by Steve Tattersall, Broadband Technology Writer, last updated 08 December 2023
With the 2023/2024 Premier League football season well underway, we list some of the key sports Sky and TNT Sports (previously known as BT Sport) will be broadcasting this 2023/2024 season. We find out how much it costs to watch TNT Sports live streams on Sky and Sky Sports on BT, plus uncover the cheapest ways to watch both TNT Sports and Sky Sports.
In this guide: 1. How Much Is TNT Sports & What's On It? 2. What's On Sky Sports & How Much Does It Cost? 3. What Does NOW Offer? 4. Cheapest Options To Watch TNT Sports & Sky Sports For Existing BT Broadband Customers 5. How Much Is TNT Sports On Sky? Cheapest Options To Watch TNT Sports On Sky For Existing Sky TV Customers - HALF PRICE Sometimes Available 6. Considering Switching To BT Or Sky? Where's It Cheapest To Get TNT Sports & Sky Sports All Together? 7. What About Watching TNT Sports & Sky Sports On Virgin Media? 8. Compare BT, Sky & Virgin Media Packages Containing TNT Sports & Sky Sports All Together
1. How Much Is TNT Sports & What's On The Live Streams?
TNT Sports (the new name for BT Sport) is owned by Warner Bros, Discovery Sports Europe and the BT Group. It operates a group of pay TV sports channels and is regarded as the TV home of European club football.
TNT Sports is currently available for £18 a month on BT TV Sport for new and existing BT Broadband customers. It has 8 channels (4 in HD) which broadcast live and exclusive all matches from the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Europa Conference League. There's also Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 to enjoy, plus Discovery+ Premium.
TNT Sports also has 52 Premier League football matches, plus hundreds of live football fixtures from top leagues in France (Ligue 1) and Italy (Serie A). There's also live action from the Vanarama National League.
Others live streams available on TNT Sports include the Heineken European Rugby Champions Cup, Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), all of the MotoGP races during the season, all Australia's home cricket matches, the FIH Hockey World League, WWE and the World Snooker Tour.
Depending upon your device and Discovery+ / TNT Sports subscription, there's also 6 TNT Sports red button channels, TNT Sports Ultimate where you can stream selected events in 4K HDR and TNT Sports Box Office for special pay-per-view sporting events.
BT TV customers who have signed up for a BT TV Sport or Big Sport package can watch TNT Sports on the Discovery+ app on their BT TV box, or via the BT TV app on supported platforms. They can also access the Discovery+ app and TNT Sports on their smarphone, tablet or gaming console.
New customers to BT can switch to a BT Fibre Broadband (average 50Mbps speeds) and BT TV Sport package with TNT Sports included from £50.99 a month. Find out more at BT.com.
What Is BT Sport (TNT Sports) Lite?
BT Sport Lite used to be a thinned-down version of the BT Sport Pack and was only available to existing BT Sport Lite customers.
BT Sport Lite used to give access to the BT Sport 1 channel only and showed all 55 Premier League football matches, plus Premiership Rugby games.
BT Sport Lite is no longer available.
2. What's On Sky Sports & How Much Does It Cost?
Sky Sports has been the dominant pay TV sports broadcaster for many years now and as such, offers a more comprehensive range of key live sporting events across its multiple channels.
Football coverage includes 146 live Premier League matches, plus action from the Scottish Premier League, the English Football League, the League Cup, the Spanish La Liga, the German Bundesliga and MLS from the US. There are also the home internationals covering all the home nations except England.
Other key sporting events include every Formula 1 Grand Prix race, International Test Cricket including the Ashes, rugby coverage including England and British Lions matches, plus extensive golf coverage like the Ryder Cup, The Masters, The US Open and the World Tour Masters events.
Prices start from £27 a month for existing Sky TV customers adding the complete Sky Sports pack. Existing customers also have the option of adding just the Sky Sports Premier League and football channels for £18 a month. A 31-day rolling contract applies. See our Sky Sports offers article for more.
New customers switching to Sky will need to pay £58 a month for the Sky Sports bundle that includes; Sky TV with Sky Atlantic, YouTube, BBC iPlayer & more all in one place with the Sky Stream box, Netflix, Sky Fibre Superfast Broadband with average 61Mbps speeds, Sky phone line rental, pay as you go calls and the full Sky Sports Pack. No setup fee applies. Find out more at Sky.com and order online.
3. What Does NOW Offer?
NOW, wholly owned by Sky, offers a more flexible, cheaper way to watch all 11 Sky Sports channels and is available without a lengthy contract.
Viewable pretty much on any device like a smartphone, tablet, PC & Xbox, or via a streaming stick (Chromecast) or the NOW set top box (£9.99), users can simply add or remove Sky Sports Day or Month memberships - with prices currently set from £11.98 and £34.99 per membership respectively.
NOW Sky Sport memberships are fast and easy to set up, meaning you can dip in and out without missing any of the key sporting events.
What Is The Cheapest Way To Watch TNT Sports And Sky Sports?
This is likely to depend upon whether you are an existing BT Broadband or Sky TV customer, so take a look at the options below:
4. Cheapest Options To Watch TNT Sports And Sky Sports For Existing BT Broadband Customers
You can pay an extra £18 per month for the BT TV Sport package which includes TNT Sports and Discovery+ Premium. Alternatively, opt for the BT TV Big Sport package which includes TNT Sports, Discovery+ Premium and also Sky Sports from NOW for £43 a month.
If you already have BT TV, you may be able to negotiate a lower price for TNT Sports when you re-contract with BT for your broadband and TV for another 24 months.
Another option for Sky Sports access is to simply use the NOW Sky Sports day or month membership at £11.98, or £34.99 respectively.
5. How Much Is TNT Sports On Sky? Cheapest Options To Watch TNT Sports On Sky For Existing Sky TV Customers - HALF PRICE Sometimes Available
If your broadband is still with BT, you can add TNT Sports to your Sky TV package for a special offer price £25 a month. A 24 month contract applies, while Discovery+ Premium is included. Get TNT Sports on Sky TV here if you're an existing BT Broadband customer.
If your broadband is with Sky or another provider, a cheaper way to watch TNT Sports is to take an EE SIM only plan that has TNT Sports as an 'Inclusive Extra' that you can select at the checkout. Prices start from £18 a month for unlimited data, calls, plus access to the Discovery+ app with TNT Sports. With large screen access included, you'll be able to watch TNT Sports on whatever compatible device you like.
An alternative to the above is to add TNT Sports to your Sky TV subscription for an extra £28 a month on a 31-day rolling contract. Sometimes Discovery+ runs incentives like HALF PRICE TNT Sports on Sky, so it's worth checking back here as we price check regularly.
A further option is the Discovery+ Premium (Including TNT Sports) Monthly Pass. This no contract Pass is available to anyone (so BT Broadband is not required) and costs £29.99 a month. Access to the no contract TNT Sports Monthly Pass is via the Discovery+ app which is available on all supported Apple/Android devices, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, NOW TV, Roku TV, Samsung Smart TV's, Xbox consoles, Sony Playstation consoles, Google Chromecast, plus MAC & PC with the web player.
6. Considering Switching To BT Or Sky? Where's It Cheapest To Get TNT Sports & Sky Sports All Together?
The cheapest route is to switch to the BT Fibre 1 (50Mbps speeds) and BT TV Sport package with TNT Sports included (via the Discovery+ app on BT TV), which costs from £50.99 a month. Find out more at BT.com.
All the TNT Sports live stream channels would be included, while you could access the NOW Sky Sports day or month membership as and when required for £11.98 or £34.99 respectively.
An alternative option is the BT Fibre 1 (50Mbps speeds) and BT TV Big Sport package, which includes TNT Sports (via the Discovery+ app) and Sky Sports (via the NOW TV app) on BT TV, which costs £75.99 a month. Find out more about this package at BT.com or compare this package below. A similar option is now also available from Sky. This costs £84 a month for 18 months and includes Sky Broadband Superfast, the Sky stream box, award-winning Sky TV with Sky Atlantic & Sky One, Netflix, Sky Sports and TNT Sports. Find out more at Sky.com.
7. What About Watching TNT Sports & Sky Sports On Virgin Media?
If you live within a Virgin Media network area (coverage is currently 57% of the UK), you can watch Sky Sports and TNT Sports on Virgin TV. For £62 a month, new customers can switch to Virgin Media and enjoy ultrafast broadband speeds averaging 264Mbps, weekend calls to UK landlines & Virgin Mobiles, Virgin TV with 230 channels, plus all Sky Sports HD channels. You'll then have to add TNT Sports seperately for an extra £18 a month, leading to a total price of £80 a month. Order online at virginmedia.com.
8. Compare BT, Sky & Virgin Media Packages With TNT Sports & Sky Sports All Together
* Please note prices may change during the contract
|Provider||Package Details||Average Speed*||Download Limit||Contract Period||Costs*||More Info|
Average speed*: 67Mbps,
Download limit: Unlimited,
1st year cost £973.87,
£75.99* per month
BT Fibre 2 + Big Sport TV Package (BT 4K TV Box With Pause, Rewind & Record, Over 80 Freeview Channels (15 In HD), The AMC Channel, All 4 TNT Sports Channels With 52 Live Premier League Matches & Every Single Champions League Game + All 11 Sky Sports Channels From NOW Sport With 128 Live Premier League Matches, F1, Golf Majors & More
*For 24 months. No landline phone service included (can be added if required). Annual price increase applies
Monthly cost £75.99*
1st year cost: £973.87
Includes All TNT Sports & Sky Sports Channels
Find out more at BT
Powerful Smart Hub + Speed Guarantee
Average speed*: 264Mbps,
Download limit: Unlimited,
1st year cost £960,
£80* per month
Bigger Sports HD Combo Bundle: M250 Broadband + Weekend Calls To UK Landlines & Virgin Mobiles + 195 Digital TV Channels Incl. 16 Sky Channels + All Sky Sports HD Channels + All 4 TNT Sports 4K UHD Channels + 47 HD Channels + 7 Day Catch-Up TV + TV, Movies & Music On Demand + 1TB 360 TV Box
* For 18 months. Includes Virgin Media phone line rental. Pricing may change during this 18 month period
Monthly cost £80.00*
1st year cost: £960.00
Includes All Sky Sports HD & TNT Sports 4K UHD Channels
Find out more at Virgin Media
FREE Setup + FREE Engineer Visits For Any Repairs Or Replacements
Average Speed*: 61Mbps,
Download limit: Unlimited,
£0 setup for new customers,
1st year cost £1008,
£84* per month
Unlimited Sky Broadband Superfast + Sky Talk Pay As You Go Calls To UK Landlines + Sky TV With Over 40 TV Channels (& 240 Free To Air Channels) + Netflix + All 11 Sky Sports HD Channels + All 4 TNT Sports HD Channels + Sky Box Sets + Sky Stream Box + Sky Catch-Up & On Demand TV
* For 18 months. Includes Sky phone line rental. Pricing may change during this 18 month period
Monthly cost £84.00*
1st year cost: £1008.00
£0.00 setup for new customers
Next Day Delivery Of The Sky Stream Box
Find out more at Sky
Includes All Sky Sports & TNT Sports HD Channels In One Place
About The Author, Steve Tattersall
Steve Tattersall is a broadband technology writer with 20 years experience within the Internet industry. Based in Hampshire, England, he founded the BBC recognised broadband information site, BroadbandInternetUk.com, in 2004 and is currently the Director Of Marketing & Operations. During this time he has helped thousands of people across the UK with their Internet requirements by compiling a comprehensive range of broadband information, comparison tools and guides, all delivered on BroadbandInternetUk.com.
A graduate of Buckinghamshire New University (Brunel Business School) with a first class honours degree in Business, Steve has first hand experience of working for a broadband provider, having had a previous career at the broadband supplier NTL. Following its merger with rival Telewest, NTL is now known as Virgin Media, one of the UK's leading broadband, phone & TV providers.
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