BT Adds Sky Movies


LONDON: BT and Sky have agreed to a multi-year contract that sees Sky Movies being made available through BT TV.

Sky Movies will be offered to BT customers for a monthly subscription that can be added to existing BT TV packages starting October 26. The pact provides access to more than 700 different movies on demand, including exclusive premieres from Hollywood studios such as Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony, Warner Bros. and Universal.

The agreement includes Sky Movies Premiere, Sky Movies Showcase, Sky Movies Greats, Sky Movies Disney, Sky Movies Family, Sky Movies Action & Adventure, Sky Movies Comedy, Sky Movies Crime & Thriller, Sky Movies Drama & Romance, Sky Movies Sci Fi & Horror and Sky Movies Select.

Alex Green, the director of BT TV, said: “We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Sky to enable our TV customers to enjoy Sky Movies and its superb offering of films for every taste, including the latest blockbusters. We believe this gives a tremendous boost to our BT TV film offering.”

Rob Webster, the director of Sky’s commercial group, added: “We are pleased to extend the distribution of Sky Movies to BT TV customers. Following the conclusion of commercial negotiations, BT’s customers can now enjoy access to the U.K.’s most popular subscription movies service. In helping even more U.K. homes enjoy Sky Movies this agreement also supports our wholesale content business.”