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BT Sport bags Extreme E rights

Off-road racing series Extreme E has announced a broadcasting partnership with BT Sport ahead of its debut season. The broadcaster will present live coverage on BT Sport 1 of the Desert X Prix from Saudi Arabia on April 4, and will air all five of this year’s X Pris live. BT will also carry Extreme […]

Euro Super League would ‘undo the value’ of EPL and UCL, says BT Sport boss Green

A breakaway European Super League would be less valuable to broadcasters than the current model of domestic and continental football competitions, the boss of BT Sport has said. Speaking at the Financial Times’ Business of Football summit, BT Sport head Simon Green said that while a European Super League – the long-threatened breakaway competition which […]

Premier League to continue blanket coverage until fans return

The English Premier League will continue to be broadcast in its entirety until fans return, the league has confirmed. While the league has continued to show all matches – albeit with a short-lived experiment with pay-per-view in the Autumn – the league has re-evaluated broadcast arrangements each month. However, going forward the league has said […]

BT Sport renews MotoGP to 2024

BT Sport has announced an extension of its contract with Dorna Sports to carry the MotoGP. The deal will see the broadcaster continue to be the exclusive broadcaster of the motorsports competition, along with the Moto2, Moto3 and MotoE in the UK and Ireland until at least the end of 2024. The new agreement will […]

EPL confirms continuation of blanket broadcasting

Despite fans being allowed to return to grounds, the English Premier League will continue its blanket coverage of the league through to at least the end of January.  The UK government announced changes to restrictions on spectator access to sports events at the end of the country’s second lockdown, with clubs in tier 2 areas […]

BT to return to true crowd noises as spectators re-enter Premier League grounds

The English Premier League will start to look like its old self this weekend when fans start returning to grounds this weekend, and viewers on BT Sport will hear them as well as the broadcaster ditches artificial crowd noises. According to The Athletic, the broadcaster will return to true stadium sound as the default. Viewers […]

BT Sport to add Dolby Atmos support for OTT app

In the latest update for its app, BT Sport will add Dolby Atmos support this weekend. BT Sport has been at the forefront of visual and audio fidelity on its broadcasts, launching Europe’s first dedicated UHD channel in 2016 and presenting the UK’s first ever live 8K sports broadcast earlier this year. In recent times, […]

Mike Tyson v Roy Jones Jr. knocks-out pre-sale PPV records

The ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ boxing bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has broken pre-sale pay-per-view fight records. The fight, taking place on November 28 at 9PM EST, will be available on PPV through cable and satellite providers internationally, and on the website and app. Triller, the video making and social media app, will also […]

EPL scraps pay per view

With the UK in lockdown until at least the beginning of December, the English Premier League has scrapped its controversial pay per view model until at least the new year. The announcement confirms a previous report which claimed that the league would remove the £14.95 fee to watch matches that had not been selected for […]

EPL likely to scrap PPV claims new report

  The English Premier League is likely to scrap its controversial pay-per-view (PPV) model after this weekend’s round of fixtures, claims the PA news agency. The league introduced the measure at the beginning of October, charging viewers £14.95 per match to watch games which were not scheduled for broadcast. It was however met poorly by […]

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