Virgin launches online movies service

Virgin has announced the launch of its first online movies service.

Virgin Media Online Movies allows viewers to watch the latest film titles on demand including Fantastic Mr Fox, District 9 and, from 6th May, The Twilight Saga.

According to Virgin, users will be able to stream their choice of film to laptops, PCs and on to TVs and view movies unlimited for 48 hours.

Alex Green, Executive Director, Commercial, TV and Online, Virgin Media said: "Virgin Media already offers the UK's leading movies on demand TV service and we wanted to bring the same high-quality, easy-to-use experience to film fans online. Virgin Media Online Movies will help visitors discover and enjoy a whole world of film and we'll continue to develop the service by adding download functionality, even more titles and a great choice of HD films to the line-up."

Virgin Media Online Movies is powered by FilmFlex who currently operate Virgin's movies on demand TV service.

Virgin Media has also announced plans to launch an online TV player this year.

DTG Staff  |  26.04.2010

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