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2020
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BritBox app now available on BT TV set-top boxes

London, 29 May 2020: BritBox and BT today announced that the BritBox app, which gives subscribers access to the best of British creativity, is now available on BT TV set-top boxes.

The streaming service offers BT TV viewers an even greater variety of shows with British box sets from the finest home-grown talent, including the likes of Downton Abbey, Broadchurch, Gavin & Stacey, Classic Doctor Who, Only Fools and Horses, Vera, Broadchurch, Love Island and many more.

BT TV customers will be able to access the app with their current log-in details or sign up online. BT plans to offer integrated billing for the service on BT TV later this year.

The move forms part of BT’s ambition to offer BT TV customers unrivalled choice through partnerships with the world’s best content providers.

Reemah Sakaan, Group Director ITV SVOD and Chief Creative & Brand Officer BritBox said: ‘ BT TV is a fantastic partner, and we are excited that even more people will be able to enjoy the biggest box of British box-sets here on BritBox!’

Siena Pakington, Content Director, BT said: “With the addition of the BritBox app, we’re continuing to offer BT TV customers access to the widest choice of the very best TV shows and films available. We plan to evolve what we offer with our BritBox partnership over time, and when combined with the wider content BT TV customers have access to – it really does make BT TV the number one service for those wanting the best TV experience”.

The BritBox app is available for customers with a BT TV YouView box from today. Further details for customers can be found at BT.com.

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For more information about BTTV, please contact btteam@kazoo.co.uk or call 020 7479 4310 and ask to speak to a member of the BT team

For more information about BritBox, please contact: publicity@britbox.co.uk

About BritBox

BritBox is a digital video subscription service created by the BBC and ITV. The service brings the very best in past, present and future British programming and award-winning content to viewers all in one place for £5.99 per month in HD. British TV boxsets from All 4 and British films from Film 4 will launch on the service in 2020. The service includes high quality factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 plus original British comedies from Comedy Central UK. BritBox features the biggest collection of British content available on any streaming service, and brand new commissions for British production companies specifically created for BritBox. BritBox also offers expert curation and playlists that will enable viewers to easily find programmes they know and discover new favourites via web, mobile, tablet, connected TVs and streaming devices including Fire TV, Apple TV & Chromecast. Content on BritBox can be downloaded and viewed offline where rights allow.

About BT

BT’s purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. It is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services. BT consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer, Enterprise, Global Services and Openreach.

For the year ended 31 March 2019, BT Group’s reported revenue was £23,428m with reported profit before taxation of £2,666m.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on the London stock exchange.

For more information, visit www.btplc.com