Virgin Media delivers early Christmas present to Horizon customers with new ‘Replay TV’ and ‘Startover’

You can turn back time with Virgin Media’s new Horizon TV functions

Dublin, Tuesday 1st December, 2015: From tomorrow, December 1st, Virgin Media’s Horizon TV customers can enjoy new Replay TV and Startover features, free of charge, just in time for a feast of Christmas TV.

In a first for Ireland, Replay TV is a fantastic new service where Horizon TV customers can scroll back through their on-screen TV guide for a full seven days of replay on their favourite programmes.

With the new Startover function, also launching tomorrow, Horizon TV viewers who miss the start of a show can select a ‘Play from Start’ option and the programme will automaticlly replay from the beginning.

Initially, 26 channels will be available including RTÉ One, RTÉ2, TV3, 3e, UTV Ireland, BT Sports, Setanta and MTV, and more will be added over the coming months.

Bill Blake, Virgin Media’s Head of Commercial and Products said, “At Virgin Media we promised to bring the magic to our Irish customers and a delighted to bring these brilliant new services to our Horizon TV customers in time for Christmas for no extra charge.

“We’re really pleased to give our customers the power to never have to worry if they miss their favourite show or movie as they’ll have up to seven days to catch up with Replay TV, free of charge. And with Startover, there’s no need to rush if you miss the start of a programme. You can still record 4 channels at the same time, so it’s a complete gift for Christmas!”

“Not only are these features a first for our customers, Virgin Media are the first company to offer Replay TV and Startover in Ireland. This is only the beginning and we’ll be constantly adding new channels.”

Replay TV is the latest addition to a host of On Demand TV options from Virgin Media. Already Virgin Media offer the most popular Irish and International TV players including RTÉ Player, TV3, TG4 and Sky to name a few. Our on demand also includes MyPrime. With the very best of Irish and international content My Prime brings thousands of hours of entertainment to Virgin Media customers across multiple platforms such as the Horizon TV HD+ box and Horizon Go, available both in and out of home.