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BritBox launches on VIDAA Smart TV operating system

BritBox launches on VIDAA Smart TV operating system Johannesburg: 1 June, 2022 – BritBox, the streaming service from BBC and ITV offering the biggest unmissable collection of British TV, is now available on the VIDAA smart TV operating system in South Africa from as little as R99.99 per month. Viewers will not be required to download the BritBox app on selected Hisense, Toshiba and OEM branded VIDAA smart TVs; once the smart TVs are connected to the internet the BritBox app will automatically appear (on selected VIDAA U4 and VIDAA U5 smart TVs). VIDAA will continue to work with BritBox to expand the app to more VIDAA versions in the market. BritBox also offers a 7-day free trial and gives you 12 months for the price of 10 at a cost of R999.99 per year for access to its vast catalogue of British TV content, including new and exclusive releases such as Irvine Welsh’s Crime, Agatha Christie’s Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? and Jane Austen’s Sanditon, alongside bingeable box sets starring a host of top tier talent, ranging from Martin Freeman, Judi Dench and Idris Elba to David Tennant.

Image above: VIDAA U5 Hisense Smart TV

Image above: BritBox home page on VIDAA U5 Hisense Smart TV

About BritBox International BritBox is a digital subscription video on demand service offering the largest and most comprehensive, unmissable collection of British entertainment available all in one place. Co-branded by BBC and ITV, BritBox delivers the UK’s favourite programmes, ranging from brand new commissions to gems, across a variety of genres, including critically-acclaimed drama, crime thrillers, classic comedy and powerful documentaries, alongside reality hits and entertainment. BritBox is available on multiple platforms, including via the web, mobile, tablet, streaming devices and connected TVs, with the offering in each market showcasing the depth and breadth of British creativity. With the support of BBC & ITV providing a pipeline of exceptional content, made available as soon as it comes out of its broadcast and catch-up windows, BritBox is home to a wealth of titles from its parent companies, in addition to completely new original commissions from British production companies specifically created for BritBox. About Hisense  Hisense currently has more than 90,000 employees worldwide, together with 16 industrial parks and 16 research and development centers, which comprise a multinational collaborative research and development system. Its business includes multimedia, home appliances, IT intelligent information systems and the modern service industry, while its products have been exported to over 160 countries and regions. According to an independent research and consultancy firm, Hisense remains the world’s fourth-largest TV maker in terms of unit shipments (per 2020 figures). About VIDAA  VIDAA USA Inc. was established in 2019 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia USA. Our flagship product is the VIDAA TV OS which is currently in its sixth generation.  VIDAA TV OS is a modern global Smart TV operating system and content platform. By choosing VIDAA, TV OEM manufacturers get a turn-key Linux based OS with voice control, an app store, billing and payment, and much more. Our customers include brands such as Hisense, Loewe, Toshiba, and many others. Social tags: @vidaatv Instagram, @vidaatv Facebook, @VIDAATV Twitter, vidaatv Linkedin Press Contact for BritBox South Africa Diane Chidrawi, Group Account Director, T0tal Exposure +27 82 604 5605 [email protected] Press Contact for VIDAA Global Marketing Director Jernej Smisl +386 31 689 862 [email protected] Press Contact for BritBox International VP, Corporate Communications, Publicity & Events Debs Schonfeld +212 705 9498 [email protected]