cense for which would expire in April 2016. Virgin Media’s video services include a range of digital interactive services, including VoD, and a range of premium subscription-based and pay-per-view services. Virgin Media offers triple-play services consisting of video, Internet and fixed-line telephony in parts of many metropolitan areas in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland; and in five regional clusters in Ireland, including the capital city of Dublin and other major cities. Virgin Media also offers quadruple-play services that include mobile voice and data services as an MVNO through an arrangement with mobile communications providers. In addition, Virgin Media offers its customers access to an extensive network of public Wi-Fi hotspots, including in the London underground train (or Tube) stations in the U.K. The U.K.: As a complement to its broadband services, Virgin Media-U.K. offers an Internet streaming video service, Virgin TV Anywhere, which allows its video customers to stream approximately 117 real-time video channels and watch VoD content anywhere in the U.K. where they have a broadband connection. The streaming service is available at no additional cost to Virgin Media-U.K.’s digital video customers. In addition, Virgin Media-U.K. offers the multimedia home gateway TiVo to its digital video customers. Customers could record approximately three programs simultaneously when watching an existing recording. TiVo customers could also access real-time television channels, manage their TiVo box with a laptop, smart phone or tablet and have access to cloud storage for personal data. Virgin Media-U.K. also offers a TiVo app for the Netflix video service that allows up to five individual profiles on a single account. As of December 31, 2015, Virgin Media had 2.9 million connected TiVo customers. Virgin Media-U.K. does not offer an analog video service. Virgin Media-U.K. offers its subscribers premium digital channels from Sky plc (Sky) through an agreement with Sky and premium BT Sport channels through an agreement with BT Group plc (BT). Virgin Media-U.K. subscribers might receive these channels through a smart card on Virgin Media-U.K.’s network as part of Virgin Media-U.K.’s services or separately for an incremental subscription fee. In addition, Virgin Media-U.K. subscribers using TiVo might access Internet programming services and a Eurosport app pursuant to agreements between Virgin Media and such service providers. Virgin Media-U.K., through its twisted copper network, offers fixed-line telephony services to its residential customers. Virgin Media’s telephony services through VoIP are available to its business customers. Ireland: To complement its digital offering in Ireland, Virgin Media-Ireland offers its digital subscribers several premium channels (sports, movies, adult, ethnic and kids). Virgin Media-Ireland’s services include Horizon TV, and as of December 31, 2015, it had 149,500 connected Horizon TV subscribers. It also offers the online streaming service Horizon Go and the video service MyPrime, which Virgin Media-Ireland launched in March 2015. MyPrime is available to Horizon TV customers for no additional charge. In late 2015, Virgin Media-Ireland launched its mobile services as an MVNO and it launched Replay TV. Unitymedia: Unitymedia’s operations in Germany are located in the German federal states of Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse and include the major cities of Cologne, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden. Unitymedia offers triple-play services consisting of video, Internet and fixed-line telephony services in nearly all of its footprint. Unitymedia also offers quadruple-play services that include mobile voice and data services as an MVNO through an arrangement with a mobile communications provider. Unitymedia customers have access to a network of public Wi-Fi hotspots. For its video cable customers, Unitymedia offers Horizon TV, an HD receiver and a CI+ module. As of December 31, 2015, Unitymedia had almost 460,000 connected Horizon TV subscribers. In addition, Horizon Go is available, giving subscrib
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