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BT Sport goes live

BT today launches its new sports channel line-up today, along with the new BT Sport website and an app selected Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.

BT’s suite of BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN goes live at 6pm this evening, and are available to subscribers via BT’s TV service or on Sky. BT is offering the channels free for customers of BT Broadband.

The new BT Sport website will offer a range of free content, including sports news, features, a ‘women in sport’ section and full channel listings. BT Broadband customers who have signed up to BT Sport will be able to stream the channels live to their PC or Mac.The app, which can be used over 3G, 4G and WiFi connections, will offer live streams, highlights, news and features.

“It’s finally a reality that ‘Great sport happens here’. It’s just over a year since we secured our Barclays Premier League rights and only six months since we started to build our exciting new studio in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. We have some tremendously talented presenters and experts who are passionate about sport,” said John Petter, managing director, BT Retail Consumer.