I don't see the closure of the film/box sets as having any direct bearing on when the BT Vision box service closes. If you consider how long the old style (mainly silver box) BT Vision service took to be finally ceased it was long time after it had become a legacy system.
The Youview box is so much better than the BT Vision box and a massive improvement too.
I wonder when they will offer Sky Sports 5 on Youview.
Give it another 16 months and we will see if the old Vision service closes. For I cant see BT wanting to keep both services going and they will end up closing the Vision service.
BT do need to make more minor improvments to there Youview servive but apart from that im 98%/99% happy with the BT TV servive and Youview and the price a month is good for there TV service.
I dont have Sky Sports,Sky Movies or the kids bolt on.
Only thing that seems a little dearer than some of the others companies is the BT line rental.
I doubt that they ever will. BT are now advertising the price difference of SKY Sports 1 & 2 on BT Vision versus the cost of SKY Sports 1 & 2 on Sky. No mention of Sky Sports 5.
Sky Sports 5 may well be redundant at the end of the season anyway. It was really only set up for the Champions League footie, a reaction to BT winning the rights next season perhaps? BT are starting to migrate Vision users over to Youview with good deals for those renewing contracts. The Vision box has pretty much run it's course.
well i havent received a letter notifying me of the changes. I only found out tonight when i logged in to check if a box set had been updated with the new series yet,. must say i am pretty fed up at the moment! Films have been awful for a while so i guess something was going on,
So Shoudl I be assuming BT will be senind me a youview box and ensuring anything i am currently paying for is cancelled off and setting me up a netflix account which i have been avoiding for a long time?.... probably not!
So a service i have been happy with for a long time is becoming poor with no obvious improvement unless i change service / buy new kit / spend money on a streaming service. such a shame as I though the boxset / film service was a great setup.
I'm in pretty similar boat.
Have been with BT Vision + since Dec 2009 and have been fixed at £12 for unlimited content. Have to say the content is absolute **bleep**. I only used to watch occasional movie or TV series. The only section used was Kids.
Lately I have noticed that it is just not fit for the purpose.
Is you view any good for Kids - is the contents pretty much same or is everything pay as you go on top of the monthly subscirption