Virgin Media rolls out more Sky Sports HD and entertainment channels

If you're a Virgin Media customer who enjoys Sky content both at home and on the move, we have some good news. Following the announcement that they'd expanded their existing content deal back in May, Virgin Media has today begun rolling out new Sky Sports channels, adding Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD and Sky Sports F1 HD to customer set-top boxes. The new Sky Sports 5 channel will also take its place in the lineup, delivering football from Europe's top leagues in high-definition when it launches in the coming weeks.

In order to accommodate them, the company has made slight changes to its electronic programme guide, but you shouldn't notice too much of a difference. If catching up on your favourite shows from your mobile is more your thing, Virgin's enabled access to Sky's entertainment channels (not including Sky Atlantic) from its TV Anywhere app, allowing you to watch Sky 1, Sky 2, Sky Living, Sky Living it, Sky Arts 1, Sky News and Sky Sports News on your iOS or Android device. Movies and sports are said to be coming to the app too, but you may have to wait a little while longer to get more free stuff.

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