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BT expands its wi-fi extender product range as sales of wi-fi devices in the UK hits 90m

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2015 17:43 GMT

With more than 90 million wi-fi devices sold in the UK last year, the rapid demand for wi-fi access continues to grow and tablets and wi-fi devices are becoming more commonplace in UK homes. Customers want to get online all around the home, including bedrooms and even in the bathroom.

BT Sport extends exclusively live Serie A football deal until 2018

BT Sport extends exclusively live Serie A football deal until 2018

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2015 17:29 GMT

BT Sport today announces that it has extended its deal with MP and Silva for exclusively live Italian top flight football until 2017/18. The channels are the current home of exclusively live Serie A in the UK and BT Sport has signed a contract to add another three years to the current deal. BT Sport will have the rights to show up to 380 exclusively live matches a season.

BT Sport reveals exclusive live Premier League games in April

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2015 17:25 GMT

The latest exclusively live Barclays Premier League games to be shown on BT Sport throughout April will follow the race for UEFA Champions League places and kicks off with Arsenal v Liverpool and ends with Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur.

BT Sport wins rights to more live Premier League football matches

BT Sport wins rights to more live Premier League football matches

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2015 18:00 GMT

BT is to show even more live top-flight football matches on its BT Sport TV channels after winning exclusive live rights to 42 Premier League matches in each of the 2016/17 to 2018/19 seasons. This is an increase of four matches per season on the current 38.

BT Sport and ESPN deepen relationship with long-term collaboration

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2015 00:00 GMT

​BT Sport and ESPN have signed a seven-year agreement to expand the range of ESPN content on BT Sport. The agreement also covers the use of the ESPN brand and potential joint digital media initiatives. The new long-term collaboration builds on the successful relationship between both brands following the acquisition of ESPN’s UK and Ireland television business by BT plc in 2013.

BT Sport screens five exclusively live premier league games in March

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2015 00:00 GMT

​BT Sport will have a feast of football in March with five exclusively live Barclays Premier League fixtures, starting with Arsenal v Everton, and at least two 6th round FA Cup clashes as the knockout competition reaches its last eight teams.

BT launches biggest ever broadband deals for new customers, starting from £4.75*

Press releases   •   Dec 24, 2014 00:00 GMT

​Consumers are set to benefit from cheaper broadband after BT today announced that it is to offer three new broadband package deals for new customers – BT’s most significant savings ever. The packages start from £4.75 a month for a 12-month contract for BT broadband – a saving of up to 63 per cent.

BT Sport shows Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal London derby as highlight of packed late winter schedule

Press releases   •   Dec 19, 2014 00:00 GMT

​Two London derbies are the centrepiece of exclusively live Barclays Premier League action on BT Sport in February and the start of March, including the big north London game pitching Tottenham Hotspur against rivals Arsenal at White Hart Lane.

Holiday Leftovers: Half of Brits use holiday to watch TV

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2014 00:00 GMT

• Two in five intentionally booked time off work to catch up on TV • 1.5 days off work were used this year for a TV marathon • Breaking Bad is the most popular series that Brits will watch this month

BT Sport gives the gift of rugby this Christmas

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2014 00:00 GMT

​BT Sport is making a selection of Aviva Premiership Rugby games available for everyone to watch over Christmas and New Year.

BT TV launches Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 on YouView

BT TV launches Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 on YouView

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2014 00:00 GMT

​BT TV will offer Sky Sports 1 and 2 on its YouView boxes from today, following its successful application for interim relief at the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

Dad steals the shows on Christmas Day

Press releases   •   Dec 15, 2014 00:00 GMT

• Dads are the most likely to take control of the TV on Christmas Day • But also most likely to fall asleep in front of the TV, 44 minutes after Christmas dinner

BT Sport hits the bullseye with BDO World Professional Darts Championship

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 00:00 GMT

​Darts fans will have their eye on the bullseye after BT Sport signed a deal to broadcast the BDO World Professional Darts Championship live from the Lakeside Country Club in January 2015.

BT TV goes multi-device for buy-to-keep movies and pay channels

BT TV goes multi-device for buy-to-keep movies and pay channels

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2014 00:00 GMT

​BT TV has become the UK’s first TV platform to offer buy-to-keep movies on multiple devices in addition to the set top box.

Graeme Swann and Falcons stars eat and play their way through visit to Newcastle school

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2014 15:36 GMT

BT Sport ambassador Graeme Swann, the former England cricketer, today turned his hand to rugby as hevisited Emmaville Primary School in Tyne and Wear alongside Newcastle Falcons players Andy Tuilagi, Brian Tuilagi and Andy Saull.

Graeme Swann and Falcons stars eat and play their way through visit to Newcastle school

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2014 15:36 GMT

BT Sport ambassador Graeme Swann, the former England cricketer, today turned his hand to rugby as hevisited Emmaville Primary School in Tyne and Wear alongside Newcastle Falcons players Andy Tuilagi, Brian Tuilagi and Andy Saull.

Robin van Persie, Rio Ferdinand and Graeme Swann lead by example in Christmas campaign for The Supporters Club

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2014 00:00 GMT

​Robin van Persie, Graeme Swann and Rio Ferdinand are amongst the BT Sport ambassadors backing a campaign by BT Sport’s The Supporters Club inviting people to pledge their time this Christmas and beyond to charities and sports clubs. People can try something new by pledging their extra time to sports volunteering opportunities in their local area via www.btsport.com/myextratime.

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Decoded: The Secret to the Perfect TV Episode

Decoded: The Secret to the Perfect TV Episode

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2014 11:33 GMT

BT TV has cracked the code for the most unmissable TV episode, with the help of consumers and leading television experts, to celebrate the launch of BT TV’s new offering.