The new contract starts in September 2017 and covers both the UK and Republic of Ireland. In addition to Bundesliga matches, BT Sport will have rights to the annual DFL Supercup matches, Bundesliga 2, plus previews and highlights shows.
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The app includes the real-time status of BT services in their customer’s area and tools to help optimise a customer’s broadband, including testing broadband speeds and restarting a BT Home Hub remotely.
Over the coming season it will broadcast games from the UEFA Champions League, Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and Aviva Premiership Rugby.
BT signed up more than 60,000 new TV subscribers in the first quarter of the current financial year, taking the total number of subscribers to 1.2m. It’s also announced the signing of 100,000 customers to its new mobile service.
Last month the broadband and pay-TV rivals announced that they’s struck a wholesale deal which would see the channel, which from this year becomes the exclusive home of Champions and Europa leagues, added to Virgin Media’s platform.
Unlike some broadband contracts which with come with 18 or 24 month contracts, Sky’s free offer only requires customers to sign-up to a 12 month contract, meaning they can walk away as soon as the free period expires.