If you want to cancel your Virgin Media contract, the Manhattan T3-R could be the TV box for you!

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13 Mar • 5 min read

Why? It’s Freeview Play and it’s free TV!

In the UK we’re in the middle of a cost of living crisis and the bad news is TV providers like Virgin could be making it even worse by increasing their prices.

Virgin Media have recently announced they’ll be raising their prices for their current customers by an eye watering 13.8% on average. This price hike will come into effect from the 1st April 2023, unfortunately this is not an April Fools’ joke.

There may be some good news for Virgin customers as they’re one of the few providers which allow their customers to switch or cancel their contract if they’re going to be affected by this price rise.

So what are your options?

Out of the frying pan…

Maybe you’re thinking of a Virgin Media Cancellation so as to move to another supplier such as Sky or BT but, with the current rate of inflation, all of the big TV providers will be raising their prices.

Are there any better deals to be found? We think there’s a much better and more cost effective solution. Ditch your TV contract, keep your broadband contract and make the most of the free TV available in the UK thanks to Freeview Play TV.

Your favourite TV, for free

The Manhattan T3-R is a Freeview Play Recorder which combines 85 Freeview TV channels with streaming services such as BBC iPlayer, ITV X*, All 4, My 5 and many more. This means your favourite shows are largely available for a one-off payment of just £169.99 - what a deal

We’ve got the stats to prove it too. Freeview Play gives you access to 95% of the nation's most beloved shows, so there really is no need to look any further! Our boxes are beautifully simple to use, fit nicely into any home set up and put the focus where it should be - on watching great telly!

More than just free live TV

The Freeview Play platform offers more than just your favourite live channels, it also supercharges the Manhattan T3•R with features that make watching your favourite shows on demand even simpler.

With our boxes Search functionality you can find all your favourite shows from one simple menu, no need to launch separate catch up players for BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and 5 and more. Once you’ve found the programmes you love we make it easy to keep up with them thanks to our Watchlist feature. Add the shows you love and they’ll be waiting for you in one place, whether you’re in the mood for Eastenders, Corrie or a bit of Strictly, they’ll all be ready and waiting for that weekend catch up.

Don’t just take our word for it

Still not sure if the T3•R is the box for you?

Pocket Lint rated us as the best Freeview Play Box you can buy in 2023.

This is as good as a Freeview Play box can get, in our view.

Ready to Save?

Are you ready to make huge savings on your TV costs, check out our T3•R page with a list of all our retail partners that can set you up with the best box around for watching free TV.