BT has today announced an enormous upgrade to its BT TV Box Pro service which suddenly has been added overnight. The telecommunications giant has revealed that latest and existing customers of its BT TV Box Pro service can now decide to have TV content delivered over a broadband connection as a substitute of an aerial. In case you’re an existing BT TV Box Pro customer this great latest feature – which Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream users shall be aware of – unlocks immediately.
You will not have to do anything to reap the benefits of this latest tool as it should be added via an automatic update.
For brand spanking new customers, you’ll be able to decide to reap the benefits of the ‘web mode’ if you arrange your BT set-top box.
Speaking about this latest feature Sharon Meadows, propositions director for BT, said: “We proceed to look for methods to boost the TV experience for our customers. Removing the necessity for an aerial connection not only gives much more consumers the chance to take out BT TV, it also gives our customers much more flexibility with their TV set-up, allowing them to access great content, from anywhere in the house.”
This latest update – which became available on August 26 – adds top-of-the-line reasons to get Sky Glass, with the 4K TV from the Sky Q makers also delivering TV content over a broadband signal.
Virgin Media’s Stream device also lets users access TV content that’s streamed over the web.
Stream is a mini-streaming gadget while Sky Glass also lets users watch Sky content in multiple rooms via the extra Puck device.
And BT now offers something very similar too, with the BT TV Box Mini also launching this week.
This latest device – which costs an extra £10 a month – offers multi-room viewing for BT TV.
It really works identical to the BT TV Box Pro, with customers connecting it to their Smart Hub via Wi-Fi.
BT users can watch their favourite channels via the TV Box Mini without the necessity for an aerial.
These latest upgrades give BT fans much more reasons to enroll to the firm’s TV service.
The BT TV Box Pro, which is the newest set-top box from BT, lets customers watch in 4K HDR, supports the immersive Dolby Atmos audio format and comes with a whopping 1TB of internal storage.
That’s twice as much storage because the previous BT TV box and offers enough room for as much as 600 hours of recordings.