One of the most sought after features of all time is finally coming to popular Roku devices. Starting this week, Roku stick and streaming player owners – along with anyone using Roku-powered televisions – will be able to watch the Britbox service.
This long-awaited upgrade brings hours of additional content to TVs with shows like for a small monthly fee of £ 5.99 Broadchurch, Downton Abbey, Vera, Just Fools and Horses, Love Island everything can be viewed at any time.
In addition to these classics, there is also a lot of original exclusive content, including The Beast Must Die, Secrets Of The Krays and Spitting Image, which will return to the platform later this year.
Anyone with an existing Britbox subscription can now simply log in on their Roku device, but there is also an easy way to watch the video if you’ve never met Britbox before. That’s all thanks to Roku Pay, which allows users to sign in with a tap on their remote control.
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Roku Pay is designed to make it quick and easy for customers to sign up for free trial subscriptions, subscribe to channels, and purchase rentals, sporting events, and pay-per-views.
After adding a payment method, customers can shop right from their TV with just a few clicks of their Roku remote control while managing their subscriptions both online and on the device.
Regarding the update, Tom Price, Commercial Director of BritBox UK said, “We are very excited to bring the very best in British entertainment to Roku, which is one of the most sought-after platforms for customer feedback. Our mission is to make it easy to enjoy BritBox on any device and we now cover all major streaming devices and smart TV platforms. It’s the perfect timing with original and exclusive shows, including Spitting Image’s new series due out in the next few months, as well as our unrivaled collection of classic and contemporary British TV shows. “
Although Britbox will cost you, there is another update from Roku that is completely free.
The company recently announced the launch of 23 new originals, including four brand new premieres that will air on its Roku channel.
The latest shows include new, unprecedented series Eye Candy, Squeaky Clean, Season 2 of Thank you so much and What’s happening in Hollywood Roku promises the shows “will push new frontiers in non-script and documentary genres, introduce streamers to engaging shows that shape important conversations, tense hearts, and get viewers right into the competition.”