Where to find BT Sport


BT offers four main sports channels, plus additional 'extra' channels for major events, all in standard and high definition. For users of its own TV service, a 4K UHD channel is also available.


Sky
413/427 BT Sport 1
414/433 BT Sport 2
417/457 BT Sport 3 (was Europe)
426/458 BT Sport ESPN

An HD/SD swap applies, whereby the HD version will appear on the first number if you have suitable equipment.

Satellite manual tuning - transponders, frequencies: please see listing below.

YouView (BT, TalkTalk, Plusnet)

408 BT Sport 1
409 BT Sport 2
410 BT Sport 3 (BT Sport Europe)
411 BT Sport ESPN

HD / UHD / Extra channels only for BT/Plusnet YouView users:
430 BT Sport 1 HD
431 BT Sport 2 HD
432 BT Sport 3 HD
433 BT Sport ESPN HD
434 BT Sport 4K

450-455 BT Sport Extra

465-470 BT Sport Extra HD

Virgin Media
531 BT Sport 1
532 BT Sport 2
533 BT Sport 3 (BT Sport Europe)
534 BT Sport ESPN

527 BT Sport 1 HD
528 BT Sport 2 HD
529 BT Sport 3 HD
530 BT Sport ESPN HD


Freeview
115  BT Showcase (shows only a limited range of events on a free-to-air basis. Limited UK coverage. See here for more)


Satellite Manual Tuning

BT Sport 1, BT Sport 3 and BT Sport Extra 1 in SD
Satellite: Astra 2F (28.2-5 degrees East)
Frequency: 11344
Polarisation: Vertical
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: 5/6
DVB-S, QPSK

BT Sport 2, BT Sport ESPN and BT Sport Extra 2-6 in SD
Satellite: Astra 2F (28.2-5 degrees East)
Frequency: 11344
Polarisation: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: 5/6
DVB-S, QPSK

BT Sport 1, 3 (Europe) in HD
Satellite: Astra 2E (28.2-5 degrees East)
Frequency: 11386
Polarisation: Vertical
Symbol Rate: 29500
FEC: 3/4
DVB-S2

BT Sport 2, BT Sport ESPN in HD
Satellite: Astra 2E (28.2-5 degrees East)
Frequency: 11386
Polarisation: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 29500
FEC: 8/9
DVB-S2

Please note: Various BT Sport channels use similar or same frequencies, but different polarisation.
BT Sport 4K/Ultra HD is not available via satellite. BT Sport Extra HD is not available via satellite.

BT Sport frequencies on satellite change frequently. This information was last reviewed 03/08/2016.