TalkTalk TV Store closes and moves to Rakuten TVJuly 8, 2018 | James R
TalkTalk TV Store is closing its doors to non-TalkTalk customers, and moving any purchased films or TV shows to Rakuten TV.
The site, which was a rebranded version of blinkbox (acquired by TalkTalk in 2015), launched in 2016 and provided … Read More
blinkbox rebrands as TalkTalk TV StoreJanuary 6, 2016 | James R
blinkbox has changed its name to TalkTalk TV Store.
The TVOD service, which offers movies and TV shows to buy and rent, was bought by TalkTalk almost exactly one year ago. The telecommunications company purchased the site from Tesco, after … Read More
blinkbox to stop support for older devices and PCs in JulyJune 11, 2015 | James R
blinkbox will no longer be available on certain TVs, PCs and Blu-ray players from July 2015.
The pay-per-view VOD service offers TV shows and films to buy and rent on a range of devices. Next month, though, customers who use … Read More
TalkTalk buys blinkbox from Tesco with plans to rebrandJanuary 8, 2015 | James R
TalkTalk has acquired blinkbox from Tesco. (For what this means for you, click here for our handy Q&A.)
The pay-per-view streaming service was reported to be up for sale last year, as Tesco faced growing financial difficulties. Now, the telecoms … Read More
Vodafone close to buying Tesco’s blinkboxDecember 1, 2014 | James R
Vodafone is close to buying blinkbox from Tesco, according to sources close to the deal.
Tesco purchased an 80 per cent stake in the pay-per-view VOD site back in 2011, with the intention of boosting its digital media arm. Since … Read More
Her and American Hustle join blinkbox line-up in deal with EFDNovember 29, 2014 | James R
Her, American Hustle and other films are now available to stream on blinkbox in a new deal with EFD.
The streaming service has had a roller-coaster of a year, thanks to reports that its owner, Tesco, is looking to sell … Read More
blinkbox iPad app now allows movie downloadsNovember 17, 2014 | James R
Tesco has updated its blinkbox app to allow downloads of movies and TV shows.
The supermarket-owned pay-per-view platform has been the subject of much speculation recently, with Tesco reportedly considering putting it up for sale to jettison unessential company departments … Read More
blinkbox launches new “Fresh from cinema” advertsOctober 18, 2014 | James R
If blinkbox is about to be sold by Tesco, no one appears to have told them: the company announced a new partnership with UltraViolet just a few days ago and has now launched a new advert campaign: “Fresh from cinema”.
blinkbox goes UltraViolet, gives digital copies to DVD buyersOctober 15, 2014 | James R
Its future may be uncertain, but blinkbox is showing no signs of slowing down. The pay-per-view streaming service has teamed up with UltraViolet to offer free digital copies of movies and TV shows bought on disc.
This is not the … Read More
Tesco to sell or shut down blinkbox?October 1, 2014 | James R
Tesco is reportedly planning to sell blinkbox.
The supermarket giant has been looking a lot shorter in recent months, as the company undergoes an FCA investigation for exaggerating its quarterly profits to the tune of £250 million. Now, according to … Read More