HBO, the home of Game of Thrones, has launched its own streaming platform HBO Max to take on the likes of Netflix and Disney+. Photo: Getty Images for WarnerMediaHBO, the home of Game of Thrones, has launched its own streaming platform HBO Max to take on the likes of Netflix and Disney+. Photo: Getty Images for WarnerMedia
HBO, the home of Game of Thrones, has launched its own streaming platform HBO Max to take on the likes of Netflix and Disney+. Photo: Getty Images for WarnerMedia

Can HBO Max beat Netflix, Disney+ in the streaming wars? New service banks on old favourites like Friends and The Big Bang Theory to win fans over

  • HBO Max plays host to TV shows like Game of Thrones, The Sopranos and The Wire, as well as Warner Bros films from Citizen Kane to the Harry Potter series
  • At US$15 a month it is more expensive than its competitors, but analysts say it is a good time to unleash beloved content on a public stuck at home
Topic |   Streaming video and TV
HBO, the home of Game of Thrones, has launched its own streaming platform HBO Max to take on the likes of Netflix and Disney+. Photo: Getty Images for WarnerMediaHBO, the home of Game of Thrones, has launched its own streaming platform HBO Max to take on the likes of Netflix and Disney+. Photo: Getty Images for WarnerMedia
HBO, the home of Game of Thrones, has launched its own streaming platform HBO Max to take on the likes of Netflix and Disney+. Photo: Getty Images for WarnerMedia
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