Go Back   Eurocardsharing > General Discussions > General Satellite News > Latest Satellite News

Latest Satellite News Discussion, Update Virgin confirms HD line-up at General Satellite News forum; Virgin confirms HD line-up By Julian Clover July 13, 2009 00.01 UK HBO show True Blood makes its debut on ...

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Update Virgin confirms HD line-up
Bacteria's Avatar
Posts: 96,015

Level: 124 [♥ Bé-Yêu ♥♥ Bé-Yêu ♥♥ Bé-Yêu ♥♥ Bé-Yêu ♥♥ Bé-Yêu ♥]
Life: 4638 / 4638
Magic: 32005 / 104838
Experience: 68%

Thanks: 1,107
Thanked 5,578 Times in 1,419 Posts
Join Date: Oct 2006
Age: 37
Thumbs up Update Virgin confirms HD line-up - 13-July-2009, 12:50

Virgin confirms HD line-up

By Julian Clover

July 13, 2009 00.01 UK

HBO show True Blood makes its debut on FX this month

Virgin Media has announced the details of its long awaited HD line-up. Four channels, Living HD, FX HD, MTVNHD and National Geographic HD will join the cablenet with the first channel due to launch before the end of July. BBC HD is already available on the Virgin platform.

Unless a further announcement is forthcoming before launch, Living HD will be exclusive to Virgin Media. The one-time lifestyle channel, part of Virgin Media Television, has developed into a home for entertainment, drama and the paranormal.

As more homes become HD Ready, the launch of four new HD channels marks the next stage in the evolution of our pioneering TV service, said Virgin Media CEO Neil Berkett. Our line-up of HD channels and hugely popular on demand content is a unique and winning combination and well continue to bring more sport, films, entertainment and documentaries to our customers.

Although Virgins initial line-up is considerably less in breadth than the 30+ channels available on the Sky platform, it will significantly not charge any additional monthly fee, making the HD bouquet available to anyone who subscribes the big basic XL pack. The HD compatible V+ personal video recorder is also required, although this does not attract an additional fee at the XL level, there is a 99 (115) installation charge.

Virgin has confirmed it is in active talks with UKTV, in which it owns 50%, with a view to a launch of the popular Good Food Channel.

Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

ECS on RSS ECS on Twitter ECS on Facebook ECS on Youtube
Follow us on:

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2002 - 2010, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.