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.
Hollywood launched a landmark piracy test case against BT, the U.K.'s biggest Internet service provider, in Blighty's High Court on Wednesday.
BT Vision, the hybrid digital terrestrial video-on-demand/Internet TV offering from U.K. telco British Telecom, bowed Monday.
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