NBCUniversal’s PictureBox Gets U.K. Relaunch


LONDON: NBCUniversal has begun offering its movie VOD service PictureBox Films direct to consumers in the U.K. and Ireland following a redesign and rebrand of the platform.

With the relaunch, customers can directly access 60 films on their PC, Samsung Smart TVs and iOS and Android mobile devices for £4.99 a month. Titles will be refreshed every week. The lineup includes The Eagle, The American, Bridget Jones’ Diary, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Jarhead and The Bourne Identity.

PictureBox first rolled out in the U.K. in 2006 in conjunction with various pay-TV partners and is still accessible via Virgin Media, TalkTalk, BT Vision and Top Up TV. The service is also accessible in Poland, Russia, Latin America, Brazil and Singapore via local platform providers.