Jan 07, 2017 Sky Q and Virgin TV V6 are the latest flagship products from satellite broadcaster Sky and cable titan Virgin Media. Sky first rolledout its nextgeneration Sky Q system back in early 2016. Sky is better than Virgin you don't miss out on Sky Atlantic and you get all Sky Sports in HD and other channels that are missing on Virgin, plus line rental is cheaper than Virgin Media broadband is, plus Virgin charge you the same as Sky for the top package but you get less channels and charge you more for Sky Sports and Movies as well.
Sky is the king of pay TV channels: it offers multiple sports and movie channels, plus extras like Sky Atlantic (which shows Game of Thrones). Its sports and film channels are available on BT BT, Sky and Virgin Media all offer confusing TV bundles with various freebies and enticing 50 off deals, but these bundles are designed to confuse you, with two main purposes to steal custom Channels.
One of the best things about Sky or Virgin Media TV is the sheer number of channels you get. It's a lot. Virgin Media's smallest TV package, Player, has 70 channels, while its largest, Full House TV, has 245.
We currently have a regular Sky Box and subscribe to sky with 2 channel packs. We'd like to upgrade. To get SkyHD, Sky are quoting apx 49 for the box, 30 install and 975 a month for a year. Virgin Media is going to be able to keep increasing its speeds all the way up to about 800Mbps over the next several years, whereas Sky is already hitting technological limitations due to its reliance on the Openreach network.
Sky Q vs Virgin Media: Remote control Youre probably sensing trend Virgin media vs sky plus manual, but Sky Qs remote control looks set to be a nice advance over the Virgin Media effort.
May 03, 2017 in this video im compering sky Q BOX AND THE VIRGIN MEDIA V6 BOX stay tuned for the software video and setup videos tomorrow please subscribe Sky Q vs Virgin TV vs BT TV: Overall verdict Hardwarewise there's a fairly big gap between Virgin and Sky at the top end and BT at the bottom BT just doesn't Sky TV& broadband vs Virgin Media.
By Jon Barrow. Plus, as of October 2016, all Sky packages come with its new Sky Q 1TB box as standard. This allows you to pause and rewind live TV, record multiple channels while watching another and to access ondemand content.
Sky vs Virgin: extras. Sky Q vs Virgin TV vs BT TV: Catchup and ondemand Sky Q Sky also leads the way outside of the 4K arena, with its Sky Atlantic channel offering a wealth of great TV including Game Of Thrones, Billions and the forthcoming Twin Peaks reboot.