Latest Virgin Media TV news

Virgin Media launches own 4K TV channel, but it’s not for everyone
Virgin Media launches own 4K TV channel, but it’s not for everyone By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media will launch its own 4K Ultra HD TV channel on 17 September. It will be the UK's first channel dedicated to 4K TV shows and concerts.It won't... Read more

You can now download Virgin Media shows to your phone or tablet
You can now download Virgin Media shows to your phone or tablet By Dan Grabham

Virgin Media customers can now download TV shows and box sets to their phones and tablets thanks to an updated Virgin TV Go app for iOS and Android. The... Read more

Virgin Media TV customers get 4K BT Sport for free very soon
Virgin Media TV customers get 4K BT Sport for free very soon By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is adding BT Sport in 4K to its Virgin TV offering. The BT Sport 4K UHD channel will launch on Virgin TV on 30 July.... Read more

Virgin Media V6 box now available as free upgrade to Virgin TV customers
Virgin Media V6 box now available as free upgrade to Virgin TV customers By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is now offering free upgrades to its Virgin TV V6 box to existing customers.All customers who take both TV and broadband packages can swap... Read more

Virgin Media adds Twitter to social networks you can browse data-free
Virgin Media adds Twitter to social networks you can browse data-free By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media was one of the first companies to offer access to popular apps that don't use up any of your data allowance.For a while, customers on its... Read more

Virgin Media now offers 100Mbps fibre broadband as standard, 300Mbps upgrade to all
Virgin Media now offers 100Mbps fibre broadband as standard, 300Mbps upgrade to all By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has rejigged its broadband price plans to make its up to 100Mbps service the standard option in the UK. It has also opened up its up to 300Mbps... Read more

What is the Virgin TV V6 box? Virgin Media's 4K HDR flagship service explained
What is the Virgin TV V6 box? Virgin Media's 4K HDR flagship service explained By Rik Henderson

If you're a Virgin Media TV customer you might have been offered a Virgin TV V6 box in the last few weeks.It is half the size of the existing TiVo box,... Read more

Virgin Media introduces 4G tariffs with free WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger
Virgin Media introduces 4G tariffs with free WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger By Max Langridge

Virgin Mobile has finally added 4G to its mobile services for customers in the UK. The company has introduced a range of flexible 4G SIM plans with various... Read more

Virgin Media to launch 4K TiVo box on 30 November
Virgin Media to launch 4K TiVo box on 30 November By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has sent out invites for an event on 30 November, which the company says is for "something unmissable" It's highly likely the event will see the... Read more

Virgin Media TiVo customers get major platform update and new features
Virgin Media TiVo customers get major platform update and new features By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has unveiled a new set-top box over the last couple of days, the Virgin Media V6 box powered by TiVo. We're still awaiting details on what... Read more

Virgin Media TiVo 2 coming with 4K, new set-top-box to take on Sky Q
Virgin Media TiVo 2 coming with 4K, new set-top-box to take on Sky Q By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is soon to replace its current TiVo box as the flagship set-top-box in its TV line-up. There is a new device coming in the next few months... Read more

Virgin Media continues to take on Netflix with MMA drama Kingdom exclusive
Virgin Media continues to take on Netflix with MMA drama Kingdom exclusive By Rik Henderson

After exclusively bringing Ash vs Evil Dead to the UK, Virgin Media continues to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon Video by offering a new series... Read more

Virgin Media and BT broadband customers will be able to use Sky Q too
Virgin Media and BT broadband customers will be able to use Sky Q too By Rik Henderson

Sky unveiled its much-rumoured Sky Q new TV service earlier today and perhaps surprised many by announcing a whole family of devices rather than one set-top-box,... Read more

Virgin Media solves the public superfast Wi-Fi problem by putting it under your feet
Virgin Media solves the public superfast Wi-Fi problem by putting it under your feet By Elyse Betters

Virgin Media isn't the first company to offer free Wi-Fi to the public, but that hasn't stopped it from "paving the way" and using alternative solutions... Read more

Virgin Media Vivid 200Mbps broadband will be available to customers from October
Virgin Media Vivid 200Mbps broadband will be available to customers from October By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is to up the speed of its top level broadband to 200Mbps and offer customers the opportunity to upgrade starting on 1 October.The company... Read more

Free Wi-Fi in UK streets for Virgin Media customers from September
Free Wi-Fi in UK streets for Virgin Media customers from September By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is to offer free Wi-Fi in public places around the UK, including streets in towns and cities, as it will use customers' Super Hub and Super... Read more

Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage
Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has confirmed that it will be adding the new BT Sport Europe channel to its line-up from its 1 August launch date to ensure that it is the... Read more

Now you can look at your cloud photos on your Virgin Media TiVo box
Now you can look at your cloud photos on your Virgin Media TiVo box By Elyse Betters

Virgin announced that Virgin Media Cloud has arrived for TiVo.The Virgin Media Cloud app for TiVo is now available, and it'll let you browse and display... Read more

Virgin Media customers with Android phones and tablets can now watch Sky Sports on the go too
Virgin Media customers with Android phones and tablets can now watch Sky Sports on the go too By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media customers who own iOS devices and subscribe to Sky Sports as part of their TV packages have been able to watch Sky Sports content on their... Read more

Virgin Media to spend £3 billion on superfast broadband for four million new homes and businesses
Virgin Media to spend £3 billion on superfast broadband for four million new homes and businesses By Rik Henderson

In its largest expansion move in some time, Virgin Media has pledged to spend £3 billion in ensuring four million new homes and businesses in the UK can... Read more

Don’t worry if you nod off during Doctor Who Christmas special, this wristband will record it for you
Don’t worry if you nod off during Doctor Who Christmas special, this wristband will record it for you By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has teamed with a couple of schoolboy inventors to come up with KipstR wristband, a 3D-printed device that will automatically set a Virgin... Read more

Virgin Media TiVo users get significantly better Netflix experience
Virgin Media TiVo users get significantly better Netflix experience By Rik Henderson

It's been a year since Virgin Media launched a Netflix application for its TiVo set-top-box, even adding an access channel in its electronic programme... Read more

Why is my Virgin Media broadband not working? A reason why web pages are hanging
Why is my Virgin Media broadband not working? A reason why web pages are hanging By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media customers might find that although they have a good internet connection they can't access web pages, with a "web page not available" message... Read more

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint
Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint By Rik Henderson

Ofcom has announced that it will be investigating the sale of live TV rights for the FA Premier League under the competition act. It follows a complaint... Read more

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free
How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free By Rik Henderson

Having launched to help visitors to the 2012 London Olympics stay connected on their travels, Virgin Media's Tube Wi-Fi network has become a standard service... Read more

Virgin Media free Wi-Fi now available in 150 London Tube stations, including Richmond and Wimbledon
Virgin Media free Wi-Fi now available in 150 London Tube stations, including Richmond and Wimbledon By Rik Henderson

Free Wi-Fi is now available in 150 London Underground stations after a further six were added to the network. With 270 Tube stations in the capital in... Read more

New Virgin Media TiVo interface update revealed, coming October
New Virgin Media TiVo interface update revealed, coming October By Chris Hall

Virgin Media has a new user interface coming for its TiVo set-top box, and the first customers will see it next week.There has been a shift in design to... Read more

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope
Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has rejigged its EPG to fit in the high definition versions of the Sky Sports channels it has started to introduce.The TV service had previously... Read more

Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis
Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has partnered with Eurosport to offer a dedicated application for sports content from the broadcaster on its TiVo platform.The app is available... Read more

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more
Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has signed a five year deal with Sky that means the cable TV operator will get all of the remaining HD channels it has previously lacked.Sky... Read more

UK’s average broadband speed almost 18Mbps, Virgin Media leading the pack
UK’s average broadband speed almost 18Mbps, Virgin Media leading the pack By Rik Henderson

Britain's broadband speeds are on the rise, the latest Ofcom report finds. The UK's average broadband speed is 17.8Mbps, a rise of over 3Mbps in just six... Read more

Virgin Media gives customers 5GB of free cloud storage, launches packages for additional space
Virgin Media gives customers 5GB of free cloud storage, launches packages for additional space By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has launched Virgin Media Cloud, its own cloud storage solution for its broadband customers.The company has teamed with F-Secure, a third-party... Read more

Virgin Media last to turn on porn filters at network level
Virgin Media last to turn on porn filters at network level By Rik Henderson

Like the other three of the UK's largest internet service providers, Virgin Media has implemented its parental control filters to block access to pornography... Read more

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon
Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon By Rik Henderson

Commuters on London's Underground Tube network can now use Virgin Media's Wi-Fi in 10 more stations, bringing the total of locations covered to 131. Another... Read more

Virgin Media now has two million TiVo subscribers, half its TV customers
Virgin Media now has two million TiVo subscribers, half its TV customers By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has announced that its TiVo service is now subscribed to by two million households in the UK. With almost four million TV subscribers in total,... Read more

Virgin TV Anywhere app arrives for Android, now includes 67 channels to watch
Virgin TV Anywhere app arrives for Android, now includes 67 channels to watch By Luke Edwards

Virgin Media has taken the leap on to Android smartphones and tablets today as its Virgin TV Anywhere app rolls out to a device near you. With it come... Read more

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C coming to Virgin Media in UK on 22 November
iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C coming to Virgin Media in UK on 22 November By Elyse Betters

Virgin Media in the UK will soon offer Apple's iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.Virgin Media provides fixed and mobile telephone, television and broadband internet... Read more

Virgin Media SmartCall now available: Make calls on your mobile using landline minutes
Virgin Media SmartCall now available: Make calls on your mobile using landline minutes By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has made its new SmartCall service available to home phone customers. It allows them to make calls from their smartphones over a Wi-Fi connection... Read more

Doom Piano hands-on video: We play Doom. On a piano
Doom Piano hands-on video: We play Doom. On a piano By Ian Morris

We get to see some cool stuff here at Pocket-lint, and the Doom Piano was no exception. What, you might ask, is a "Doom Piano". It certainly sounds foreboding,... Read more

Virgin Media using custom smartphone apps to maintain free Wi-Fi at V Festival 2013
Virgin Media using custom smartphone apps to maintain free Wi-Fi at V Festival 2013 By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has been providing free superfast wireless internet at the V Festival for several years now, but has made steps to ensure that this weekend's... Read more

Virgin Media nabs Ginx TV, first to show videogames channel in UK
Virgin Media nabs Ginx TV, first to show videogames channel in UK By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has added Ginx TV to its channel line-up, being the first platform in the UK to offer the 24-hour gaming station.Sitting on the Virgin TV... Read more

Virgin Media launches new wireless Super Hub, claimed to be fastest in UK
Virgin Media launches new wireless Super Hub, claimed to be fastest in UK By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has launched a new version of its Super Hub modem and wireless router along with claims that it is the fastest available in the UK.The new... Read more

Ex-News International boss to be CEO of Virgin Media
Ex-News International boss to be CEO of Virgin Media By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media's new chief executive will be Tom Mockridge, a former Rupert Murdoch confidant who has previously acted as CEO of News International, CEO... Read more

Virgin Media VIP claims cheapest all-inclusive tariff in UK: Unlimited data, texts and minutes for £26, £15 SIM-only
Virgin Media VIP claims cheapest all-inclusive tariff in UK: Unlimited data, texts and minutes for £26, £15 SIM-only By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has launched VIP, a new mobile phone tariff which it says is the cheapest in the UK to include unlimited texts, minutes and data.Starting... Read more

Virgin Media buyout going through without opposition
Virgin Media buyout going through without opposition By Rik Henderson

Reports today suggest that the Liberty Global buyout of Virgin Media will be approved by the EU Competition Commission unconditionally.The $15.8 billion... Read more

Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites
Sky, BT, Virgin Media and other UK ISPs ordered to block further torrent sites By Hunter Skipworth

The UK government clampdown on torrent sites continues, this time in the form of a new court order which will force BT, Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, EE... Read more

Liberty Global $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media official
Liberty Global $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media official By Jake Smith

Following rumours, Liberty Global has announced the acquisition of Virgin Media for $23.3bn in cash and stock as it looks to expand its way into the UK... Read more

Virgin Media in takeover talks with major US cable operator
Virgin Media in takeover talks with major US cable operator By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is readying itself for a massive takeover bid as it confirms it is currently in talks with US cable and broadband operator Liberty Global... Read more

Register with your provider to get free Underground Wi-Fi from 2013, says Virgin Media
Register with your provider to get free Underground Wi-Fi from 2013, says Virgin Media By Stuart Miles

Virgin Media has started contacting customers who have used Wi-Fi on the London Underground asking them to sign up or face having to pay when the service... Read more

Virgin Media confirms Vodafone and EE London Tube Wi-Fi deal, free for all customers
Virgin Media confirms Vodafone and EE London Tube Wi-Fi deal, free for all customers By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has just confirmed that it has struck a deal with both EE and Vodafone to offer customers of all three services (plus T-Mobile and Orange,... Read more

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