HBO Max and Discovery Plus Merger Into Single Streaming Service In 2023

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As we are aware of the mergers between industries or companies but the merging of streaming platforms is something different. You may be aware of the merging of Disney Plus and India’s streaming service Hotstar. In the same manner, HBO Max and Discovery Plus merger into single streaming service was announced. The announcement was made by Warner Bros on the 4th of August 2022.

Warner Bros said,”The merger of the streaming services is presently a top concern.” Moreover, the combined platform will debut in the US in 2023. All types of programs from  DC Comics, HBO, CNN, TNT Discovery Channel, HGTV OWNFood Network, Magnolia Network,  and TBS will be streaming on a single streaming service.

So, you can expect the arrival of upcoming popular shows on a single platform and enjoy the HBO Max and Discovery Plus merger service in 2023.

HBO Max and Discovery Plus Merger Announced

According to the sources, merging will first initiate its process in the US market in 2023 till it becomes effective and will start its service in multiple countries. However, there is no available information on the name or expense of the merged streaming platform.  On the other side, you can get various benefits like- the combined streaming platform will provide you with different levels of paid service.

  1. Subscription service with no commercials.
  2. Subscription service with commercials.

Based on the research, HBO Max and Discovery Plus have around 92.1 million subscribers and there is an improvement of 1.7 million subscribers from last year. However, there are no data about the subscribed users for Hbo Max and Discovery Plus.

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HBO Max and Discovery Plus Merged Content

Just before the merger will happen in 2023, each of the streaming platforms will merge content from one another. The process will initiate in Aug, Discovery Plus will include hundreds of shows from HBO Max that was earlier available on the CNN network. Gradually in Sept HBO Max will include programs from Discovery Plus.

HBO Max and Discovery Plus Merger will be Best or Not

Ceo of Discover Plus stated that the merger of both the streaming services would bring the qualities of both services. He further added that both of these services have flaws, but merging can overcome the shortcomings. Although HBO Max offers robust functionalities, on the other side, it has faced difficulties with customers. While as Discovery is the best in its category and has achieved a higher customer rating.

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Everything About HBO Max and Discovery Plus Merger

To know about the costs, features, and shortcomings that will bring by the HBO Max and Discovery Plus merger. For this, you need to watch the video below.

Wrapping Up

I hope you got the information on Hbo Max and Discover Plus merger. Both the platforms will bring robust features and will get the best evaluations from customers. Share this article with your friends and let them know about the HBO Max and Discovery plus merger. Now, it is time for a wrap-up. Have a great day!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Discovery going to be on HBO Max?

Yes, Discovery Plus and HBO Max will merge in 2023.

What is the release date of HBO Max and Discovery Plus?

The release date of HBO Max and Discovery Plus will be in the summer of 2023.

Does HBO Max and Discovery Plus announce the merger?

Yes, HBO Max and Discovery Plus announced the merger on the 4th of August 2022.


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