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Is there a TV product without a box?

Hi,

I have a Chromecast in my TV and almost all the TV that we watch in the house is streamed to that. (BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon movies, Disney+, sometimes Google Movies).

Is there a VM TV service that we could use in the same way without needing a box by the TV?

Thanks for any ideas!

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Re: Is there a TV product without a box?

No. Virgin Media sell cable TV.

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Re: Is there a TV product without a box?

But, there are Video on Demand products, and there are watch on tablet options - can they Chromecast?

Is there really no "TV" product that sells movies on demand and subscription content over virgin media broadband and doesn't require a box? I'd love to be able to consolidate the subscriptions that I currently have.

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Re: Is there a TV product without a box?

@Ernie_Cgave you the definitive reply. But I'll repeat it in case you find it difficult to accept "no". No. VM is a closed system. 



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Re: Is there a TV product without a box?


@EMack wrote:

But, there are Video on Demand products, and there are watch on tablet options - can they Chromecast?

Is there really no "TV" product that sells movies on demand and subscription content over virgin media broadband and doesn't require a box? I'd love to be able to consolidate the subscriptions that I currently have.


No, there isn’t. Virgin, Sky, Freeview & the like are BROADCAST providers. All the channels are carried all the time in the cable, & the box contains multiple CATV tuners to decode these as required. Hence these boxes do not use Broadband capacity. On Demand is the only part that uses your hub to access the content. Virgin have agreements with the broadcasters that allow some streaming to portable devices (tablets & phones) but this does not extend to TVs via any third party streaming device.

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