BT Sport is formally altering its identify later this 12 months, with the platform rebranding to TNT Sports activities.
That is all a part of the bigger merger underway between Warner Bros. and Discovery and in addition affected HBO Max in america.
If you happen to've already subscribed to BT Sport – or are considering of signing up – you could be questioning how this variation will impression you. Thankfully, now we have the solutions to your questions.
When will BT Sport rebrand to TNT Sports activities?
BT has confirmed that BT Sport will change its identify to TNT Sports activities on July 18, 2023. So the final day the service will stay as BT Sport is July 17, 2023.
There shall be 4 TNT Sports activities channels in whole, which we imagine will substitute the BT Sport channels. As for the Eurosport channels, Warner Bros. Discovering offered the next assertion in a press launch:
“TNT Sports activities will right now characteristic the dwell sports activities rights carried by BT Sport, whereas Eurosport within the UK and Eire will proceed to be out there in the identical approach as right now earlier than being built-in into the brand new model sooner or later sooner or later.”
Why is BT Sport altering its model to TNT Sports activities?
Discovery additionally owns the premium streaming platform Eurosport, and the thought is that this service and BT Sport shall be out there beneath one bundle – TNT Sports activities.
This implies the platform may have the rights to the Olympics, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Premiership Rugby, MotoGP, UFC, Boxing, WWE, The Greats Tennis slams, biking Grand Excursions and winter sports activities.
TNT Sports activities is already a longtime model in Latin America, which is why Warner is unifying its titles beneath one identify the world over.