EE has announced the availability of Smart, Essential, and Smart SIM 5G plans. The company has also made the BritBox streaming service available as a Swappable Benefit on Smart plans.
EE has announced that it's now BritBox's exclusive mobile partner. As part of the agreement, EE's pay monthly customers will get six months worth of BritBox for free. BritBox usually costs £5.99p/m.
ITV and BBC have finally announced the launch of the BritBox video streaming service for customers in the UK. For just £5.99 per month, users can view HD content on multiple screens.
BritBox and Viacom have come to an agreement which will see hours of content from Channel 5 and Comedy Central UK be available on the streaming service. BritBox is to launch in the UK this year.
Ofcom's latest Media Nations report has found that almost half of UK households now have a video streaming subscription. It also found two-fifths consume content primarily via streaming.
The BBC has been given permission by the regulator Ofcom to host shows on its catch-up service, iPlayer, for up to a year. Previously, shows were available for just 30 days at a time.
The BBC and ITV have announced that their premium streaming service, BritBox, will launch by the end of the year. Prices for the service start at £5.99 per month with HD streaming.