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Old 18-10-2019, 20:06   #6616
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ROKU is designed for streaming and is classed as a streaming platform, vms tivo is classed as a linear platform.
This is rather interesting though from USA Tivo https://www.slashgear.com/tivo-plus-...mers-15595653/

So never say never regarding vms tivo.
I don't think how VM's V6 box is classed has anything to do with Virgin's ability to add streaming services to its offering. It will have to do a lot better than that if it really does have ambitions to be a super-aggregator of content.

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Better to see how it does in the market rather then Virgin just signing any deal willy nilly.
I think Apple +, Britbox and Disney + are pretty safe bets, Den. All the big-name streamers should be available on the V6 at launch, in my view. That would make Virgin's service very popular.
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Old 19-10-2019, 19:26   #6617
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Which of the new streamers would you consider purchasing after their UK launch? I’d be getting Disney+, BritBox and HBO Max, as I only use my friend’s Netflix right now for streaming.
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Old 19-10-2019, 21:40   #6618
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Which of the new streamers would you consider purchasing after their UK launch? I’d be getting Disney+, BritBox and HBO Max, as I only use my friend’s Netflix right now for streaming.
For me, HBO Max is the only one I'd be interested in.

Britbox may prove to be worthwhile in time, but I am not at all interested in old archive material and so there is unlikely to be much of interest to me at launch. However, this will be a jolly good site for lovers of UKTV channels.
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Old 27-10-2019, 07:31   #6619
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Which of the new streamers would you consider purchasing after their UK launch? I’d be getting Disney+, BritBox and HBO Max, as I only use my friend’s Netflix right now for streaming.
Using Britbox now and going to try Disney+.

Britbox has more uk tv choice than Netflix, Amazon or Now TV.

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Old 27-10-2019, 08:17   #6620
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Using Britbox now and going to try Disney+.

Britbox has more uk tv choice than Netflix, Amazon or Now TV.

As its not available yet in the UK you must either be a UK beta customer or you must be subscribing to it in America.
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Old 27-10-2019, 08:38   #6621
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Britbox US has an amazing list of stuff going back to the 60s- well worth subscribing.

Britbox UK I took out the free trial. I know it's a beta but the current content is poor and is mainly a mix of BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and UKTV.

I found one series on there I had missed when originally shown - and this week it got add to the ITV Hub so glad I didn't pay.
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Old 27-10-2019, 09:35   #6622
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I signed up to the free month UK Britbox trial.

It is on web browsers, Android and Airplays to my Apple TV fine. Have to keep the IOS device screen on though.

Choice and HD quality is excellent. Seems to be all HD, or scaled to HD.

No onscreen DOG or ads too.

Not sure about movies or Dolby 5.1 though.

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Old 27-10-2019, 10:14   #6623
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Technically no issues - but the selection is about 10% of the US version.

Hopefully it will get similar - but the US seem to get a better choice of old UK material than the UK do in any of the apps.

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Old 27-10-2019, 11:06   #6624
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Just looked on the Disney+ Netherlands site.

Unlimited downloads
4 Simultaneous streams
Upto 10 devices
4K HDR
The ability to setup 7 profiles and child profiles like Netflix.
€6.99 monthly with no contract or €69.99 annually.

Seems reasonable.
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Just looked on the Disney+ Netherlands site.

Unlimited downloads
4 Simultaneous streams
Upto 10 devices
4K HDR
The ability to setup 7 profiles and child profiles like Netflix.
€6.99 monthly with no contract or €69.99 annually.

Seems reasonable.
Its starting to make Netflix look rather pricey would you not say.
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Its starting to make Netflix look rather pricey would you not say.
That's why I see Netflix going the way of Blockbuster once all the big streamers come on line if not before.
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That's why I see Netflix going the way of Blockbuster once all the big streamers come on line if not before.
l posted a link a while back on Blockbuster all those years ago being the big daddy of them all and the similarities between the two are striking.
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Old 27-10-2019, 14:00   #6628
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Just looked on the Disney+ Netherlands site.

Unlimited downloads
4 Simultaneous streams
Upto 10 devices
4K HDR
The ability to setup 7 profiles and child profiles like Netflix.
€6.99 monthly with no contract or €69.99 annually.

Seems reasonable.
Do you know what the bitrate audio rate is please?
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Do you know what the bitrate audio rate is please?
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Would somebody with the new UK Britbox tell me if subtitles are available.

BBC iPlayer provides subtitles but the equivalent catch up services of ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and UKTV do not, rendering them useless for me.
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