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BT extends BritBox partnership with six-month free trial

BT TV subscribers will get a six-month complimentary subscription to BritBox, the companies have announced. Expanding on a partnership initially announced in May, new and existing customers are able to take advantage of the offer which saves them just shy of £36 over the six month period. During that time, users will have access to content […]

BritBox North America chief Sriraman departs

BritBox president & CEO for North America Soumya Sriraman is leaving the BBC Studios and ITV joint venture streamer. Sriraman has been in the role since 2017, having previously been VP of franchise and digital enterprises at BBC Worldwide North America, before it became part of BBCS. She will formally depart at the end of […]

BritBox launches on Freesat

ITV and BBC streaming joint venture service BritBox has launched on Freesat, the UK’s free to air satellite TV platform. BritBox will be among the apps available on Freesat’s latest 4K UHD-capable set-tops. BritBox is currently available on TV streaming devices adding Amazon Fire TV to Apple TV and Google Chromecast, as well as through […]

BritBox partners to invest A$35m in Australian venture

UK commercial broadcaster ITV and BBC Studios (BBCS) are to inject more than A$35m (€21 million) into BritBox’s soon-to-launch Australian operation. BBCS and ITV, which revealed in March plans to launch an Aussie version of the British content-focused streamer, will both invest A$17.7m ($12.7m) in the streamer over the next three years. The SVOD service, which […]

BritBox announces international expansion in up to 25 countries

Streaming service BritBox – the joint venture of ITV and BBC Studios – will further its footprint with expansion in up to 25 countries. The British content streamer initially launched in the US and Canada in 2017 before expanding to the UK last November. The company had already announced plans for a 2020 Australian launch, […]

Britbox launches on BT set-top boxes

Britbox, the joint venture SVOD from ITV and the BBC, has launched on BT TV set-top boxes, the companies have announced. The streamer, which offers homegrown shows including Downton Abbey, Broadchurch, Gavin & Stacey, Classic Doctor Who, Only Fools and Horses, and Love Island, launched in November 2019 though has not yet revealed subscriber numbers. […]

BritBox announces Australian expansion, hits 1 million subs in US

ITV and BBC Studios UK-content streamer BritBox is to launch in Australia later this year. The SVOD service, which was first launched in the US and Canada in 2017, offers an array of UK programming and last year revealed plans to “significantly expand” its offering with more original drama and live events. It will be […]