More than a million households sign up to BT Sport

More than a million households are signed up and ready to enjoy the start of the Barclays Premier League on BT Sport this coming weekend.
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    Last updated: 28 August 2013, 08:52 BST

    The million customers have signed up for BT Sport in just three months and include satellite TV customers – both free and paying – as well as customers who are watching via BT TV.

    BT Sport is free with BT broadband1 and customers can easily watch the channels online or via their mobile devices using the BT Sport app. They can also enjoy the channels on their TVs if they renew their broadband contracts or are new to BT broadband.

    John Petter, BT Consumer managing director said: "We are thrilled with the initial interest shown in BT Sport and the viewing figures to date. To have a million households onboard before the Barclays Premier League has even begun is terrific. We said we would return sport to grass roots fans and they are cheering in large numbers.”

    What’s on BT Sport?

    BT Sport will show 38 exclusively live football matches from the Barclays Premier League, including 18 of the ‘top picks’, for each of the next three seasons. The channels will also show live FA Cup with Budweiser matches for the next five seasons.

    There will also be live football action from Scotland, the UEFA Europa League and top tier football from Germany, Italy, France, Brazil, Australia and the USA. In addition there will be action from the FA Women’s Super League and 30 live matches from the Football Conference.

    Rugby and tennis will also feature prominently with BT Sport showing up to 69 live rugby union games a season from the Aviva Premiership as well as up to 800 hours of live women's tennis, including the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships.

    Other sporting action includes coverage from the Ultimate Fighting Championship and - from 2014 - exclusive live coverage of all the Moto GP qualifiers and races. Finally, the channels will show more than 100 hours of Red Bull Sports and Lifestyle programming.

    Get BT Sport

    If you're a BT Broadband customer, you can get BT Sport for FREE, but you'll need to activate it first - to watch it on TV, online or via the app.

    For more information or to order BT Sport, visit

    1 BT Sport is free to BT consumer broadband customers.

    Last updated: 28 August 2013, 08:52 BST

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