LONDON — U.K. streaming service Blinkbox has inked a deal with independent movie distributor Entertainment Film Distributors.
Douglas Davis, Blinkbox’s director, content acquisition and sales, said: “The new deal with EFD means we have 100% coverage of major new release movies released in the U.K.”
Key titles added with the EFD deal include “American Hustle,” “The Butler” and “August: Osage County.”
Blinkbox recently signed a content deal with broadcaster Channel 4 for TV series including comedies “The Inbetweeners,” “Peep Show” and “Derek,” starring Ricky Gervais.
Blinkbox has also announced the launch of a “watch offline” function, so customers can download movies and TV shows they have rented or purchased on Blinkbox to their tablets to watch on the go, without needing an internet connection.