Premier League sells UK TV rights to BT Sport and Sky for $6bn
By Community | February 14, 2018
BT Sport has retained UK Premier League rights for three-more years for £295m per season for 32 games.
Meanwhile, Sky has agreed to pay £3.579 bn for a three-year deal to show 128 games per season.
BT Sport will continue to show games at 5.30pm on Saturdays next season and then move to Saturday lunchtime fixtures from August 2019.The channels are available via BT TV and the BT Sport App, to EE customers, on the Sky platform and to Virgin Media customers
Marc Allera, chief executive of BT’s Consumer division, said: “The Premier League is undoubtedly the most competitive and exciting domestic league in the world, so we’re delighted that our customers will be able to continue enjoying Saturday games on BT Sport.
The Premier League is a big part of our live sport line-up, which includes the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, the Emirates FA Cup, MotoGP, boxing, Aviva Premiership rugby and European Rugby Champions Cup.”
“BT Sport is enjoyed by over five million households and pubs and clubs across the UK. We are excited about the opportunity to bring this great content to even more TV and mobile customers as we pursue our strategy of being the best provider of converged network services in the UK.”