With the uprising of Popcorn Time, HBO is doing the unprecedented. They have recently teamed up with IPVanish and Overplay to provide a similar experience that Popcorn Time and VPN users have, opening access to all HBO shows, no matter where you are located in the world.
There’s lots of confusion regarding HBO’s new online streaming services, because they have two virtually identical products with different names. HBO Go and HBO NOW are really the same, only who can subscribe to each one is different. HBO NOW is currently exclusive to Apple device owners and Optimum Cable subscribers in the US, while the identical counterpart, HBO Go provides the exact same content, but exclusively to HBO cable subscribers. With their new joint offer with IPVanish, you can now unlock all of HBO’s online content from any country!
Technically, if you already have a VPN subscription with any other provider than IPVanish, or sister company Overplay, you can still technically signup to HBO NOW, and access it by connecting to a United States server. However, if you’re still shopping, IPVanish is offering a 25% discount until the end of the month, that’s not much time left, only 4 days, and I truly apologize for posting this offer so late, but it’s not too late!
How to Signup to HBO NOW From Anywhere in the World?
One limitation most international, non U.S. users face, is obtaining a HBO NOW account in the first place. The main limitation being that it is not offered on Android, PC, or any other device except Apple. This brings the first challenge, one must have a U.S. iTunes account in order to be able to download the HBO NOW app. IPVanish linked to an easy to follow tutorial on lifehacker.com that guides you through the steps. Simply visit the IPVanish link above to get all the instructions. You can currently setup the service on iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV and MAC OSX computers.