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Plusnet is to offer BT Sport to existing customers over the Sky digital satellite platform from November 5th 2013, it has been announced.

The broadband provider - a sister company of BT - is launching the service, available to customers with a Sky satellite receiver box and viewing card, following a successful trial.

Plusnet customers will be able to sign up for BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN for the knock-down price of £5.99 per month - or £7.49 per month for high definition.

Households will be able to sign up for the channels on a one-month rolling contract, with no service activation fee.

Nick Rawlings, Commercial and Marketing Director at Plusnet, said the provider is "really proud" to be able to offer "exciting new sporting content" to existing customers.

"Our phone and broadband services are recommended by Which? and we strive to be the best in the industry on customer service, but we are aware customers are looking for additional services from their telecoms provider," he stated.

"We believe this is a very attractive deal for customers who want to view top sports action such as the Barclays Premier League and Aviva Premiership Rugby."

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Plusnet customers looking to take advantage of the offer simply need to log-in to their online member’s account and complete an application form at

They will need their Sky viewing card number to complete the process.

Within 48 hours of order acknowledgement, customers will be able to view BT Sport content through their Sky TV electronic programme guide.

Meanwhile, Plusnet is planning to offer access to the BT Sport onlineplayer via and the BT Sport App in 2014.

The service provider is also aiming to launch YouView-based TV services next year, with trials set to commence before the end of 2013.

BT and TalkTalk currently offer television services via a YouView set-top box, offering access to Freeview and subscription channels, catch-up services and on-demand content.

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