WarnerMedia (AT&T) has officially confirmed this last Wednesday, May 19th, during its Upfront, that the HBO Max AVOD version will be launched in the first week of June, for USD 9.99 per month. Up to now, WarnerMedia has not confirmed if the ad-supported version of the platform will be launched internationally, but the new offer will be launched for USD 5 less than the SVOD version, without advertising, which will arrive next month at Latin America.
Both HBO Max portfolios will offer access to a lineup of new original programming, as well as its catalog of content from entertainment brands including HBO, Warner Bros., DC, Turner Classic Movies, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, and others. Subscribers to the ad-supported tier of HBO Max will have access to the full HBO Max content catalog, excluding Warner Bros. Same-Day Premiere films debuting in theaters and on HBO Max throughout 2021.
The initiative to launch a new HBO Max version had already been reported by Jason Kilar, CEO at WarnerMedia, and John Stephens, former CFO at AT&T. Regarding the SVOD version, the countries confirmed for the launch of HBO Max in the region are Anguilla, Antigua, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Dominica, Ecuador , El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia , Saint Vincent, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.