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Old 07.11.2019, 16:06
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Britbox launched

For those who are interested, Britbox has been launched in the UK https://www.britbox.co.uk/
You need a UK credit/debit card to be able to log on.
Content will stream in Switzerland.

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Old 07.11.2019, 16:22
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For those who are interested, Britbox has been launched in the UK https://www.britbox.co.uk/
You need a UK credit/debit card to be able to log on.
Content will stream in Switzerland.
Terms and Conditions state you must be located in the U.K.

They also use geo-blocking services.
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Old 07.11.2019, 16:29
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Terms and Conditions state you must be located in the U.K.

They also use geo-blocking services.

Would it work with a VPN via UK?
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Re: Britbox launched

Works with me no problem through the work VPN in the Netherlands, but not in CH! Interesting. Doesn't ask for a UK address, just a UK card (although registered in CH)
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Old 07.11.2019, 16:33
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Would it work with a VPN via UK?
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Old 07.11.2019, 16:49
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Doesn't ask for a UK address, just a UK card (although registered in CH)
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2.2. To use the BritBox Service you must register to become a subscriber. To become a subscriber and use the BritBox Service you must be:

2.2.1. at least 18 years of age 2.2.2. located in the United Kingdom, the Channels Islands or the Isle of Man 2.2.3. a natural person (i.e. not a company or other business entity).

8. Geoblocking

8.1. The BritBox Service uses “geo-blocking” measures to prevent you from accessing the services from outside the Territory. This is necessary for us to comply with the terms of our content licences. You agree not to attempt to access, and not to attempt to circumvent the geo-blocking measures to access, the BritBox Service from outside the Territory.
Having said that, it's not illegal to stream content in Switzerland.
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Old 07.11.2019, 17:04
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Re: Britbox launched

pay to watch old crap from the beeb and itv, erm, no thanks
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Re: Britbox launched

They're doing new programmes as well.
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Re: Britbox launched

They seem very shy about listing what there is on there. So sorry I'm out...
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Re: Britbox launched

A less than positive review here

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-r...-rival-netflix
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Re: Britbox launched

Another dumb offer. Not worth even reading about it!!!
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Re: Britbox launched

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For those who are interested, Britbox has been launched in the UK https://www.britbox.co.uk/
You need a UK credit/debit card to be able to log on.
Content will stream in Switzerland.

No it won't. Just like iPlayer, you can't watch it outside of the UK. Which begs the point that if you are paying for a licence already to watch the Beeb why pay another £6.00 a month to watch old repeats?
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Re: Britbox launched

If you want to see loads of repeats, Swisscom TV now has Dave, Spike and another one I can't recall. With a smart TV you can also see many UK channels through the Zatoo App (also on Android and I guess Apple). Basic service is free but for HD , recording etc you need a subscription.

What with all that, Netflix and Prime, I don't really need another service so in my opinion as so much is available here it's not worth the hassle of setting up an account then using a VPN etc.
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