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Compare cable services from Virgin Media

Cable TV from Virgin Media gives you access to great features, lots of channels and internet TV services. You can choose between a variety of cable TV deals, including the new "Big Easy", "Big Daddy" and "Big Kahuna" bundles that include fibre broadband and call packages. 

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A bit about cable TV

Cable TV works by transmitting light pulses through fiber-optic cables. In order to receive cable TV in the UK, you need to sign up to Virgin Media and have them connect your property to the network via an overhead or underground coaxial cable. You won't need to have a dish installed on your property, and you will be able to receive HD transmissions, on your HD-ready TV.

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Thinking about signing up for Virgin Media cable TV? Here's what you'll get:

green tick for digital TV and broadband dealsVirgin Media cable TV packages include Virgin Media fibre broadband. It works via fibre optic cables too, so you'll get better speeds and reliability than you would with standard broadband via copper wire. Virgin Media offers the UK's fastest speeds too, up to 152Mb.

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Cable TV packages from Virgin Media include up to 260 channels, including 59 in HD, TV On Demand with lots of box sets to watch and catch up TV services. 

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 You can access Netflix services via your Virgin Media TiVo set top box. Netflix gives you access to over 1,000 great movies and TV shows on an ever-changing schedule, from Netflix exclusives like House Of Cards to US smash hits like Breaking Bad.

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 Bolt on Sky Movies, Sky Sports and other premium services. 


Opt for cable TV if...

  • You're happy to have Virgin Media broadband and TV in a combined package
  • You want the fastest available "up to" fibre broadband speeds in the country
  • You want access to a great range of channels and services, but don't need access to Sky Atlantic; this channel is not currently available on Virgin Media
  • You are happy to have a 12 month contract or an 18 month contract

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