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How to Watch: Virgin Media 2

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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Virgin Media 2        

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations.

Soarview: In Ireland this channel is channel 5 on Soarview.

Official site: See the link icon Virgin Media 2 website.

From Wikipedia: 3e is an Irish digital television channel, launched as a companion to TV3 on 5 January 2009, replacing Channel 6 which previously launched on 30 March 2006. The network operates TV3 and its sister channel 3e and its online service TV3 was initially the first channel from the network launched in 1998. - link icon read more about Virgin Media 2 on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: Virgin Media 2 is on multiplex SV2 in ie flag.

Tuesday, 20 August 2013
thomas neill
2:35 PM

how do i recieve 3e do i need a special box i i=live i the north of ireland.

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thomas neill's 1 post GB flag

2:46 PM

thomas neill: You need to be within the overspill coverage area of Saorview Maps | - 11 years of independent, free digital TV advice and have a Saorview or preferably, Freeview HD box.

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Michael's 358 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 7 April 2015
8:51 AM

I live in England near London.really would like to view American Idol as it is only on 3e.can you let me know how I can view this channel.thankyou

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Kim's 1 post GB flag

11:25 PM

Please see the responses at 3e where other people have asked the same question.

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MikeP's 215 posts GB flag
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Tuesday, 5 January 2016
5:19 PM

I live in London and am a sky to customer, and would like to watch American idol which I understand is on 3e. Can anybody tell me please which channel this is on my sky box ?

Many thanks

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Ian's 1 post GB flag

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