I know with EE that if I add BT Sport, you cannot cast or mirror from the app to a TV and you can't login to a BT Sport App on a Smart TV/Fire TV - unless you also purchase a Large Screen add-on. Also it only works on a device with an EE SIM card installed - so won't work on my WiFi only iPad.
Does the same limitation apply to BT Sport if I get it as a bundle with BT Mobile?
So if I include get a BT Mobile SIM that includes the £10 BT Sport App bundle, will this allow me to use the login on the BT Sport App on my Fire TV or can I AirPlay Mirror or Cast from the BT Sport App on my mobile to the TV? Or can I login using my WiFi only iPad and watch using my BT Mobile credentials?
Thanks for any advice anyone can give.
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"I know with EE that if I add BT Sport, you cannot cast or mirror from the app to a TV and you can't login to a BT Sport App on a Smart TV/Fire TV - unless you also purchase a Large Screen add-on."
Can I ask how you "know" this please? The reason that I ask is that I am in the process of migrating my mobile from BT to EE and cancelled all of my TV on boxes today. I still have BT Broadband and landline.
What I wanted to do was have the BT Sport App only on both my Sony Android TV and Chromecast 2020, which I thought that I could do for £15 per month on a 24 month contract. However, BT have now told me that my only option is £25 per month rolling. From what I have been told on other threads on theses forums,I think that they have got that wrong - but as I have an open order to cancel the TV I can't check myself at the moment.
I noticed on MyEE that I can get BT Sport for £15 per month - so I called to check and not long come off the phone when I saw your post. EE told me that I could cast their BT Sport app to my TVs and use the app installed on the Sony TV and Chromecast. Also, they said that it was a rolling monthly contract.
It would apperar that, for me at least, it would be better to get the BT Sport App only via EE rather than BT - I can't see any downsides?
I believe the standard BT Sports App EE offer for £10 per month or a bundled as a "Smart Benefit" does NOT allow you to screencast - this was changed earlier this year.
However, you can upgrade to Large Screen, which is I suspect where the £15 price point is - essentially it's £10 for BT Sport App and £5 for Large Screen access - this definitely allows AirPlay and Chromecast from a device that has an EE SIM card installed.
However, I don't know whether Large Screen also allows you to login on a Smart TV or Fire TV, etc as you describe by using the built-in app - this is something I wanted to confirm regarding the BT Mobile SIM. It isn't clearly spelled out on the BT or EE websites.
I decided EE was too expensive for my budget, so I was looking at BT Mobile 12 month SIM that includes 40GB data and BT Sport for £15 per month TOTAL (if you have BT Broadband) - as it runs on the EE network anyway and is a 5G plan - it was like getting the mobile and data for free (vs EE) IF the bundled BT Sport App includes the ability to login on a Smart TV and/or cast.
Hope that helps.
And the answer is...
"With BT Sport on your mobile, you’re only able to watch on your smartphone."
Just like EE, BT Sport "Mobile" requires an upgrade to watch on larger screens - I guess it was obvious that BT/EE didn't leave that loophole.
"The app is available on all platforms to existing BT Sport customers at no extra charge, bar those with an entry-level BT Mobile subscription or EE customers who access BT Sport via an entry-level BT Sport add-on."