If Disney+ stumbled out of the gate, HBO Max is falling flat on its face. Leading up to the Max launch, I have to admit I was pretty excited. Now, I find myself disappointed, frustrated, and not just a little bit incredulous. Disney+ had its fair share of troubles at launch — there were crashes, long buffering times, login errors, episodes would not be able to recall their playback locations if streaming were halted. Not to mention it was difficult to find the content you wanted, and it wasn’t really clear who would be getting 4K HDR and who would not. But despite all these problems, at least it was available on all the major platforms and it certainly wasn’t having an identity crisis at its coming-out party. In contrast, from both a business and user perspective, HBO Max looks like a raging dumpster fire. Availability on Roku and Amazon Fire TV Let’s start with the most obvious and egregious issue, and that is a lack of a presence on Roku and Amazon Fire TV. Roku currently has around 30% of the streaming market with an estimated 39.8 million users, and, as such, makes up a massive percentage of the… Read full this story
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