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HBO GO on Taiwan Mobile

February 1, 2024

Taiwan Mobile has expanded its entertainment offering by adding Warner Bros Discovery’s regional streaming service HBO GO.

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, Taiwan Mobile is offering a special promotional annual subscription price of NT$69 (€2) month available from February 1st-14th (regular price NT$90), giving users access to some of the world’s most iconic shows and movies, with simultaneous streaming on up to three devices.

Cindy Ma, Head of Affiliate Sales, Southeast Asia and Head of Commercial – Taiwan, Warner Bros Discovery, said: “This new collaboration with Taiwan Mobile will substantially grow our streaming scale in Taiwan. With thousands of hours of premium entertainment on HBO GO, customers can enjoy award-winning shows from Hollywood, as well as stories from across the region including the upcoming original, The Accidental Influencer.”

Daphne Lee, Vice President of New Media Business, Taiwan Mobile, added: “HBO GO enhances our increasingly diverse range of entertainment and, at such a competitive rate, it is great news for fans of premium content. By leveraging the high-speed and low-latency features of 5G, Taiwan Mobile continues to provide its users with a rich and convenient audiovisual experience.”

The partnership includes a catalogue of HBO and Max original series such as the The White Lotus, Succession, The Last of Us, House of the Dragon (pictured) and Game of Thrones, as well as Hollywood blockbusters such as Barbie, and renowned franchises including DC and the Wizarding World.

New HBO Asia Originals series, The Accidental Influencer, a Taiwanese comedy-drama series starring Shu-Yao Kuo, will premiere during the festive period exclusively on HBO GO on February 10th. The local Taiwanese series follows the life of Red Ho, whose hope for a perfect life is dashed when she is suddenly dumped by her boyfriend on her birthday. She turns to social media to air her grievances and is met with a surprising outcome, where she rediscovers her independence and embarks on an unexpected journey.

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