Virgin Media TV Review

Last updated on November 19th, 2020 at 02:21 pm

Virgin Media TV

Virgin Media offers its TV service via its cable network which also delivers its ultra-fast, fibre broadband to the UK homes.

TV is available as bundles with Virgin Media fibre broadband & phone or you can just take TV packages on their own.

With more than 300 channels, Virgin Media TV comes with two major packs – Mixit TV and Maxit TV. You can add Sky Cinema HD, Sky Sports HD and Kids Pick and these add-ons would cost extra.

It comes with other features like catch up and Box Sets so you can watch shows from apps like BBC iPlayer and from ABC, Virgin Media and exclusives.

Virgin Media V6 Box

Virgin Media offers 1TB Virgin V6 TV box which is 4K and WiFi enabled and compatible with Netflix and other popular video apps. 

Features 

  • 1TB storage
  • Supports 4K Ultra HD 
  • Netflix integrated
  • Can search contents across video apps, Catch up and TV 
  • Virgin TV Control app allows you to manage V6 box and recordings and stream from V6 box or watch TV shows on your mobile devices. 
  • Virgin TV Go app helps  you watch TV on your mobile devices such as tablets, iPhone, iPad and tablets.

Virgin Media TV packs

Mixit TV
Around 125 channels that include 5 movies, 51 entertainment, 6 Kids, 11 News, 2 Sports and 3 music channels.

virgin media mixit tv

Maxit TV
More than 230 channels included. 88 entertainment, 9 movies, 13 news, 16 music, 14 sports and 6 kids channels. Includes BT Sport in 4K and premium Sky channels in HD

Maxit TV

More TV channels

You can add premium channels which are available as following add-ons. They come with flexible 1 month minimum contract length.

Sports (Sky Sports + BT Sport)
This includes all Sky Sports channels and BT Sport 4K channels.

Sky Cinema
Includes 11 Sky Cinema channels along with Sky Cinema app. Latest movies from the Virgin Media store

sky cinema channels

TV, broadband and phone bundles

Bundles from Virgin Media are tailored for the UK homes that take these services together.

Big Bundle (150+ channels)
Includes M100 fibre broadband (108Mbps average speed), Mixit TV pack and Talk weekends

Bigger Bundle (230+ channels)
Includes M200 fibre broadband (213 Mbps average speed), Maxit TV pack and Talk weekends.

Ultimate Oomph Bundle (270+ channels)
Includes M500 fibre broadband (516Mbps average speed), Maxit TV pack, Sky Sports HD, Sky Cinema HD, Kids Pick and Talk More Anytime.

Package Speed Contract Cost
Big
bundle
108 Mbps 18 months £28.99
Bigger
bundle
213 Mbps 18 months £44.99
Bigger
bundle +
Movies
213 Mbps 18 months £57
Ultimate
Oomph
516 Mbps 18 months £77.99

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Read our Virgin Media Broadband Review

Virgin Media TV customer satisfaction

According to Ofcom’s report on Pay TV complaints, Virgin Media generated 11 complaints per 100,000 customers in Q2 2019.

Most of the Virgin Media TV complaints were related to pricing, charging, billing and service.

Read full Ofcom report