They will all give you a nice box to plug into your TV and the run of hundreds of channels of TV and film content, but there are still plenty of differences that are worth weighing up before you decide to buy or switch. Here's a breakdown of all the major areas of these TV packages, which will help you to figure that out. The stuff you can watch once you've paid for one of these services, and of course depends on which one you subscribe to, of course, but know that Virgin Media does not make any TV channels itself, while BT produces a few, and Sky has a huge stable of its own channels. BT's offering is far less impressive, at only channels on its top-of-the-range Max package, though it does include BT Sport. You can add Sky Sports and Sky Cinema channels for a monthly fee.
What Channels Do I Get on Virgin Media? | Tom's Guide
As a bonus, across all packages both YouTube and Netflix exist as red button services on two fixed channels for easy access. There was some confusion about what channels you can and cannot get on Virgin Media, largely because of its dispute with UKTV in the summer of The BBC — which half-owns UKTV — insisted on retaining on-demand rights to some of its comedy and drama shows on both free-to-air and pay stations. However, negotiations eventually brought an even better deal for Virgin Media subscribers, who not only got those channels back in August , but can now access more catch-up content from UKTV channels. Although the Player bundle has channels and is a great place to start, you don't get Gold or Sky One. Here's what you do get:.
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