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hershamroy
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UK TVPlayer

When will we be able to access UK TV Player on our Now TV boxes?

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artesea Legend 5
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Re: UK TVPlayer

@hershamroy they would have to build a Roku app first before NOW TV could consider adding it to their store. 

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caseyb1993 Legend 5
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@hershamroy wrote:

When will we be able to access UK TV Player on our Now TV boxes?


I'd like to see that app, hopefully one day Cat Sad

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4268 Legend 5
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Apparently freeview are bringing out an app. Would be nice if that was available on Now

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caseyb1993 Legend 5
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it's likely they will if they are for freeview.

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awillo32
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It's on youview its not very good tbh not many shows available last time I checked it.


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artesea Legend 5
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@4268 wrote:
Apparently freeview are bringing out an app. Would be nice if that was available on Now

It's not that simple, each device has a different framework and methods to play the video.

Their Android app is so rubbish that it took them 6 months to get it to work with Lollipop (although they claim they are ready for Marshmallow)

 


@caseyb1993 wrote:
it's likely they will if they are for freeview.

Not really, if the developers at UKTV don't make a Roku app, it'll never appear on the NOW TV box, and if they do, it would still need to go through the Sky approval process.

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4268 Legend 5
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Appreciate the obstacles, but still would be nice.

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