STV Player has announced it is available to consumers on NOW TV Boxes across the UK.
Those using a NOW TV Box within STV’s licence area in Scotland can enjoy STV content via live stream or catch-up, with programmes ranging from top drama Grantchester, popular soaps Emmerdale and Coronation Street, and hit entertainment shows such as Britain’s Got Talent.
Consumers in the rest of the UK can live stream brand new channel STV2 or catch up on their favourite shows on their NOW TV Box. STV2 launched last month with a new and distinct schedule including popular Irish soap Fair City, weekday magazine show Live at Five and the first integrated Scottish, UK and international news programme, STV News Tonight.
Audiences across the UK can also catch up on original STV Player content, such as classic crime drama Taggart and Rebus, along with STV’s flagship news and current affairs coverage.
Rémi Brunier, STV Player product owner, said: “With STV Player content now available on NOW TV Boxes consumers are able to access STV and STV2 programmes, both live and on demand, on 15 different platforms. We continue to work with a range of partners to make sure STV content is available to consumers anywhere and anytime they want it.”
Jon Blumberg, Director of Customer at NOW TV, said: “We’re pleased our Scottish customers will now be able to enjoy STV through the app which is available to download on the NOW TV Box. Customers can now enjoy the latest and best of STV content and pay TV through the NOW TV Passes all in one simple to use device.”
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About STV Player
STV's popular catch-up and live streaming service, STV Player, allows users to watch their favourite STV programmes live and on catch up, free of charge.
STV favourites such as Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice are available to view free of charge live, and for up to 30 days. Viewers can also catch up on the latest news and discussions with STV News at Six and Scotland Tonight, and watch favourites from STV Glasgow, STV Edinburgh, and the STV archive including top dramas Taggart and Rebus.
The STV Player is now available on 15 platforms, including iPhones and iPads, Android tablets and smartphones, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Samsung Smart TVs, YouView set-top boxes, Xbox 360 consoles, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire tablets, Freeview Play devices, Roku, NOW TV and via player.stv.tv.