HBO Now launches on Amazon Fire tablets

HBO NowHBO’s new stand-alone internet service HBO Now in now available on Amazon’s Fire-branded tablets in the US, and will be available on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices in the coming weeks.

The launches mark the wider availability of the over-the-top service, which launched in the US in April via Apple devices and on Cablevision’s Optimum Online service.

“Amazon has cultivated an incredibly vast and savvy base of customers that we’re excited to provide with unlimited access to all of HBO through HBO NOW,” said Bernadette Aulestia, executive VP, global distribution operations, HBO.

“The addition of Amazon devices is another great stride in the distribution of HBO Now and affirmation of our long standing partnership with Amazon.”