John Petter

BT gears up for next Premier League auction

BT is reportedly considering a bid for all Premier League football rights at the next broadcast rights auction, which is expected to begin as early as the end of this year. Speaking to the Financial Times, BT CEO Gavin Patterson said: “We can go for same as today or potentially go up to bidding for everything. There […]

BT Sport reaches a million customers

BT’s new sports package can now be received by a million customers, the UK telco and pay TV provider announced. BT is offering the channel free to BT broadband customers, or separately for £12 per month, and is available via YouView, Vision+ or Sky set-top boxes. Online and mobile viewing also available through the BT […]

BT to split retail unit in two

BT is due to split its retail unit into two divisions, named BT Consumer and BT Business, effective from September.  The UK telco and pay TV operator said the split “will enable the company to better serve its customers and focus even more on delivering its strategic priorities” – including driving “broadband-based consumer services” and […]