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virgin media superhub 3 router

27th April, 2017 - 9:59 am (0 Comments)

A growing number of Virgin Media’s cable broadband customers are claiming that the operator’s latest SuperHub 3 (Hub 3.0) router may be vulnerable to a low bandwidth Denial of Service (DoS) attack (i.e. a malicious person with a slow ADSL line could easily ruin your day).

network and internet connections

27th April, 2017 - 8:52 am (0 Comments)

The London Grid for Learning (LGfL), which is a consortium of local authorities and around 2,500 Schools in the city, has raised the data connectivity speed over their Virgin Media Business supplied “fibre optic” TRUSTnet platform to a minimum of 100Mbps and at no additional cost.

virgin_media_uk_painted_street_cabinets

25th April, 2017 - 4:45 pm (0 Comments)

Several of Virgin Media’s street cabinets in Bournemouth (Dorset, England), specifically those around the Square and opposite The Old Fire Station in Holdenhurst Road, have been given a “colourful” makeover by local artist Kev Munday. As always with art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

virgin media project lightning rollout wrexham

24th April, 2017 - 7:23 am (0 Comments)

At present only around a third of homes and businesses in the county of Kent (England) can access Virgin Media’s 350Mbps capable cable broadband and TV network, but that’s about to be boosted after the operator confirmed that their network will add “up to” another 108,000 premises.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

20th April, 2017 - 10:30 am (42 Comments)

Hybrid fibre cable operator Virgin Media Business has this morning moved to top their consumer division’s recently launched 300Mbps home broadband package (here) by introducing a new “VOOM Fibre” product, which offers a top download speed of 350Mbps (20Mbps upload) to SMEs.

UK Broadband ISP Savings in a Piggy Bank

18th April, 2017 - 1:39 am (3 Comments)

Choosing an unlimited “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) ISP based on price alone isn’t always the wisest idea. Never the less some people will always preference saving a few pounds over getting the best quality, but sadly the job of trying to figure out which is the cheapest isn’t easy.

pounds sterling notes and coins uk

17th April, 2017 - 9:25 am (2 Comments)

A second attempt by three of the United Kingdom’s largest broadband ISPs to secure a new Voluntary Code of Practice for handling Automatic Compensation, which would be paid during a total loss of service, is being disrupted by TalkTalk’s refusal to sign-up.

virgin media superhub 3 router

13th April, 2017 - 12:21 am (23 Comments)

After a delay from last year it appears as if Virgin Media’s newest feature, which turns existing SuperHub v3 cable broadband routers into public WiFi hotspots, is finally out of beta and starting to be deployed so that customers passing outside a VM home will be able to get online.

speed_up_broadband_internet_uk_performance

12th April, 2017 - 12:45 pm (22 Comments)

Ofcom’s annual study of fixed line home broadband ISP speeds across the United Kingdom has revealed that the average Internet download rate is now 36.2Mbps (up from 28.9Mbps last year), with uploads hitting 4.3Mbps (up from 3.7Mbps). But there’s a widening gap between rural and urban areas.

good_versus_bad_opinions_0

12th April, 2017 - 11:45 am (2 Comments)

Ofcom has today published a huge new report into the service quality and provision times of the United Kingdom’s largest ISPs and technologies, which finds that 87% of broadband customers are satisfied with their service and this rises to 89% for landline (phone) and 92% for Mobile.

gold silver and bronze broadband star winners uk best isp

7th April, 2017 - 1:12 pm (6 Comments)

Consumer magazine Which? has published the results from their first 2017 reader survey of broadband ISP satisfaction, which saw Zen Internet retain the top “Recommended Provider” award for their broadband service. At the other end TalkTalk attracted the lowest level of customer satisfaction.

virgin_media_fibre_optic_cable_construction_team

6th April, 2017 - 3:21 pm (16 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has announced that some 42,000 additional homes and businesses across Devon (England) will soon gain access to their ultrafast 300Mbps cable broadband and TV service, which forms part of the £3bn Project Lightning network expansion.

junk marketing letters spam from broadband providers

5th April, 2017 - 2:26 pm (12 Comments)

Most of us have become so familiar with the postman delivering marketing letters from the big ISPs that we now bin them without a second thought. One problem with this is that sometimes those letters carry important information, such when Virgin Media intend to dig up your pavement.

cityfibre_fibre_optic_development_uk1

3rd April, 2017 - 8:38 am (1 Comment)

Telecoms and broadband companies including BT, Virgin Media and Cityfibre have been named and shamed by the Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire (England) after the local authority highlighted frustration at the rise in “defective” street works, which required the civil works to be re-done.

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