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BT TV chief defends charge for new football channel

Monday 15 June 2015 | 10:39 CET | News
BT's managing director for TV and sport, Delia Bushell, has defended plans to charge customers an extra GBP 5 a month on top of their broadband subscription for the new BT Sport Europe channel. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, Bushell said that this was still excellent value for customers when compared to a minimum GBP 45 a month for a Sky Sports subscription. With BT also planning to launch a Freeview channel called BT Sport Showcase, which will be able to bid for listed events such as the FA Cup Final or Wimbledon, Bushell declined to comment or speculate on future broadcasting

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Companies: BT / Freeview / Sky
Countries: United Kingdom
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