From today's Q3 results: "In addition, we will launch Sky’s NOW TV service to BT TV customers before the end of Q4." So that is by the end of March (this year 😉).
Excellent thanks for that, so it's now official, all they have to do now is let the BT TV customer service staff know.
So much for all the BT promises that we would be the first to know..........
For those who wish to confirm the above statement it is on page 2 of the BT GROUP Q3 2019/20 - MEDIA CALL - PHILIP JANSEN SCRIPT. Please see below
Just found BT's T&C regarding above
12. Terms for NOW TV on the service with BT billing
(a) If you get NOW TV as part of the service, NOW TV's terms and conditions will apply. You can find those at nowtv.com/terms
(b) We’ll add your NOW TV subscription charges to the bill for the service. NOW TV’s terms and conditions will only apply to those charges. You agree to pay us all charges for your NOW TV subscription.
(c) If you or we end the service, you won't be able to use it to get access to NOW TV. But you might be able to get NOW TV another way (for example, through other devices like a Smart TV, computer or mobile device).
(d) If you take NOW TV content for a fixed period, i.e. a 24 hour or 7 day Pass, this must be activated in order to watch. You will have 365 days from the date you purchase the content to activate it. If you do not activate your content within this time, you will no longer be able to access it and you will not be refunded.
(e) If you have any NOW TV subscriptions that we do not bill you for (for example, content taken via another third party provider that is not BT or NOW TV), you cannot watch that content through your set-top-box electronic programme guide. Instead, you will need to login to the NOW TV app on the set-top-box or another device.
(f) If you have a discount on a NOW TV subscription, you can’t move that across to us.
(g) If you have a NOW TV subscription that you have paid for upfront, you can watch that content on BT TV. Once that NOW TV subscription has expired, you will automatically move to our pricing as set out in our Tariff Guide.
I'm still not clear whether the Sky Sports channels will be streamed or delivered in the same way SSME is now. It's a key point for me as streaming causes too much of a delay.
No mention of the current tv packs. Are BT customers about to lose channels such as Alibi etc, or are these prices to be on top of what is currently available? What about people who are still in contract with BT TV? How does this affect what they receive at present? Are such customers now also to be put on the same contract terms (ie. have the ability to amend packages on a month by month basis)?