BT Sport launch – liveblog

UK telco BT is currently unveiling its long-awaited BT Sport channels at London’s Olympic Park – we will be liveblogging this launch over the next hour, giving you all the details as we get them.

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That concludes our liveblog for today’s BT Sport launch – thanks for following!

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First Premier League football game will air on BT Sport on Saturday 17th August

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Mobile and tablet users will also be able to access the new BT Sport channels via a dedicated app

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The BT Sport commentating team in full:

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BT Sport website appears to have crashed following massive spike in interest – probably due to unexpected announcement it will be FREE

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BT Sport to include live coverage of MotoGP for five years, starting next year

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BT Sport a “true example of London 2012 legacy” says Jake Humphrey

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BT Sport will be available on Sky for £15 per month, but no deals have yet been signed with Virgin Media or TalkTalk

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BT Sport to be delivered via multicast IPTV for Infinity customers, and via DTT for standard BT broadband subs

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Martina Navratilova to front the women’s tennis coverage

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Two new broadband packages to be introduced, both including BT Sport – £10 per month for standard, and £15 per month for super-fast Infinity. Both include BT Sport for no extra charge

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Jake Humphrey: “We are giving football back to the nation”

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BT Sport will be FREE for BT broadband customers

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