The Most Popular Streaming and On-Demand Apps Part 2


Welcome to part 2 of our blog on the most popular streaming and on-demand TV and movie apps. Yesterday’s entry covered Netflix and NOW TV, while today’s post features Amazon Prime Video, Aertv and Virgin TV Anywhere.

Amazon Prime Video

Perhaps the second most popular TV and movie streaming app after Netflix, Amazon Prime Video is home to lots of great TV shows and movies in addition to a large selection of critically acclaimed original TV shows like American Gods, Transparent and The Man in the High Castle. Amazon Prime Video permits offline downloads so you can download your favourite shows and movies to your mobile device to watch while you’re on the move, and you can watch Amazon Prime Video content on up to three devices at once. Amazon Prime Video membership costs €5.99 per month but there is currently a special offer available: €2.99 per month for the six months.


Billed as Ireland’s no. 1 streaming service, Aertv is a highly popular Irish streaming service that providers subscribers with unlimited streaming to 20 channels including BBC channels as well as Irish channels like RTÉ ONE and TV3. Viewers can also sign up for Aertv SportsLive, which provides exclusive access to live and on-demand sports. Aertv is available for mobile devices and smart TVs for €5.99 per month and you can avail of a free month’s trial if you sign up now.

Virgin TV Anywhere

Virgin TV Anywhere is a free on-demand and live streaming TV and movie app that offers users up to 86 TV channels and plenty of great movies to watch on their TV, laptop or mobile device. However, you must have a Virgin Medial Digital TV subscription to avail of this app.


There’s a wide range of on-demand and live streaming TV and movie apps out there so take your time and explore what the different apps offer before making your decision. For instance, Netflix is a great option for those who are looking for high-quality original TV while Aertv is perfect for people who want access to Irish TV channels on their mobile devices. Spend some time reviewing what’s on offer and you’re guaranteed to find the right app for you.

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