The new boxset streaming service has a launched a new offer with EE, here’s what it is and how to get it.
Britbox is a new on-demand streaming service launched by the BBC and ITV which aims to put all the best British TV shows in one place. It works in the same way a Netflix or Disney Plus but contains the best of UK telly, including Doctor Who, Extras, Absolutely Fabulous, That Mitchell & Webb Look, Black Adder, Poirot, Live at the Apollo, Fawlty Towers, Midsomer Murders and plenty more. In fact, at time of writing there are over 280 boxsets available.
- Available to EE customers from 13th March 2020
- Six months free BritBox
- Costs £5.99 a month after the free period, paid by your phone bill or you can cancel
Britbox costs £5.99 a month in the UK and everyone can get 30 days free, but if you’re an EE customer or you join EE, you now get 6 months free Britbox. After the trial, you can choose to cancel the service or continue subscribing. EE will even cover the cost of the data you use to watch it if you’re watching over your EE mobile connection.
“The UK is the birthplace of some of the most iconic TV shows in the world – from Top Gear to Downton Abbey. By partnering with BritBox, we’re giving our customers access to the best British dramas, comedies and films, so they can stream them wherever they are, at home or on the move,” said BT consumer division boss Marc Allera.
Who can get the 6 months free offer?
The offer is available to all EE customers on pay monthly mobile plans, 12 month SIM only, tablet or data plans (excluding business plan customers). After the six months period, you’ll pay £5.99 a month from your phone (and your data allowance will also be used when you stream from your EE device) or you can choose to cancel.
How do I get the 6 months free?
Easy. Once you’ve got your new EE phone or 12 month SIM only deal just text BRITBOX to 150 from your phone and follow the step-by-step instructions. Not on EE yet? You can view the latest EE mobile deals here or SIM only deals. If you’re already on EE you can also get the free offer.
How can I watch BritBox?
You can use the BritBox app to stream on your phone, or if you have a Google Chromecast and TV, you can can cast it from your phone to your TV.
The app is also available on Amazon Firesticks, Apple TV, some smart TV’s or directly on the BritBox website. More ways to stream can be found on the BritBox website.
What if I already have a BritBox subscription?
You can still take up the offer with EE. You’ll have to replace your current subscription as part of the sign up process. However, if your subscription is with iTunes you’ll need to cancel your subscription directly with iTunes.
If you’re already using BritBox with a free trial or discount, wait until that ends before signing up for EE’s 6 months free offer. You can read more about BritBox in our handy guide.
How do I cancel BritBox with EE?
Cancel your subscription at any time by texting STOP BRITBOX to 150.
More free stuff
The free BritBox offer is in addition to the other free service trials you can get from EE including 6 months free Apple Music and 3 months free BT Sport on your phone.
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