BT TV wins T3 Award for UK’s best TV platform

We beat competitors including Virgin and the Sky Q box.

Last updated: 5 October 2017 - 2.44pm

We’ve won an award for the UK’s best TV platform.

Technology publication T3 named BT TV’s 4K set-top box as the UK’s top TV platform against competition including Sky and Virgin.

[Read more: Everything you need to know about 4K]

We won for our brand-new TV interface and new Dolby Atmos audio, as well as our ultra-high-definition (UHD) image resolution, known as 4K. With four times the sharpness of HD, you can experience unmissable sport like you’ve never seen it before on BT Sport UHD.

T3 hailed our entry as “absolutely everything the modern-day TV viewer could ask for”.

Antonia Barton, BT General Manager – TV & Sport Product Design & Development, said: “I couldn’t be more delighted for our company and the TV product team winning the prestigious T3 Best TV Platform award, beating key competitors including Sky with its new Sky Q box.”

[Read more: 5 reasons you’ll love the BT TV app]

The new BT TV user interface is unique, designed from the ground up to meet your needs. It has a simple to use navigation so you never get lost and is visually rich to help you find great content. You can now head straight into your favourite shows by launching On Demand content directly from the Guide. In addition there is easy access to iPlayer, ITV Hub, Netflix and BT TV’s fantastic content in the BT Player.

In addition, the new BT TV app is now available on mobile, tablet and laptop. Free to all BT TV customers, the app provides a seamless experience between your BT TV box and your mobile devices, allowing you to access your subscribed content ‘on the go’, set remote records when out of home and watch live channels.

Planned future upgrades include a full multiscreen service.

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