Amazon Prime Adds HBO Streaming of Dozens of Shows

As expected Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime would begin streaming a collection of shows from HBO. The move adds value to Prime just as the company raises the price of the service to $99 per year. For that you get Prime Instant Video, free two-day shipping, a free book every month and more. Get your free trial here.

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The text of the announcement reads as follows:

Dear Customers,

Today, we’re excited to announce a one-of-a-kind deal that brings dozens of HBO’s groundbreaking and award-winning shows to Amazon Prime members at no additional cost.

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This collection of iconic HBO series includes all seasons of The Sopranos, The Wire, and Deadwood, epic miniseries including Band of Brothers and The Pacific, and select seasons of current HBO hits such as True Blood and Boardwalk Empire. Amazon Prime gives you unlimited, instant streaming of these much-loved HBO series to watch for the first time, or re-discover from the beginning.

Millions of people enjoy Prime Instant Video, included with their Prime membership. With free two-day shipping, a free book every month from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, and more than 40,000 movies and TV episodes, Amazon Prime is the best deal going at just $99/year.

Get your free trial here. I’ve had Prime from the start and consider it to be an excellent value that just keeps getting better.

Amazon Prime Adds HBO Streaming of Dozens of Shows

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Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.