The top three… Premium pay Tv 4K services
Sky, Virgin TV and BT TV all offer premium contract services but there are differences to consider...
Sk y Q
If you’re looking for a wide selection of 4K content, subscribe to Sky Q. The Next gen TV platform offers a huge variety of live sports, TV shows and movies in UHD. Live events are delivered via satellite, while films and entertainment are downloaded to the box via your broadband connection. It’s a stunning bit of kit. From £34 p/m, www.sky.com
Virgin Tv V6
The latest Virgin set top box has all the decoding horsepower and hardware it needs to offer top-notch UHD and HDR, but as yet the TV service diesn’t have any 4K offerings. However, its Netflix and YouTube apps are 4K-enabled… From £39 p/m, www.virginmedia.com
BT TV YouView+ 4K
BT TV currently claims the high ground when it comes to 4K live sports, with a rich selection of football, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and EUFA Europa League, rugby and boxing. There are also plans afoot to offer 4K TV shows and movies via its BT Store. £20 p/m, www.home.bt.com