Is this a legitimate movie streaming website???

  julius44 11:48 17 Dec 2009

Hello there, ive just picked up a copy of today metro paper(for those that live in london), and on page 50, theres an advertisment for a company called blinkbox. Where you can stream and watch movies for free, and they are giving £5 credit as well.

Heres the link: click here
It does say that the offer is linmted to first 10,000 customers and closes on 21/12/2009.
Ive been on the site, and it looks ok, and it seems to be affiliated to BT as well, and films range from 99p-£3.99. But my question this a legitimate website to use for streaming please or is it a CON?????

  Technotiger 11:56 17 Dec 2009

It does appear to be legit ... click here

  anchor 11:56 17 Dec 2009

It seems to be, judging from reports in the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian. The British Film Institute has also signed a deal with them.

Google Blinkbox and see the links.

  anchor 11:58 17 Dec 2009

I meant to say, it is not a "con", and seems to be a genuine site.

  julius44 12:01 17 Dec 2009

okay, just that I was very unsure, even though it's been advertised in a national newspaper........i had my reservations, but it people like techotiger and co say that it loos okay, then thats good enuff for me. Is there any more information on the site pls??? I just wanna be 100% sure, thanks

  Kevscar1 12:33 17 Dec 2009

2 thiings to always check.
Does it show a full UK address. Yes on the contact page.
Does the Company name appear on the webcheck searh of Companies House. Yes incorporated may 2006.
Thanks I,ve signed up.

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