Virgin TV Anywhere gains 11 new channels

Virgin TV Anywhere

Virgin Media has added 11 new live channels to Virgin TV Anywhere, its cloud-based entertainment service.

The new channels include ITV, ITV2, ITV 3, ITV 4, History, MTV and Nickelodeon. Subscribers can view them on computers, tablets and smartphones at no extra cost.

Popular programmes available through ITV include Coronation Street, The Americans and Britain's Got Talent, while over on the History channel there's American Pickers and Mud Men. Fans of MTV and Nickelodeon can stream the likes of Geordie Shore and Sponge Bob Square Pants to their mobile devices.

Virgin TV customers can access Virgin TV Anywhere either through the web or, if they have a Virgin Media TiVo set-top box, via the mobile or tablet app.

The service enables customers to stream live TV, with available channels depending on their TV package and method of access.

Virgin TV Anywhere also features up to 4000 hours of TV available to watch on demand at any time, including Sky On Demand, as well as catch-up TV from the BBC, ITV, 4oD and Demand 5.

Extra features for TiVo users include the ability to remote record and manage recordings on their set-top box remotely.

By Andy Clough

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.