UK Cable TV Company Virgin Media’s TV Go App Now Has Download Functionality For Cartoon Network Boxsets

UK Cable TV Company Virgin Media's TV Go App Now Has Download Functionality For Cartoon Network Boxsets

UK Cable TV Company Virgin Media’s TV Go App Now Has Download Functionality For Cartoon Network Boxsets

British cable television provider – Virgin Media (owned by international cable giant – Liberty Global) has added download functionality on its TV Go mobile app. Virgin TV Full House and VIP subscribers can now download on-demand boxsets from a selection of channels including Cartoon Network. Cartoon Network shows available on Virgin Media’s on-demand service include The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 (Classic and Reboot), Steven Universe and Regular Show. Other channels that now have on-demand boxset download functionality include Crime + Investigation, Food Network, History, FOX, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, Travel Channel, Comedy Central, National Geographic and Syfy. ABC Studios and Virgin TV exclusive boxsets can now also be downloaded.

Customers can download shows over WiFi, 4G or 3G in the UK or anywhere in the European Union. Any programme downloaded before traveling outside the UK or EU can be watched anywhere in the world offline within 48 hours.

Commenting on the new boxset download functionality: David Bouchier, Virgin Media’s chief digital entertainment officer, said:

“Whether it’s bingeing on a box set on the beach or catching up on a comedy on a plane or train, our customers can download the best entertainment on the box direct to their phones or tablets with the Virgin TV Go app.”

Virgin TV Go App Download Links:

Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lgi.virgintvgo&hl=en_GB

iTunes App Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/virgin-tv-go/id1279877804

https://www.digitaltveurope.com/2018/08/13/virgin-media-introduces-download-feature-on-virgin-tv-go-app/

https://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2018/08/13/virgin-tv-go-app-adds-download-feature/

Turner UK And Virgin Media Renew Distribution Deal Also VOD Content

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Turner UK And Virgin Media Renew Distribution Deal Also VOD Content

Today (11/11/2016), British and Irish cable television operator Virgin Media have renewed their distribution deal with Turner UK, the deal includes the continued carriage of Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito, TCM and CNN International. As part of the deal, Virgin Media Ireland customers will now receive Cartoon Network HD, alongside the existing standard definition channel. Virgin Media UK customers will continue to receive HD versions of Cartoon Network and TCM. No news has been announced regarding Boomerang HD on Virgin Media’s cable television service yet.

As part of the deal, Turner’s children’s channels will also provide content for a 30 days catchup VOD (Video On-Demand) service as well as on-demand boxsets of Cartoon Network’s, Boomerang’s and Cartoonito’s most popular shows including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Regular Show, Scooby Doo, Mr Bean: The Animated Series, The Tom and Jerry Show and Fireman Sam.

Virgin Media’s parent company – Liberty Global is one of Turner’s largest channel distribution partners in Europe which also has cable television services in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Eastern Europe.

David Bouchier, Virgin Media’s chief Digital Entertainment officer made this statement in regards to the renewed and expanded deal with Turner:

“Our new deal with Turner means our customers will be able to access a wealth of on-demand programmes, as well as continuing to enjoy some of the very best TV from channels as diverse as Cartoon Network, TCM and CNN International. We are committed to giving our customers the very best TV to watch, when and how they want, and it’s fantastic to work with partners who think in the same way.”

Ian McDonough, senior vice president and managing director for Turner UK and Northern Europe added:

“We’re very excited about strengthening our much valued partnership with Virgin Media built around our premium kids and entertainment brands. At Turner we are committed to delivering the best curated branded experiences to our audiences, wherever they are. We look forward to working closely with Virgin Media to deliver entertaining channels and on-demand content that captures the growing appetite of our audiences for many years to come.”

As the distribution deal with Virgin Media has been renewed, new Cartoon Network UK, Boomerang UK and Cartoonito UK promos will continue to be uploaded onto the RegularCapital YouTube channel.

http://www.digitaltveurope.net/628632/turner-adds-raft-of-vod-content-with-new-virgin-media-deal/

http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/11/11/virgin-adds-turner-demand-content/

http://www.licensing.biz/news/read/turner-and-virgin-media-strike-new-programming-deal-for-uk-and-ireland/044940