Virgin Media launches mobile TV player beta

Jonathan Morris
July 29, 2010

Virgin Media pay-monthly mobile subscribers can trial the beta release of the new Virgin Media Player for mobile.

The Virgin Media Player, also available as an online service for Virgin Media broadband susbcribers (XL TV customers can register at, will include mobile versions of popular shows.

The media player will include hundreds of hours of content from ITV, LIVING, Cartoon Channel, National Geographic, MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon. Programmes like South Park, Jersey Shore, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Squarepants and The Hills.

During the trail, mobile subscribers will be able to enjoy an hour of mobile content every day at no charge, with content from 4oD and MTV Snax, a made-for-mobile channel with bite-sized chunks of shows like Cribs, The Hills and Nitro Circus. MTV Music will also show music videos, mirroring the broadcast channel.

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