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How to get Sky Sports on BT: how much does it cost and the cheapest options

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Last update: May 29, 2023
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Are you excited about the new Sky Sports BT that allows BT TV box subscribers to access sky sports but don’t know how to enjoy it? This article will explain how to get Sky Sports on BT. It will also give you important information on sky sports BT such as price, cheapest options and benefits.

Can you get Sky Sports on BT?

You can access Sky Sports Box Office events on your BT TV box by tuning into channel 496 or using the BT Player (only for fibre customers). Although, you must have a NOW Sports Membership to enjoy Sky Sports channels.

The Membership is a part of BT VIP or Big Sport flexible BT TV packages. Meanwhile, you won't be able to record programs or view them using the TV Guide on your BT TV box.


How much is Sky Sports on BT?

BT Sky Sports costs only £9 for twenty-four months to add to your Superfast Fiber Internet. The BT Sky Sports package includes Netflix, NOW Entertainment (RRP: £9.99 per month), which gives you access to the newest Sky content on channels like Sky Atlantic, Sky Max, and Sky Witness, among others; and flexible BT TV, which lets you change your bundle.


Sky Sports and BT broadband packages

BT broadband with sky sports packages and their benefits are highlighted in the table below:

BT broadband packages with Sky Sports
Package Average Speed Cost Benefits
BT SPORT ON SKY TV + BROADBAND 10MB £43.99/Monthly24 months contract Get guaranteed speeds, or get £20 back with the Stay Fast Guarantee.
BT SPORT ON SKY TV + FIBRE 1 50MB £47.99/Monthly24 months contract Get guaranteed speeds, or get £20 back with the Stay Fast Guarantee.
BT SPORT ON SKY TV + FIBRE 2 67MB £51.99/Monthly24 months contract Get guaranteed speeds, or get £20 back with the Stay Fast Guarantee.

What is the cheapest way to get Sky Sports on BT?

BT Sport app access costs an additional £16 per month, or you can get a BT TV plus BT Sport subscription for £16 per month. The BT TV Big Sport plan, which costs £41 per month and includes BT TV, BT Sport, and Sky Sports from NOW, is another option.

When renewing your broadband and TV contract with BT for another twenty-four months, you may pay less for BT sports if you already have BT TV.


Alternatives to Sky Sports on BT

Alternatives to Sky sports on BT are the BIG SPORT and VIP packages. Please find information on the BT bif sport and VIP packages in the table below.

Best alternatives to Sky Sports on BT
Package Monthly price Content included
BIG SPORT £41
  • BoxNation and all four BT Sport channels
  • The Premier League, every UEFA Champions League match (unique to BT Sport), UFC, WWE, Premiership Rugby, and other Free-to-Air channels, AMC, and a recordable TV box with 300 hours of storage, are all available.
  • With a NOW Sports Membership, you can access all 11 Sky Sports channels and watch the Premier League, F1®, major golf events, and much more.
  • via the NOW app, Sky Sports (instant access)
  • now includes Eurosports 1 and 2
VIP £74
  • Everything from big sport
  • A recordable TV box with 300 hours of storage capacity, AMC, and more than 300 box sets are available on demand from NOW Free-to-air networks.
  • With the NOW Entertainment Membership, you may get Sky Atlantic, Sky Max, Sky Showcase, kids' channels, and more entertainment channels (RRP: £9.99 per month).
  • With a NOW Sports Membership (RRP: £39.99 per month), you may access all 11 Sky Sports channels.
  • All four of BT Sport's networks, as well as BoxNation
  • A NOW Cinema Membership (RRP £9.99 per month) includes all Sky Cinema channels.
  • Sky Sports HD and Sky Atlantic HD are among the total HD channels offered by NOW Boost, in addition to the total HD channel

Frequently Asked Questions about Sky Sports on BT

Can I switch to a different Sky Sports package on BT once football season is over?

Yes you can. With BT flexible TV, you can switch packages to BT sports during the football season, and switch to another package during the off-season without changing your contract.

What are add-ons

Add-ons are channels you can add or remove once every thirty days to enjoy special content. They cost an extra fee, and you do not have to switch contracts to enjoy them. BT add-ons include popular services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, NOW Sports Membership and the NOW Cinema Membership.

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