The Facebook stream will feature the league’s “NBA Mobile View” feed which offers a viewing experienced optimised for the smaller screens of tablets and phones.
Virgin has had a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement with EE and its predecessors for the past 17 years but there had been speculation that BT’s purchase of the network could end that partnership.
BT has announced plans to recruit a further 500 customer service staff in the UK and Ireland as it steps up efforts to reduce customer complaints and improve service levels.
BT and Dolby have been working on the feature for the past 18 months and say it is best suited to stadium and arena events where, combined with the UHD picture quality, it can create an ‘immersive’ experience for viewers.
First rolling-out in the Midlands, the lockers are powered by Pelipod, a connected parcel delivery solution business recently bought by BT’s Wholesale and Ventures division.