BritBox has launched on Virgin Media O2 with Virgin TV customers being able to access the BritBox app on the TV 360 or V6 set-top boxes.
The streaming service that is run by ITV in the UK features the best of British television including Broadchurch, Downton Abbey, Vera, Only Fools and Horses and Love Island. There is also original content including the second season of period drama Sanditon (pictured) – launching next week – and Hugh Laurie’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?, which will be available to subscribers from mid-April.
Tom Price, BritBox UK’s Commercial Director said: We are thrilled to bring BritBox to Virgin TV customers, building on the multi-year partnership ITV and Virgin Media O2 announced last year.”
David Bouchier, Chief TV and Entertainment Officer at Virgin Media O2 added: “BritBox is a fantastic addition to Virgin Media’s TV platform, offering our customers access to their favourite British programmes along with a host of top TV channels and apps – all in one place.”
From the launch of ITVX later this year BritBox will also be available to Virgin TV customers within the premium tier of the new ITVX app on Virgin Media O2’s TV platform.