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Netflix is now much better on Virgin Media TiVo boxes

It's been more than a year since Netflix first came to Virgin Media TiVo boxes, and in that time the experience has remained largely the same. However, with Christmas fast approaching, the quad-play provider has finally decided to take some action. I...

Virgin Media customers can finally access Sky Movies on Android

iOS-toting Virgin Media customers have had access to Sky Movies and Sky Sports apps since earlier this year, and now it’s getting slightly fairer for everyone else because Android users getting access to one of those apps. There is a catch, of course. Show More Summary

Virgin Media subscribers can now get Sky Movies on Android

Virgin Media customers have had access to Sky Movies and Sky Sports on iOS devices since the summer but the Android fans among them were left out.  That’s changed today for movie lovers at least. The latest Sky Movies Android app update has unlocked access for eligible Virgin Media subscribers. Show More Summary

Virgin Media customers can now access the Sky Movies Android app

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

While Virgin Media customers have been able to access Sky Movies and Sky Sports on their iPhone or iPad for over three months now, Android users have been left twiddling their thumbs. Luckily, that wait is now over, for film fans at least, after a ne...

Virgin Mobile customers get free access to thousands more UK WiFi hotspots

Since Virgin Media and Sky extended their partnership for another five years, cable subscribers have been able to enjoy additional perks, like being able to use Sky's sport and movie apps. From today, some Virgin customers will gain an additional...

150 London Underground station now offer Wi-Fi

Over the past two years Virgin Media has been rolling out Wi-Fi across London Underground stations that is free for mobile customers on Virgin, O2, Vodafone, Three, and EE. Now the rollout has hit a pretty big milestone, because 150 stations have glorious internet connectivity. Show More Summary

London's Tube is now home to 150 WiFi-connected stations

While full mobile service on the Underground may still be a pipe dream, Virgin Media has helped connect travellers by serving London's Tube stations with glorious free WiFi. The company has steadily brought more locations online since it launched the...

Sky could be preparing to launch an MVNO on Vodafone's network

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When BT finally gets round to launching its own-brand mobile network running on EE's 4G infrastructure, it'll join Virgin Media and TalkTalk as a provider of all four main telecoms services: TV, internet, fixed-line telephone and mobile. This would...

TalkTalk to join the exclusive 'quad-play' club... sort of

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Earlier this year, Virgin Media became the UK's first 'quad-play' provider, meaning it began offering one-bill bundles that include all four of its services: mobile, landline, broadband and TV. Soon enough, however, TalkTalk will be joining Virgin...

Porn Piracy Cash Threats to Hit Virgin Media Customers

TorrentFreak has learned that several porn companies have teamed up to target alleged file-sharers in the UK. ISP Virgin Media has been ordered by the High Court to hand over the personal details of around 800 subscribers. Lawfirm Wagner & Co, which handled previous cases for copyright troll GoldenEye, is handling the case. Show More Summary

Words that have whole new meanings, thanks to social media

‘On a cold winter’s evening, the whole family would gather round the wireless… because Virgin Media broadband was down to 2Mbps again.’ For as long as it has existed, the internet has been taking words and claiming them as its own. Post,...Show More Summary

BBH Introduces Sofa Bear for Virgin Media

BBH introduces the likeable Sofa Bear in a new ad for Virgin Media, plugging its “Big Kahuna Movies Bundle.” The 60-second spot opens on the bear, sprawled out on the couch watching The Wolf of Wall Street. “That’s Ed,” intones a nature...Show More Summary

EE announces TV offering

EE has unveiled plans to take on BT, TalkTalk and Virgin Media with a TV set-top box service that will be offered alongside its home broadband and mobile packages. The company is setting its ambitions on the nascent “quad play” market, where a customer takes all telecoms and TV services from a single provider. BT […]

U.K. Cable Giant Virgin Media Pushes for Probe of Soccer TV Rights Deals

The company, part of John Malone's Liberty Global, says the costs have risen too much read more

As UK Broadcasters Angle For £200M In Retransmission Fees, Showdown Looms for BSkyB, Virgin Media

Last year, the U.S. broadcast networks collected over $3 billion in retransmission fees from cable providers. Their UK counterparts are taking notice. In recent weeks, the chief executives of Britain's top commercial broadcasters, ITV...Show More Summary

Belfast’s new community TV channel NvTv launches at 6pm on Mon 29 Sep – Freeview, Virgin and online

3 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Local digital TV stations are popping up in EPGs and list of channels across the UK as the Ofcom-awarded licencees finally come on air. On Monday 29 September at 6pm, Freeview channel 8 and Virgin Media channel 139 will switch from a testcard to NvTv’s new schedule of programming for Belfast and the surrounding towns. more...

iOS 8 helped Virgin Media smash download records

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

In our iOS 8 review, we said it Apple's latest smartphone update was well worth the wait. Clearly, Brits agreed, because they helped Virgin Media set a new all-time download record. The provider's busiest ever day came on September 17th, day one of...

Virgin Media's TiVo design makeover begins with an updated iOS app

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

For the first time in four years, Virgin Media is going to give its TiVo user interface a much-needed facelift. Gone is the rich red that previously adorned menus, replaced with a new "plum" colour (that's purple to the untrained eye), that's...

Virgin Media's giving its TiVo UI a welcome makeover

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you were one of Virgin Media's early TiVo adopters, you won't have noticed the user interface change much over the last four years. Well, Virgin's decided it's high time for a significant redesign, and it'll begin hitting several thousand set-top...

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