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Old 11-01-2019, 22:49   #106
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2019)

Does anyone else find that when selecting the Starzplay upgrade box that it takes you to an upgrade screen for all add on channels and that it then says that you cannot do this via the STB, but you have to ring them up?!
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Old 12-01-2019, 00:27   #107
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2019)

As per the streaming thread, if you sign up to StarzPlay on Tivo/V6, you are stuck with only being able to view it via that. Anybody with an Amazon Prime account might do better to sign up with that, as it gives greater flexibility to view on different devices. Cost is the same (£4.99). Apparently not like Netflix, where one account covers both platforms.
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Does anyone else find that when selecting the Starzplay upgrade box that it takes you to an upgrade screen for all add on channels and that it then says that you cannot do this via the STB, but you have to ring them up?!
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I have had the same screen come up since I tried from Wednesday and I have phoned VM twice and no one even knew what Starzplay was and both times thought I was talking about Starplus HD! Gonna try phoning again after the weekend
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Old 12-01-2019, 13:08   #109
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As per the streaming thread, if you sign up to StarzPlay on Tivo/V6, you are stuck with only being able to view it via that. Anybody with an Amazon Prime account might do better to sign up with that, as it gives greater flexibility to view on different devices. Cost is the same (£4.99). Apparently not like Netflix, where one account covers both platforms.
Thanks for the tip

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I have had the same screen come up since I tried from Wednesday and I have phoned VM twice and no one even knew what Starzplay was and both times thought I was talking about Starplus HD! Gonna try phoning again after the weekend
Cheers, I did wonder if it was only me! Seems pointless to have this option if it doesn't work. Not going to phone VM after the ridiculous response they gave to yourself.
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A516Digital is reporting that TV5MONDE will be removed from Virgin Media on the 18th January 2019.

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I will miss a couple of shows on TV5. Dreadful state of affairs.
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I will miss a couple of shows on TV5. Dreadful state of affairs.

Never watched anything on this channel, in fact I didn't know it existed - so guess what, I won't miss it at all
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A516Digital is reporting that TV5MONDE will be removed from Virgin Media on the 18th January 2019.

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The main problem is that the online version is a linear channel without the ability to record. You will only be able to view something live. Although the ability to pause and continue seems to be there.

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Cheers, I did wonder if it was only me! Seems pointless to have this option if it doesn't work. Not going to phone VM after the ridiculous response they gave to yourself.
If you select a Starzplay programme, it gives you the option to subscribe. Does that not work either?
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If you select a Starzplay programme, it gives you the option to subscribe. Does that not work either?
From what I've seen, you can't order online - you have to pick up the phone and talk to people at VM who've never heard of Starzplay .
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From what I've seen, you can't order online - you have to pick up the phone and talk to people at VM who've never heard of Starzplay .
Surely it should be far easier then that to subscribe to Starzplay.
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From what I've seen, you can't order online - you have to pick up the phone and talk to people at VM who've never heard of Starzplay .
I don't believe you can't currently order via My VM. You can order via the STB itself.

As mentioned if you try and play a show from Starzplay you get an option to 'Upgrade to Watch' which goes into the TV Upgrade app. Or you can go there specifically via the Apps menu
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