BT Sport Ultra HD

BT in talks with Netflix over enabling 4K

BT is in discussions with Netflix about enabling the SVoD service’s 4K content on its latest-generation, Ultra HD-compatible YouView box. Speaking to DTVE, Jamie Hindhaugh, chief operations officer, BT Sport, confirmed the discussions and said that BT had 4K aspirations that go beyond its recently launched, IP-delivered BT Sport Ultra HD channel. Hindhaugh said that […]

BT unveils Ultra HD TV package

BT has unveiled details of its forthcoming Ultra HD TV package, which will include what the company says will be Europe’s very first live sports UHD channel – BT Sport Ultra HD. The channel will launch with a live broadcast of the FA Community Shield match at Wembley on August 2 between Chelsea and Arsenal […]

BT’s 4K plans means Sky will ‘lose innovation lead’, says analyst

BT’s launch an Ultra High Definition (UHD) sports channel in the UK this August means “Sky is set to lose the TV innovation lead to BT for the first time in over 20 years,” according to Strategy Analytics analyst David Watkins.  Commenting on BT’s UHD service plans, Watkins, who is Strategy Analytics’ director of connected […]

BT to launch Ultra HD sports channel in August

UK telco and pay TV provider, BT, has confirmed plans to launch an Ultra High Definition (UHD) sports channel, along with a new UHD set-top box this August.  Announcing the plans this morning, the UK operator said that BT Sport Ultra HD will be the first UHD, 4K channel to launch in Europe and will show […]