LONDON — U.S. cable operator AMC Networks is to launch a channel in the U.K. this September exclusively on pay TV platform BT TV, which will be the first time AMC has been made available in the…
LONDON — U.K. pay TV company BSkyB and cell-phone operator Vodafone are mulling a broadband alliance, according to press reports. The move would help them combat the growing ambitions of telco BT…
LONDON — U.K. pay TV operator BT has inked a deal with the National Basketball Assn. for exclusive live television coverage of NBA games, as well as other NBA programming. The NBA coverage, which…
LONDON — U.K. telco BT is beefing up its TV offer still further with a multi-year pact with pay TV operator BSkyB to give BT customers access to the 11 Sky Movies channels. BT will offer Sky Movies…
BSkyB has banked on soccer to draw subscribers almost since its inception, maintaining a stranglehold on Premier League matches by virtue of its willingness to pay ever-increasing sums for rights.
LONDON — U.K. media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday that it would launch an investigation into satcaster BSkyB over the wholesale supply of its sports channels after a complaint from telecom…
LONDON — ESPN has sold its U.K. and Ireland TV channels business to telecom giant British Telecom in a deal understood to be worth in the "low-to-mid tens of millions" of dollars. BT will continue to…
LONDON — U.K. telecom giant British Telecom has acquired ESPN’s U.K. and Ireland TV channels business in a deal understood to be worth in the “low tens of millions” of pounds. BT will continue to air…
ESPN has sold its U.K. and Ireland TV channels business to telecom giant British Telecom in a deal understood to be worth in the "low-to-mid tens of millions" of dollars.
Viacom has pacted with U.K. telco BT to add MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon to the lineup of channels on its pay TV platform, BT Vision.
Discovery Networks has inked a distribution pact with U.K. payweb BT Vision, which earlier this year surprised rivals by successfully bidding for a share of live Premier League soccer rights.