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28th September, 2016 - 12:24 pm (5 Comments)

Good news, Ofcom’s latest Q2 2016 consumer complaints report finds that the total volume of UK Telecoms (mobile, broadband and phone) and Pay TV complaints has declined. Sadly some ISPs have fared better than others, with BT coming out top of the worst for fixed line home broadband.

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26th September, 2016 - 4:11 pm (9 Comments)

Reports indicate that Virgin Media are likely to upgrade their top 200Mbps (VIVID 200) tier to 300Mbps (20Mbps upload), possibly at some point during this autumn, with the existing paid HomeWorks+ add-on also being boosted from 300Mbps to 350Mbps at the same time.

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23rd September, 2016 - 10:51 am (4 Comments)

The CEO of cable operator Virgin Media, Tom Mockridge, and other members of his senior management team have been roasted by staff this week after a Q&A session revealed a strong level of internal dissatisfaction, not least with the alleged “faceless change drivers” at new owner Liberty Global.

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23rd September, 2016 - 7:02 am (3 Comments)

Friday is traditionally the day when people, usually those who don’t have kids (lucky bu…), go out to get smashed off their faces enjoy a leisurely tipple. Perfect timing then because Virgin Media has decided to booze up their cable broadband bundles by throwing in a few bottles of bubbly.

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22nd September, 2016 - 9:53 am (0 Comments)

Alternative network provider Cityfibre has today confirmed that the large county town of Northampton in Northamptonshire (East Midlands of England) has become its next “Gigabit City“, with their 45km long fibre optic (FTTP) network going live for local businesses today.

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19th September, 2016 - 9:14 am (10 Comments)

Telecoms giant BT, with support from Virgin Media, will today kick off a new advertising campaign that aims to fight back against the persistent calls by rival ISPs and politicians for Ofcom to split them from control of their national network access division, Openreach.

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8th September, 2016 - 10:46 am (4 Comments)

After a long wait Virgin Media has finally confirmed that their EE powered Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) platform, Virgin Mobile, will finally be fully upgraded to support the latest 4G (LTE) technology from next month.

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8th September, 2016 - 9:45 am (0 Comments)

Communications infrastructure provider Arqiva has agreed to sell its national network of WiFi Hotspots to Virgin Media, which will support the Liberty Global owned cable operator’s on-going efforts to extend the reach and influence of their own public WiFi infrastructure around the United Kingdom.

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6th September, 2016 - 7:58 am (13 Comments)

Fibre optic ISP Gigaclear has beaten both BT and Virgin Media by reaching a deal to bring 1Gbps “ultra-fast” broadband services to the rural village of Crazies Hill in Berkshire (England), which will also benefit the surrounding communities of Cockpole Green, Warren Row and Knowl Hill.

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5th September, 2016 - 1:07 pm (23 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has today reached a new agreement with UK property developer Redrow, which will initially result in more than 13,000 homes across Tamworth, Shrewsbury and Evesham gaining access to their 300Mbps capable broadband (HFC DOCSIS / FTTP) and TV network.

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1st September, 2016 - 1:37 pm (1 Comment)

Cable operator Virgin Media has entered the “final stages of development” with their new ‘My Virgin Media‘ App for Android and iOS devices, which will shortly be made available to no more than 1,000 existing customers as part of a closed beta trial.

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31st August, 2016 - 6:50 am (33 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media will today launch a refreshed range of broadband and TV bundles, which take account of the recent price rises (details) and also introduce a new VIVID 200Mbps “Gamer” package that includes two big changes: 1) Faster upload speeds and, 2) The removal of Traffic Management.

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30th August, 2016 - 1:06 am (9 Comments)

The spread of “ultra-fast” pure fibre optic broadband connections (FTTP/H) across the United Kingdom appears to have accelerated over the past year, with the latest estimate of premises passed delivering a total of 779,006 (up from 351,642 last year) and it’s set to reach around 4 million by 2020.

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19th August, 2016 - 7:20 am (6 Comments)

The on-going expansion of Virgin Media’s cable network, combined with rising data usage costs, new TV products and faster Internet speeds should perhaps reflect part of the reason why the operator has just revealed another round of annual price hikes, which will hit customers from 1st November 2016.

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