How to stream HBO online with a VPN

Need a fast and secure way to watch HBO* online? Use a VPN and stream HBO original series, blockbuster movies, and exclusive sports in blazing-fast HD!

Install intuitive VPN apps on a range of devices and connect to HBO Now or HBO Go—and soon, HBO Max—in just a few minutes.

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Watch HBO on a computer or any other device with a VPN.

Get a VPN and watch HBO in 3 steps

Step 1

User signing up for ExpressVPN.
Sign up for ExpressVPN and its blazing-fast service.

Step 2

Globe showing VPN server locations.
Select a secure server location in the U.S.

Step 3

Watch HBO on your smart TV or streaming console.
Log in to HBO to watch high-speed movies and TV.

With an HBO VPN, you can watch popular movies and original titles on demand and in full HD

How a VPN works with HBO

VPN stands for virtual private network. VPNs are a great way to both encrypt your data and hide your location.

With ExpressVPN, you’ll have access to 160 server locations all over the world! You can stream hundreds of HBO titles with unlimited bandwidth. And you’ll never have to worry about monitoring or logging.

You can even get faster streaming in networks with ISP throttling!

Learn more about how a VPN can speed up your streaming video.

HBO VPN: How to get the best speeds

Don’t waste time choosing between VPN server locations. The ExpressVPN Speed Test, available for Windows and Mac, lets you check the latency and download speed of each VPN server location.

How to interpret Speed Test results.

To get the best quality, select the location that offers the highest speed index. Then you can connect to that location and instantly start streaming HBO.

Choose the fastest VPN server locations and watch your favorite movies on HBO with faster speed and reduced load time.

Learn more about the VPN Speed Test.

What exactly is HBO?

HBO (Home Box Office) offers premium television programming—original series, theatrical films, and live sports—in the United States, Canada, and select countries in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

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If you or a member of your family subscribe to HBO through your cable or satellite provider, you can probably stream HBO free through HBO Go, an on-demand service available in many markets by app or web browser. It’s also possible to watch HBO online without cable by subscribing to its standalone streaming service, HBO Now.

* ExpressVPN is a VPN service not intended to be used as a means of copyright circumvention. Please read the ExpressVPN Terms of Service and HBO Terms of Use for more details.

FAQ: How to watch HBO with a VPN

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Why use ExpressVPN?

Use any device

With VPN apps for all your devices, you can browse from your desk, couch, or bus seat.

Servers at home and abroad

ExpressVPN has 160 server locations in the UK, the U.S., Canada, and more—94 countries in all.

Unlimited bandwidth

Binge-watch your favorite series for as long as you want. No data limits, no bandwidth caps.

Watch more content

Access sites that are censored by certain countries, like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.

Dedicated support

The ExpressVPN Support Team is available around the clock via live chat and email.

30-day money-back guarantee

Not satisfied watching HBO on demand with ExpressVPN? Get a full refund within 30 days.


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