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2021
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BT TV expands sporting line-up with addition of Eurosport to flexible packages

BT TV expands sporting line-up with addition of Eurosport to flexible packages

For no additional monthly cost, BT TV customers are set for a spring and summer of unmissable sport

  • Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 will be added to Big Sport and VIP, with no increase in monthly costs for either package

  • Eurosport content adds to the abundance of sports content available to BT TV customers from BT Sport and Sky Sports from NOW TV

  • BT TV customers benefit from the ability to swap their packages month to month, adding or removing content to work around their lives and sporting calendar

BT TV has bolstered its flexible TV packages with the addition of Eurosport. From today, Big Sport, and VIP customers will be able to watch the best snooker, cycling, tennis, athletics, winter sports and motor racing, as well as this year’s showcase event; the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

The Eurosport channels have been added to Big Sport and VIP packages, with on demand content also available from BT Player and access on the go available through the BT TV app. Best of all, the monthly price for both packages will stay the same. The launch of Eurosport adds to the extensive sports content available across BT TV from BT Sport and Sky Sports from NOW TV.

Eurosport is firmly established as the go-to destination for year-round live cycling, snooker and motorbike content. As an Official Olympic Broadcaster, fans can look forward to Eurosport’s coverage of this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Fans will experience a comprehensive live viewing experience with expert analysis and unrivalled storytelling from the greatest sporting event on Earth.

Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 will be available on channel 412 and 413, customers on the VIP package will also be able to watch both channels in HD at 435 and 436. Big Sport customers can access HD channels through the BT HD/Combi HD Add On. All Big Sport and VIP customers will get access to Eurosport on demand content via the BT Player and BT TV app.

Siena Pakington, Content Director, BT said, “The addition of Eurosport to our flexible TV packages makes BT TV the destination for sports fans. With an exciting spring and summer of sport coming up, our customers will be ready to enjoy all the action from the comfort of their own home.”

Lydia Fairfax, SVP, Head of Commercial Partnerships, EMEA, Discovery said, “We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with BT to offer customers of Big Sport and VIP access to Eurosport 1 and 2 at no extra cost. As the number one sport destination in Europe, we connect passionate fans with their favourite sports, including the tennis Grand Slams, the Grand Tour cycling events, and of course the Olympic Games this summer.”

Customers on BT TV’s flexible packages can switch up their TV line up month to month. With Sky channels from NOW TV, the best live sports and easy flexible access to the likes of Netflix and Prime Video, BT TV offers the widest selection of content to choose from, in one place and on one bill. Customers can also record up to 300 hours of their favourite shows, plus pause and rewind live TV.

There are five packages for BT TV customers choose from which can be swapped every 30 days, plus additional rolling Add-Ons.

VIP - £65 per month

The latest award-winning entertainment and Sky Originals from channels including Sky Atlantic and Sky One, all Sky Cinema channels with over 1,000 movies on demand, the biggest live events on 11 Sky Sports channels, all in full HD, from NOW TV. Plus, all 4 BT Sport channels with exclusive Premier League games and every match of the UEFA Champions League in HD and access to BT Sport Ultimate in up to 4K HDR and from today HD content from Eurosport.

Big Sport - currently half price at £20 per month, then £40

The best of BT Sport including UEFA Champions League and Premier League matches, combined with the best of Sky Sports from NOW TV – with dedicated channels covering Premier League, Formula One®, golf, cricket and rugby. From today, Eurosport adds the best snooker, cycling, tennis, athletics, winter sports and motor racing sports.

Other packages available:

Big Entertainment - £22 per month

Sport - currently £7.50 per month, then £15

Entertainment - £12 per month

Add-ons include:

NOW TV Entertainment Pass

NOW TV Sky Sports Pass

NOW TV Sky Cinema Pass

BT Sport

Netflix

Prime Video

BT TV Kids

BritBox

Hayu

4K HD

About BT

BT Group is the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider and a leading provider of global communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities in the UK include the provision of fixed voice, mobile, broadband and TV (including Sport) and a range of products and services over converged fixed and mobile networks to consumer, business and public sector customers. For its global customers, BT provides managed services, security and network and IT infrastructure services to support their operations all over the world. BT consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer, Enterprise, Global and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Openreach, which provides access network services to over 650 communications provider customers who sell phone, broadband and Ethernet services to homes and businesses across the UK.

For the year ended 31 March 2020, BT Group’s reported revenue was £22,905m with reported profit before taxation of £2,353m.

British Telecommunications plc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

For more information, visit www.bt.com/about