bit more info from the media guardian:
Sky and Virgin Media resolve distribution row | Media | guardian.co.uk
Good news really
Sky and Virgin Media today announced that, following successful negotiations, they have ...
Sky and Virgin Media today announced that, following successful negotiations, they have agreed two new channel carriage deals.
The first agreement will see the return, on 13 November, of Sky's Basic channels – including Sky1, Sky2, Sky3, Sky News, Sky Sports News, Sky Arts 1, Sky Arts 2, Sky Real Lives and Sky Real Lives 2 – to Virgin Media's cable TV service. The second agreement provides for the continued carriage of Virgin Media TV's basic channels – Living, Living 2, Bravo, Bravo 2, Trouble, Challenge and Virgin 1 – as part of Sky's retailed channel line-up on satellite. Both deals will run concurrently until 12 June 2011.
Sky User - Help & Support for Sky & Sky Broadband - BSkyB and Virgin Media Sign New Channel Carriage Agreements
Sky3, Sky News and Sky Sports News will be available in the lowest M tier; Sky1 and Sky2 will be available in the L tier; and Sky Arts 1, Sky Arts 2, Sky Real Lives and Sky Real Lives 2 will join the XL tier.
Cable - News - Sky1, Sky News back on Virgin cable - Digital Spy
nice 1 cheers for info
wow we get sky 1 back
forget sky one.. sly sports news is the one.. statnta sports news is crap.!!