Two new channels are set to be added to Sky and NOW TV’s services in the coming months: Sky Crime, which will feature true crime shows from the US, and Sky Comedy, which will include premium scripted US comedy shows from HBO, NBC and Showtime. NOW TV was created as Sky’s answer to Netflix and cord cutters – a cheap TV service that doesn’t require a lengthy contract, gives you
With exclusive TV programmes, movies and original productions, can Amazon’s instant video service compete with Netflix? We take a detailed look
With most of the leading UK streaming apps, the Alexa voice assistant and UltraHD – the Fire TV Stick 4K is excellent. But is it for you? Find out in my review
A new Ofcom report sheds some light on the streaming habits of Brits – and shows how regular pay-TV companies (Sky/Virgin Media/etc’) are losing the battle to streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Furthermore, broadcast channels such as BBC 1 and ITV are also losing viewers – a lot of them – in their fight against the American streaming giants. 47% of UK homes, according to Ofcom’s “Media
A huge catalog of films and TV programmes, high quality Netflix Originals, but none of the most recent blockbusters. Is Netflix UK worth the price?
BBC iPlayer not working on your holiday because of Geo-blocking? Learn how to watch iPlayer abroad with this guide
A disappointing TV guide app that shows you highlights of shows from a limited selection of Freeview channels. The actual streaming only happens via external apps.
Tired of having your favourite programmes disappear from BBC iPlayer after 30 days? Following a proposal from the BBC, they now have permission from Ofcom to keep programmes on iPlayer for a full year. While this is meant to help the BBC compete with streaming services such as Netflix, the new decision also comes with a few conditions. A few months ago, following a dramatic drop in BBC iPlayer’s market
BritBox, the joint streaming TV venture from BBC and ITV which is supposed to be the British answer to Netflix, is coming this autumn. The service, according to newly released details, will cost £5.99 a month, and will have no exclusive new programmes at launch (though new programmes are expected to arrive in 2020.) The new service aims to compete with Netflix, which has taken the British TV market by
Here’s a sentence you didn’t think you were going to hear today: Sky and their streaming service, NOW TV, are opening a pop-up Pie-Shop near Oxford Circus, where they will hand out free… pies. Oh, and free NOW TV Cinema Passes while you’re there. NOW TV is Sky’s answer to Netflix and UK cord cutters – a cheap TV service that doesn’t require a lengthy contract and gives you flexible
Following in the footsteps of their other excellent Freeview boxes, Manhattan TV have finally launched their much-awaited T3-R box: A 4K Freeview Play device that also sports recording capabilities on either a 500GB or a 1TB hard drive. (For our guide on what Freeview is and how to get it, see here.) With the recent launch of the Manhattan T3-R Freeview box, the UK-based company now has devices in all
For the second year in a row, Cord Busters has been nominated for a “Best Specialist Money Blog” award, as part of the 2019 UK Money Bloggers awards ceremony. Winners will be announced at the annual conference in September. I started Cord Busters back in 2016, and it has since become one of the leading destinations for UK cord cutters and people who are looking to save money on their