Most might have already declared a time of death on linear TV, but for sports fans there is nothing better. Over the next couple of weeks prepare to see some aggressive ads and deals to secure subscriptions. With the rise of content platforms like Netflix, short-form videos on YouTube and the decreasing price of mobile connectivity, linear TV has faced its challenges.
The Trojans managed just yards of total offense, barely one-third their total from the week before. They did not complete a pass, which, while not too unusual for a Joe Clayton team, seems more important in a game in which they were trailing since early in the second quarter. They were shut out despite getting called for fewer penalties and winning the turnover battle.
Virgin TV Full House subscribers, who have access to the Sky Sports Football channel through their package, will be able to hit the red button and watch an additional eight games on Tuesday and Wednesday night this week. Related: Best broadband and fibre deals. Those are available on top of the two live games being shown on either night Leeds vs Swansea and Bradford vs Aston Villa this week.
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Virgin Media Sport includes in its offering live coverage of all games in the Champions League and Europa League along with international football, while the inclusion of Sky brings live Premier League games along with live coverage of the final stages of the Gaelic football and hurling championships and PGA Tour golf. This is the latest change in package offers to sports fans ahead of the kick-off of the new Premier League season. Sky last week announced the pricing of a new bundle offering their customers access to BT Sport and the newly-launched Premier Sports, following the earlier announcement that Sky have taken over from eir Sport as the exclusive Irish distributors of those channels.
Virgin Media is allowing all of its TV customers to watch the all-English final in either HD or 4K, even if they do not have sport included in their bundle. Meanwhile, those craving to see the match in the best possible clarity can watch it in 4K if they have a V6 set top box and click the duly-titled pop up "finals" on channel The Champions League final is taking place in Madrid, Spain, where Tottenham and Liverpool will take to the pitch to compete for one of the most esteemed trophies in football.
Virgin Media has announced all its TV customers will be able to watch the all-English affair later today. Meanwhile, anyone that wants to take in the final in 4K will need a V6 set top box - this coverage can be accessed by harnessing the aptly-named pop up "finals" on channel Finally, customers can also watch the match on any device capable of running the Virgin TV Go app.