BT Sport is facing stiff competition to hold onto its exclusive Champions League rights with ITV and Sky both expected to table bids ahead of Monday’s deadline.
BT is reportedly in talks to join the shareholders in Britbox, the UK version of the streaming service being launched by ITV and the BBC.
The BBC and BT have successfully made the first live TV contribution over a public 5G contribution.
BT has announced plans to roll out full fibre to millions of homes.
YuppTV has acquired the IPL digital rights for Australia, Continental Europe, South East Asia, while BT Sport will show every game of the 2019 season starting from Saturday 23 March running to Sunday 5 May.
BT’s final quarter of the calendar benefitted from September’s price increase contributing to revenue of £17,558 million.
BT Group’s EE and BT Sport have demonstrated the first live two-way broadcast with remote production over 5G, delivered from Wembley Stadium to the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London.
BT has published its second-quarter financials, the last before the October 1 spinoff of its Openreach division.
Apple is said to be discussing the possibility of offering its Apple TV box to customers of the BT-owned EE, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.
BT says it’s executing its new Best Connected strategy with BT-branded propositions now available in its EE stores and the launch of BT Plus, its new combined broadband and 4G offer.