Watch great TV

 

Awesome, award-winning shows like The Handmaid's Tale and Outlander. We have whole seasons ready to go and this is just a taster. There's heaps more to see on Lightbox. Browse TV

 

New movie rentals

 

You can now rent the latest blockbuster movies from just $6.99 and all-time favourites for less. Choose to rent movies on a pay-per-view basis. All movies can also be downloaded. Browse movies

Watch great TV


Awesome, award-winning shows like The Handmaid's Tale and Outlander. We have whole seasons ready to go and this is just a taster. There's heaps more to see on Lightbox.

Browse TV

New movie rentals


You can now rent the latest blockbuster movies from just $6.99 and all-time favourites for less. Choose to rent movies on a pay-per-view basis. All movies can also be downloaded.

Browse movies

Watch great TV


Awesome, award-winning shows like The Handmaid's Tale and Outlander. We have whole seasons ready to go and this is just a taster. There's heaps more to see on Lightbox.

Browse TV

New movie rentals


You can now rent the latest blockbuster movies from just $6.99 and all-time favourites for less. Choose to rent movies on a pay-per-view basis. All movies can also be downloaded.

Browse movies

Watch it your way


From crime drama to comedy and everything in between, you'll find it in spades on Lightbox. Plus there's plenty to keep the little people happy too.

Wherever you want


In bed? In the bath? On the bus? Lightbox is available on your compatible Smart TV, PS3, PS4, laptop, tablet, Apple TV, Chromecast and mobile. So wherever you are, your favourite shows are ready for watching.

Whenever you want


Your favourite shows are ready to go when you are. An episode a night? Go for it. Half an episode here and there? Easy. A whole season in a weekend? No worries.

Download the app

 

To hook up Lightbox on your mobile, iPad or on selected Android tablets, just sign up for an account at lightbox.co.nz, then download our app from the App Store or Google Play and start watching.

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How much broadband data does Lightbox use?

For 60 minutes of video streaming, Lightbox uses:

  • 1GB for standard definition (SD)
  • 3GB for high definition (HD)

With our Unplan Entertainment and ADSL/VDSL Unlimited Entertainment plans, you don't have to worry about how much data you use while streaming Lightbox. Review our broadband plans

How fast does my broadband need to be to watch Lightbox?

Lightbox requires a minimum internet bandwidth of 2Mbps (megabits per second) to view content in high quality. For an optimal HD experience, we recommend a bandwidth of about 10Mbps.

What is the difference between the Lightbox Standard and Premium Plans?

Spark customers on eligible Spark plans receive the Lightbox Standard Plan for the life of their plan. This is a value of $12.99 per month.

Plus, Spark customers can upgrade to the Lightbox Premium Plan for only $3 per month, instead of the standard $15.99 per month. This amount can be paid via your credit card. Get extra features like being able to download all TV shows, or to have four screens on the go at once. Go to Lightbox help

What devices can I watch Lightbox on?

  • Gaming consoles like Playstation 3 or 4
  • Apple TV, Google Chromecast and other smart TVs
  • Windows and Mac computers
  • iPads/iPhones (with the Lightbox app from iTunes)
  • Selected Android tablets/phones (with the Lightbox app from Google Play)

Can I watch live TV on Lightbox?

Lightbox is an online video-on-demand service, which doesn't support live television. Go to Lightbox help for more information

 

I. Eligibility
  1. The Lightbox Standard Plan is included with selected Spark broadband plans and selected Spark Pay Monthly mobile plans. Spark controls and operates the Lightbox service.
  2. Customers can receive this offer if they have any combination of the following plans: Spark Business, Spark Residential Broadband selected plans and Spark Consumer Mobile.
  3. Customers can receive this offer if they have a Spark Business account with a Rollover Mobile plan.
  4. Customers can only have one free Lightbox subscription per account, even if the account has more than one line.
  5. If customers disconnect their eligible Spark broadband or mobile plan, they will be charged for the Lightbox Standard Plan. The Lightbox Standard Plan is $12.99 per month.

II. Voucher code

  1. New or existing Spark customers with an active broadband or mobile connection will need to request a unique Lightbox voucher code. Get voucher code
  2. Only one voucher code will be available per Spark Broadband or mobile account.
  3. This code is only for account holders.
  4. The code can only be redeemed once.
  5. Codes can only be redeemed online.

III. Lightbox terms

  1. To access Lightbox, sign up on the Lightbox website. Go to the Lightbox website
  2. Lightbox subscriptions are for personal use only.
  3. When you subscribe to Lightbox, you will need to accept Lightbox's terms and conditions. See Lightbox terms
  4. The Lightbox service provided under this offer may vary over time. We will notify you of any service changes under our standard terms and conditions.
  5. Spark cannot guarantee that Lightbox will be compatible with all devices. Check your device's compatibility with Lightbox if you are unsure.
  6. Watching Lightbox content online will count towards your monthly Spark Broadband or mobile data allowance.
  7. Spark standard terms and conditions apply.

IV. Queries

  1. For questions or comments related to the Lightbox experience, contact Lightbox.
  2. For questions or comments related to your broadband or mobile data performance, contact Spark.