EE’s free digital TV recorder for broadband customers, with four tuners and enough storage to record a whole day of TV and stream it to mobile devices, is now on sale.
The EE TV smart box can record up to six digital terrestrial TV channels simultaneously on a 1TB hard disc, giving users a rolling 24-hour store of their favourite channels.
EE joins the growing roster of UK broadband providers offering free or discounted TV services in exchange for a renewed subscription, including BT and TalkTalk.
Pippa Dunn, chief marketing officer for EE, said: “With EE TV, we have combined our expertise in mobile and home broadband to develop a game-changing home TV service that you can watch on your smartphone and tablet, as well as your telly.
“EE TV offers exceptional value for money, is simple to set up and use, and comes with market-leading features which really do allow customers to create a unique personal viewing experience.”
EE TV free to new and existing EE mobile customers who also sign up to an EE Broadband plan for at least £9.95/month plus line rental.
The smart box will stream live or recorded TV to up to four smartphones and tablets in your home via WiFi, at the same time as playing to the main TV screen.
The box, worth £300 according to EE, can be controlled from the EE TV app, including setting up and managing recordings without interrupting what’s on TV.
Users can also stream catch up and on demand services like BBC iPlayer, Demand 5 and Wuaki.tv, and access apps including MUZU, Box +, YouTube, BBC Sport, BBC News and The Weather Network.
Pay monthly EE mobile customers who sign up to EE TV will also receive a boost of up to 20GB to their mobile broadband allowance.
DTG Staff | 07.11.2014