Now TV available on the EE TV smart box
11th March 2015 – EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today announced that online TV streaming service NOW TV will be available for EE TV customers to access via their smart box from 12 March. The move further enhances the viewing options available to EE TV customers which already includes Freeview with more than 70 channels, as well as 13 in HD, and 18 on demand apps, with further partners confirmed to join the service in the coming months.
NOW TV gives users access to the best in movies, sports and entertainment from Sky. Customers can purchase a monthly pass to watch entertainment or movies, or buy a daily or weekly pass to enjoy sport without a contract.
· Entertainment Month Pass (£6.99) – a month’s access to over 250 box sets (such as Mad Men, Moone Boy and Downton Abbey) and 13 additional pay TV channels including Sky Atlantic, Sky 1, Sky Living and MTV. Catch the latest must see TV such as Critical (Sky 1) Fortitude (Sky Atlantic), and I Live With Models (Comedy Central).
· Sky Sports Day Pass (£6.99) and Sky Sports Week Pass (£10.99) – the biggest matches and events live on all 7 Sky Sports channels, including the ICC Cricket World Cup, US Open Golf and Barclays Premier League Football.
· Sky Movies Month Pass (£9.99) – a month’s access to over 1,000 movies on demand with up to 16 premiere movies a month, and 11 Sky Movies channels. Disney’s ‘Frozen’ and ‘Maleficent’, Oscar-winning ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and Marvel’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ are already available with the likes of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ due out this month.
The NOW TV app joins a great range of existing content available on EE TV which is continually being added to and includes Freeview with more than 70 channels, as well as 13 in HD as well as Catch Up and On Demand services like BBC iPlayer, Demand 5 and Wuaki.tv. Major apps including MUZU, Box +, YouTube, BBC Sport, BBC News and The Weather Network are also available.
Pippa Dunn, Chief Marketing Officer, EE TV, said: “We’ve developed the EE TV service so that exciting new content and services can be regularly added to enhance our customers home TV viewing experiences. The NOW TV app is a great addition to our current content line up - providing customers with opportunities to watch some of the world’s most popular TV series, live sports action and international movie blockbusters.“
Gidon Katz, Director of NOW TV commented: “With Game of Thrones, the world’s most talked about show available to watch from the very beginning, there couldn’t be a better time for EE TV customers to enjoy NOW TV. Whether you’re a film fan and want access to Sky Movies or want to watch the biggest games on Sky Sports, it's great news for TV fans as NOW TV offers something for everyone.”
The EE TV smart box is free for new and existing EE mobile customers who also subscribe to EE Broadband plans of £9.95 a month or above.
Consumers interested in the service can register at www.ee.co.uk/EETV and for more information.
For more information about NOW TV, please visit www.nowtv.com
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About NOW TV:
NOW TV offers over 1,000 films from Sky Movies on demand, the best live sporting action from Sky Sports and must-see shows on 13 of the best pay TV channels including Sky1, Sky Atlantic and Sky Living. Taking advantage of the rapid growth in broadband-connected devices, and building on Sky’s experience in multi-platform TV, the service provides an additional choice to watch and enjoy Sky Movies, Sky Sports and the TV shows everyone’s talking about.
The NOW TV Entertainment Month Pass lets customers stream TV shows live and on demand in seconds, without a contract for £6.99 a month. Now people can get simple, instant and commitment-free access to top TV channels such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Discovery, MTV, Comedy Central, GOLD, Disney, FOX, Nickelodeon and Nick. Jnr. plus ITV Encore and entire box sets of hit shows.
Sky Movies is the UK’s most popular subscription movies service with over 1,000 different movies on demand including up to four new and exclusive Sky Movies premieres each week. With a Sky Movies Month Pass, NOW TV customers can choose from more of the latest and biggest movies you missed at the cinema. The Sky Movies Month Pass is available for £9.99 a month.
NOW TV also offers a flexible way to watch Sky Sports. With a Sky Sports Day Pass at £6.99 or Sky Sports Week Pass £10.99 (available to purchase via NOWTV.com only) customers can see exclusive live action from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Formula 1®, Test cricket, US and European Tour golf, ATP tennis, European and international rugby union and much more.
NOW TV is available to anyone 18 or over in the UK with a broadband or 3G connection across a wide range of connected devices including NOW TV Box, PC, Mac, selected Android smartphones and tablets, iOS devices, PS3, PS4, YouView (On Demand Sky Movies only) , Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Month passes renew automatically until cancelled.