HBO Max to stream on Amazon Fire TV, ‘Firestick’ and Fire tablets starting Tuesday

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Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, sometimes referred to by customers as a “Firestick,” is one of its most popular streaming devices. 


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HBO Max will launch its dedicated app on Amazon’s Fire TV devices, including its popular dongle often referred to as the “Firestick,” and Fire tablets on Tuesday. The change gives HBO Max’s customers an easier way to stream the service on Amazon products, and it’s the latest development that fills in some gaps in app support on the most popular streaming devices

The deal, announced Monday, puts to rest a major standoff that’s likely crimped HBO Max since its launch in May. This leaves Roku as the last major streaming device platform lacking support for HBO’s new app, which offers extra movies, shows and originals that don’t run on its regular network. 

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