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.
The head of BT’s consumer arm has urged telecoms and media regulator Ofcom to expand its review into the UK’s telecoms market to cover pay-TV firms. The call from John Petter comes just weeks after Sky slammed the performance of BT’s Openreach division and urged regulators to consider forcing its sale.
Hearing impaired TV fans will soon be able to enjoy more of their favourite shows on demand after Sky announced plans to boost the amount of Video on Demand content it offers with subtitles.
The shows have been added to BT’s digital downloads store just weeks after the ISP struck a deal with HBO to offer its hit dramas Game of Thrones and True Detective. Additional deals with Sony and the BBC have since seen the addition of James Spader’s hit crime drama The Blacklist, House of Cards and Homeland, as well as Doctor Who, Whitechapel and Ripper Street.
Pay-TV and broadband giant Sky has slammed the performance of BT’s Openreach division, saying it regularly misses hundreds of appointments month and leaves thousands more customers with incomplete jobs.