Virgin Media gives TV customers popular kid’s channels at no extra cost

31 March 2020

Virgin Media will be giving its TV customers seven of its most popular children’s channels at no extra cost until 21st April.

With some parents across the UK at home with their littles ones, Virgin Media is offering families a helping hand to keep their kids entertained.

This includes family favourites such as Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito and Nickelodeon. Across these channels, a range of shows from Ben 10, Paw Patrol, Teen Titans and classics like Tom and Jerry, ScoobyDoo and Spongebob Squarepants, will be available for kids to watch.

For extra flexibility, there’s also a thousand episodes On Demand, so parents can pick and choose a their kids’ favourite shows.

The full line up of extra channels for families to enjoy includes:

  • Cartoon Network
  • Boomerang
  • Cartoonito
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nick Jr
  • NickToons
  • Nick Jr Too

This television upgrade is available to customers on Virgin Media’s Player, Mixit (without Kids TV pick) and Maxit (without Kids TV pick) bundles at no extra cost. Eligible customers don’t have to do anything and there will be no change to their contract.

During these unprecedented times, Virgin Media has also given 2.7million of its pay monthly mobile customers an additional 10GB data and unlimited minutes at no extra cost, as well as permanently removing data caps for customers on its legacy broadband to help them stay connected.

And to ensure customers can access important information from the NHS website without fear of going over their data allowance, Virgin Media has zero-rated,, meaning these websites will not decrement customer’s allowances.