Virgin Media is to launch what it claims is the UK’s first dedicated Ultra HD channel.
Thomas Funke, Vice President Accounting and Finance Operations, will assume the function of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of German cable operator Unitymedia with immediate effect.
Virgin Media and UKTV have signed an agreement that will see all the UKTV channels return to the cablenet.
Virgin Media has agreed a new carriage agreement with ITV. It means the commercial broadcaster’s channels will remain on the cable network for at least the next three years.
Virgin Media disconnected the UKTV channels from its 4.1 million TV households on Sunday.
Virgin Media has said it will replace UKTV channels including Dave, Gold, Alibi and Drama after it failed to reach a new agreement with the broadcaster.
IQTV, the on demand quiz channel for the more cerebral contestant, is to launch on Virgin TV.
Virgin Media is launching a new service that will allow customers to see how far their technician is from reaching them.
Virgin Media has reached a new multi-year agreement with VT for the continued carriage of BT Sport.
Lutz Schüler, currently CEO of German cable operator Unitymedia, will become Chief Operating Officer of UK cable company Virgin Media from September 10, 2018.