Separate audio description channels for BBC One, BBC Two and ITV have been removed from Virgin Media’s cable TV network. It removes the loophole allowing viewers in Scotland to watch ITV.
Ofcom’s latest league tables reflecting complaints it receives show Virgin Media, Shell Energy and Vodafone customers were most likely to complain to the regulator.
Virgin Media’s new Stream box allows users to access its TV service, plus streaming apps without the need for a cable TV connection or a contract.
Virgin Media has updated its Electronic Programme Guide to include access to the UK’s newest TV channel and continued its gradual switchover from SD to HD.
Virgin Media has become the first major TV platform to rollout HD versions of BBC Parliament and BBC Alba, the BBC’s Gaelic channel.
The news and discussion channel will launch on Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview and Freesat. On streaming TV platforms, the channel will take over from TalkRADIO TV.
Cable TV subscribers can now access NBC News Now on their Virgin 360 or V6 box.
Subscribers on Virgin Media’s top TV packages will now get a Netflix standard plan thrown in as part of a revamp of its premium TV bundles.
Virgin Media customers can now directly access BritBox on their 360 or V6 receivers ahead of major changes to the service later in 2022.
Existing channels MTV Base and MTV Classic will close to make way for the new services, as the music broadcaster reinvents its channel portfolio.