Virgin Media O2 has made its full vary of children channels and on-demand kids’s content material accessible to hundreds of thousands of customers for free. The 13 channels – which embody Cartoon (*13*) and Nickelodeon – can be accessible to round 3.5million customers at no additional value up till 6am on Sunday October 31. The Virgin Media youngsters channels which might be free-to-watch proper now are normally included in bundles that value an additional £5 a month.
Virgin Media O2 customers may also be capable of stream on-demand kids’s content material equivalent to boxsets and instructional movies on the Virgin TV Go smartphone and pill app.
This truck load of free content material has come at the perfect time, as it is going to be accessible to Virgin Media subscribers throughout half-time period.
The week-lengthy break from college started on Friday October 22, so youngsters staying at house could have loads of issues to observe to maintain them entertained with Virgin Media O2.
Announcing the information, David Bouchier, the chief TV and leisure officer at Virgin Media O2, mentioned: “Ahead of half term, we are giving all of our Virgin TV customers access to our full range of kids channels and on demand programmes at no extra cost.
“Our youngsters TV line-up supplies households with an eclectic mixture of leisure choices, catering for all ages, from toddlers to teenagers – whether or not they’re trying for instructional programmes or need to tune into some cartoon classics.”
The channels that have become free-to-watch on Virgin Media for a limited-time are Cartoon Network, Cartoon Network +1, Cartoonito, Nickelodeon, Nick +1, Nickelodeon HD, Nick Junior, Nick Jr Too, Nicktoons, Boomerang, Boomerang +1, Cartoon Network HD and Baby TV.
These channels are usually only available with the Kids TV Pick or BabyTV add-ons.
In other related news, this week the recently merged Virgin Media O2 launched its first joint-offering.
The newly launched product, called Volt, offers new and existing customers of both Virgin Media and O2 a number of perks.
Volt offers faster home broadband, double mobile data and other exclusive benefits when you sign up for both Virgin Media and O2.
If you’re new to Virgin Media and O2 then prices start from £45.99 a month for fibre broadband, Virgin TV and an O2 sim.
This introductory offer runs for 18 months and has no set-up fee.
The top tier Volt plan is available with an introductory price of £99 a month, and includes access to Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, gigabit broadband (which boasts average download speeds of 1,130Mbps), an unlimited O2 sim and access to over 230 TV channels.