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BT Sport new prices: What’s happening on Sky, Virgin Media, BT TV and TalkTalk TV?

BT is jacking up the prices of its pay TV sports channels this summer. From July 3, here’s how much you can expect to day on Sky, Virgin Media and BT TV. 

It’s recently been announced that TalkTalk TV customers will be able to sign up for BT Sport channels from June onwards. Pricing details have yet to be revealed. We’ll update this feature once we know more. 

Whichever way you slice it, you’re looking at paying a fair bit of wedge for the privilege of being able to watch 22 millionaires hoof a jumped up pig’s bladder across a bit of grass. 

How much is BT Sport on Sky TV?

Sky price rises June 2016: How are Sky+ and Sky Q customers affected?If you’re a Sky TV customer with a BT Broadband service, you’ll need to pay £6/month extra in order to get all of the BT Sport channels in SD. 

BT Broadband currently starts at £5/month plus line rental, which is charged at either £17.99/month for the standard rate or £194.28 up front for 12 months’ worth of line rental. 

Note that from July 3 onwards, BT’s also increasing the cost of line rental to £18.99/month and £205.08/year. 

Alternatively, you can opt for BT Sport Lite if you’ve got BT Broadband and Sky TV. This sees you getting BT Sport 1 in SD for no extra cost. 

If you want to get any BT Sport channels without having to sign up for a BT Broadband service on Sky, you’ll currently pay £21.99/month for these channels. 

To watch any BT Sport games in HD, you’ll need to pay £5/month from July 3 onwards. 

These prices will apply whether you’ve got a Sky+ or a Sky Q subscription. 

How much is BT Sport on Virgin Media TV?

Virgin Media adds first year discount to broadband and phone Big BundlesYou can get all of the BT Sport channels with Virgin TV for an extra £18/month. 

This includes all of the HD channels too; while there’s no option to go for a cheaper SD-only package on the flipside you don’t have to pay a premium either. 

Virgin TV services start at £20/month on their own, £10/month plus line rental (£17.99/month) or can be included as part of a Big Bundle, including cable TV, broadband and landline calls. Big Bundles start at £15/month plus line rental.  

Alternatively, if you’re taking the Virgin TV XL package, you’ll get all of the BT Sport channels included for no extra cost

Virgin TV XL starts at £39.50/month as part of a 12 month contract. 

You can get Virgin TV XL with a Virgin Phone line (£17.99/month line rental) on a 18 month contract for £27/month for the first year and £32/month thereafter. 

The Big Kahuna bundle (£42/month for the first 12 months, £55/month for six months plus line rental) also includes Virgin TV XL alongside up to 200Mbps broadband and unlimited UK landline calls. 

How much is BT Sport on BT TV?

BT line rental and line rental saver to jump up in JulyAccess to all of the BT Sport channels in standard definition will continue to be free for BT TV customers. BT TV is available from no extra cost alongside BT Broadband subscriptions. 

BT Broadband currently starts at £5/month plus line rental, which costs either £17.99/month for the standard rate or £194.28 up front for 12 months’ worth of line rental. 

From July 3 onwards, BT’s also increasing the cost of line rental to £18.99/month or £205.08/year. 

To watch any BT Sport games in HD, you’ll need to pay £5/month from July 3 onwards. 

How much is BT Sport with BT Broadband?

How can I watch BT Sport on Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview, TalkTalk TV and YouView?Accessing BT Sport streams through the desktop and mobile apps will cost £6/month instead of £5/month from July 3 onwards. 

You can either sign up to BT TV for no extra cost, or sign up for BT Sport Lite. 

Can I still get BT Sport Lite for with BT Broadband?

Yes. If you take BT Broadband and you don’t want to pay for BT Sport or take a BT TV service, you can opt for what’s called BT Sport Lite. This gives you access to content from the BT Sport 1 channel. 

How much is BT Sport with BT Mobile or EE Mobile?

If you’ve got a BT Mobile, access to BT Sport content through an online or app portal will cost you £6/month from July 3 onwards.  

Starting at £5/month if you’ve got BT Broadband and £10/month if you don’t, getting a BT Mobile SIM remains one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get BT Sport content. 

You should note that despite the BT Sport mobile apps being Chromecast compatible, you won’t be able to cast content to your TV, unless you’re a BT Broadband customer.

Later this summer, EE mobile customers with a 4G SIM will also be able to access live BT Sport streams. Full details and pricing will be revealed this summer.

TalkTalk TV

How much will BT Sport cost on TalkTalk TV? There’s no word from TalkTalk at the moment, but we do know that there won’t be the option to take any of the channels in HD.  

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