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Virgin TV Anywhere rolls out for Android KitKat (4.4) users

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The UK's most comprehensive TV Anywhere service, Virgin TV Anywhere, has announced it's now available to download for the Google Nexus 5 device as well as supported Android devices running KitKat (4.4). In addition, popular children's channel, CITV, has been added to Virgin TV Anywhere's unrivalled content line-up.

Virgin TV Anywhere offers more live channels than Sky Go, with 91 available online and 68 to watch on mobile and tablets. 40 of these channels are not available on Sky Go, including CITV, ITV, Channel 5, CBS Reality and many more.

Already boasting around 2,500 hours of content from the UK's biggest on demand library for Virgin TV customers to enjoy on a computer, Virgin TV Anywhere is working to bring even more channels to mobile and tablet devices in the future.

The Virgin TV Anywhere app is free to all Virgin Media TiVo® customers across selected Android devices and iPads, iPhones and iPod touches, taking advantage of Virgin Media's cutting edge home entertainment and expertise in television, broadband and mobile to deliver an award winning* service that can be enjoyed wherever there is WiFi in the UK.

The entertainment-anywhere service gives customers the ability to remotely manage their TiVo set-top box, including scheduling and deleting recordings in real time.

For more information about Virgin TV Anywhere, click here

* Virgin TV Anywhere won the Connected TV 2013, Companion & Second Screen award

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media is the first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services in the UK.

The company's cable network - the result of multi-billion pound private investment - delivers ultrafast broadband to over half of all UK homes, with speeds of up to 152Mb, as well as market leading connectivity to thousands of public and private sector organisations across the country.

Virgin Media has developed the most advanced interactive television service, bringing together broadcast TV, thousands of hours of on demand programming and the best of the web in a single set-top box powered by TiVo. The company was the first to offer HD TV and 3D on demand to millions of British households.

The world's first virtual mobile network was launched by Virgin Media and it is also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the country.

Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global plc, the world's largest international cable company. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 24 million customers across 14 countries, helping connect people to the digital world and enabling them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.