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BT to stream Champions League final on YouTube

UK pay TV provider BT will stream the finals of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League on video platform YouTube. A deal with the Google-owned aggregator will see the Freeview BT Sport Showcase channel streamed and made available to non-paying viewers. The Champions League final, which is European club football’s biggest game, sees two […]

BT’s TV growth labelled ‘disappointing’

BT’s TV base grew by 66,000 in the first three months of the year, and by 28% year-on-year, to reach 1.5 million at the end of the company’s fourth financial quarter, a level of growth analysts said was ‘disappointing’. BT Sport’s average daily audience figures increased 45% year on year, from the start of the […]

Premier League auction hits record £5.1bn

Sky has retained the bulk of live Premier League football for upcoming seasons, but upped its spend as the latest UK TV rights auction hit a record £5.14 billion (US$7.89 billion). There had been talk of Discovery Communications weighing in on the bids for its Eurosport channel, but the outcome sees 21st Century Fox-backed satellite […]