BT TV is set to get even bigger and better in 2017

BT reveals more details about the new look BT TV, BT TV app and more.

5 exciting new features on BT TV in 2017:

1. A brand new look BT TV


Coming in spring 2017, BT TV will have a new look, and it's faster, smarter and better navigation will get you to the things you love quicker. Plus, we'll continue to bring you US dramas like Fear the Walking Dead on AMC which is exclusive to BT customers.

We'll be in touch to let you know when it will be updated. And don't worry, you don't have to do anything - just leave your box connected to the BT Hub.

The new BT TV programme guide allows you to watch, record and catch-up on all you favourite shows.

You can now head straight into your favourite shows by launching On Demand content directly from the guide.

iPlayer, ITV Hub and Netflix are available at your fingertips on YouView and so is your new best friend, the new BT Player.

BT Player

The brand new BT Player is TV tailored for you. Pulling together all the shows that you love in one place and offering recommendations for more you’ll also love.

Another new feature in the BT Player is the Free to Me section, meaning you can only see shows and series that are part of your subscription.


You will also get a new My Zone area for stashing all your purchases, rentals and favourites in one place. All the best box sets and blockbuster movies you've got from BT TV Store will be available on tap.

The new BT TV will be faster, smarter and better than ever before, and is coming your way in early 2017.

2. Watch BT TV in more places


Coming this summer, you'll be able to watch all of your favourite BT TV shows on the go with the BT TV App. You won't ever have to miss a thing either as you can record shows on your YouView box even when you're out and about.

We'll be in touch to tell you more in the summer.

3. BT Sport is getting bigger and better this season


This year we’ll be including boxing on BoxNation, as well as up to 20 fight nights and the Ashes 2017 live on BT Sport. This is on top of the exclusive Premier League and UEFA Champions League action you already enjoy.

[Read more: BT Sport sign landmark deal with Frank Warren and BoxNation]

4. Even more 4K Ultra HD

BT TV brought the UK its first Ultra HD channel BT Sport 4K UHD in 2015 and this season our list of major 4K UHD events is bigger than ever, doubling the amount of sport available in the enhanced format.

[Read more: All the live events on BT Sport 4K UHD]

5. Dolby Atmos and Virtual Reality are coming

BT Sport

Starting in January, 4K UHD is going to become a multi-sensory experience with the launch of Dolby Atmos.

Bringing the sound of stadiums and sports arenas into your living room, this is a UK first.

The launch of Dolby Atmos showcases BT TV's latest innovation in content and broadcasting.

Meanwhile, BT TV continues to shake up the market with a new viewing experience that transports viewers closer to the action than ever before.

Through a new BT app, BT TV viewers will be able to experience the biggest sporting occasions in virtual reality.

The VR experience will be available for the Champions League Final and more as BT gives viewers the chance to have the ultimate immersive experience and feel as though they're actually inside the stadium.

[Read more: What HD channels are available on BT TV] 
[Read more: What’s new on BT TV Store this month] 

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