BT’s million-plus TV customers can now watch the entire Premier League in HD after the firm added Sky Sports 1 HD and Sky Sports 2 HD to its channel line-up. Last year the broadband giant won the right to show its rival’s channels on its YouView platform but until today has only offered the Standard Definition (SD) versions. This meant that football fans could only enjoy … [Read more...] about BT TV adds Sky Sports HD to channel line-up
BT is adding UKTV’s full portfolio of channels to its TV platform, catch-up service and TV Everywhere app which lets subscribers watch shows on their smartphone and tablet. The network's Eden, Good Food and Home channels will join Gold, Alibi, Watch, Dave, Really, Yesterday and Drama which are already available on the platform. Viewers will be able to catch-up with any shows … [Read more...] about BT and UKTV announced new TV, catch-up and streaming deal
BT has confirmed that its exclusive AMC channel will launch on 28th August and will debut the much-anticipated Fear the Walking Dead a few days later on 31st August. The channel, which is BT’s first foray into exclusive non-sports content, will be free to all BT TV customers and will automatically appear on their set top boxes. In addition to the all-new Walking Dead … [Read more...] about BT TV confirms launch date for exclusive AMC channel
BT signed up more than 60,000 new TV subscribers in the first quarter of the current financial year, up 8,000 on the previous quarter, taking the total number of subscribers to 1.2m. This is BT’s best performance since the BT Sport channels launched two years ago and the firm says it’s down to “improvements we have made to our BT TV offering” including the addition of … [Read more...] about BT sees boost in TV subscriptions
Two years ago BT summoned an army of sports, entertainment and technology journalists to what was then a building site in the middle of the Olympic park to confirm that, yes the rumours were true, and it really was going to give away Premier League games to anyone buying even the cheapest of its broadband packages. A good number of those in the room thought the firm’s bosses … [Read more...] about Could the Champions League help BT TV overtake Virgin Media?