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Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage

Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage

By 26 June 2015

Virgin Media has confirmed that it will be adding the new BT Sport Europe channel to its line-up from its 1 August launch date to ensure that it is the only TV provider that will offer every sports channel available before the start of the football season.... >>

BT launching BT Sport Ultra HD, with a new UHD YouView set-top box

BT launching BT Sport Ultra HD, with a new UHD YouView set-top box

By 9 June 2015

BT Sport has confirmed that it will be bringing 4K sport to your TV in August 2015. Alongside a number of announcements, BT confirmed that a new channel, appropriately called BT Sport Ultra HD will be launching in August. At the same time, it's confirmed... >>

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint

By 18 November 2014

Ofcom has announced that it will be investigating the sale of live TV rights for the FA Premier League under the competition act. It follows a complaint by Virgin Media that Brits are getting a poor deal compared to fans in other European nations. The... >>

BT Sport Extra red button service now available on BT, Sky and Virgin Media, offers more live footy

BT Sport Extra red button service now available on BT, Sky and Virgin Media, offers more live footy

By 25 September 2014

BT Sport has introduced a red button service to offer even more live football than its existing channels can handle. As part of its battle with Sky, which launched Sky Sports 5 HD last month to show continental football, BT Sport has lined up a large... >>

BT Sport will be second broadcaster available through Chromecast in UK

BT Sport will be second broadcaster available through Chromecast in UK

By 1 April 2014

BT Sport plans to add support for Chromecast, making it the second UK broadcaster available through Google's HDMI dongle. John Petter, consumer division head at BT, announced via The Financial Times that BT Sport is coming to Chromecast, though only BT... >>

BT Sport lands on Virgin Media, free for XL subscribers, £15 for other packages

BT Sport lands on Virgin Media, free for XL subscribers, £15 for other packages

By 15 August 2013

Virgin Media has announced that BT Sport is now available on its subscription television service. The new service from BT launched this month as a free offering for BT broadband subscribers, bringing a wide range of sporting content across three channels,... >>

App of the day: BT Sport review (Android)

App of the day: BT Sport review (Android)

By 5 August 2013

Sport is very much the modern battlefield, both on the field of play and when it comes to selling you entertainment, with exclusive rights, packages and everything else, on offer. The newest kid on the block, looking to shake things up and rival the likes... >>

BT Sport challenges Sky Sports' dominance with huge studio, ground-breaking tech and social media integration

BT Sport challenges Sky Sports' dominance with huge studio, ground-breaking tech and social media integration

By 26 July 2013

BT Sport will officially kick-off on 1 August in the UK and the service has revealed how it will be taking on Sky Sports in the battle for fans' undying attention. Not only does it have a groundbreaking studio set-up, much of its strategy involves the... >>

BT responds to Sky Sports' free for a day promotion: BT Sport is free every day

BT responds to Sky Sports' free for a day promotion: BT Sport is free every day

By 27 June 2013

Sky fired the first salvo in what is going to be an interesting battle with BT to capture the attention of sports and specifically football fans by making Sky Sports 1 free on the first day of the new Premier League season, Saturday 17 August. However,... >>

YouView: Internet channels coming summer 2013

YouView: Internet channels coming summer 2013

By 30 May 2013

YouView has announced that support for internet channels is coming to YouView boxes, meaning you'll be able to watch live TV delivered via the internet. YouView says this will take the current offering of 70 live broadcast channels to a potentially infinite... >>