Is Virgin V6 Box Better Than TiVo?

Is Netflix free on Virgin v6 box?

Now, new Netflix customers with Virgin Media can choose to pay for their Netflix subscription through their Virgin Media bill when they join, so there’s just one hassle-free payment for both Netflix and your Virgin Media services..

What can the Virgin v6 box do?

Pause, rewind, record With six tuners, Virgin TV V6 box allows customers to record up to six channels at once, while watching a seventh recording – or, alternatively, record five channels while watching a live program.

What can I do with my old virgin box?

This means that customers who have old Virgin Media equipment, that we can’t redeploy, can take it to their nearest electrical waste recycling centre where it will be disposed of in a responsible way to it can be reused and recycled for other products.

Can I upgrade to a virgin v6 box?

Customers who take a TV and broadband bundle will be able to upgrade their older set-top box for Virgin TV’s smallest, smartest and fastest V6 box at no additional cost and with no re-contract requirements. To find out more, head over to the Virgin Media website.

What is the difference between a TiVo box and a v6 box?

Re: what is the difference between TiVo and V6 TiVo is the software – the V6 is the hardware. V6 is VM’s current box which uses TiVo. You can use remote apps to access recordings and set them.

How much does an extra v6 box cost?

New VIP customers get second Virgin TV V6 box for free (plus £25 set up fee). Additional Virgin TV V6 boxes are available for £99.95 plus £25 set up fee plus £7.50 per month. Additional Virgin TV V6 boxes are available to new customers for £49.95 plus £25 set up fee plus £7.50 per month.

Is the Virgin v6 box free?

Customers who take a TV and broadband bundle will be able to upgrade their older set-top box for Virgin TV’s smallest, smartest and fastest V6 box at no additional cost and with no re-contract requirements. Eligible customers will be contacted in the coming weeks with details of how they can request their V6 box.

Can I use Virgin TiVo box without subscription?

Without a subscription to Virgin Media, you are not entitled to any service. Also, the TiVo box remains the property of Virgin Media. You should return it to whoever gave it to you as they are liable for its replacement cost.

Can I buy Virgin v6 box?

If you’re a Virgin TV customer, you can buy from the Virgin Media Store app on your Virgin TV V6 box or TiVo box.

Will my virgin box work if I cancel?

Re: If I cancel my Virgin TV contract will I still be able to get Freeview with my V6 box? We get this time and time and time again. The answer is no. VM will ask for the return of the V6 box or they will charge you for it.

Are Virgin v6 boxes wireless?

Both the V6 box and Sky Q come with wireless remote controls that you don’t have to point at the box to change channels. Virgin TV’s uses RF technology, Sky Q uses Bluetooth.

How can I watch Virgin v6 in another room without a box?

How Can I Watch Virgin In Another Room Without A Box?# Use an RF Demodulator. Use an RF demodulator and plug it into the SCART socket of your TV Box. … # Infrared Extender. You will also need an infrared extender. … # HDMI over Cat6 Extender. Using an HDMI over Cat6 extender, you may also connect your local to the remote TV.

How many Virgin v6 boxes can I have?

You can get up to five additional set top boxes, so you can watch your favourite shows wherever you are in your home. You get all your channels on your additional boxes, too, so other people can watch different shows at the same time.

Which is better TiVo or v6?

It’s faster – If you’ve ever used a TiVo box, you know they can be a little… sluggish at times. The V6 is 10 times faster – menus are near instantaneous and apps launch extremely quickly. It’s 4K-ready – If you have, or were thinking of buying, an Ultra HD TV, this feature will be particularly appealing.

Is Virgin v6 box any good?

Virgin’s V6 box is, in short, unmatched. We’re not going to say unrivalled, because Sky’s 2TB Sky Q box can match it blow-for-blow, and has twice as much storage space, but then the V6 comes free with every Virgin Media TV and broadband bundle deal, whereas Sky’s 2TB box will cost you an extra £200, paid upfront.

Does Virgin v6 box need Ethernet?

Virgin V6 box connections To connect one V6 box to your Virgin hub and your TV, you’ll need an ethernet cable, a cable adaptor and an HDMI cable. You’ll be able to connect these cables at the back of the V6. Below you can see all the connections you can make to the V6.

Does Virgin v6 box support 4k?

4K: 4K/UHD compatible. Requires 4K compatible TV/device. 4K content not currently available on Virgin TV channels. Some platforms like Netflix and YouTube offer 4K, which can be viewed on your TV if you have a Virgin TV V6 box.

Can I use a second hand Virgin v6 box?

Only to find out that you can’t use a second hand one on your virgin account as a second box to use in another room. You have to purchase a new one direct from Virgin Media. So all boxes being sold on Ebay are potentialy useless as they can’t be used as intended for.