• Stream from Virgin Media is now included with all broadband packages above 350Mbps and with no activation fee, saving customers £35
  • Virgin Media Stream customers can make savings of up to £375 per year in comparison to similar services with Sky Stream
  • Virgin Media is offering savings on subscription services including BT Sport, Sky Sports and Sky Cinema when added through Stream
  • More information on Stream from Virgin Media can be found here

Virgin Media is offering Stream customers even more value with huge savings of up to £31 per month on popular subscriptions including BT Sport, Sky Sports, Sky Cinema in comparison to Sky’s new streaming service.

Available from Tuesday 18 October, Virgin Media customers who take M350, M500 or Gig1 broadband only packages can get Stream with no activation fee, saving them £35.

With no monthly ongoing cost beyond the subscriptions customers choose to add, customers with Stream can enjoy entertainment on their terms, only paying for the TV they want to watch. Unlike other streaming based TV services available, with Stream from Virgin Media, customers can pick and mix so they don’t get caught paying for channels they won’t watch.

BT SPORT – £10 per month for Virgin Media Stream customers vs £30 per month for Sky Stream customers – total saving of up to £20 per month

Sport fans will be able to enjoy BT Sport for only £10 per month (usually £18 a month) with Virgin Media’s Stream service. With the advent of football’s UEFA competitions and the new Premiership rugby union season, the BT Sport schedules are even more packed than usual with thrilling live sport.

SKY SPORTS – £18.75 per month for Virgin Media Stream customers vs £25 per month for Sky Stream customers – total saving of up to £6.25 per month

Virgin Media Stream customers can get also Sky Sports for just £18.75 per month (usually £38.75 a month). The biggest stars of men’s cricket battle it out for the T20 World Cup and it’s all live on Sky Sports over the coming month, alongside Formula One, FA Women’s Super League, NFL, NBA and Premier League football.

SKY CINEMA – £10 per month for Virgin Media Stream customers vs £11 per month for Sky Stream customers – total saving of up to £1 per month

Lovers of the big screen will be able to add on Sky Cinema for just £10 a month on Virgin Media’s Stream service. From Best Picture hits such as The Godfather, Forrest Gump, and Schindler’s List, to award-winning individual performances from Hollywood heavyweights like Jack Nicholson, Julia Roberts and Robert De Niro, there are over 100 fantastic films to feast your eyes on at Sky Cinema.

David Bouchier, Chief TV & Entertainment Officer at Virgin Media O2, said:

“Stream from Virgin Media was built on three core principles – value, flexibility, and convenience. Entertainment should be easy, and we offer our customers the very best way to stream and enjoy their favourite content with the UK’s fastest widely available broadband speeds. At a time when every penny counts, we’re offering our customers even more value, so they squeeze the most out of their money with discounted streaming services or Stream credit giving them extra money back.”

Stream benefits include:

  • Value – Any customer taking Stream can get 10% credit back on the subscriptions they add to Stream and will have the ability to convert older TV models into a voiced activated Smart TV
  • Flexibility – No long-term contracts – customers can change subscriptions every month
  • Choice – Stream brings together free-to-watch apps, free TV channels and subscriptions like Netflix and Prime Video
  • Convenience – All selected subscriptions, free apps and TV in one place and available on one bill so there’s no need to juggle multiple payments or direct debits
  • Personalisation – Stream offers personalised recommendations across subscriptions



Notes to Editor:


Stream from Virgin Media vs Sky Stream – big savings to be made for TV lovers


  Sky Stream

(18-month contract)

NOW Virgin Media

(18-month contract)

Sky Sports HD £25 £25 for 6 months, then £33.99 £18.75
Sky Cinema HD £11 £14.99 (with Boost) £10
BT Sport HD £30 (31 day rolling contract) Not available £10


Stream is available on a 30-day rolling contract; however Virgin Media customers can enjoy discounted pricing on BT Sport, Sky Sports and Sky Cinema for the duration of their 18-month broadband contract (unless they cancel Stream).

  • Stream customers who sign up to BT Sport, Sky Sport or Sky Cinema at the discounted price will not be eligible for 10% Stream credit on top of their saving.
  • The deals for BT Sport, Sky Sports and Sky Cinema last on the customer’s account for 18 months, the price will then go up to
  • Customers can cancel their subscriptions whenever they want to

Virgin Media offers a range of broadband packages, including:

  • Essential broadband – average download speeds of 15Mbps (for people on Universal Credit)
  • M50 – average download speeds of 54Mbps
  • M100 – average download speeds of 108Mbps
  • M200 – average download speeds of 213Mbps
  • M350 – average download speeds of 362Mbps
  • M500 – average download speeds of 516Mbps
  • Gig1 Fibre Broadband – average download speeds of 1130Mbps
Journalists can contact the Virgin Media O2 press office on:
press@virginmediao2.co.uk 01753 565656
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