Question: Can I Use Virgin TiVo Box Without Subscription?

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Without a subscription to Virgin Media, you are not entitled to any service.

Also, the TiVo box remains the property of Virgin Media.

Can I use my old Virgin TiVo box without subscription?

There is no way of getting a TiVo box to work on Virgin TV without a valid subscription. The ‘unofficial’ ways stopped when Virgin Media moved to cardless authentication for TiVo. And with the eBay TiVo boxes, unless they are selling them as non-working boxes, it’s fraud.

Does a virgin box work without subscription?

There is no way a Freeview box will work from a Virgin Cable. Only some older analogue systems will give you 5 basic channels without subscription from a NTL box.

Can I use my TiVo without cable?

Although TiVo can work without cable TV, it does need a signal feeding into it to be able to work properly. By connecting the antenna to the TiVo, you can program it to record the shows you want to watch commercial-free, but it will be limited to the channels you can receive through your antenna.

Can I buy a Virgin TiVo box?

Virgin Media Store is available on our shiny new Virgin TV V6 boxes and all our TiVo boxes. As it’s an app, it won’t be available on our older boxes (the V Box, V+ Box and V HD Box). But it’s easy to upgrade your box online – just go to and click on ‘My upgrades and offers’.

Can I use my old Virgin TiVo box in another room?

Can I still use my old TiVo box? You can! Put it in another room, and you can watch Virgin Media TV in another part of the house. You’ll have to connect the old TiVo box to your router directly via Ethernet cable to do so, but it means you won’t lose any of those precious episodes of Planet Earth you’ve been hoarding.

Does TiVo require a monthly service fee?

But while the broadcast programming is free, TiVo’s service for the Roamio DVR is not: The company will charge $14.99 per month (and require a one-year contract), amounting to about $180 in annual fees. Competing over-the-air DVR products, such as those from Channel Master, don’t charge ongoing monthly fees.

How much is Virgin Media basic package?

Virgin Media price changes

PackageCurrent pricePrice from 1 Nov
Broadband only200-300Mb £37.25-£47.25/mth£40.24/mth-£50.24/mth
Broadband and phone50-100Mb £40/mth£41.99/mth
200-300Mb £45-£55/mth£47.99-£57.99/mth
Player bundle – b’band, phone, 70+ channels£45-£60/mth£48.49-£63.49/mth

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Does Virgin media need a TV aerial?

You can’t get cable television from Sky so if you go with them you will need a dish. If you get cable from Virgin then no, you don’t need an aerial.

Does anyone still use TiVo?

These days, being able to pause, rewind and record TV seems almost unnecessary — thanks to the Internet and massive leaps in set-top box technology. But for a time, digital video recording company TiVo reigned. And in its defense, it still kind of does. Yes, 10 million people are still using TiVos.

Is TiVo still around 2019?

The 2019 Tivo Bolt OTA delivers for cord cutters, but its not all plain sailing. At this very moment in time (Feb 2019), cord-cutters may be able to unite under Tivo’s latest version of its boomerang shaped Tivo Bolt. The new box is a 1TB OTA model number 4281 and it delivers on many levels.

Does a Virgin TiVo box need Internet?

The old Tivos work perfectly well without an Internet connection and now the new boxes require one to provide the same services? Internet connectivity in the living room of my parents house isn’t available, either via Ethernet or Wifi. To provide it would require something like a powerline set up which is more hassle.

Do you have to pay for Virgin movies?

Virgin Movies charges you on a pay-as-you-go/pay-per-view basis, so you only pay for what you watch when you watch it – there’s no monthly subscription and no obligation to pay. Prices for films range from as little as 99p to £3.99. These can be found in the Special Offers section of the Virgin Movies site.

How do I delete everything on Virgin Media?



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How To Delete A Whole Folder Of TV Shows – Virgin TiVo – YouTube


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Why is my TiVo box not working?

If you are experiencing issues with your TiVo, there are a few things to keep in mind: The TiVo needs a working internet connection. Unplug the power cord from your TiVo and check the COAX cable that leads from your cable outlet on your wall, to the back of your cable box – it is a thick round cable with metal ends.

How do I connect a second TiVo box?

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Using Powerline to connect a V6 or TiVo box to a Virgin Media Hub


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Are Virgin v6 boxes wireless?

No, every Virgin Media set top box, including V6, requires a cable connection so you would need a new point installed. The V6 can make its internet connection by WiFi assuming a fast, reliable WiFi signal at the location of the TV.

Is the Virgin v6 box free?

Virgin Media has announced this week that they will be offering existing Virgin TV customers a free upgrade to their V6 box, giving them access to the very best connected entertainment experience alongside ultrafast broadband.