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Light up, Light up, because now you have a choice...

28 Aug 14

New Zealand’s newest online subscription TV service, Lightbox, is now live, delivering thousands of hours of TV available to anyone with broadband, regardless of their internet provider.

And now there are new exclusive to New Zealand shows which have been added to the Lightbox line-up, including pirate drama Black Sails, legal series Suits, comedy-drama series Franklin & Bash, paranormal hit Lost Girl and the pre-school animation 3rd & Bird.

TV shows already announced as part of the Lightbox line-up include Outlander, 24: Live Another Day, Vikings, Alpha House, Breaking Bad, House of Cards and Orange is the New Black.

Lightbox CEO Kym Niblock says she’s confident New Zealanders will love Lightbox’s line-up and the freedom it gives them.

“You can head home tonight, sign up to the Lightbox 30 day free trial and choose from hundreds of great TV shows online - all ready to go whenever you are," she adds.

“We’ve taken the hard work out of getting access to great television by assembling some of the best shows ever made in one service that’s affordable and incredibly easy and legitimate to use. Spring is looking a lot more entertaining.”

How Lightbox works...

The service can be used across multiple compatible devices, including laptop, desktop, iPad and Airplay on Apple TV.

Up to five devices can be registered to each Lightbox account and two shows can be played at once so you can watch the latest drama series in the living room while your kids sing along to their cartoon favourites in their bedroom. A parental control function enables parents to filter out show playback according to rating.

According to Niblock set up is easy - there are no contracts or installation visits required and membership is available to all New Zealanders regardless of their broadband service provider.

A 30-day free trial will also be available to all New Zealanders. Lightbox is $15 per 30 days.

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