The Box Plus channel is now available on Roku streaming players in the UK

London, UK, 25 July, 2017: The Box Plus Network, the UK’s largest and most-watched music television network, today announces the Box Plus app is about to have the biggest update in history.

The update to the Box Plus app will roll out across web, mobile and connected devices, including smart TV’s and games consoles this summer. This is a hugely ambitious project and an important milestone in the development of The Box Plus Network’s multi-platform strategy. The new Box Plus channel will launch first on Roku® streaming players, enabling dedicated music and pop culture fans to stream Box Plus content directly onto their TVs.

The Box Plus channel carries its most popular programming with catch-up and on-demand content; unrivalled artist access and features, exclusive performances, flagship charts; UK HOTLIST, UK Music Video Chart, curated playlists and entertainment shows including Trending Live, Love & Hip Hop Hollywood and Sun, Sex & Suspicious Parents. The channel also delivers short form video content from digital channel BeBox and simulcasts Box Plus’ seven music channels; The Box, Box Upfront, Box Hits, 4Music, Kiss, Magic and Kerrang!

Ben Williams, The Box Plus Network, Digital Director says: “We’re delighted to partner with Roku to enable our dedicated viewers to stream our Box Plus content directly onto their TVs. Roku has an incredible roster of channels available and we are hugely excited to be included within this. Streaming is one of the most popular methods for our audience to enjoy our content. So to offer our brilliant programmes on the Roku streaming platform shows our dedication to ensuring the most enjoyable and user- friendly experience for our viewers.”

Ed Lee, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Roku says: “We are thrilled to welcome The Box Plus Network to our streaming platform. Our audience has a strong passion for music so to be able to offer some of the greatest and most popular music television channels will be exciting news for our customers.”

The Box Plus channel is available on Roku streaming players from today, and can be added directly from the Music category in the Roku Channel Store.