HBO Latin America Group

HBO Latin America was a company which owns several pay television networks in the region of Latin America. It was originally founded as a joint venture between Time Warner and Ole Communications, but as of May 4, 2020 it is fully owned by AT&T's WarnerMedia through its international division.

HBO Latin America
Pay television
Interactive Media
FoundedOctober 31, 1991
SuccessorOle Distribution
WarnerMedia Latin America
Area served
Latin America
OwnerWarnerMedia International (AT&T)
SubsidiariesOwned-and-operated channels:
HBO Latin America
HBO2 Latin America
HBO Signature Latin America
HBO Family Latin America
HBO Mundi
HBO Xtreme
Cinemax Latin America
Distributed channels:
A&E Latin America
History Latin America
H2 Latin America
Lifetime Latin America
(all 4 are owned and operated by A+E Networks Latin America, expect Lifetime Latin America is a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television Latin America)
WebsiteOfficial Website

In October 2019, WarnerMedia announced an agreement with Ole to acquire the latter's minority interest in the Spanish-language HBO, Max, and Cinemax channels in Latin America, in order to facilitate the future launch of the HBO Max streaming service in the region. HBO Brasil, and the companies' distribution partnership for Warner Channel and channels owned by other companies, are not affected at this time.[1]

Operating channelsEdit

HBO Latin America Group owns and operates these channels, which will be acquired by WarnerMedia: (most of those are simulcast in HD):

  • HBO Latin America (formerly known as HBO Ole)
  • HBO 2
  • HBO+ (formerly known as HBO Ole 2 and HBO Plus)
  • HBO Family
  • HBO Signature
  • HBO Mundi (formerly known as Max)
  • HBO Pop (formerly known as Max Up)
  • HBO Xtreme (formerly known as Max Prime)
  • Cinemax Latin America (Since 2009 as an ad-supported basic cable network)

HBO Brasil (Brazil) is operated by HBO Brasil Partners, a separate partnership between WarnerMedia and Ole.

HBO Caribbean is operated as a division of HBO Latin America.

Distributed channelsEdit

WarnerMedia distributes the following channels:

Owned by A+E Networks Latin America (owned by A+E Networks and Ole Communications):

NBCUniversal International Networks Latin America:

Sony Pictures Entertainment:

Warner Bros. Entertainment (operated by WarnerMedia International):

OLE Communications

  • IVC Network

Defunct channelsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Mango, Agustin (October 25, 2019). "Warner Media Takes Ownership of HBO's Services in Latin America". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 28, 2019.

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