By Becca Talbot - firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a digital TV package with channels to suit all the family? Whether you want kidsí channels, lots of movie channels or a complete sports package, there are plenty of TV options available.
To get the most from your digital TV service, you should compare whatís on offer from the various UK digital TV providers, and then choose a package thatís going to give you the channels you want, at a price you can afford.
Read the guide below to find out more information about how to get the perfect digital TV package for your homeÖ
If itís entertainment channels youíre after, thereís plenty on offer. Depending on your package and subscription, you could even get on-demand TV entertainment and access to TV catch-up services such as the BBC iPlayer and ITV Player. Have a look at what entertainment channels are offer from Sky, Virgin Media and Freeview:
Entertainment channels on Sky - As well as all the free-to-view channels available on Sky, if you sign-up for the Sky Entertainment for just £20.00 a month, you can enjoy edge-of-the-sofa entertainment from channels like:
Thereís something for everyone in the Sky Entertainment, whether you want comedy, drama or reality TV. To find out more, visit www.sky.com.
Entertainment channels on Virgin Media - Signing up to the Size XL TV package from Virgin Media will give you the most entertainment channels, including:
All these channels are available in the Size XL TV pack for just £24.50 (plus Virgin phone line rental) a month. Youíll also get access to the Virgin Media TV Choice On Demand service, letting you catch-up on thousands of your favourite entertainment shows and series.
For more information, visit www.virginmedia.com.
Entertainment channels on Freeview - If youíre looking for entertainment channels with no added costs, consider getting a Freeview set-top box. Youíll not get as many channels as with a subscription TV service, but channels that are available include:
Youíll also get all the free-to-view terrestrial channels through Freeview, such as BBC1, ITV1 and Channel 4, which broadcast a range of entertainment programmes.
Whether youíre a fan of football, rugby, golf or cricket, there are plenty of sports channels on offer in the UK, all broadcasting a variety of sports. Take a look at whatís on offer below, and choose a provider thatís going to give you the channels you want.
Sky Sports - If youíre specifically looking for sports channels, Sky should be your first choice. The satellite TV giant offers the widest choice of sports channels, and is at the forefront of original sports broadcasting. Its sports channels are available through the Sports Pack, which costs £20.00 a month. Channels include:
And if you want even more sport, you can also add ESPN to your package for as little as £9 a month. ESPN shows 46 Barclays Premier League matches as well as Premiership Rugby, and all the biggest UFC bouts. Visit www.sky.com for more information on the sports channels available through Sky.
Sports channels on Virgin Media - Taking the Size XL TV package from Virgin Media will give you the most sports channels. These include:
Virgin Media cable TV subscribers can also add the Sky Sports Collection to their package from just £22.50 a month. For more information about the sports channels available with Virgin Media, visit www.virginmedia.com.
Sports channels on Freeview - Freeview doesnít broadcast any dedicated sports channels, however some sporting events are shown on BBC1, BBC2, ITV1 and Channel 4.
Looking for a digital TV package with a wide choice of movie channels? Take a look at whatís available from the UKís digital TV providers and see if thereís a package to suit you.
Movie channels on Sky - Sign-up for the Sky Movies Pack for just £16 a month (on top of your existing subscription) and youíll be able to watch 11 dedicated film channels showing over 450 different movies a week. Channels include Sky Movies Premiere, which shows some of the newest, biggest and best blockbuster films from Hollywood, Sky Movies Comedy, and Sky Movies Family, which has something for all the family to sit back and enjoy.
For more information and to find out more about the film channels available on Sky, visit www.sky.com.
Movie channels on Virgin Media - Virgin Media homes with a subscription to the Size XL TV package will be able to watch films on the Movies 24, TCM, Film4 and True Movies channels.
Virgin Media also offers the Sky Movies collection for £21.50 a month. This will give subscribers the Sky Movies 1 and Sky Movies 2, Sky Movies Premiere, Sky Movies Premiere +1, Sky Movies Showcase and Disney Cinemagic channels.
For more information about the movie channels available with Virgin Media, visit www.virginmedia.com.
Movie channels on Freeview - The only movie channel available on Freeview is Film4, though in some parts of the country Freeview viewers may be able to receive Film4+1 - a catch-up channel that shows the films on Film4 and hour after they have started being broadcast.
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