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ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK

ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK
FILE PHOTO: A company sign is displayed outside an ITV studio in London, Britain July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall -
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(Reuters – British broadcaster ITV said on Friday it had finalised an agreement with public broadcaster BBC to launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds per month for high-definition services.

ITV will control the venture, a Netflix-style offering of British box-sets and original series, and it said BritBox is commissioning a range of original exclusive shows.

(Reporting by Samantha Machado in Bengaluru; editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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