Mar 082017
 

BritBox TV : BBC and ITV let viewers abroad stream their shows using ‘BritBox’

BBC and ITV have launched a Netflix-style app that lets US viewers watch their shows.

BritBox allows viewers in the USA to watch British TV using the new video-on-demand service. BritBox TV could roll out to other countries in future.

The new BritBox TV service is available online, via Android tablets and smartphones, Apple TV, iPhone and soon on Rokus and Chromecasts in the USA.
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Dec 132016
 

BBC and ITV are joining forces for new streaming service they are calling BritBox.

However, BritBox will only initially be available to people living in the USA.

The two British broadcasters have joined together for a “best of British” on-demand service called BritBox that will enable viewers to (legally) stream all their favourite terrestrial shows.

These include Tutankhamun, Cold Feet and Silent Witness, as well as soaps such as EastEnders and Emmerdale.

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May 292016
 

Police in Scotland say they are conducting the world’s biggest ‘pirate box’ crackdown. Together with the Federation Against Copyright Theft, police are targeting sellers of Android-style set-top boxes and believe that thousands of pubs could be customers. In addition, three torrent sites have been closed down.

There are several types around but the most common have Android under the hood. Typically in small set-top or dongle format, these products can be loaded with media software from Google’s Play Store or invariably “side-loaded” with more unofficial products such as customized versions of Kodi, Showbox and Popcorn Time.

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