BritAsia TV to launch on Virgin Media


Fans of BritAsia TV will be delighted to learn that the popular British Asian music channel will be extending its reach by launching on Virgin Media next month. The channel which is currently exclusively on Sky, will be available on the cable platform from Saturday 1st July.

Following new ownership of the channel, BritAsia TV will be delivering fresh new content, including live music sessions and documentaries, along with continuing to offer the very best in Asian and British mainstream music.

CEO of BritAsia TV, Tony Shergill said: “2017 has already been a big year for BritAsia TV, so the announcement of our launch on Virgin Media is testament to how well the channel is performing.  Virgin Media is one of the most subscribed to television providers in the UK, so it only felt right to engage with its audience.

We have lots of exciting projects planned for the rest of the year and we can’t wait to share them with our viewers via Virgin Media.”

BritAsia TV has also recently partnered with the ‘Asian Football Awards’, which aims to increase the channels brand visibility and showcases the channels passion for the Asian Community, as well as celebrating upcoming talent.

BritAsia is committed to representing and highlighting the achievements of the British Asian community. Whether that be through art, sport, politics, music or discussion, the channel has offered a platform for over a decade to showcase the success and the skills of individuals with Asian heritage.

Virgin Media subscribers can tune into BritAsia TV via channel 840, or can live stream via their iPhone, iPad, tablet or PC. For more information visit




About BritAsia TV

BritAsia TV is a mainstream channel with an Asian twist, which celebrates the Asian community in Britain. The channel gives a British Asian platform that showcases new talent, young artists, rising bloggers and much more. BritAsia TV focuses on reaching out to younger British born Asian audiences with a mix of music and entertainment shows to educate, inform and engage with them through positive and inspirational programming.

The channel’s online presence will allow even more content to be shared to BritAsia TV’s audience where young British Asians can keep up to date with the latest news and trends and be able to discover new talent and upcoming artists.

BritAsia TV is broadcasted out of London and the TV channel is completely free to air across the UK and Europe on Sky- channel 824.

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media offers four multi award-winning services across the UK and Ireland: broadband, TV, mobile phone and landline.

The company’s dedicated, ultrafast network delivers the fastest widely available broadband speeds to homes and businesses. We’re expanding this through our £3bn Project Lightning programme, which will reach 17 million premises by the end of 2019.

Our interactive TV service brings live programmes, thousands of hours of on-demand programming and the best apps and games in a set-top box, as well as on-the-go for tablets and smartphones.

We launched the world’s first virtual mobile network, offering fantastic value and services. We are also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the UK and Ireland.

Through Virgin Media Business, we support entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector, delivering the fastest speeds and tailor-made services.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s largest international cable company, with operations in more than 30 countries.