EE TV: What’s Included & Is It Worth It?
There are so many ways to get your entertainment. Whether you want to watch your shows on traditional television, or you want to watch them on your own device, there are plenty of options available to you. But, is EE TV any good? Is it worth it to upgrade to an EE TV box? And what TV channels do you actually get when you upgrade? In this article, we’ll answer all of these questions and more!
Is EE TV Still Available? No, EE TV closed down on 31st March 2021. If you were an EE TV subscriber, you do not need to return your EE TV box. From April 2021, if you didn’t transfer to another TV service from EE, you will receive a £4 per month discount on your EE Broadband bill.
What Is EE TV?
EE TV was the name of the TV offering from the Broadband Provider EE. Since it closed in March 2021, EE Broadband has partnered with Apple TV and BT Sport. To be eligible for an EE TV deal, you will need to meet one of the following conditions:
- Pay Monthly mobile customer on a 12 or 24-month contract
- EE Broadband customer with a SIM only 12 or 24-month contract
If you’re a broadband customer, you will also need to agree to a new 18-month contract with EE Broadband if you want to receive a free EE TV Apple TV 4K.
Do I Need a TV Licence to Use EE TV? No, you don’t need a TV Licence to use EE TV. However, if you want to watch live TV then you will need one. You can find out more in our TV Licence Guide.
What Do You Get With Apple TV on EE?
EE TV Apple TV 4K comes bundled with a subscription to BT Sport Ultimate which is worth £5 a month at the time of writing. With BT Sport Ultimate with EE TV, you will be able to watch live Premier League fixtures and the entire BT Sport UK channel lineup including the UEFA Champions League, FA Cup, and Scottish Premiership. You can also watch highlights and replays of live games.
Is EE TV Any Good?
There are a lot of people who think that EE TV is a good option, and there are also many who think that it’s not worth it. It really depends on your individual needs and preferences. If you just want to watch your shows without having to deal with traditional television, EE TV may be a good option for you.
Now that EE TV is closed, you might need to rely on apps for Apple TV 4K if you’ve upgraded your EE TV to this product. With EE TV through an Apple TV 4K you will be able to access free live and on-demand Streaming Services including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and My5.
If you’re looking for more content for only £10 a month, then a great alternative to EE TV is Netgem TV. Some of the features of Netgem TV are:
- 210+ live channels including Freeview!
- 35+ apps
- Premier Sports included (worth £12.99/month)
- 40,000 hours of on-demand content
- Choice of add-ons (BT Sport, Rakuten TV, BritBox, hayu, etc)
- Unlimited Mobile TV
- 4K TV box included (worth £149)
Want to Cancel Your EE Contract? Read our How to Cancel EE Contract guide to find out how you can cancel EE hassle-free.
What Channels Are Available on Netgem TV?
Netgem TV Channel Listing
EE TV Deals
As you will need to be an EE customer to get an EE TV deal, this might not appeal to you. Especially if you’re considering Switching Your Broadband Provider away from EE.
If you’ve decided that you want to extend your existing contract, or join EE as a new customer, any contract, broadband or Mobile, that’s for at least 18-months includes EE TV Apple TV 4K as standard.
Whatsmore, unlike some other broadband providers, 14-days after your broadband has been activated, you own both your router and Apple TV 4K which means even if you switch providers later down the line, you won’t have to return any equipment.
Below are some of the latest EE TV and Broadband deals that are available at the time of writing.
|EE Standard Broadband with landline
|EE Fibre Broadband
|EE Fibre Plus
|Minimum Guaranteed Speed
|Includes EE TV Apple TV 4K
(with £10 set-up fee)
|New Line Fee
These prices and details are provided for illustrative purposes only
Last updated: 07/07/2022
TV Broadband Deals
If you’re looking for an easy way to save money on your TV bill, you should consider checking out bundled TV broadband deals. These deals usually offer a discount on your monthly bill by combining your broadband and your TV packages together.
However, these TV deals are sometimes only available for a limited time or for new customers. So, if you’re looking for a way to save money on your TV bill, be sure to compare both the Cheapest Broadband as well as the Fastest Broadband deals.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Has EE TV Stopped?
EE TV stopped to allow EE to focus more on its other services such as broadband and mobile plans. Rather than having a dedicated EE TV deals, the provider has partnered with Apple and BT to bring a new lease of life to EE TV.
Can I Get Sky Sports on EE?
Unfortunately EE TV Apple TV doesn’t support the Sky Sports app, but this doesn’t mean you can’t still watch Sky Sports on EE TV. To stream Sky Sports, you will need to install the Sky Sports app on a compatible device then use Apple Airplay to stream it from your mobile device to the EE TV Apple TV 4K.
How Does EE Apple TV Work?
Can I Get Apple TV Free With EE?
Yes! Both existing and new customers can take advantage of six months free access to Apple TV+. You don’t even need to have an EE TV Apple TV to benefit from this offer worth almost £30.
To get your Apple TV+ six month subscription from EE, simply text TV PLUS to 150 from your EE mobile. Alternatively you can login to the EE app and go to Plan & Add-ons → Add-ons → Apple TV+. Once you activate it from the app, EE will send you instructions and an activation code.
What Do I Do With My Old EE TV Box?
If you have an old EE TV box, it will no longer work as EE deactivated all EE TV boxes when they shut down the service in 2021. You are free to keep it, or you can return it to EE free of charge by sending it to this address:
EE HOME BROADBAND Returns Only
at Net Lynk Direct
One First Avenue
Can I Get Netflix on EE?
Whilst Netflix is not included with EE TV, you are able to install it on the EE TV Apple TV 4K. But, you will need a subscription to Netflix which costs extra.
Can you get Amazon Prime on EE TV?
To add Amazon Prime Video to EE TV, you will need to have an active subscription to Amazon Prime Video. With that, you can install the Amazon Prime Video app on your EE TV Apple TV 4K to access the streaming platform.