Now watching television in UK will be more fun and exciting to watch just because UK is going to have its new set top box known as the You View set top box. This set top box offers on demand content from the likes of the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 in addition to standard Freeview content. Lord Sugar unveiled the set top box today in London and he said that it will also offer an easy to use interface while combing live TV with on-demand internet content.
The set top box will feature an EPG that will allow users to see what’s currently shown on Freeview channels and also look at programming schedules seven days in advance. Apart from it this box also plays very good with HD channels also you can pause and record live TV. YouView will be available in two options; a subscription free set top box for £299, or subsidized as part of an internet or phone package. The box will be available in stores like Amazon, John Lewis, Richer Sounds, and Comet. YouView will be available for purchase towards the end of July, and BT and TalkTalk are expected to announce their packages including the box shortly.