Cartoon Network, Boomerang And Cartoonito To Be Removed From TVPlayer On 22nd March

Cartoon Network, Boomerang And Cartoonito To Be Removed On TVPlayer On 22nd March

Cartoon Network, Boomerang And Cartoonito To Be Removed From TVPlayer On 22nd March

According to UK television news website – a516digital, the online streaming television service – TVPlayer will be removing Turner’s children’s channels – Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito from its paid packages on Friday 22nd March. Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will still be available on TVPlayer’s streaming OTT rival – NOW TV, which also offers TV shows on-demand. The reason for the channel removal is increasing channel licensing costs, also on the streaming platform ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe and CITV are no longer carried on the basic free TVPlayer service and have moved to TVPlayer’s premium packages (these channels are available for free on Freeview’s iOS app). TVPlayer has also dropped Turner’s news channel – CNN International along with shopping channel QVC this month.

As Turner’s kids channels have been removed from the platform, TVPlayer’s Kids Pack will no longer available to new subscribers, existing subscribers will continue to be able to subscribe to the channel pack, but with the three channels removed. For new TVPlayer subscribers – Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Nick Jr Too and Baby TV will only be available in the top tier Premium+ service.

https://www.a516digital.com/2019/02/tvplayer-drops-channels-as-costs-rise.html

TVPlayer Plus Channels At Launch: Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK and Cartoonito UK

TVPlayer Plus Channels At Launch: Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK and Cartoonito UK

TVPlayer Plus Channels

TVPlayer, the online service that allows people to watch 59 UK Free To View channels online has announced a new paid subscription service which will be launched later this year. The soon to be launched service will be called TVPlayer Plus and 25 additional channels such Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will be available from launch, Turner’s TruTV channel is already available on the free service. The new service will cost £4.99 a month and the new service will be accessible via the TVPlayer website or the app available for Android (soon will be compatible with Google Chromecast) and iOS (iPhone and iPad) with compatibility with Apple TV (Via Apple Airplay) and Amazon Fire devices. A Windows mobile app is also in the pipeline.

Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will also have a catch up service on TVPlayer Plus. Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito and CNN are already available via internet enabled Freeview HD boxes on the VUTV paid subscription service which launched in November 2013. TVPlayer Plus and VUTV are providing TV viewers an alternative to a cable or satellite TV subscription and with no long-term contract.

Here’s a complete list of the 25 channels that will be available on the new service:
* = With Catchup service.

– Lifetime*
– History*
– H2*
– Crime and Investigation Channel*
– GOLD
– Alibi
– Watch
– Good Food
– Eden
– Home
– Discovery Channel*
– TLC*
– Investigation Discovery*
– Animal Planet*
– Discovery Turbo*
– British Eurosport*
– British Eurosport 2*
– National Geographic Channel*
– Nat Geo Wild*
– Sony Entertainment Television*
– Sony Movie Channel*
– Boomerang*
– Cartoon Network*
– Cartoonito*
– BabyTV*

https://recombu.com/digital/article/tvplayer-plus-announced
http://tvplayer.com/plus