Get your Sky upgrade on Virgin TV

Calling all sports fans and movie-lovers. Fancy a front-row seat for the best live sport and latest film releases? Add Sky Sports or Sky Cinema to your Virgin TV and broadband bundle to catch all the action, at home and on the go.

How do I get a Sky upgrade?

It’s easy to add a Sky Sports or Sky Cinema subscription (or both) to your existing Virgin TV and broadband bundle. Sign in to your My Virgin Media account and upgrade in a few clicks, or upgrade your TV package directly through your set top box.

Just use your remote and the on-screen menu to find the TV Upgrades app then follow the instructions to add your Sky package. If you’d rather do it over the phone, give us a call on 0800 519 6962. If you’re a new customer, just add the Sky package of your choice to your bundle from the start.

Which TV channels do you get with the Sky upgrade?

When you add a Sky Sports subscription, you’ll get access to eleven premium channels of heart-racing, nail-biting, edge-of-the-sofa sporting action. Catch Premier League, WSL, SPFL & EFL clashes and the biggest cricket, golf and Netball games, along with F1®, racing and more.

For movie-lovers, adding Sky Cinema unlocks 11 channels of brilliant box office-fresh films. From award-winners to cult classics, laugh-out-loud comedies to the kids’ favourite singalongs, you’ll never be stuck for something to watch.

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Never miss a minute with Sky Sports

With eleven premium channels included, adding Sky Sports to your Virgin TV package will bring a world of top-flight live sport straight to your TV. You can also tune in to catch expert analysis on all the big events, so you’re all set for the big debate with your mates.

And with access to the Sky Sports app, you’ll never miss a goal, try, putt or photo finish. Whether you’re waiting for the bus or someone else is watching TV, just sign in and stream to another device.

Formula 1 - Monaco Grand Prix & Premier League, Sky Sports

Non-stop movie magic with Sky Cinema

Add Sky Cinema to your Virgin TV package and bring the Cinema home with box office-fresh premieres and all the biggest blockbusters. Cosy up for a Friday night rom com, get the adrenaline pumping with an action-packed adventure or while away rainy days on the sofa with comedy, drama and fun for the kids.

Plus, with Sky Cinema On Demand, you’ll find over 1,000 movies ready when you are to watch. Simply use your Virgin TV remote to browse and search on-screen. You can even watch films on the go with your other devices using the Sky Go app.

Halloween Ends & Ticket to Paradise, Sky Cinema

Check out the channels you'll enjoy

Choose a Sky upgrade option to see what channels you'll get.


Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera English
Islam Channel Urdu
Islam Channel Urdu
Al Jazeera Arabic
Al Jazeera Arabic
France 24 English HD
France 24 English HD
B4U Music
B4U Music
Islam Channel English
Islam Channel English

How much does the Sky upgrade cost?

Upgrade your Virgin TV package today for a great deal on endless sporting and cinema entertainment, direct to your TV and other devices. Check out the link below to see a full list of prices for Sky Cinema and Sky Sports.

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Enjoy Sky on the go with the best TV apps

By adding Sky Sports and Sky Cinema you’ll also get access to Sky and Virgin Media’s awesome apps. Whether you’re curled up in bed, in the middle of a long journey or out and about for the day, you can watch all the big matches and movies on the go.

Upgrade your Virgin TV bundle today

Already a Virgin TV and Virgin Fibre Broadband customer? Sign in to your My Virgin Media account to check your current package and see your upgrade options, then add Sky Sports, Sky Cinema or both in a few clicks. You can also upgrade your TV package through your Virgin TV box. You’ll find all the steps you need on the on-screen menu. Otherwise, give us a call on 0800 519 6962.

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Not a Virgin Media customer?

New customers can add Sky Sports, Sky Cinema or both from the get-go, with one of our brilliant bundles. Just take your pick from our latest offers and add it to your order to get a great all-in-one deal.

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Lose yourself in the biggest and best movies around

Tune in for hours of mind-blowing movies from all 11 Sky Cinema channels. And, since all Virgin TV 360 boxes are 4K and HDR-ready, if you've got a compatible TV, you’ll enjoy diamond-sharp detail that really puts you in the scene.

Comedy favourites

Looking for laughs? You’re in the right place. From rom coms and golden oldies to the newest releases from the biggest names in comedy, there’s always something to lift the mood. So sit back, relax and laugh yourself silly.

Action stations

Soar with superheroes, feel the heat of battle or brace yourself for every turn in death-defying car chases with a dizzying selection of action movies. Can’t find what you want on live TV? Check out Sky Cinema On Demand for over 1,000 films to start when it suits you.

Keep the kids sweet

Whether they’ve earned a treat or you just need some peace, the kids are sure to find their favourites, between Sky Cinema Family HD and Sky Cinema Animation.

Serious about sci-fi

Blast off to other planets, explore a vision of the future and face unfamiliar life forms – all from the comfort (and safety) of your sofa. Whether you’re after a vintage adventure or the latest hot-shot special effects, there’s something for every sci-fi fan.

Top sports at your fingertips

With Sky Sports at your fingertips, you’ll be spoilt for choice every day of the week, 12 months of the year. And, if you've got a compatible TV, with a 4K, HDR-ready Virgin TV 360 box, you’ll have all the pin-sharp detail you need to argue over VAR long into the night.

Premier League football

Sky Sports brings you all the thrills and spills of live Premier League games as well as the Championship, League One and Two, and the Scottish Leagues. And with the Sky Sports app, you’ll never miss a goal.

Cricketing action

Follow the cricketing action around the world with everything from T20 and IPL to international matches along with every England home Test and ODI, plus county cricket and more.

Live golf

From the first tee shot to the final breath-taking putt of some of the world’s greatest golf tournaments, tune in to all the action and enjoy live commentary and analysis from the experts on the course.

The best of F1®

Catch all the high-octane drama from tracks across the globe with an entire Sky Sports channel dedicated to Formula One. Enjoy every high-speed second in glorious HD as the drivers jostle for position in the fight to claim the podium.

Stateside sports

Get a field-side seat at NFL games throughout the season, culminating in the passion and drama of the iconic Super Bowl. Just make sure you stock up on the snacks beforehand.

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The legal stuff

No setup fee

This promotion means you won’t pay the usual setup fee of £35. No setup fee is available on all bundles, broadband & phone, and broadband only packages until 2nd July 2023. If you can set up using a Self-Install pack, but choose to use an engineer for the installation, you’ll still be charged £30 for this service.

These prices are for new customers only.

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