How to pause BT Sport and Sky Sports subscriptions

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 27 Mar 2020 1:11 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link43Shares There is no Premier League action for the next few weeks, at least (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)With live sport wiped off the calendar due to coronavirus for the next few weeks, fans are looking to save some money on their television subscriptions as they are not needed right now.Instead of cancelling, an option to pause subscriptions has arisen as sport will certainly make a return, we just don’t know when.Sky Sports have made it pretty straightforward to pause your subscription, while BT have been less helpful. Here are your options…How to pause Sky SportsSky have said that, rather than cancelling your subscription to Sky Sports and risking a hefty cancellation fee, you can now pause it. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTA statement read: ‘While we expect that many of the recently postponed sports events will eventually go ahead, if you wish to pause your sports subscription in the meantime you will not be charged a fee to do so or be held to any notice period. ‘Meanwhile we continue to provide high quality content across all of our 11 sports channels.’You cannot either do this by logging into your Sky Sports account and following the steps or by calling 0800 151 2747. Sky will automatically start your subscription again when live sport returns to your screen.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityCan you pause BT Sport?BT Sport have not made this quite as easy and you will need to be on their flexible TV package to pause your sport subscription.However, they have encouraged customers to call them (0800 800150) and discuss package options if they want to change anything.A statement read: ‘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.‘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.‘While a lot of high profile fixtures and events have been postponed in the short term, we still expect to be able to broadcast the remainder of the competitions as they are rescheduled over the coming months.‘However, where events are cancelled, we’ll work with the relevant partners on the appropriate customer compensation.‘For now, we have been busy working on a revised schedule for BT Sport which will include live sport from overseas, variations of popular shows such as Premier League Tonight, live WWE, Rugby Tonight, BT Sport Films and ESPN Films, recent boxing events and classic football, rugby and other sport fixtures from across the years.’MORE: Frank Lampard’s Chelsea assistant Jody Morris ‘likes’ comment calling for Premier League season to be voidedMORE: Mikel Arteta outlines three key responsibilities to Arsenal squad during coronavirus lockdownAdvertisementAdvertisementFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. How to pause BT Sport and Sky Sports subscriptionscenter_img Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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