Saturday, 17 October 2020
Get ready to say goodbye to HBO and WB movie channels soon. Come December 15, WarnerMedia will be pulling the plug on HBO in India and Pakistan. The WB movie channel will also be discontinued in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Maldives from December 15 as well.
As per the report in Variety, Siddharth Jain, SVP and MD of WarnerMedia South Asia said that the decision to pull the plug on these two channels in South Asia was a difficult decision to make after 20 years of successfully running the HBO movie channel in South Asia and 10 years of running the WB channel.Jain said that the pay-TV industry landscape and its market dynamics have seen a “dramatic shift” and the ongoing pandemic has accelerated the need for change.