BT TV is freshening up its user interface with an emphasis on more intuitive navigation.
The number of complaints made against the UK’s major pay-TV and telecoms providers increased in the first quarter.
BT is giving customers the option of having two YouView+ boxes in different rooms in their homes, but a number of restrictions are being applied.
BT has announced plans to swap out its original TV set-tops and replace them with YouView units. The exchange will take place by the end of this quarter.
BT has confirmed that its freemium channel BT Sport will remain free for another season.
BT TV has named Delia Bushell as its new managing director of BT TV and Sport. The appointment follows the sudden departure of chief executive Marc Watson.
Marc Watson, the CEO of BT TV, is to leave BT after seven years. In a statement, the telco said he was leaving “to explore new opportunities outside the company.
BT has today added Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2 to its high definition TV line-up. The total of 26 channels is only available to subscribers with a YouView box.
BT Sport now reaches at least 2.5 million customers, contributing to a 6% revenue growth in the broadcaster’s consumer business.
BT says that it will use its low-cost Plusnet brand to launch a low-cost offer for the YouView broadband platform that will compete with TalkTalk.