Advanced Television


BT TV Entertainment package £6 offer

BT is running limited time offers for new and existing broadband customers taking out BT’s TV Entertainment package, as well as across multiple broadband plans including Fibre Essential. BT TV’s Entertainment package is now available for £6 per month for 24 months (down £11 from the usual price of £17 per month) – meaning a saving of £264 in total. The offer, […]

October 14, 2022

BASE showcases the simplicity of a home movie night

Trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) is releasing what it says is a UK first – with the launch of a multi-channelled educational video showcasing a step-by-step guide on renting or downloading a film or TV boxset from your favourite store. “With several digital stores to buy or rent movies from, it […]

October 12, 2022By Colin Mann

Balestiero named YouView CEO

YouView has confirmed the appointment of Riccardo Balestiero as its new CEO. Balestiero will be joining YouView in November 2022, having been associated with the venture for seven years in his current role as Director of Products at BT Consumer and as BT’s representative on the YouView board. Balestiero joins as YouView continues to play […]

September 2, 2022

BT TV now aerial-free

BT has announced that new and existing BT TV Box Pro customers can now access content without the need for an aerial. When a customer sets up their BT TV Box Pro for the first time, they’ll now be given an option in the set-up journey to either connect via internet mode or aerial mode. […]

August 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BT TV serves up Asian Mix

Multiplay telco BT has enhanced its BT TV offering with the addition of a new Asian Mix add-on. Asian Mix features eight premium Asian entertainment channels which offer a variety of content from comedy and drama to action and family shows, including HD channels, for £5 (€5.94) a month on a monthly rolling contract. The […]

August 5, 2022

BT TV reveals top TV picks based on star sign

As this month marks the start of spring and the astrological New Year, research from BT TV has revealed that more than a third of Brits are falling out over what to watch on TV several times a month, and star signs could offer an explanation.  In a time where the range of entertainment content […]

March 29, 2022

BT TV adds Netflix to TV packages

BT TV has announced a revamp of its flexible TV packages, with Netflix now bundled into Entertainment, Big Entertainment and VIP plans. Following the expansion of the flexible packages, BT TV customers can still tailor their TV line-up by adding and removing content subscriptions each month, and seamlessly switch between packages. The plans also allow […]

November 12, 2021

DTG mandates HbbTV

The DTG has released D-Book 12.6 – the latest update to the universally-deployed standard in UK Digital Television. Created with industry, continually reviewed, and updated annually, the D-Book sets out the technical interoperability requirements for digital terrestrial and hybrid delivery television in the UK, underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV. […]

October 28, 2021By Colin Mann

BT Sport beta timeline feature on TVs; Netgem app launch

BT Sport is launching a beta of its new ‘timeline’ feature on its app for TV screens in time for this week’s UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League finals. While viewers have been able to use the timeline feature on mobiles and tablets for several seasons as part of the app’s enhanced player, this […]

May 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BT TV adds Eurosport

BT TV has bolstered its TV packages with the addition of Eurosport. Effective immediately, Big Sport and VIP customers will be able to watch snooker, cycling, tennis, athletics, winter sports and motor racing, as well as this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. The monthly price for both packages will stay the same. Eurosport on demand content […]

March 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare