FAQ: Is MTV available on Freeview?

MTV is not available on Freeview. It is operated as pay TV channel in the UK and Ireland.

Where/how is MTV available?
Via traditional pay TV platforms
MTV is available on Sky, Virgin Media, BT TV (YouView), or TalkTalk TV (YouView).

Via smart TVs / dongles / internet:
For viewers with a smart TV, Roku, Chromecast or games console, it may be possible to subscribe to Now TV, which contains MTV as part of its basic entertainment package. All you need is a fast enough (and preferably unlimited) internet connection.

Alternatively, go to TVPlayer.com to watch MTV as part of the £4.99 a month TVPlayer Plus service. A 1 month free trial period is available.

About Now TV
You can access MTV via NOW TV's Entertainment Month Pass. Using a device, such as the NOW TV Box. Roku, Chromecast or games console, which connects to your broadband internet connection, you can access MTV along with several Sky channels, including Sky Atlantic for £6.99 a month.

See: NOW TV Box - Sky - Made by Roku.

Are there any terms and conditions?
There's no ongoing contract, just let NOW TV know via the website if you don't want to pay for another month's TV before payment is due. You need to have a broadband speed of at least 2.5 Mbps, preferably unlimited access. See www.nowtv.com for all the T&Cs.

About TVPlayer
You can access MTV via TVPlayer Plus, £4.99 a month. A 1 month free trial is available. TVPlayer Plus also includes Nickelodeon, Discovery and Eurosport.

Access TVPlayer at www.tvplayer.com or through mobile apps (available on all major app stores). Some connected TV sticks/boxes such as Android TV, Amazon Fire and Apple TV 4 support the service.

Are there any terms and conditions?
There's no ongoing contract, just let TVPlayer know via the website if you don't want to pay for another month's TV before payment is due. You need to have a broadband speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for optimum performance and preferably unlimited access (i.e. no data caps). See www.tvplayer.com for all the T&Cs.


Information last reviewed August 2016
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