London,
11
February
2020
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10:30
Europe/London

EE BECOMES EXCLUSIVE MOBILE PARTNER FOR BRITBOX AND OFFERS CUSTOMERS SIX MONTHS SUBSCRIPTION WITH INCLUSIVE DATA

  • EE to offer six-month BritBox subscription with inclusive data to all new and existing consumer pay monthly mobile and tablet customers from 13th March
  • EE customers will be able to use the offer to stream the very best of British entertainment on their phone, tablet, and on their TV via a range of devices
  • BritBox is the latest addition to Entertainment on EE – pay monthly mobile customers receive subscriptions for BT Sport, Apple Music, Apple News+ and MTV Play with up to six months of access for free – worth up to £220

EE today announced it has become the exclusive mobile partner for the streaming service BritBox. The partnership combines the UK’s best network with the best of British content. EE consumer pay monthly mobile and tablet customers across the UK will receive a six-month subscription to BritBox with inclusive mobile data.

Launching on the 13th March, the six-month BritBox subscription offer allows all EE pay monthly mobile and tablet customers to stream the widest range available of award-winning British dramas, comedies, films and documentaries from the BBC and ITV.

BritBox offers the biggest collection of British box sets including: Top Gear, Downton Abbey, Happy Valley and Gavin & Stacey, with many box sets including Cold Feet, Classic Doctor Who, Shetland and Broadchurch unavailable on-demand anywhere else.

Not only will EE customers be able to stream their favourite shows over the UK’s biggest and fastest network, available in more places than any other and at no extra cost, but they will be able to do so for six months - all without impacting their data allowance.

Customers can also use the offer to access BritBox via a wide range of Smart TVs, as well as streaming devices including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast. After the initial six-month period ends, customers will be able to continue paying for BritBox at £5.99/month, directly through their EE bill.

BritBox is the latest addition to Entertainment on EE, a unique collection of offers which gives EE pay monthly mobile and tablet customers access to premium services including BT Sport, Apple Music, Apple News+ and MTV Play, with up to six months of access for free – worth up to £220.

Marc Allera, CEO of BT’s consumer division, said: “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, thanks to our superfast 4G and 5G mobile network.”

Will Harrison, MD at BritBox, said: “It’s a match made in heaven – the biggest collection of British box sets together with the biggest network. Now it is easier than ever to sign up to BritBox, whether you watch on the go, or on the big screen in the comfort of your living room. With the first six months included, there’s no excuse not to binge on the biggest collection of British boxsets with a huge range of award-winning shows and new series added every week.”

Further information, including details of how customers can sign-up for the offer, will be made closer to launch on ee.co.uk/entertainment-on-ee/britbox.

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About EE

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, offering superfast connections in more places than any other operator. EE brought the first 4G network to the UK in October 2012 with it continuing to be the UK’s biggest 4G network, and launched the UK’s first 5G network in May 2019.

EE has received extensive independent recognition, including being named the UK's best network every year since 2015 for all the following awards: The Mobile Choice Awards, The Mobile News Awards, The Mobile Industry Awards and by RootMetrics®.

As well as offering mobile services to consumers and small and medium businesses, EE also provides home and business broadband using both 4G and fixed line connections.

EE is committed to being number one for service in the industry. Its retail presence exceeds more than 600 shops across the UK. EE remains the only mobile provider to answer 100% of customer calls in the UK and Ireland, and was recognised as the UK’s Best Large Contact Centre by the UK Customer Experience Awards 2018 and Welsh Contact Centre Awards 2019. EE was awarded The Sunday Times’ Best 100 Companies to Work for in 2018 and 2019, as well as being named Best Employer 2018 by the European Contact Centre & Customer Service awards.

EE is part of BT’s Consumer business unit which provides products and services to all of BT’s consumer customers in the UK.