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Virgin Media offers free Asian TV channels for Diwali

In celebration of Diwali, from November 6th – 20th, Virgin Media TV customers can access 15 premium Asian TV channels at no extra cost. The channels included are part of Virgin Media’s Asian Mela bundle, which usually costs £12 per month and offers customers the latest Indian films, dramas, comedy shows and more. Viewers can […]

November 6, 2023

Apple TV+ on Virgin Media

Virgin Media customers can now watch the Apple TV+ streaming service directly on supported Virgin set-top boxes. Apple TV+ is home to a number award-winning movies and series including Ted Lasso, The Morning Show, Bad Sisters, Slow Horses, Hijack, Severance, Foundation and the soon to be released Killers of the Flower Moon (pictured) from director […]

October 31, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Virgin Media gigabit broadband rolls out in Doncaster

The first phase of work to bring full fibre broadband to Doncaster has been completed, meaning residents can now access Virgin Media services for the first time, offering speeds up to 20 times faster than the local average. Virgin Media says these hyperfast connections, offering top speeds of 1,130Mbps, are perfect for busy households working […]

October 31, 2023

Free kids’ channels on Virgin Media O2

Virgin Media O2 is giving its TV customers access to its full range of kids’ channels at no extra cost to help keep families entertained throughout October. From now until October 31st, all Virgin TV customers will be given access to additional kids TV channels, which would normally cost £5 per month, including Sky Kids, […]

October 2, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Research: UK video content spend resilient

Research from entertainment technologist TiVo for IBC 2023 reveals that almost half of all UK consumers have not reduced their video spending as a result of increases in the cost of living. On average, UK consumers subscribe to six paid video content sources, with an average monthly bill of £78.06 (€90.71). However, while having access […]

September 14, 2023

Virgin Media gigabit broadband now in Stirling

The first phase of nexfibre’s work to bring full fibre broadband connectivity to the City of Stirling in Scotland has been completed, meaning residents can now access Virgin Media’s services which are up to 25 times faster than the local average. Virgin Media says these hyperfast connections, offering top speeds of 1,130Mbps, are perfect for […]

September 14, 2023

Virgin Media O2 to begin switching off 3G in 2025

Virgin Media O2 has announced that it will start to switch off 3G services in 2025 as part of its ongoing network transformation. The compnay says this will enable it to further expand and upgrade its 4G and 5G connectivity, reduce energy consumption and deliver enhanced speeds and reliability for customers. It follows the Government […]

September 7, 2023

Usyk vs Dubois on TNT Sports Box Office

On August 26th, fight fans in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch the unified heavyweight world title fight featuring Oleksandr Usyk and Daniel Dubois, exclusively live on TNT Sports Box Office. Unified heavyweight champion Usyk will defend his WBC, IBF and WBA world titles at the Tarczynski Arena in Poland on Ukrainian […]

August 21, 2023

Virgin Media O2 improves network in holiday hotspots

With a busy summer of UK staycations in full swing, Virgin Media O2 has announced a boost to its 4G and 5G mobile network, with a focus on rural areas and holiday hotspots.  The operator has upgraded its network in more than 72,000 ‘destination’ postcodes since May last year with some of the nation’s favourite […]

August 11, 2023

NextUp, EXTREME partner for Virgin Media launch

Comedy-on-demand streaming service NextUp has partnered with sports and entertainment programmer EXTREME to be available as a FAST channel on Virgin Media in the UK. The linear ad-supported channel NextUp Live Comedy features its best stand-up comedy content including livestreams from the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival throughout August, offering Virgin Media TV customers with TV […]

August 2, 2023