Enjoy 3-months of HBO NOW in exclusive offer from Verizon Wireless

By: Trevor Thomas

Are you ready for the season premieres of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and Veep? Now you can enjoy your favorite HBO shows with Verizon Wireless as we team up with HBO to bring you an exclusive 3-month offer for HBO NOW®, the standalone streaming service that gives you ALL of HBO®. Starting today, if you switch to Verizon Wireless, upgrade or activate a new line, you’ll receive 3 months of HBO NOW included with your purchase*.

With HBO NOW®, you get instant access to ALL of HBO - every episode of every season of HBO’s best original series, the biggest and latest Hollywood hit movies before any other streaming service. Plus, with HBO NOW you can stream big premieres the same time as they air on TV right to your Verizon 4G LTE smartphone or tablet.

Watch the biggest battle sequence yet in Game of Thrones Season 6 premiering April 24 on HBO NOW. Are you going to risk missing a moment of the drama? Experience it on your Verizon device with the better network, which was rated No. 1 in overall network performance for the fifth consecutive time among the four national wireless companies in the United States by RootMetrics in its recently released National Rootscore® Report.

To be eligible you’ll need to upgrade or activate a new line on a smart phone on a device payment plan or a tablet with a 2-year activation or device payment plan. In addition, if you upgrade or activate a new phone on a Verizon Plan XL or larger and choose the device payment option, you’ll also receive 2 GB of monthly bonus data for each new or upgraded line. The data is shareable, can be combined with other offers and applies as long as the line remains active on a Verizon Plan XL or larger.  And if you’re switching to Verizon, you can also receive up to $650 to pay off your old phone or contract when you trade in your phone**.

*New device payment activation or upgrade, and enrollment in an HBO NOW subscription required.  After the 3 month promotional period, your HBO NOW subscription will be automatically charged to your credit card at $14.99/mo.  Cancel before promotion period ends to avoid $14.99 subscription fee.  To cancel automatic renewal of your subscription, call the HBO NOW Help Center at 1-855-9-HBO-NOW (1-855-942-6669) or email us at support@hbonow.com. Windows phone not included.

**New smartphone device payment activation & port-in req'd. Get up to $650 prepaid card for installment plan balance less trade-in value (or up to $350 prepaid card for early termination fees less trade-in value). Trade-in must be in good, working condition and be worth more than $0. Line must remain active for 6 mos. Visa prepaid card mailed within 8 weeks after receipt of claim. Extra 2GB of data applies per month as long as line remains active on the current XL (12 GB) or larger Verizon Plan. Limited time offer.

Network rankings based on RootMetrics US National, State, and Airport RootScore Reports, covering July – December 2015. Performance rankings of four mobile networks rely on scores calculated from random samples across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for more details.

Trevor Thomas is Verizon’s national corporate communications manager for wireless pricing, plans and promotions, where he writes about his own personal experiences with wireless technology.