Advanced Television

Jamie Hindhaugh

NewVic Sixth Form College takeover BT Sport

BT Sport will premiere the 2022 Takeover TV Show created by students from NewVic Sixth Form College, on January 28th on BT Sport 2. The show is the result of the BT Sport community initiative, now in its fourth year, to provide 12 local students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of TV production, during […]

January 18, 2023

BT Sport launches Sign Up deaf initiative

BT Sport is launching Sign Up a new initiative that aims to raise the profile of the deaf community within sport, help make its programming accessible to all, and create new opportunities. Kicking off on December 26th, BT Sport has teamed up with Premier League players and managers to guide viewers through the letters of […]

December 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Nominees for BT Sport Action Woman of the Year Award 2022

BT Sport has announced the nominees for the tenth annual BT Sport Action Woman of the Year Award. In a historic year of achievement for women’s sport, the BT Sport Action Woman Award celebrates six of 2022’s outstanding performances. 2022 will be remembered as a year of victories on home soil. The Lionesses were crowned […]

October 19, 2022

BT Sport teams with Red Bee to increase subtitled content

BT Sport has selected global media service provider Red Bee Media’s automated subtitling service, ARC (Automatic Real-time Captioning), to increase the amount of subtitled sports content that it provides viewers by around 200 extra hours per month. BT Sport’s use of ARC is the first time a major UK broadcaster has deployed the automated service. […]

September 5, 2022

BT Sport unveils new series of podcasts

BT Sport is launching a new line-up of podcasts available for free available across popular podcast platforms. BT Sport Pods, which joins BT Sport’s line-up of non-live programming including BT Sport Films and No Filter, will initially comprise six new series – The Premier League Storybook with Jake Humphrey, The Joe Cole Cast, James Richardson’s […]

August 4, 2022By Nik Roseveare

FA Disability Cup signs new BT Sport deal

EE has announced a number of initiatives as Lead Partner of all England Teams and Wembley Stadium, to support the growth of disability football on and off the pitch, ensuring the game is as inclusive as possible for fans and spectators with disabilities. A three-year commitment to broadcast The FA Disability Cup exclusively live on […]

June 1, 2022

BT scores 8K first

BT Sport, working with a range of partners, has successfully delivered the UK’s first live 8K broadcast of a top-tier sporting event into the home. BT Sport broadcast the Saracens v Bristol Bears Gallagher Premiership Rugby match on March 26th live in 8K into selected homes – building on its ongoing 8K leadership which in […]

April 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Newham College Students take over BT Sport

BT Sport will premiere a thought-provoking short film created by students from Newham Sixth Form College, as BT Sport Takeover returns on November 28th at 6pm on BT Sport 1. The film is the result of an innovative BT Sport community initiative which provides local students, with no prior TV experience, access to an eight-week […]

November 26, 2021

BT Sport app adds Hype Mode

With the new Premier League football about to kick-off, BT Sport is giving its customers more ways to watch with the launch of new features on its app. Debuting on August 14th around its live coverage of Manchester United versus Leeds United at Old Trafford, a new Hype Mode feature provides a “youthful and entertaining” […]

August 13, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BT Sport launches Innovate 21 competition

BT Sport has launched Innovate 21, a competition seeking ideas for exciting new sports broadcast experiences from entrepreneurs, creatives and start-ups. The competition will provide one lucky winner with the opportunity to be at the heart of BT Sport’s industry leading innovation. With entries open from today, Innovate 21 invites submissions for innovations spanning the […]

May 5, 2021