Tag: BBC

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BritBox UK Review: A Netflix Rival? Not Yet

We’ve been talking about BritBox for many months, and it’s finally here. The joint streaming service from ITV and the BBC (with additional content from Channel 5, and Channel 4 next year) is now open to everyone, and you can start streaming quality British content… that you probably watched before. When I originally published this

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Culture Secretary: BBC Might Become Subscription-Based Like Netflix

With the BBC battling it out with American streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video (and losing on some fronts), some question the need for the mandatory TV Licence fee. In a surprising statement, Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan says she is open to the idea of turning the BBC into an optional subscription based service

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Streaming TV Is Demolishing Pay-TV And Broadcast Channels In The UK

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

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