Amazon says HBO Max is coming back to Prime streaming

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Amazon  says HBO Max is coming back to Prime streaming
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By Liz Moyer

Investing.com -- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) said HBO Max would return to its Prime Video streaming platform after a year hiatus.

HBO Max, owned by Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD ), will be available to Prime subscribers for $14.99 a month, including access to 15,000 hours of content from Warner Bros. Discovery networks.

The subscription through Amazon is the same price as its ad-free subscription on other platforms. HBO Max also offers a $9.99 ad-supported tier. Its website says HBO Max is available through not only Amazon Prime but through apps such as Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU ) and the App Store as well as various cable operators.

The streaming platform includes movies, television, and original HBO content. Statista says as of the third quarter, Warner Bros. Discovery had 95 million streaming customers across HBO, HBO Max, and Discovery+, while Amazon Prime has 200M worldwide subscribers.

Shares of Amazon fell 2.3%, while shares of Warner Bros. Discovery fell 4.7%.

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