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Can't activate HBO-GO channel in Roku 4


Several months ago I subscribed to HBO Go via Apple Store, and got it working on my iPhone, iPad and Samsung Smart TV. However, I've been unable to activate it on my Roku-4.

Whenever I try to activate, I get a message to go and type the activation code at

Then, I go to my phone or PC, type the URL, and a screen asking about my tv/cable provider pops up:


Thing is, I don't have a cable provider. I have a HBO Go Subscription I paid via the Apple Store.


Any hints on how can I solve this?

best regards,

 -eduardo s.m.


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