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BT launches android home smartphone with Google Play

BT launches android home smartphone with Google Play

Press releases   •   May 05, 2015 15:37 BST

All the features of a smartphone on your home phone, plus it blocks up to 80% of nuisance calls BT has launched the Home SmartPhone SII, an easy-to-use touchscreen home phone that includes access to Google Play, the largest app store available. This provides easy access to a wide range of social media, games and a raft of useful applications.

BT Sport films remembers the Bradford fire

Press releases   •   Apr 20, 2015 10:18 BST

BT Sport is to broadcast the next instalment in its BT Sport Films series, One Day in May: The Story of The Bradford City Fire, on May 11 at 9.30pm on BT Sport 1.

Ewan McGregor to star in new BT TV adverts

Press releases   •   Apr 17, 2015 13:54 BST

New "Behind the Scenes" campaign will give viewers a humorous look at the making of an advert BT's new advertising campaign featuring Scottish actor Ewan McGregor will hit TV screens on Friday 17th April. The new campaign will see the renowned actor star alongside BT Sport Ambassadors and footballers Robin Van Persie and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

BT and Unicef UK hold 100th workshop on internet safety for children, parents and teachers

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2015 13:10 BST

Over 2,500 teachers, parents and children across the country reached

Better backup from BT Cloud

Press releases   •   Apr 14, 2015 12:11 BST

New version includes Chromecast compatibility among improved features BT has unveiled a new version of BT Cloud, its secure storage, back up, access and sharing service for BT Broadband and Infinity customers.

Worth a lulla-try: Ice Ice Baby vs Moon River… What’s your ultimate baby snoozer?

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2015 11:45 BST

When it comes to getting babies to sleep, classic lullabies are often put to one side as parents find inspiration elsewhere. Much like Ross and Rachel in Friends, research by BT found that over a third (37 per cent) of parents chose hip hop songs to sing at bedtime.

BT Sport exclusive Barclays Premier League matches in May

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2015 11:40 BST

Viewers of BT Sport will see the spotlight focus on the Barclays Premier League relegation issues with exclusively live games in May kicking off with Leicester City v Newcastle United.

BT launches UK’s best value 4G mobile data deal as a reward for its BT broadband customers

BT launches UK’s best value 4G mobile data deal as a reward for its BT broadband customers

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2015 11:19 GMT

BT today announced its move back into the consumer mobile market by launching great value deals offering bundles of 4G data, minutes and texts for as little as £5 a month for its existing BT Broadband homes.

England Rugby star Ugo Monye signs for BT Sport

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2015 14:40 GMT

England and British and Irish Lions star Ugo Monye has been unveiled as BT Sport’s latest signing following the announcement of his retirement from Rugby Union today.

New series of the Clare Balding show to be broadcast on BT Sport and BBC Two

Press releases   •   Mar 17, 2015 10:58 GMT

BBC Two has acquired the rights from BT Sport to show the new series of The Clare Balding Show in an innovative new deal, which will see the show screened on both channels. The new 12-show series starts on April 2. The weekly hour-long entertainment and sport chat show will air on BT Sport on Thursdays with a half-hour show airing on BBC Two the following evening.

Premiership rugby announces new partnership with BT Sport

Premiership rugby announces new partnership with BT Sport

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2015 10:36 GMT

Aviva Premiership Rugby will be broadcast on BT Sport for the next six seasons in a ground-breaking new TV deal, Premiership Rugby can confirm. The top flight of English club rugby will be live on BT Sport until at least the end of the 2020-21 campaign.

The Supporters Club announces nationwide collaboration with homeless FA

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2015 14:27 GMT

BT Sport’s The Supporters Club is launching a partnership with the Homeless FA focusing on their Team England and Training Centre programme.

British film franchises top the charts of greatest book adaptations

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2015 09:25 GMT

Harry Potter and James Bond are the nation's most loved book to film adaptations To celebrate World Book Day, BT TV has polled the Nation to find the 100 most popular book to film adaptations, and Brits are leading the way with Harry Potter and James Bond taking the highest spots on the chart.

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.