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December
2019
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More ways to watch BT Sport than ever with launch of new flexible Monthly Pass

  • New, no-contract way to watch BT Sport launched today for £25 per month

  • BT Sport now accessible in more ways, to more fans than ever before

  • BT Sport Ultimate included to provide the very best sports viewing experience

BT is launching a new way to watch BT Sport, offering all sports fans a flexible way of watching top-flight sport for a simple monthly fee with no contract.

Available from today (December 12) for just £25 per month for instant access, BT Sport Monthly Pass lets anyone buy and watch BT Sport on a month-by-month basis. The pass will offer every UEFA Champions League match exclusively live, weekly live clashes from the Premier League, action from Gallagher Premiership Rugby every weekend, top-class Saturday night boxing and more*.

The BT Sport Monthly Pass will give sports fans access to world class content via the BT Sport App on Apple/Android mobile devices, online via btsport.com, Sony PlayStation 4, Apple TV, Samsung smart TVs, Xbox One and Chromecast. To find out more customers simply go to bt.com/sport/monthly-pass, download the BT Sport App from their app store and log in.

Monthly Pass customers will also be able to enjoy the channel, BT Sport Ultimate, at no extra cost. BT Sport Ultimate broadcasts selected programming in stunning 4K UHD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) via a range of devices. BT Sport is the first broadcaster in Europe to offer live programming all year round in 4K UHD with HDR, which enables the highest quality TV pictures seen outside of cinemas, providing colours closer to how we see them in real life**.

Pete Oliver, managing director, marketing for BT’s consumer division, said: “BT Sport Monthly Pass means that customers can sign up on a flexible monthly basis for the first time and make the most of all the fantastic live sport that we have to offer. And with BT Sport Ultimate included, we’re giving customers the very best possible viewing experience. Monthly Pass forms part of BT’s ambition to offer BT Sport customers’ unrivalled choice and the highest quality broadcasts on even more devices and platforms.”

Anyone purchasing a BT Sport Monthly Pass today (December 12) will be able to watch the following over the upcoming month:

  • Premier League: 14 live matches including all nine matches from the New Year’s Day fixture list, a date which includes Arsenal v Manchester United plus Manchester City v Everton. BT Sport will show Premier League clashes throughout January 1, at 12.30pm, 3pm, 5.30pm and 8pm.

  • UEFA Europa League: follow live and exclusive coverage of the final group stage games involving Manchester United, Arsenal, Wolves, Rangers and Celtic.

  • WWE: BT Sport becomes the new home of WWE in the UK and Ireland from January.

  • Emirates FA Cup: four live clashes from the third round of the world’s oldest domestic cup competition including Wolves v Manchester United and Spurs’ trip to Middlesbrough.

  • Rugby: BT Sport is the home of domestic and European club rugby, with exclusively live coverage of Gallagher Premiership Rugby and every match live from two further rounds of the Heineken Champions Cup before mid-January.

  • Boxing: BT Sport is the home of fights from the world class stable of Frank Warren fighters. Daniel Dubois returns to action in search of his ninth professional win against Japan’s Kyotaro Fujimoto on December 21.

Notes:

*The following channels are available via BT Sport Monthly Pass: BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport ESPN, BT Sport Ultimate and the BT Sport Extra channels.

**BT Sport Ultimate will be available to Monthly Pass customers as follows:

  • BT Sport App for small screen devices: available in HD HDR for selected events on Android and Apple handsets/tablets.

  • BT Sport App for large screen devices: selected events available in 4K UHD with HDR on Samsung Smart TVs (on 2018 and 2019 models), Xbox One X & S and Chromecast Ultra, or in 4K UHD on Samsung Smart TVs (on 2018 and 2019 models), Xbox One X & S, Chromecast Ultra and Apple TV 4K.

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About BT Sport

Launched in 2013, BT Sport broadcasts in the UK and Republic of Ireland with around five million subscribers. BT Sport offers five linear TV channels BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport, ESPN, BT Sport 4K UHD, six interactive BT Sport Extra channels and is available on BT TV, Sky, Virgin and Talk Talk. BT Sport is also available online and via the App on mobile and large screen devices and operates pay per view channel, BT Sport Box Office. BT Sport has a track record of innovation, operating from one of industry’s most sophisticated sports TV studios, and delivering world-firsts around Virtual Reality, Dolby Atmos, 4K UHD and remote production. Its achievements have been recognized with awards from IBC, Promax, Music Week and more.

As well as being the sole UK rights holder for all of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, BT Sport offers live sport programming including the English Premier League, Emirates FA Cup, Scottish Premiership, boxing, FA WSL, Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Heineken Champions Cup, MotoGP and WTA.

BT’s purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. It is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services. BT consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer, Enterprise, Global and Openreach.

For the year ended 31 March 2019, BT Group’s reported revenue was £23,428m with reported profit before taxation of £2,666m. British Telecommunications plc (BT) 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 stock exchange in London. For more information, visit www.btplc.com.