YouView from BT

What is YouView from BT?

YouView from BT is a home digital TV service which brings together live channels with on demand and catch-up content.  BT calls its digital TV service BT TV, but customers are provided with a YouView+ box, which includes access on demand libraries and catch-up TV.

The YouView set-top box allows you to connect to the free-to-air digital TV channels through your home aerial, and it also connects to your BT broadband service in order for you to download the on demand content.

YouView benefits

As a customer of BT TV with YouView, you will be able to watch Freeview channels, pause, rewind and record live TV and access a huge library of content whenever you like.  

The YouView+ box can store over 200 hours of recorded standard definition TV, and you also get access to catch-up TV from BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.  The box includes a feature which lets you set a whole series to record, so you know you’ll never miss an episode.

YouView channels

The channels available with YouView include the popular free-to-air stations such as BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, as well as sister channels like BBC Three, E4 and FilmFOUR.  You also get several +1 channels, showing content an hour later, in case you missed the start of the original broadcast.


With YouView from BT, you can watch on demand movies in stunning high definition, and a selection of Freeview channels are also broadcast in this superior format.  As long as you have an HD-ready TV, you can watch with YouView and BT in crisp, clear high definition.

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