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More ways to watch BT Sport with launch of app on new platforms ahead of new season

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

  • Monthly Pass enables quick, no-contract way to watch BT Sport on the new devices

From today, BT Sport is giving customers more ways to watch, by making its award-winning app available on Fire TV, Android TV, Roku® streaming players and Roku TV™ models.

Launching on these devices and platforms in time for the new Premier League season this weekend with BT Sport also bringing fans coverage of Premiership Rugby, MotoGP, Boxing and UFC , the BT Sport App is now available on a wide range of large screen devices and platforms which also include Samsung smart TV, NOW TV, Sony PlayStation, Xbox, Google Chromecast and Apple TV, as well as mobiles, tablets, BT TV, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.

BT Sport customers who have the necessary BT subscription plus a 4K capable Fire TV, Roku streaming device, or, one of the 4K devices running Android TV such as selected TV sets manufactured by brands including Sony, Phillips, TCL, Sharp, Cello and JVC, will be able to access BT Sport Ultimate, a channel providing regular live sport in stunning 4K with High Dynamic Range (HDR).

Andy Haworth, managing director, commercial, BT Sport, said: “BT continues to connect more viewers to BT Sport content, leading the market with innovative ways to watch. Sports fans can expect more exciting innovations over the coming new football and rugby seasons.”

Existing BT Sport customers with access to the app for large screen devices can access BT Sport on the new devices and platforms at no extra cost, allowing them to watch live, catch-up and on-demand sport, and, have a second screen to watch two livestreams simultaneously*.

New customers can access the app in a range of ways including BT Sport Monthly Pass, which offers all sports fans a flexible way of watching top-flight sport for a simple monthly fee with no contract. Available 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. Over the next month, the pass will offer live matches from the Premier League, Gallagher Premiership Rugby, European rugby’s Champions Cup and more.

To find out more visit bt.com/monthlypass, download the BT Sport App from the app store and log in. BT TV also offers flexible BT Sport access through its Flexible TV packages enabling fans to change access every 30 days during their contract.

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The following existing BT Sport customers do not have access to the App on large screen devices:

- EE customers with only small screen app access (mobile/tablet)

- BT Business customers

- Customers who only take BT Mobile

- Virgin Media BT Sport customers

- Those who subscribe to BT Sport directly from Sky

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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, boxing, FA WSL, Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Heineken Champions Cup and MotoGP.

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