It includes a dedicated kids on demand and catch up library, an additional seven channels, and a collection of premium content.
Previously known as BT TV Everywhere, the BT TV app includes a new, dedicated kids section with streamed on-demand and catch-up shows such as SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom from Entertainment One and Doc McStuffins from Disney Junior.
Six of the newly added channels are from UKTV Alibi, Eden, GOLD, Good Food, Home and Watch); the recently rebranded Sony Channel is the 7th.
Antonia Barton, general manager, BT TV product, said: “The new BT TV app is much better all round – it is much easier to use and gives you great TV shows to enjoy when you’re out and about. The new kids’ section is great for children, as they can find their favourite shows within a dedicated section of the app. Plus there’s so much more content, whether you’re looking for something like Britain’s Next Top Model from Lifetime on Subscription Catch Up or you want to watch a classic comedy on UKTV’s GOLD channel.”
BT TV customers will also be able to search the app for both live streamed and catch-up content from their TV channels and it also continues to let them link directly to their YouView+ set top box to set recordings when they are out and about.
The BT TV app is available now for iOS and Android and customers can register up to two separate devices to their BT account.