Virgin Media gives free children’s TV shows to customers until 21 April

Virgin Media is giving free children’s TV shows to customers as school children and younger are staying during the coronavirus lockdown.

Subscribers to Virgin Media will be able to access seven of its popular kids’ channels for free until 21 April:

  • Boomerang
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cartoonito
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nick Jr
  • Nick Jr Too
  • NickToons

The upgrade will automatically be applied to customers on Virgin Media’s Player, Mixit (without Kids TV pick) and Maxit (without Kids TV pick) bundles at no extra cost.

‘With some parents across the UK at home with their little ones, Virgin Media is offering families a helping hand to keep their kids entertained,’ the television, internet and phone provider said in a press announcement.

‘Across these channels, a range of shows from Ben 10, Paw Patrol, Teen Titans and classics like Tom and Jerry, ScoobyDoo and Spongebob Squarepants, will be available for kids to watch.’

‘For extra flexibility, there’s also a thousand episodes On Demand, so parents can pick and choose a their kids’ favourite shows.’

Virgin Media has also provided an additional 10 GB of mobile data and unlimited minutes to around 2.7 million of its pay monthly customers.

Legacy broadband customers have also seen their data caps permanently lifted in order to help them stay connected and Virgin Media has applied a ‘zero rating’ to the websites, and to enable customers to access important coronavirus information sources without using their data allowances.

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