Game, set, match - Virgin Media TiVo launches Eurosport app
23rd May 2014
Virgin Media has teamed up with Eurosport to create a dedicated sporting app for all of its TiVo® customers in addition to the existing channels British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2. From today anyone with Virgin Media TiVo will be able to access even more of the latest sporting news and action through their TV courtesy of Eurosport.
The new app means customers can watch the latest video clips from Eurosport UK website featuring sporting news and interviews with star players from a wide range of sports including football, rugby, tennis, cycling, motor sports and many more.
Just in time for a tennis-tastic weekend with the French Open live from Roland Garros, Virgin Media TiVo customers will be able to watch the competition live on British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2 or to catch daily highlight video clips through the app.
The new app will be available to all Virgin Media TiVo customers via the red button or through the Apps and Games menu. Both live channels British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2 are included in Virgin Media’s M+ TV package and above.
Scott Kewley, director of digital entertainment at Virgin Media said, “We are excited to be the home of all this summer’s live sporting action. With even more great sport from Eurosport, we are delivering an unrivalled viewing experience for avid sports fans and the whole family to enjoy.”
Virgin Media customers have access to a range of sports channels. The XL TV package includes British Eurosport, British Eurosport HD, British Eurosport 2, British Eurosport 2 HD, ESPN, BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, Extreme Sports, Liverpool FC TV and Motors TV. In addition, premium channels such as Racing UK, Box Nation, MUTV, Premier Sport, Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2, Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 4, Sky Sports F1, are all available for customers to add to any TV package.
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