

“Bloomberg reports that it will start immediately, but it is currently uncertain whether it will offer customers to pay for additional accounts outside of the home. Max will expand into new markets, including France, Latin America and Australia over the next 18 months,” the newspaper revealed. “, adding that it will follow Netflix and stop sharing passwords, which means sharing accounts with others outside the family. The service starts this year, and will continue to roll out restrictions next year, so it is uncertain when it will start in Norway.”

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