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BT Vision unveils new set-top box

Device uses 12 percent less energy

BT has unveiled a new set-top box for its BT Vision TV-on-demand service, which the ISP claims is more energy efficient.

BT said the glossy black Vision+ box, which matches BT's Home Hub wireless router, uses 12 percent less power than previous boxes.

The set-top box connects to existing TV aerials to provide viewers will the ability to watch and record Freeview TV on the box's 160GB hard drive. The box also feature a new-look remote control with enlarged characters.

BT has unveiled a new glossy black Vision+ box for use with the BT Vision TV-on-demand service

Marc Watson, CEO BT Vision, said: "We are always looking at ways in which we can improve BT Vision. The new BT Vision+ box is not only better looking, it also consumes less energy, something that we know is extremely important to our customers".

The new Vision+ box is available free to new customers signing up to the BT Vision service and any value pack before January 15.

For more information, visit BT's dedicated website.

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See also: BT Vision to show 20th Century Fox shows


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