How to cancel BT Sport subscription during coronavirus quarantine

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BT Sport & coronavirus quarantine

If you are currently paying for a BT Sport subscription, it’s probably wise to stop paying for it during the ongoing coronavirus quarantine.

BT Sport have broadcasting rights to a host of sports, including the Premier League, Champions League and Europa League. However, Covid-19 has halted the sporting fixture list around the world.

 

What have BT Sport said about canceling subscriptions?

Unfortunately, BT Sport have failed to offer a simple procedure for users to cancel or pause their subscriptions during coronavirus isolation.

Instead, in an article originally posted on BT’s website last Thursday, and updated on Monday, March 23rd, users are told the following:

We understand that this is a difficult time for customers and if they wish to discuss their BT Sport contract or other options, would ask they give us a call. Alternatively customers on our new flexible TV package can pause their Sport subscription and switch to a different pack should they wish – more details can be found on bt.com/tv.

These are unprecedented times, and as such we’re experiencing extremely high call volumes, while also facing reduced resourcing as we follow the Government health and safety guidelines on self-isolation so please do bear with us if you can’t get through to us straight away.

 

Can I cancel or pause BT Sport subscription without charge?

At the time of writing, there is no simple way for BT Sport customers to cancel or pause their contracts.

Put another way, if you’ve got a contract with BT Sport, you cannot simply end that contract unilaterally.

The Daily Mail have dug into the issue of canceling BT Sport subscriptions, revealing that customers are finding it practically impossible to do this:

BT customers can only cancel their subscriptions by calling them directly but the phone lines are constantly busy, with some saying attempted calls are being disconnected while they wait.

 

Are BT Sport offering a month for free?

This issue has been investigated by inews.co.uk.

They’ve revealed that while BT Sport have offered some customers a month for free, that offer isn’t as great as you may think. inews.co.uk revealed:

After speaking to a number of BT customers, ‘i’ understands that they were offered a month for free – but if they refused the offer and asked to cancel, they were subsequently told they would have to pay up the rest of the contract, often totalling hundreds of pounds.

 

An alternative to BT Sport

BT Sport may find that they’ve alienated many of their users due to their approach during the coronavirus crisis.

Of course, it’s too early to say how the UK market will react to BT Sport – will there be a public backlash?

It’s worth noting that sports fans have never had a better opportunity to cut the cord and switch to online streaming instead.

In America, for example, users can watch Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Champions League, Europa League and much, much more football content online with Fubo TV.

Fubo TV also shows boxing, NFL, rugby, athletics and much more sport from all over the world on a daily basis.

Not only that, but Fubo TV has a huge amount of TV content from the premier networks in America.

FuboTV requires no extra cables or boxes, while they offer all new users a free 7-day trial.

 

Watch Fubo TV anywhere in the world

Here are the step by step instructions to tune into Fubo TV from anywhere in the world.

1. Download & install ExpressVPN

ExpressVPN offers all new users a free 30-day trial. That’s an unbeatable offer.

ExpressVPN is incredibly fast and compatible with all of your devices (Windows, Android, Apple, Xbox & PlayStation).

2. Once you have downloaded and installed ExpressVPN, you need to select a location.

Simply open the VPN app, hit ‘choose location’ and select the appropriate country. Now sit back & watch!

 

Also see: How to cancel Sky Sports subscription & still watch 11 channels for free.


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Cancel BT Sport subscription FAQs

How can I cancel a BT Sport subscription?
There is no simple solution. BT Sport asking customers to call them
What are the alternatives to BT Sport?
In America, sign up for Fubo TV (free trial). Use ExpressVPN to watch from anywhere