Virgin Media’s TV 360: new STB, Mini box and smart remote

Virgin Media’s new cable platform TV 360 has been announced. As well as all the usual linear channels you would expect, there’s also Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and BBC iPlayer, all of which can be watched in 4K UHD and HDR.

The new set top box a allows viewers to record six channels at the same while watching a seventh and watch on demand programmes and live TV simultaneously in one room. A new Mini standalone wireless STB, which also supports 4K, allows viewers to pause a programme in one room, then continue it in another. The smart remote includes voice activated search and personalised services such as individual profiles for family members.