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UKTV Play for Virgin Media Ireland

August 11, 2017

Virgin Media Ireland is adding UKTV Play to its catalogue of catch up services. UKTV channels Dave, W, Gold and Alibi will now be available through the operator’s On Demand platform, making over 1,000 additional hours of catch up TV available to its customers.

Customers will be able to tune in to their favourite Dave, W, Gold and Alibi shows, such as UKTV Originals Taskmaster and John Bishop: In Conversation With…, whenever they want.

“Once again, Virgin Media is pulling out all the stops when it comes to giving our customers the best value entertainment packages possible with the launch of UKTV Play on our Virgin Media On Demand platform,” declared Paul Farrell, Vice President of Virgin Media Ireland.

“As well as having exclusive access to UKTV Original shows, Virgin Media customers will now be able access their favourite classics, such as Only Fools and Horses and The Good Life, as well as hit shows including, Doctor Who and Storage Hunters. With over 1,000 hours of TV from the four UKTV channels being added to our On Demand service, there will be no shortage of finding something to watch if you’re a Virgin Media customer.”

“It’s exciting to be launching UKTV Play on Virgin Media Ireland as it marks another step forward in the growth of the service,” added Richard Williams, General Manager, UKTV Play. “We welcome the partnership with Virgin Media Ireland and are delighted that viewers can now watch Dave, W, Gold and Alibi shows anytime, anywhere.”

“We are continuing to invest in both our on demand services and our original programming, and preview new shows on UKTV Play. The first of these for Virgin Media Ireland customers will be brand-new UKTV Original series, Eat Your Heart Out With Nick Helm, which will exclusively preview on UKTV Play a week before being shown on Dave,” he advised.

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