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Blake Connolly1,820 posts since 21 Apr 2001
London London
Rather odd tonight

Northampton S - London Irish Rugby seems to be being simulcast on 2HD and X2HD for no explicable reason as far as I can see. Is there any explanation that I've obviously missed?


This is for the pubs and other commercial customers who are still able to buy the package where they get BTS1 only and should expect to be able to get Premiership Rugby as part of that deal. Usually happens where it's on X1 and the red button is only made available to commercial customers (e.g. for the Premier League games on BTS2 earlier in the week) but in this case it's on X2 and available to all because of the FA Cup game on X1.
thegeek5,248 posts since 1 Jan 2002
London London
Rather odd tonight

Northampton S - London Irish Rugby seems to be being simulcast on 2HD and X2HD for no explicable reason as far as I can see. Is there any explanation that I've obviously missed?


This is for the pubs and other commercial customers who are still able to buy the package where they get BTS1 only and should expect to be able to get Premiership Rugby as part of that deal.

Premier League and SPFL are in the same category - the two midweek PL games which were on Sport 2 were also on X1.
(I'm guessing it's easier to relax the paywall on the other extra channels for a few hours compared to the main ones)
Hatton Cross3,405 posts since 4 Jan 2003
Central (West) Midlands Today
There was something on the Grauniad website earlier this week, which said that BT were offering pay monthly no contract charging for Sport and entertainment.

Wonder if they have already folded Sport into a BTTV channel.
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DVB Cornwall8,915 posts since 4 Dec 2003
Westcountry Spotlight
No, you have one opportunity without penalty per month to discontinue services which can be a single (such as Sport on it's own) or multiple, once done unless you want to add services, you can't cancel anything further until the next without penalty.