What is HBO NOW and how is it different from HBO GO?

HBO NOW is a stand-alone streaming service that doesn't require cable or satellite TV. To learn more, go to What is HBO NOW?

HBO GO is a streaming service included free with your paid HBO subscription through a TV provider (e.g. Xfinity, Cox, Spectrum and many more). A cable or TV package that includes HBO is required. If you subscribe to HBO through a TV provider, you sign in to HBO GO through your TV provider. To learn more, see How do I sign in to HBO GO?

Similarities between HBO NOW and HBO GO

Shows and movies

HBO GO and HBO NOW have the same great content; you can stream all of HBO's original shows (every season, every episode), plus hit movies, specials, and more - instantly. To see what shows and movies are available, go to HBOGO.comHBO.com or HBONOW.com. See also: Frequently asked questions about HBO GO programming

Simultaneous streaming

HBO GO and HBO NOW both support simultaneous streaming. This means that members of your household can sign in on different devices and stream different shows or movies at the same time.


HBO GO and HBO NOW are only accessible in the United States and certain U.S. territories for subscribers who reside in the U.S. Learn more

To see all the ways you can get HBO, go to HBO.com/ways-to-get.