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HBO Now lands on Amazon Fire TV box and Fire TV Stick

The standalone HBO Now streaming service can now be accessed on Amazon’s Fire TV products in the United States.

The $14.99-a-month cord-cutting service started life as an Apple exclusive, but has been gradually spreading its wings since the April release. It is now available to Android users via the Chromecast dongle too.

HBO’s cable-free option, which offers live TV feeds from both coasts, arrives on the Fire TV box and stick as its flagship summer shows come toward their close.

Series like Ballers and True Detective may be finishing up, but thankfully there’s full access to the HBO archives meaning hit shows like Game of Thrones and The Sopranos are there to enjoy in their entirety.

The platform has come to be somewhat of a posted child for the great unbundling of 2015.

Since HBO’s decision to offer standalone subscriptions in the US, its big rival Showtime has followed suit.

Meanwhile, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue are offering affordable, cable-free streaming options for folks to access live content over the web.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Chromecast vs Roku

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