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Virgin media Vs sky Vs Freeview?

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So ok this question may have been asked a few years back but now we are in 2023 with the cost of living, I thought I'll ask again.

My parents are paying £77 a month on broadband and sky TV alone. Channels they have and mainly watch are the movie channels.

I live with them and personally have an account with Disney+ and netflix which they can watch to with some alterations that plays Disney+ on their TV.

But I want to give them another option as well that costs less. Obviously we will have to have broadband for most services which we will be having still.



I suggest Now broadband with the Cinema bundle - about half the price (after initial discounts) than is being forked out currently.

*assumes smart TV 


Current VM broadband only customer. Previously with NTL, Virgin Net, Cabletel, Cable Online. Patiently looking forward to a FTTP choice in my area.
Volt M250 with a Hub 3 in modem mode using an Asus RT-AC86U router. Landline via Sipgate. TV via Freeview and smart TV apps.

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Do you or your parents have a need to record programmes for later viewing? If so, TV360 is your choice which comes with a multiroom facility. If not, Stream may also be an option. is as good as anywhere to start - you'll likely get better prices with a landline than without.

When you refer to movie channels, I presume you mean Sky Cinema, in which case they can be a premium add-on to the basic-tier Mixit TV package.

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