BritBox steps up fight against Apple TV+ with UK expansion

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BritBox has stepped up its fight against Apple TV+ and other streaming services by expanding its reach to the United Kingdom.

Priced at just £5.99 a month, the service offers an impressive catalog of content from leading British TV channels — including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Channel 5.

BritBox has attracted more than 650,000 subscribers since making its debut in the U.S. in March 2017. It gives those on the other side of the Atlantic easier access to British TV content.

But even those in the U.K. can benefit from finding all their favorite shows in one place. Which is why BritBox today expanded its reach to the U.K., £1 a month more than Apple TV+.

BritBox fights Apple TV+ in the UK

And you get a lot more for than extra £1. BritBox has a large collection of popular titles, including the likes of Blackadder, Doctor Who, Fawlty Towers and The Office (the good version).

It also shows popular soaps like EastEnders and Coronation Street within hours of their first airing in the U.K.

Many of these titles are yet to make their way to other streaming services, such as Netflix. And those that were previously available elsewhere are now hitting BritBox exclusively.

This makes BritBox an incredibly compelling service — even for those in the U.K. It should be noted, however, that the catalog of content isn’t the same as that for U.S. users.

30 days free

You can enjoy BritBox in high definition on multiple devices, including iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. You will also find BritBox apps on Android TV and other platforms.

The first 30 days are free for new subscribers.