PictureBox to launch on Virgin Media

Virgin Media have confirmed a deal with Universal Pictures to launch PictureBox, a movies on demand service on its cable network.

From July users will gain access to movies, in standard and high def for a small fee of £5 per month. This subscription will give users a choice of 28 different films every month, 7 new films being added every Friday.

This new deal will be the first time PictureBox will be available in High Def in the UK.

The PictureBox service is also available on Tiscali TV and BT Vision.