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Box TV rebrands as The Box Plus Network

UK music video network Box TV is rebranding to The Box Plus Network to reflect a “broader and more integrated engagement” with youth audiences. The company said that the move is designed to reflect its increasing focus on “unique and bespoke content production”, and gives a clearer indication of the range of music TV channels […]

New African deals for Box TV

UK-based music channel provider Box TV has struck four new distribution deals in Africa. Box TV has signed agreements with Continental Satellite and African Cable Television in Nigeria, and Siyaya Free To Air TV and Mobile TV in South Africa. The deals will provide the music broadcaster with a significant distribution in sub-Saharan Africa’s two […]

Box TV taps Yospace and Tremor Video for ad-replacement technology

UK music channel Box TV has tapped Yospace and Tremor Video to deliver ad-insertion technology and has begun serving replacement adverts into its online simulcast and app streams in real time.  Box TV is using in-stream ad-replacement technology developed by Yospace, with ad decisioning performed by Tremor Video to provide an online advertising option to […]

Box TV executive director steps down

The executive director of UK channel operator Box TV, Scott Monks, is stepping down after 17 years at the company. Monks, who was Box TV’s longest serving employee, plans to set up his own business – details of which are yet to be announced. “I have had a fantastic time at Box TV working on […]

Box TV signs broadcast service deal with Red Bee

Box TV, a joint music TV venture between Channel 4 and Bauer Media, has signed a multi-year deal with Red Bee Media, which will provide broadcast services for Box TV’s portfolio of music channels.  Red Bee will provide playout, media management and post-production services for all seven of Box TV’s music channels – 4Music, The […]

Box TV launches music channels via Red Button on Freeview

Music broadcaster Box TV has launched a free live streaming service and interactive Freeview portal for its portfolio of music channels. Channels 4Music, heat, Kiss, Kerrang!, Box, Smash Hits and Magic can now be viewed for free through a new simulcast service on 4Music.com and the respective channel websites. The channels are being made available […]

Box TV launches in Africa


UK channel operator Box TV is launching its Box TV channel across Africa. The music broadcaster has inked carriage deals with Top TV, the region’s second largest satellite platform, and Kenyan pay TV platform Zuku. The channel will feature local content including programming from Nigerian hip hop artist Ice Prince and Afrobeat artist D’Banj. Scott […]