370 million anonymous data points – covering recordings, searches, EPG journeys, VOD and live channel watchings, are collected per day, providing a wealth of consumer behavioural data.
Andrew Haworth, BT’s managing director for Strategy and Content and a key figure in the ISP’s TV product, says the addition of services such as Amazon are a win both for consumers and providers.
The UK’s oldest and largest telecoms provider has developed a reputation among many current and former users for poor and unresponsive service, and frequently scores poorly in Ofcom and industry customer service and complaints leagues.
At launch customers will need to have a separate Prime subscription to watch the service but BT says it hopes to offer the option to add the cost to the customer’s BT bill at a later date, mirroring the arrangements it has with Netflix.
BT Sport has confirmed the UEFA Champions League final, in which Liverpool will take on Real Madrid, and Europa League final will be available to watch for free online via YouTube, including in 4K UHD, the BT Sport app and btsport.com.
Debuting next year, Expedition with Steve Backshall will follow the BAFTA-winning filmmaker as he and a team of world-class experts descend a white-water river in the Himalayas, trek through unexplored jungle in South America; and climb mountains in the deserts of the Middle East.
If you’ve ever struggled to hear the dialogue in the latest ‘must-see’ TV drama or wished you could control hear more from a sports crowd sound without the commentary blasting the roof off, then Germany’s Fraunhofer IIS has the perfect solution for you.