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It means Sky customers will be able to watch BT channels with sport, including Champions League, Premiership rugby and Premier League matches it does not currently air without a separate subscription.
The deal will give BT TV a much needed boost — new quarterly subscriber numbers have dropped to record low of about 8, — with prime Sky content including all Premier League football matches to be made available.
BT will sell Now TV subscription passes, which allows customers to watch Sky programmes without a monthly subscription. BT stands to gain the most from the deal, with just 1.
Sky will gain access to pay-TV fans. Analysts believe it could affect the scale of bidding when the Premier League TV rights auction begins in February. The channel deals mean that Sky and BT customers can gain access to all Premier League matches without being forced to choose to buy TV packages from either or both.
Analysts believe this could mean the fear of missing out on the best games package in the auction — which has spurred rampant price inflation in recent bidding — could recede.
Of course there is the big unknown of whether a new bidder, like Amazon, might enter the auction. Bosses of both companies had complained about the high cost for sports rights.