BT and BSkyB have paid a total of three billion pounds for the right to show Premier League television rights from the 2013/2014 season for two years.
Of a total of 154 matches, the Premier League has awarded 116 matches to BSkyB and 38 to BT - more than forty percent of the top-flight games.
The TV package is £1.25bn more than the current deal.
Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore, said:
Commenting on BT's successful bid, he added:
BT has said it will be launching a new football-focused channel to broadcast the games. Full details will be published "in due course."
Football stars took to Twitter to respond to the news: