Humax launches 500GB YouView box in the UK

Monday, July 14th, 2014 
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Faster YouView box is now available for under £200

A new YouView box from Humax launches today in retailers, offering the seamless on demand TV service at an attractive low price point.

The Humax YouView DTR-T2000 / 500GB brings all the fantastic features from the subscription-free TV service for under £200 offering the most compact and fastest box from the YouView Humax range to date.

The YouView Humax DTR-T2000 will be priced at just £199 and available across all major retailers and independents including John Lewis, Tesco, Argos, Currys PC World, plus Humax Direct.

The compact box offers 70 live free-to-air digital TV and radio channels, including six in high definition and up to 300 hours of standard definition recording (SD) or 125 hours of high definition (HD). It also includes a seven-day catch-up service on BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5 and record, pause and rewind functionality.

In addition, the easy-to-use TV service offers a huge library of on demand television programmes and films. Users can also access a range of quality content via on demand players from Dave, Yesterday and Really imagined by UKTV, Now TV, Sky Store, milkshake!, S4C and STV in Scotland.

Graham North, Commercial Director of Humax, commented: “The Humax DTR-T2000 brings the seamless YouView service to the masses, with its attractive price point enabling even more consumers to benefit from this sophisticated TV service. The new box offers the first compact Humax YouView product available at a cost-down price point while still providing the high-quality service and choice of programming that customers expect from Humax.”

David Faulkner, Head of Corporate and Business Development, YouView also said: “It’s great to see the YouView box offering evolve into a faster slim-line version with the advent of new hardware technology available from Humax. We are confident this new box combined with a lower price point will give customers an affordable and easy-to-use experience to find and enjoy the TV they love.”

The Humax YouView DTR-T2000 / 500GB joins the existing range of YouView set-top boxes and is currently priced at £199.99.