Tuesday, 31 July 2012

EXCLUSIVE: PictureBox freeview next month on Virgin TV.

I have today been told that Virgin Media customers will get PictureBox absolutely free on Virgin Media on Demand from August 1st to September 1st.

On September 1st PictureBox will go back to being £5 per month extra.

Monday, 23 July 2012

This week on Virgin TV.

Eurosport HD (July 24th 2012).
Pan European Eurosport HD will close on Virgin Channel 522 today.

British Eurosport HD (July 25th 2012).
British Eurosport HD will launch on Virgin Channel 522 today.

BBC Olympics HD (July 25th 2012).
3 BBC Olympics channels in HD will launch on Virgin Channels 550 to 572 today.

BBC Olympics (July 25th 2012).
3 BBC Olympics channels will launch on Virgin Channels 574 to 576 today.

BBC Three (July 27th 2012).
The BBC to broadcast BBC Three all day for the few weeks on Virgin Channel 106.

Eurosport 3D (July 27th 2012).
Eurosport will relaunch their 3D Channel on Virgin Media for the Olympics on Virgin Channel 523.

BBC Olympics HD (July 27th 2012).
21 BBC Olympics channels in HD will launch on Virgin Channels 553 to 573 today.

BBC Olympics (July 27th 2012).
21 BBC Olympics channels will launch on Virgin Channels 577 to 597 today.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Sky Sports FREE weekend next weekend.

Virgin Media viewers who have not got Sky Sports channels in can watch F1 Motor Racing all weekend as part of the Sky Sports FREE weekend.

It start at 6am on July 20th to 6am on July 23rd.

HOW WILL I FIND THE SKY SPORTS CHANNELS ON VIRGIN MEDIA?

-Sky Sports 1 is on Virgin Channel 511.
-Sky Sports 2 is on Virgin Channel 512.
-Sky Sports 3 is on Virgin Channel 513.
-Sky Sports 4 is on Virgin Channel 514.
-Sky Sports F1 is on Virgin Channel 516.

THE FOLLOWING IS JUST FOR V+ HD, V HD AND TIVO VIEWERS ONLY:

-Sky Sports 1 HD is on Virgin Channel 517.
-Sky Sports 2 HD is on Virgin Channel 518.

Friday, 13 July 2012

More info on the Olympics on the BBC.

I have just found new info on what the BBC plans to do over the Olympics (July 27th to August 12th):

-The 48 Olympics channels (24 each in HD and SD) will start at 9am on Virgin Channels 550 to 597.
-BBC Three will broadcast Olympic things from 9am to 11pm everyday.

Eurosport 2 HD may launch on Virgin Media this September?

Cable Forum poster ''Mobes'' has this week been told by Eurosport to ''Watch this Space.''

More info as I get it.

Monday, 9 July 2012

Get Boxnation for 30days as part of your pack for £18.50.

You can now buy Boxnation on Virgin TV for 30days for £18.50. Virgin will remove when 30days are up so no need to phone.
Just follow the info on Virgin Channel 547.

NOTE: This offer is only on untill Sunday (July 15rh.)

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Boxnation to put prices up for SIX days.

For Virgin Media viewers:

Boxnation Subscription charges:

-To until Monday ( July 9th): £10 per month.

-From Monday (July 9th): £18.50 [The first monthly charge of £18.50 is a one-off. Thereafter, customers who continue to subscribe will pay just £10 a month.]

-From July 15th: £10 per month.

Them who are with Boxnation will stay the same as now.

Boxnation is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 546.

Friday, 6 July 2012

Teletext Holidays relaunches on Virgin Media.

Virgin Media has relaunch Teletext Holidays via an app on TiVo.

All other viewers can view Teletext Holidays on Freeview Channel 101 to until the end of September 2012.

Sky Sports F1 goes Red for all Virgin Viewers.

Months after the launch of Sky Sports F1. Virgin Media has today launch the Sky Sports F1 Red Button on every viewers boxes.

Since March Sky Sports F1 Red Button has only been on TiVo boxes.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Virgin TV Channel round-up.

On the back of both Ailbi HD and heat launching yesterday (July 3rd) on Virgin TV.

Today have seen 4seven launch plus PBS being rebranded as PBS America.

Plus Asia web site ''BizAsia'' has reported that Star Plus has gone widescreen with ABP Nrws soon to follow.

How Can I find all of the channels in this post???
-Ailbi HD is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 131 on the XL Package.
-4Seven is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 195 on the M+, L and XL Packages.
-PBS America is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 243 on the M+, L and XL Packages.
-Heat TV is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 338 on the L and XL Packages.
-ABP News is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 802 on the Asian Mela Package.
-Star Plus is broadcasting on Virgin Channel 803 on the Asian Mela Package.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Eurosport.com: British Eurosport launches HD channels.

Eurosport HD, the pan-European high definition service, has been available in the UK and Ireland since July 2008. The international feed available through that channel has enabled sports fans to follow high profile events like the Tour de France, the French Open from Roland Garros and this summer’s Olympic Games in native HD.

This channel will now cease to be transmitted and will be replaced by full HD versions of British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2, allowing more British focused programming to be transmitted in HD. This will include coverage of popular events like British and World Superbikes, MotoGP, the Davis Cup and US Open tennis and the Champions League Twenty20 which will all now be available in native HD.

NOTE to all:
-Pan European Eurosport will close on Virgin Channel 522 on July 24th.
-British Eurosport HD will launch on Virgin Channel 522 on July 25th.
-British Eurosport 2 HD will only launch on Sky on September.

Monday, 2 July 2012

Virgin Media to put heat TV on the L package from launch.

Virgin Media has confrim that heat TV will be on both the L and XL Packages from launch tomorrow on Virgin Channel 338.

NOTE to all: Box TV will close Q TV down at 6am on Tuesday for heat TV to launch at 5pm on the same day.