BT TV Channels

What channels are on BT TV?

BT TV gives you the Freeview channels available in your area, as long as you have a working rooftop aerial so you can receive the signal, and YouView so it can be decoded and watched on your TV.  The channel list can vary, but most of the core and mainstream channels are the same, such as the major free-to-air stations like BBC One, BBC Two, ITV1, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

Thanks to the technology of digital TV, more channels can be broadcast, so there is a huge range of sister stations, which are like spin-offs of the major channels.  These include BBC Three, BBC Four, ITV2, ITV3, E4 and Film4.

BT TV Freeview Channels

The Freeview channels available to you will depend on your location, although the majority of channels are the same.  There is nothing you can do about changing the Freeview channels available to you, short of moving house!  The Freeview channels that come with BT TV will be the same or similar ones you would get with a Freeview box, but BT TV adds a library of on demand and catch-up content to your service, as well as the option of bolt-ons.

BT TV HD Channels

A selection of free-to-air HD channels are available as part of any BT TV package, and if you choose TV Entertainment then you can add extra HD channels through a bolt-on.

BT TV and BBC iPlayer

BT TV customers can access BBC’s popular iPlayer through their TVs.  The user-friendly, on demand service started online, but a TV version is now available with almost all the same BBC programmes from the web version, ready to view at the touch of a button through BT TV.  BBC iPlayer has a library of programmes from the last week, including sport, comedy, drama, documentaries, music and more.

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