BT Sport launches its Ultra HD package

Bringing Europe’s very first live sports Ultra HD channel to the airwaves, BT Sport Ultra HD, BT have announced their new Ultra HD set top box and tv package.

The new channel will launch with its first live broadcast on August 2nd, showing the FA Community Shield Match live from Wembley followed by the opener in the Barclays Permier League. Other events will be shown in Ultra HD throughout the season.

The new hardware is BT’s new 1TB Ultra HD YouView+ set top box, giving space for 600 standard or 250 high def hours of recording. The Ultra HD pack is a £15 a month add on, and will be available to order online from July 25th.