BT Sport has acquired exclusive UEFA Champions League rights
in the UK, starting from the 2018-19 season. The three-year, multi-platform deal will bring all Champions League matches live to the broadcasters' subscribers on TV, online, mobile devices and via the BT Sport app. Coverage of the competition will be available every season through the BT Sport Pack and is expected to be spread across the network's family of channels. This means live Champions League action on BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport ESPN, BT Sport Ultimate and BT Sport Extra channels.
BT Sport has acquired multi-platform English-language broadcast rights for the English Premier League in the UK. Their comprehensive coverage will include exclusive live matches from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham throughout the season. Games on TV will be aired in high definition primarly on BT Sport 1, with some getting pushed to UHD channel BT Sport Ultimate. Every match telecast live will also be made available to stream on BT Sport's website and official app for mobile devices, games consoles and smart TVs.
BT Sport has acquired exclusive French Ligue 1 rights in the UK and Ireland. The multi-platform deal will allow the British network to show up to 5 live Ligue 1 matches every weekend on TV and online, until 2021. The mix of live, delayed and repeat broadcasts will be covered by the pay-TV broadcaster’s family of television channels, including BT Sport 2, BT Sport ESPN and BT Sport Extra. Weekly preview and highlights shows will additionally be offered. The BT Sport App will bring all the Ligue 1 action to subscribers online on their computers and mobile devices.
BT Sport secured a 5-year deal with the German Bundesliga back in 2016, which enables it to broadcast matches from Germany's top tier division in UK and Ireland on its various platforms until 2021. The deal, which also gives BT Sport access to the DFL Supercup and German Bundesliga 2, means that the UK broadcaster will air games every week on its TV channels, including BT Sport 1, BT Sport ESPN and Ultra HD network BT Sport Ultimate. Online and mobile streaming of the matches will be available to subscribers via the BT Sport App as well.