Home News Forum Articles
  Welcome back Join CF
You are here You are here: Home | Forum | Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most of the discussions, articles and other free features. By joining our Virgin Media community you will have full access to all discussions, be able to view and post threads, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own images/photos, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please join our community today.


Welcome to Cable Forum
Go Back   Cable Forum > Virgin Media Services > Virgin Media TV Service

Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-01-2018, 18:51   #166
cheekyangus
cf.addict
 
cheekyangus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 102
cheekyangus has a spectacular aura about themcheekyangus has a spectacular aura about themcheekyangus has a spectacular aura about themcheekyangus has a spectacular aura about them
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Media Boy View Post
France 24 (FRENCH) SD has closed but France 24 has lauch an HD channel on Virgin UK Channel 832.
Just checked and it's available on M+ like the SD version. Given this is a news channel shouldn't it be in the low 600s like the others?

Also makes NHKWorldHD not being available on lower level packages look increasingly daft. It's FTA on satellite.
cheekyangus is offline   Reply With Quote
Advertisement
Old 11-01-2018, 19:13   #167
alwaysabear
RIp Sweetness
 
alwaysabear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: S Essex
Services: TiVo Full house sports bundle,Vivid 200, SHUB 2ac, talk more anytime.
Posts: 2,173
alwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appeal
alwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appealalwaysabear has a bronzed appeal
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by muppetman11 View Post
I was actually meaning the total price for Sky Cinema on Virgin in HD.

I was asking as I generally find the Sky Cinema offering poor these days and the amount of good movies coming out of Hollywood is few and far between.
There is plenty of choice and we still use it. As you say the content mirrors what comes out of Hollywood, its all a matter of taste. There are a lot of classic movies available, which I personally enjoy.
I cannot remember the cost per month as its part of my package , I did ask about dropping it ,but the amount saved was negligible
alwaysabear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2018, 19:32   #168
SonicMaster
cf.addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 125
SonicMaster is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by cheekyangus View Post
Just checked and it's available on M+ like the SD version. Given this is a news channel shouldn't it be in the low 600s like the others?

Also makes NHKWorldHD not being available on lower level packages look increasingly daft. It's FTA on satellite.
No, because its the French language version.
SonicMaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2018, 20:17   #169
cheekyangus
cf.addict
 
cheekyangus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 102
cheekyangus has a spectacular aura about themcheekyangus has a spectacular aura about themcheekyangus has a spectacular aura about themcheekyangus has a spectacular aura about them
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SonicMaster View Post
No, because its the French language version.
Good point. Silly me.
cheekyangus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2018, 21:47   #170
RichardCoulter
cf.mega poster
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 5,970
RichardCoulter has disabled reputation
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by muppetman11 View Post
How much is Sky Cinema in HD on VM these days ?

Do You think it represents value for money ?
I hadn't had it since 2001, but was recently given it free for two months. I made a point of checking every film on every channel during this period, to see if it was worth subscribing again. During this period there was one film that I really enjoyed and about 4 or 5 that were ok. The rest were either old films available on other channels of not my taste.

After the free period ended, I was offered it for half price at 10.50, so the full price must be 21. I declined because I didn't think it was worth it even at half price!

---------- Post added at 21:47 ---------- Previous post was at 20:40 ----------

Quote:
Originally Posted by Media Boy View Post
France 24 (FRENCH) SD has closed but France 24 has lauch an HD channel on Virgin UK Channel 832.
An interesting development, does anyone know which pack/EPG number it was on in SD?
RichardCoulter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2018, 21:47   #171
Raider999
cf.geek
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 526
Raider999 is on a distinguished roadRaider999 is on a distinguished road
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by RichardCoulter View Post
I hadn't had it since 2001, but was recently given it free for two months. I made a point of checking every film on every channel during this period, to see if it was worth subscribing again. During this period there was one film that I really enjoyed and about 4 or 5 that were ok. The rest were either old films available on other channels of not my taste.

After the free period ended, I was offered it for half price at 10.50, so the full price must be 21. I declined because I didn't think it was worth it even at half price!
I'm not sure it is that much - just ended my discounted 1st year with full tv, 200mb broadband, phone and 2 v6 boxes - price went through the roof, removing sky cinema only saved me around 9pm.

However, what they neglected to tell me was by removing movie channels I also lost the sports channels in HD - to restore them cost me almost as much as movies. I went ballistic and was offered the HD sports channels FOC for a year.

It all seems vague - not really sure I am getting a good deal even now.

I have to say if the prices do increase in April, as suggested, I am likely to abandon ship and revert to sky.
Raider999 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2018, 22:20   #172
telegramsam
telegramsam
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Billingham
Services: Sky Q,Multiscreen, Sky phone line, Sky broadband,Free view.
Posts: 1,148
telegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud oftelegramsam has much to be proud of
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Raider999 View Post
I'm not sure it is that much - just ended my discounted 1st year with full tv, 200mb broadband, phone and 2 v6 boxes - price went through the roof, removing sky cinema only saved me around 9pm.

However, what they neglected to tell me was by removing movie channels I also lost the sports channels in HD - to restore them cost me almost as much as movies. I went ballistic and was offered the HD sports channels FOC for a year.

It all seems vague - not really sure I am getting a good deal even now.

I have to say if the prices do increase in April, as suggested, I am likely to abandon ship and revert to sky.
I have Sky Cinema in HD but don't get Sky Sports in HD. HD is at no extra cost for the Film channel's but not for the sport alas.
telegramsam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2018, 10:33   #173
nodrogd
cf.mega poster
 
nodrogd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: West Herts
Services: FHTV, Sports & Movies (2x V6), TA Telco, VIVID 350. Freeview/Freesat HD, Virgin Mobile, Tesco Mobile
Posts: 1,582
nodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these partsnodrogd is just so famous around these parts
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by cheekyangus View Post
Just checked and it's available on M+ like the SD version. Given this is a news channel shouldn't it be in the low 600s like the others?

Is it the English or the French version? If its still in French then it will stay in with the Foreign channels section anyway. It will be exclusive to Virgin if it is either as the only HD feed available is from Eutelsat 13E

Also makes NHKWorldHD not being available on lower level packages look increasingly daft. It's FTA on satellite.
Don't know if the channel is profit sharing or not. That's usually the reason its free everywhere except VM
nodrogd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2018, 12:18   #174
muppetman11
cf.mega poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 11,218
muppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny stars
muppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny starsmuppetman11 has a pair of shiny stars
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by alwaysabear View Post
There is plenty of choice and we still use it. As you say the content mirrors what comes out of Hollywood, its all a matter of taste. There are a lot of classic movies available, which I personally enjoy.
I cannot remember the cost per month as its part of my package , I did ask about dropping it ,but the amount saved was negligible
I found there was so few of the new Premieres each month we were watching I now just pick and choose and use the rental route or the buy and keep you'd be amazed the discounts out there if you use multiple services.
muppetman11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2018, 22:05   #175
cj136uk
cf.addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Edinburgh
Services: Virgin Media, TiVo/XL TV, XXL Internet, M Phone.
Posts: 113
cj136uk will become famous soon enoughcj136uk will become famous soon enoughcj136uk will become famous soon enough
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ozsat View Post
BBC Alba moved to 161 a year or so back but was on VM for a long time before then.

You get the occasional good programme on BBC Alba - they ran so original BBC-tv Dr. Finlay's Casebook episodes in the last couple of years.
BBC Alba was on vm when the channel 1st launched in the 00's!
cj136uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-01-2018, 00:31   #176
OLD BOY
Experience is everything
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Wokingham
Services: 2 V6 boxes; Full House; Now TV, Amazon and Netflix; VM broadband and landline
Posts: 6,915
OLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appeal
OLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appealOLD BOY has a bronzed appeal
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ozsat View Post
BBC Alba moved to 161 a year or so back but was on VM for a long time before then.

You get the occasional good programme on BBC Alba - they ran so original BBC-tv Dr. Finlay's Casebook episodes in the last couple of years.



What, in gaelic?
OLD BOY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-01-2018, 01:02   #177
RichardCoulter
cf.mega poster
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 5,970
RichardCoulter has disabled reputation
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Raider999 View Post
I'm not sure it is that much - just ended my discounted 1st year with full tv, 200mb broadband, phone and 2 v6 boxes - price went through the roof, removing sky cinema only saved me around 9pm.

However, what they neglected to tell me was by removing movie channels I also lost the sports channels in HD - to restore them cost me almost as much as movies. I went ballistic and was offered the HD sports channels FOC for a year.

It all seems vague - not really sure I am getting a good deal even now.

I have to say if the prices do increase in April, as suggested, I am likely to abandon ship and revert to sky.
Just checked and it is 21 a month. Maybe you only saved about 9 a month because changing your package resulted in you losing previous discounts that were applied??
RichardCoulter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-01-2018, 07:15   #178
ozsat
cf.geek
 
ozsat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Area 31
Services: VM V6 TiVo (+MRS & HDR) VIVID350, Freeview HD, SkyQ UHD, FreesatHD, BT TV UHD, DAB, Panasonic 4k/HDR
Posts: 710
ozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to allozsat is a name known to all
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Dr Finlay's Casebook was broadcast with the original English soundtrack - no dubbing.
Quote:
Originally Posted by OLD BOY View Post
[/B]

What, in gaelic?
ozsat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2018, 13:01   #179
Horsegirlbusmad
cf.member
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 2
Horsegirlbusmad is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Are we getting any more new channels coming to virgin media this year?
Horsegirlbusmad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2018, 13:18   #180
theone2k10
There can only be one
 
theone2k10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: between Mars and Venus
Age: 38
Services: Plusnet 40mb unlimited fibre, roku, Verizon, netflix, nowtv, hbogo, hulu, SKY+HD box sets pack
Posts: 3,912
theone2k10 has reached the bronze age
theone2k10 has reached the bronze agetheone2k10 has reached the bronze agetheone2k10 has reached the bronze agetheone2k10 has reached the bronze agetheone2k10 has reached the bronze agetheone2k10 has reached the bronze agetheone2k10 has reached the bronze age
Re: Coming Soon to Virgin TV (2018)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Horsegirlbusmad View Post
Are we getting any more new channels coming to virgin media this year?
No.
theone2k10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 23 (7 members and 16 guests)
KingFry, pengedragon, Nickm125, Chad, philcope, heero_yuy
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:52.


Server: xenon.zmnt.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.