eir Sport confirm subscription details for Fury and Frampton PPVs


eir Sport have confirmed the subscription details for the upcoming highly-anticipated fights between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight crown this Saturday [December 1st], and Carl Frampton’s challenge of IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington on Saturday December 22nd.

Both fights are available in Ireland on BT Sport Box Office via eir Sport.

By signing up to one of the two pay-per-view events, eir vision and Sky TV customers will have access to the BT Sport Box Office channel (for the purchased event) on their set top box on Channel 490 HD (both platforms) and channel 491 SD (available to eir Vision only).

eir Vision customers need to:

  • Go online – Chat to the online WebChat team; more information at www.eir.ie/chatnow
  • Go in store – Chat to a member of the retail team. Find your local store at www.eir.ie/stores
  • Call the eir sales team – 1800 519 519 Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm
  • The cost per event is €22.99 on eir vision and will be added to the customer’s next bill.

    To subscribe to BT Sport Box Office for either fight Sky TV customers need to:

  • Go online to www.eirsport.ie/ppv to find out more
  • Customers should ensure they have their Sky viewing card number to complete the order
  • Sky TV customers must purchase online in the first instance and can purchase via their Sky Remote thereafter
  • Sky TV customers do not need to have the eir sport pack or eir broadband in order to purchase BT Sport Box Office events.  This is a premium add-on for Sky Satellite TV customers
  • The cost per event is €23.99 on Sky TV and payment is taken upfront during the online ordering process.

    Some important details to note:

  • BT Sport Box Office does not come as part of the eir Sport pack and cannot be streamed online or via the eir sport apps
  • Former Irish and unified world champ Fury takes on Wilder in the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday.  The fight takes place on December 1st locally although the eight-hour time difference will mean the early hours of Sunday, December 2nd here in Ireland.

    Frampton’s bout against Warrington takes place at the Manchester Arena just three days before Christmas at a more reasonable hour.

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    Jonny Stapleton

    Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sport for a living for 19 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com