Learn about NOW TV on BT TV

Now you can watch the best of NOW TV including sport, movies and entertainment with BT TV.

Using our BT TV box, you can search, pause, rewind and record live or on-demand shows. You can also watch NOW TV on-the-go on smartphones, tablets and more.

What is NOW TV?

NOW TV brings exciting new content to BT TV customers, which as a result brings you more viewing choice than ever. NOW TV includes passes such as Entertainment, Sport and Kids programs, which are available as monthly rolling contracts, you can add or remove, depending what you want to watch.

How do I get NOW TV on BT TV?

In order to get NOW TV you need to be on one of our broadband and BT TV packages. Take one of our new BT TV packages, which include some NOW TV shows, or you can add a NOW TV Pass as a monthly rolling contract.

How do I watch NOW TV?

In most cases you can watch through your BT TV box or via the NOW TV app. You can also download the NOW TV app to smartphones, tablets, laptops and more, to watch on-the-go. You won't be able to watch through the BT TV app.

Check out the full list of compatible devices >

You’ll get the best NOW TV experience if you have fibre broadband and use our recordable BT TV box.

What happens if I’m already a NOW TV customer?

No problem. We can transfer your subscription to your BT account and it will appear on your BT bill.

How much does NOW TV cost?

You’ll need to be on one of our flexible BT TV packages to get NOW TV. You can then add NOW TV passes. Prices vary depending on the content you choose.

Why should I link my NOW TV and BT TV accounts?

Once you've linked your NOW TV account to BT TV. Whether it’s part of your plan or you buy NOW TV passes - you'll see them on one integrated BT bill.

What if I don’t want to link my NOW TV and BT TV accounts?

We strongly recommend you link your NOW TV account, it makes managing your account much easier with just one bill and if you don’t, you could be billed twice.

With our recordable BT TV box, you can also watch NOW TV via the TV Guide, where you can pause, record and rewind your favourite shows.

How do I pay for NOW TV?

Your TV package might include some NOW TV content, you'll pay for this as part of your overall package.

NOW TV Passes are a rolling monthly subscription service, paid for in advance. The subscription charge will appear under the 'BT TV' section on your BT bill. You may notice that the dates are slightly different to other BT products on your bill, as this depends on when you order.

NOW TV One-Off Passes are one off charges, so you will pay once for a set period of time.

Once you’ve linked your NOW TV and BT TV accounts, whether it’s part of your package, a rolling-monthly subscription or a one-off pass, it will be on your BT bill.

You will be billed for NOW TV passes from the day of your order. They will auto-renew every 30 days or can be switched off at any time during this period. Once they've been switched off, at the point of renewal the charges will stop and the content won't be available.

Can I watch NOW TV in HD?

To watch available NOW TV channels in HD, you’ll need to take a HD bolt-on, either HD (which lets you watch NOW TV and BT shows in HD) or NOW TV Boost. 

They work on monthly-rolling contracts, so you can cancel it at any time. You’ll be able to watch live channels and any catch-up content included in your package in HD.

Find out more about NOW TV bolt-ons >

Can I watch NOW TV on an extra box?

If you have a second BT TV box you can watch NOW TV using the EPG or via the NOW TV app. You’ll need our Extra Box bolt-on, which costs £5 a month.

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