With the free-to-air HD channels, BT TV customers can watch with a crisp, clear enhanced picture and sound. The YouView box is HD-ready, so you can start watching straight away, and there is also an HD bolt-on available, which adds a range of HD channels to the existing standard definition selection.
BT TV - HD-Ready Box
The set-top box from YouView is built to support high definitionTV and content. As long as you have this, with an HD-ready TV, you'll be able to enjoy this glossy format.
There is nothing else you need to do to the box to activate HD; you use your set-top box controller to select the HD channel you want to watch, and if you want extra high definition channels then you can order the bolt-on.
BT TV HD Channels
BT offers a number of free-to-air HD channels, available to watch using the YouView box and an HD-ready TV.
These include BBC One HD, BBC Two HD, BBC Three HD, ITV HD and 4HD.
Extra HD channels available through the bolt-on include SyFy HD, FOX HD, National Geographic HD, Discovery HD and MTV HD.
BT TV HD Deals
There is a wide range of deals from BT TV which feature other services, and you can tailor your viewing package as well. Every TV package includes the HD channels, but if you want more high definition then you can order the bolt-on as long as you have the TV Entertainment pack.
Look out for deals which include BT Superfast Fibre as well as BT TV in HD, for a range of great channels as well as superfast fibre-optic broadband and calls.
Free-to-air HD channels included with BT TV
Add the TV Entertainment pack for more HD channels
Watch BT Sport coverage in HD
What does the YouView Box do?
The YouView Box allows you to pause and rewind live TV as well as record shows to watch later. You’ll also be able to access BT’s large library of on-demand content and stream using services like BBC iPlayer.
Can I get Sky Movies/ Sports?
Sky Sports is available on BT TV by adding it to your monthly subscription, allowing you to watch exclusive Premier League football and more.
How much is BT Sport?
BT Sport is available to BT TV customers for £3.50 extra a month, allowing you to watch exclusive Champion’s League action for a reduced price.