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Get high-definition entertainment on Virgin TV’s Ultra HD Channel, the UK’s first and only dedicated general entertainment UHD channel

By Virgin TV Edit

With the blissful double bank holiday weekend fast approaching, what could be better than relaxing with that series you’ve been meaning to watch or enjoying classic blockbusters beamed straight into your living room?


Well, how about all of the above but through a pixel-perfect 4K lens? From Monday 25 March to Sunday 7 April we’re offering customers who watch with a Virgin TV V6 box, powered by TiVo®, a Virgin TV 360 box or Stream exclusive access to our Virgin TV Ultra HD channel (CH 175/999) and its fantastic range of content in dazzling Ultra HD – at no extra cost.


And for our Mix customers, it gets even better. From Monday 8 April you’ll have permanent access to the sparkling Virgin TV Ultra HD channel as part of your usual TV package. Woohoo! Find out what to watch this month here.  


Every month Virgin TV Ultra HD brings you superb drama series, films, documentaries and more in stunning, pixel-perfect UHD. And with Virgin TV 360, you can enjoy Virgin TV Ultra HD around the home thanks to our incredible multiroom experience.


In the meantime, read on to find out how you can subscribe to even more ultra HD channels. Binge on diamond-clear box sets in On Demand or enjoy a truly cinematic experience with hundreds of movies available on Sky Cinema. And don’t miss out on your favourite sports with Sky Sports UHD and TNT Sports Ultimate in the best picture quality available – it’s the next best thing to being there!


Whatever you’re in the mood for – movies, box sets, documentaries or sport – watch it in ultra HD with Virgin TV. All you need now is a mountain of chocolate eggs to snack on…


Virgin TV Ultra HD

Virgin TV brings together all the entertainment that you love to watch, every day. If you’re a Maxit or Full House customer with a Virgin TV 360 or V6 box, you can watch picture-perfect series and films in HD or even more dazzling Ultra HD, available all in one place and with guaranteed uninterrupted and advert-free viewing. Choose from a wide range of drama series, music, documentaries and comedies on our Virgin TV Ultra HD channel (CH 175/999).


In need of inspiration to start your ultra high-definition viewing journey? Then tune in to intense and inspiring drama Whiplash (9pm, Good Friday), Jack Nicholson’s Oscar-winning rom-com As Good As It Gets (9pm Easter Sunday) or funny family flick The Angry Birds Movie (5.45pm, Easter Sunday).


Sky Entertainment UHD

We’re bringing you even more edge-of-your-seat entertainment in diamond-clear 4K with hundreds of gripping box sets and thousands of original episodes from Sky, all available in ultra HD and whenever you want. Immerse yourself in the drama of the 17th-century English court with Mary & George (in On Demand now) or fraternise with Kate Winslet as she leads an authoritarian government to ruin in The Regime (in On Demand from Monday 8 April). Find out how to subscribe to Sky Entertainment UHD here.


Sky Cinema UHD

Beat the crowds and enjoy a crystal-clear cinematic experience at home with some of Hollywood’s latest and greatest blockbusters. Enter the exciting world of motorsport in Gran Turismo: Based On A True Story (available now), get tickled pink with Margot Robbie and friends in Barbie (available from Good Friday) or travel back in time to the dawn of the atomic age with Oscar winner Cillian Murphy in Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece Oppenheimer (available from Friday 12 April). Don’t have Sky Cinema UHD? You can find out about our Sky Cinema package and upgrade here.


Sky Sports UHD

Didn’t get a ticket to the latest Premier League match? Or don’t fancy flying halfway across the world to catch the Formula One action? We’ve got you covered. With Sky Sports UHD you can watch a mind-boggling range of sport in spectacular 4K ultra HD and HDR on Sky Sports Main Event UHD (CH 532), Sky Sports F1® UHD (CH 533), Sky Sports UHD (CH 534) and Sky Sports UHD 2 (CH 535).


Get a pitchside seat at top-flight games including Manchester City v Arsenal on Easter Sunday and step into the pits of the Japanese Grand Prix (Sunday 7 April) or Chinese Grand Prix (Sunday 21 April). And if you like what you see, then all Virgin TV 360 and standard TV subscribers can add this super-crisp service to their packages for £7 extra a month. 


TNT Sports Ultimate

Fans across the continent are counting down the days until the UEFA Champions League final – and the quarter-finals begin on 9 April, as eight elite teams face off. With TNT Sports Ultimate (CH 531), you won’t miss a second of live 4K footage as your favourite players take their skills to the pitch. TNT Sports Ultimate is available to Maxit and Full House customers with a TV 360 or V6 box.


Across two legs, some of the best clubs in Europe including Real Madrid, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Barcelona will be fighting for a semi-final spot. Plus, any customers who pay for TNT Sports in addition to their package can access TNT Sports Ultimate at no additional cost. Result!



How to access the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel

You’ll find all the details explaining what you need here. Then simply go to CH 175 or CH 999 to access Virgin TV Ultra HD. Don’t have a 4K TV? Never fear, because you can also watch the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel through your HD TV. Lucky you!


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HD: HD TV set, V HD Box, TiVo box, Virgin TV V6 box or Virgin TV 360 box or Stream connected with HDMI cables required for HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.

Virgin TV UHD channel: Available to Maxit/MegaTV customers only. Primetime only – see channel for programming schedule each day. 4K enabled TV/device and V6 or TV 360 box or Stream required to watch content in UHD. Quality assumes your equipment is working at optimum standard.

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TNT Sports can be taken as an add-on at additional monthly cost. Premium channels and upgrades must be kept for at least 30 days.

Sky Entertainment UHD: Sky Entertainment UHD subscription required.

Sky Cinema UHD: Sky Cinema UHD subscription required.

Sky Sports UHD: Sky Sports UHD subscription required. Sky Sports HD channels £7 per month when subscribing to Sky Sports SD channels.

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