UKTV channels restored to Virgin Media after row over fees
UKTV channels might be restored to Virgin Media shoppers following a row over charges.
Dave and Gold have been amongst channels that have been unavailable to Virgin Media audience after UKTV ended its partnership with the TV supplier over calls for for value cuts.
Virgin shoppers additionally misplaced channels together with W, Alibi, Drama, Actually, The day before today, Eden, House and Just right Meals throughout the dispute.
Below a brand new deal, Virgin claims it’ll give its shoppers 5 occasions extra on-demand programming than ahead of and can stay channels added to bundles when UKTV’s channels have been got rid of in July.
Virgin TV Combine shoppers will now additionally obtain Dave HD and Gold HD for the primary time.
David Bouchier, leader virtual leisure officer at Virgin Media, stated: “Attaining this settlement reaffirms our longstanding partnership with UKTV and is improbable news for our shoppers.
“We’re sorry for what we all know has been a irritating time for our shoppers, however are happy that our TV bundles are actually even larger. Our unwavering dedication to making an investment in fantastic programming stays.”
Simon Michaelides, leader business officer at UKTV, added: “Audience are on the middle of UKTV and we wish to thank them for all in their beef up.
“We all know this has created actual disruption for a few of our audience and we are so sorry for this, however we’re extremely joyful to be again, broadcasting our channels and displays to shoppers of Virgin Media all over again.”
In addition to thanking audience for his or her beef up, UKTV stated in a message posted on Twitter: “Thanks additionally to Virgin Media with whom now we have agreed to kiss and makeup”.