BT Sport (UK)

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has signed up as the first partner of commercial broadcaster Channel 4’s new digital advertising sales house, 4 Sales.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has introduced a number of new virtual reality features to its official mobile application.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC and pay-television broadcaster BT Sport have acquired live, non-exclusive rights to the Scotland national rugby union team’s 2017 autumn Test matches.

Simon Green, head of UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport, has played down the threat posed by the likes of social media platform Facebook and internet company Amazon in the bidding for the next set of rights to the Premier League, the top division of English club football.

Media commentators will debate whether the 36-per-cent increase the English Football League secured for its rights from Sky is a great result, a disappointment, or something in between.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has agreed to stream part of its ‘Rugby Tonight’ rugby union magazine programme on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has agreed a deal to stream live its BT Sport Score football results service via social media platform Twitter.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has agreed a rights deal with esports company Gfinity for its Elite Series gaming competition.

BoxNation’s carriage and simulcast deal with BT Sport has been further enhanced after the two broadcasters acquired rights to the middleweight world title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Saúl Álvarez – the partnership’s first major acquisition since it began in February.

European Professional Club Rugby increased the value of its media rights in France by about 50 per cent late last month from deals with beIN Sports and France Télévisions.