The BT Sport digital app has already been downloaded over one million times and is used by 700,000 customers, according to Jerome Tassel, TV architecture and security director, BT.
BT Sport has secured the exclusive live broadcasting rights to all 350 matches of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League for three seasons from 2015/16.
The launch of BT Sport has eaten into the profits of the UK’s leading platforms, says Enders Analysis.
BT Sport is now available in some four million homes, the telco has announced.
PayWizard, specialists in subscriber management and billing for multi-screen media, has said it is providing platform authentication for BT Sport.
BT is planning a live Ultra-HD test to coincide with IBC 2013. The broadcast of the Saracens and Gloucester rugby match on Sunday September 15th will be captured as a multicamera production, shot in 4K, and delivered over satellite.
BT Sport signed 10,000 pubs and clubs before the kick-off of the Premier League season on Saturday lunchtime.
Over one million households are expected to have freemium channel BT Sport available when the Premier League kicks off on Saturday lunchtime.
BT is giving a makeover to the humble beermat as part of its launch campaign for BT Sport.
BT Vision is to undergo a gradual rebrand as the telco comes close to the wire in its delivery of linear content over the YouView box.