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BT adds new on-the-go and multiscreen features to TV app

BT has added new features to its BT TV app, including the ability to download and access content on the go, as well as BT TV App Extra, a feature that offers additional benefits such as access to a range of TV platforms including Samsung Smart TVs, Apple TV and Google Chromecast. BT TV app […]

YouView chief Halton to leave at end of year

YouView chief executive Richard Halton is to stand down at the end of this year to pursue new opportunities. The UK hybrid digital TV platform, which is jointly owned by BT, TalkTalk, the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Arqiva, said that Halton, who led YouView from launch, had decided the moment was right […]

Amazon Prime Video launches on BT TV set-top boxes

BT has become the first UK pay TV provider to offer Amazon Prime Video access via its set-top box. From today, BT TV customers will be able to access the Prime Video App, allowing them to sign-up and watch thousands of TV episodes and movies, as well live sports like US Open Tennis and from next […]

BT CEO Gavin Patterson to step down later this year

BT Group chief executive Gavin Patterson is due to step down later this year with the company claiming new leadership is needed following recent poor results. BT said it expects to have a new CEO in place during the second half of the year with Patterson set to continue in the role until a replacement […]

Amazon breaks into English Premier League with new deal

Amazon Prime Video has broken the hold of Sky and BT on the English Premier League by securing the rights to air two full rounds of 20 matches per season, including bank holiday fixtures, in addition to weekly highlights. Amazon will exclusively live-stream the matches for three years from the 2019-20 season. The matches, and […]

Vodafone to offer Amazon Prime Video with mobile plans

Vodafone UK has teamed up with Amazon to become the first UK mobile company to offer Amazon Prime Video as part of its mobile plans. The agreement means that Vodafone UK customers will be able to enjoy Amazon prime Video series such as The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and The Grand Tour, and forthcoming series Cloak […]

BT shareholders mobilising as disquiet with CEO grows

BT shareholders have reportedly asked to meet the UK telecom operator’s chairman over concerns about the company’s leadership under CEO Gavin Patterson. According to the Financial Times, investors have asked for meetings with Jan du Plessis to discuss Patterson’s future after a series of reverses led to a long decline in BT’s share price this […]

BT launches BT Plus fibre and 4G convergence plans

BT has launched its new converged fibre and 4G plan, BT Plus, offering fast connections in and out of the home in a single bill. BT Plus will give customers ‘superfast’ or ‘ultrafast’ fibre speeds and a free upgrade to the fastest 4G speed available on their network. Ultrafast fibre plans come with a 100Mbps […]

Virgin Media to offer BT Sport’s Champions League final in 4K UHD

BT Sport is to air this year’s UEFA Champions League football tournament final in 4K Ultra HD for the first time as part of a trial of 4K UHD TV on Virgin Media’s platform. BT Sport’s coverage of the match between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kyiv, Ukraine this Saturday will be the first time […]

BT to include Amazon Prime in TV offering as it unveils convergence plan

BT is to include Amazon Video as part of its TV offering as it pivots its fixed broadband service to become part of a “converged network division” under new consumer business CEO Marc Allera. In addition to the Amazon Video app BT said it would make Sky’s Now TV available to TV customers from next […]

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