The company is continuing to broaden the range of content available in stunning high definition with the arrival of these new channels, and Virgin Media customers now have access to over 30 HD channels with up to 19 channels available for no additional monthly fee. Sky Arts is the only stable of channels in the UK dedicated solely to the arts, and Virgin Media customers will be able to engage with the some of the best culturally stimulating programming available in spectacular high-definition. Both channels cover the greats of contemporary and classical arts - from iconic rock performances to the best operas, from ballet to books, from theatre to photography.
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Virgin Media has a variety of TV-only plansas well as packages that come with broadband, TV and home phone all in one. Virgin TV comes with lots of great features as standard - including access to Virgin Movies and Box Sets, and the ability to record four shows at once, while watching a fifth. Virgin Media TV offers much of the same features and channels as eirSky and Vodafonehowever the Virgin Media TV box allows you to record more shows at once - while still watching TV - than the eir and Vodafone boxes, which is worth bearing in mind.
As a bonus, across all packages both YouTube and Netflix exist as red button services on two fixed channels for easy access. There was some confusion about what channels you can and cannot get on Virgin Media, largely because of its dispute with UKTV in the summer of The BBC — which half-owns UKTV — insisted on retaining on-demand rights to some of its comedy and drama shows on both free-to-air and pay stations.
Virgin Media makes use of underground fibre-optic cable to deliver digital TVInternet and home phone. If you want the full story on what Virgin offers, go to allyours. This offers instant access to a huge collection of TV shows, music videos and over movies to watch on-demand.
By Aaron Brown TZ. However, amongst subscription providers, this puts Virgin at a big advantage over the currently HDR-less Sky. Unlike the BBC's terrestrial feed, and some other versions of the iPlayer app, Virgin's one is capable of supporting both UHD and HDR, giving you all the cross court volleys you could dream of at higher resolution and with greater contrast and colour brilliance than ever before.
Skip to main content. According to research commissioned by Virgin Media, 42 per cent of viewers say that the leap in viewing technology means that special effects on TV look even more realistic and spectacular than ever before. It really is the next best thing to being there.
There's also the fact that Sky specifies an month contract, whereas on Virgin and BT it's a year. In the comparison above we've worked out the total cost of ownership over a month period, as it stands right now. That includes any offers currently running and any installation costs.
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With so many paid-for TV services on offer these days, it can be hard to know how to choose between them. And that's before you even start thinking about different packages and optional extras or looking for the best deals. To help you find the best TV package for you, we've rounded up everything you need to know about the deals offered by one of these TV services, Virgin Media TV.