BT has struck a deal to offer the 11 Sky Movies channels to its TV customers.
The channels and catch-up content from them will be available in standard definition to BT TV customers with either a YouView box or the latest Vision + box and BT’s Infinity fibre broadband.
For customers with regular BT broadband Sky Movies will be available via on-demand.
Sky Movies will be available on a monthly subscription that customers can add to their existing BT TV package from October 26.
The agreement includes Sky Movies Premiere, Sky Movies Showcase, Sky Movies Greats, Sky Movies Disney, Sky Movies Family, Sky Movies Action & Adventure, Sky Movies Comedy, Sky Movies Crime & Thriller, Sky Movies Drama & Romance, Sky Movies Sci Fi & Horror and Sky Movies Select.
Alex Green, director of BT TV, said: “We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Sky to enable our TV customers to enjoy Sky Movies and its superb offering of films for every taste, including the latest blockbusters.
“We believe this gives a tremendous boost to our BT TV film offering.”
Rob Webster, Director of Sky’s Commercial Group, added: “We are pleased to extend the distribution of Sky Movies to BT TV customers. Following the conclusion of commercial negotiations, BT’s customers can now enjoy access to the UK’s most popular subscription movies service.
“In helping even more UK homes enjoy Sky Movies this agreement also supports our wholesale content business.”