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4th March, 2015 - 2:33 pm (3 Comments)

Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has today announced that the work to expand the reach of their cable broadband, TV and phone network to 100,000 extra homes in East London has officially reached the half-way point (50,000 completed), which is now benefitting residents in East Ham, Stratford, Bow, Poplar and Stepney.


3rd March, 2015 - 2:15 pm (7 Comments)

The Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), which advises the Government on matters of fast Internet connectivity, has warned that the recent calls for broadband to be officially identified as a utility service may be misguided.

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26th February, 2015 - 11:44 am (23 Comments)

The telecoms regulator has today published their latest Q1-2015 report into the real-world performance of the largest fixed line broadband ISPs and their customers across the United Kingdom, which found that the average download speed has increased by 21.93% over the past six months to top 22.8Mbps (NOTE: Most of this boost came from urban areas, with rural and suburban being fairly flat).

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23rd February, 2015 - 9:13 am (28 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media will today reduce the cost of their entry-level 50Mbps “Big Connection” broadband and phone package and their 152Mbps triple-play “Big Kahuna” bundle significantly for the first 12 months of service, although the new prices will only be available until 12th March 2015.

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19th February, 2015 - 12:02 pm (5 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business has signed a new partnership with Arqiva that will help to improve the coverage and performance of 4G mobile connectivity in city centres across the United Kingdom, particularly in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Bradford and Southampton.

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13th February, 2015 - 9:26 am (1 Comment)

Aside from today’s big network expansion news (here), Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has also announced its Q4-2014 results and confirmed that they added an impressive +64,000 broadband subscribers last quarter to total 4,625,800 (this compares with +37,600 added in Q3-2014 and a dismal -12,000 in Q2).


13th February, 2015 - 7:26 am (27 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has today announced a massive £3bn expansion (called “Project Lightning“) of their existing 152Mbps capable cable broadband, TV and phone network, which will extend the reach of their fixed line services to an additional 4 million homes and businesses (total of 17 million) by 2020, as a nervous BT looks on.

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4th February, 2015 - 10:34 am (15 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media, which likes to think of itself as a premium provider, has heavily criticised rival ISPs like Sky Broadband and TalkTalk for offering aggressively cheap “free broadband” promotions. The Liberty Global owned operator warned the situation was “completely paradoxical and ironic” because it risks damaging the case for investment in future upgrades.


2nd February, 2015 - 1:51 am (2 Comments)

MoneySuperMarket.com has today announced the winners of their Broadband Supers 2015 Awards, which much like last week’s uSwitch event saw almost all of the big broadband ISPs walk away with at least one award from a selection of several categories. Generally PlusNet appeared to do the best after it picked up three awards for Best Value Broadband, Best for Quality and Reliability and Best for Customer Service.

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30th January, 2015 - 2:47 pm (5 Comments)

The annual uSwitch.com Broadband Awards 2015, which took place last night at The Gherkin in London, have unveiled a variety of winners across multiple categories for broadband, TV, phone and mobile services. Top among the winners was Virgin Media, which took three awards for Best Customer Rated Broadband, Fastest Broadband and Best Broadband Provider.

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22nd January, 2015 - 11:30 am (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business has jumped on the recent moans of poor broadband connectivity in central London, specifically the eastern Tech City area, by announcing that thousands of local firms will soon be able to benefit from a new managed “fibre” Internet access service, which can be installed into buildings with shared occupancy (office blocks etc.).


21st January, 2015 - 8:22 am (0 Comments)

Customers of cable broadband ISP Virgin Media, specifically those who play a popular online multiplayer PC game by Riot called League of Legends (LoL), have been struggling to connect to their favourite pastime for approximately three weeks due to a problem with the operators now notoriously flaky Domain Name Servers (DNS).

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19th January, 2015 - 8:13 am (15 Comments)

The Centre for Cities, which claims to be a non-partisan / independent think-tank that dedicates itself towards understanding and improving city economies, has published its annual 2015 Cities Outlook report to reveal the United Kingdom’s best and worst performing cities across various criteria. One of the criteria they judge is superfast broadband penetration.

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8th January, 2015 - 9:27 am (76 Comments)

Customers of Virgin Media’s defunct copper-line based Virgin National (Virgin.net / ADSL2+) broadband platform, which were last year informed that they’d been sold to low cost rival ISP TalkTalk (here), have started to receive their migration notices with details of the planned move.

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