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Virgin Media Ireland expands UKTV partnership

Channels Drama and Really now available

Virgin Media and UKTV have announced an expansion to their partnership with the launch of Drama and Really on Virgin Media Ireland.

The two channels join UKTV’s Dave, Alibi, Gold and W which are already available on the platform. UKTV’s catch-up and on-demand service, UKTV Play is also available for Virgin Media Ireland customers.

Commenting on the launch, Paul Farrell, vice president of Virgin Media Ireland said: “Virgin TV is now the go-to platform for the best connected entertainment and viewing experience. We’re delighted to be building on our leadership by giving our customers more UKTV shows with the arrival of UKTV’s Drama and Really channels. Our goal has always been to offer our customers more choices and the ability to access all the programming they desire when and where they want it.”

Simon Michaelides, chief commercial officer at UKTV, added: “Launching new channels on Virgin Media Ireland is part of our ongoing commitment to provide the UK and The Republic of Ireland with the best TV. I’m really pleased that Virgin Media Ireland customers will now have access to all the brilliantly entertaining shows on offer on Drama and Really.”