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19th August, 2016 - 7:20 am (3 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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17th August, 2016 - 1:03 am (3 Comments)

Over the next few weeks students in higher education from across the United Kingdom will slowly begin returning to temporary accommodation, which is usually nearby to their chosen college or university. Some will get broadband by default (campus connection), but others will need to choose their own ISP.

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12th August, 2016 - 2:28 pm (4 Comments)

Customers Virgin Media, specifically those who take one of their cable broadband and TV bundles with a TiVo set-top-box, may be pleased to know that the provider has today begun to roll-out a new firmware update for its kit that adds new features to help search, find and save content on the service.

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11th August, 2016 - 10:08 am (20 Comments)

The dream of Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 technology, which could in the next few years’ enable Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) cable networks (e.g. Virgin Media) to deliver symmetrical broadband speeds of 10Gbps (Gigabits per second), has moved a step closer thanks to Cisco’s new silicon reference design.

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10th August, 2016 - 1:06 pm (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business (Liberty Global) has reportedly completed an upgrade of their existing coaxial and fibre optic based Public Sector Network (PSN) in London, which means that around 2,084 local Schools can now benefit from faster Internet speeds.

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8th August, 2016 - 10:24 am (10 Comments)

Ofcom’s long running probe into the rising cost of Premier League TV rights (football, rugby etc.), which was started by Virgin Media in 2014 and followed frustration over the impact of a bidding war between BT and Sky (Sky Broadband), has today been closed. But a few positive tweaks are coming.

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5th August, 2016 - 9:24 am (10 Comments)

Some customers who use Virgin Media’s latest SuperHub 3.0 (ARRIS TG2492S/CE) broadband router have spotted that the new kit appears to suffer from an unusual problem when running in modem mode, which causes the related Ethernet port to stop working for a few seconds every 35 minutes or so.

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5th August, 2016 - 7:39 am (3 Comments)

Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has today published their latest Q2 2016 (calendar) results, which found that the UK cable operator had added +42,700 new broadband subscribers in the quarter to total 4,808,000 (down from +70.4K added in Q1) and their on-going network expansion has reached another 85,000 premises.

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4th August, 2016 - 12:01 am (1 Comment)

The national telecoms regulator has released their 2016 Communications Market Report (CMR), which reveals the latest information about the take-up and usage of Broadband, Mobile, Phone, TV and Radio services across the United Kingdom (split by England, Scotland, Wales and N.Ireland).

BT Smart Hub Router 2016

3rd August, 2016 - 1:44 pm (27 Comments)

BT has published a number of WiFi speedtests for their new Smart Hub broadband router, which pitted the kit against rival hardware from TalkTalk, Sky Broadband, Virgin Media, Plusnet and EE. The results appear to support the ISPs claim that their router “provides the most powerful wi-fi,” at least in comparison to the kit bundled by their rivals.

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2nd August, 2016 - 11:37 am (0 Comments)

Last year Virgin Media committed itself to achieving five “ambitious” sustainability goals by 2020, such as expanding the reach of their ultrafast broadband network to 4 million more premises (Project Lightning) “without increasing its carbon footprint.” Today we’ve got an update the progress.

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29th July, 2016 - 7:57 am (19 Comments)

Installing new fibre optic broadband cables is an important, but often disruptive, element of street works and sometimes it creates problems. Take Virgin Media for example, whose engineers managed for a short period to all but encircle one family home in Bolton (Greater Manchester, England).

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28th July, 2016 - 3:45 pm (1 Comment)

The City of London Corporation has successfully agreed a new standardised wayleave template with local developers, landlords, ISPs, property managers, government, legal firms and key trade associations that should make it easier, quicker and cheaper to roll-out superfast broadband to buildings.

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25th July, 2016 - 12:02 am (3 Comments)

Amidst all the talk about deploying expensive ultrafast pure fibre optic (FTTP/H) networks, it’s easy to forget that Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) / DOCSIS based cable broadband networks (e.g. Virgin Media) are still holding their own and a new report from Ovum suggests that the future will be bright.

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