The BBC-ITV-back streamer launches as 25 movies from the FilmFour collection are added to the streamer. Britbox carries content from across the UK public broadcasters; the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.
The launch of BritBox downunder has been given a A$17.6 million (€10.71m) boost by ITV.
The BBC Studios/ITV streaming platform BritBox is set to rollout to 25 countries worldwide.
An update to YouView software has brought streaming service BritBox to BT TV subscribers.
ITV says that BritBox UK is “on plan” following a successful launch last November.
A new report claims Britbox is struggling to hold on to subscribers once they have completed a trial.
EE is to offer both new and existing pay monthly mobile and tablet customers a free six-month subscription to new streaming service BritBox.
The most streamed series on BritBox was Doctor Who Classic in the days from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day.
BritBox confirmed that the service is now available on Panasonic’s premium range of televisions, on smart TVs manufactured by Vestel, and on Google Chromecast streaming sticks.
BritBox, the ITV-BBC, streaming venture has gone live in the UK.