HBO GO in the Philippines: Your Guide to HBO's Streaming App

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The age of streaming and binging has arrived, so it comes as no surprise that major producers are dipping their toes into streaming services, giving viewers control over what they watch and when they want to see it. Best of all, streaming services have begun offering apps that let you take TV everywhere and anywhere you go.

Here's the good news: HBO GO is now available in the Philippines as a standalone service! You can catch your favorite HBO shows like Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, Westworld and Chernobyl—even without an HBO TV subscription.

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What is HBO GO?

HBO GO is the network's standalone streaming service accessible through or the HBO GO app. With HBO GO, you can stream the latest Hollywood movies and original productions from HBO, HBO Asia and Cinemax. You also get access to HBO Original content, like behind-the-scenes exclusives and trailers.

Through this awesome streaming service, HBO's vast library of movies, animated shows and documentaries is now right at your fingertips. Best of all, highly-anticipated HBO Original programs premiere at the same time as HBO viewers in the US, which makes catching up easier!

With the HBO GO app, you get a hold of incredibly useful features that make your viewing experience easier, better and overall, an ideal experience for your home theater.

1. Download Option

Want to take your favorite TV series with you without racking up data charges? Don't want to burden the bandwidth at home by streaming? HBO GO gives you the option to download up to 20 movies and episodes onto your device so that you can watch even without internet connection.

2. Personalized Watchlist

One of the best things about streaming is being able to decide what to watch when you want to watch it. HBO GO's personalized watchlist lets you create a list of shows or movies you can watch anytime you want.

3. HD Streaming

Watching your favorite programs is good, but seeing them the way they were made to be viewed is even better. HBO GO provides an optimal viewing experience by streaming all content in true HD quality.

4. Video Continuity

Here's a problem you've probably faced: you're in the middle of watching your favorite show or blockbuster when something comes up and forces you to abandon your stream. HBO GO's video continuity feature lets you pick up where you left off across all signed-in devices, making for a seamless viewing experience.

5. Parental Control

In order to keep watching safe and fun for the whole family, HBO offers a Parental Control feature that restricts access to certain types of content depending on the selected age guidance.

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How Can You Get HBO GO?

You don't need an HBO TV subscription! Getting the HBO GO library and all its streaming features is as easy as visiting or the app store for Android or iOS and downloading the app. From there, just create an account and select a preferred payment option.

The full HBO GO experience is available for only Php149 a month (P166.88 VAT inclusive). If you're not sure if you're ready to commit to the plan, new subscribers can enjoy a 7-day free trial that progresses into a full plan unless you change your mind. 

Make Movie Nights Matter

Whether you're a TV series junkie who wants your fix of the latest HBO Originals or have a family who loves to bond over blockbusters at home, HBO GO offers you only the best experience that covers all your needs.

So what are you waiting for? 

Download HBO GO today and pay with your Globe Postpaid plan!

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