Saturday, 21 November 2015

Confirmed: Virgin Media UK to axe Sky Movies HD and Sky Sports HD on some boxes

RichardCoulter has tonight reported that he heard that Sky Sports HD and Sky Movies HD will close in January 2016 to Virgin Media UK customers using a V+ or TV Drive.

Later Virgin Media UK worker spiderplant confirmed that Sky Sports HD and Sky Movies HD will only close for Virgin Media UK customers using the Scientific-Atlanta V+ model.

The channels will continue to be available on the Samsung model.


Here is the list of channels set to close in early 2016 for Virgin Media UK customers using the Scientific-Atlanta V+ model:

Sky Movies HD:
  • 431. Sky Movies Premiere HD 
  • 433. Sky Movies Showcase HD
  • 434. Sky Movies Greats HD 
  • 435. Sky Movies Disney HD
  • 436. Sky Movies Family HD
  • 437. Sky Movies Action & Adventure HD
  • 438. Sky Movies Comedy HD
  • 439. Sky Movies Crime & Thriller HD
  • 440. Sky Movies Drama & Romance HD. 
  • 441. Sky Movies Sci-Fi & Horror HD
  • 442. Sky Movies Select HD

Sky Sports HD: 

  • 502. Sky Sports 1 HD 
  • 503. Sky Sports 2 HD 
  • 504. Sky Sports 3 HD
  • 505. Sky Sports 4 HD
  • 506. Sky Sports 5 HD
  • 507. Sky Sports F1 HD
Information thanks to  RichardCoulter/Spiderplant/Cable Forum