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uk internet isp discussion

25th March, 2017 - 1:23 am (18 Comments)

Internet providers from across the industry have today given a mixed reaction to Ofcom’s newly proposed Automatic Compensation system, which will force fixed line phone and broadband ISPs to pay out cash or bill credits to consumers if they suffer a total loss of service for more than 2 days.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

22nd March, 2017 - 2:10 pm (32 Comments)

Cable broadband and TV operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has today announced a significant speed boost across their range of Internet access packages, which sees their entry-level service jump from 50Mbps to 100Mbps and their top package go from 200Mbps to 300Mbps.

Vodafone UK 2016

16th March, 2017 - 8:29 am (3 Comments)

The rumour mill is turning again as a new report claims that mobile giant Vodafone has reopened secret talks with European cable operator Liberty Global, which raises the possibility of an asset swap with their Virgin Media division in the United Kingdom.

london_grid_for_learning

13th March, 2017 - 9:29 am (1 Comment)

The London Grid for Learning (LGfL), which supplies high-speed network and ICT services to over a million students at Schools across the city, has suffered a major core network outage this morning following what has been described as a “significant serious of hardware failures.”

virgin_media_superhub_3_router

9th March, 2017 - 9:30 am (13 Comments)

A nasty Intel Puma 6 chipset (x86 SoC) bug, which has caused latency spikes and packet loss for owners of Virgin Media’s latest SuperHub 3 (ARRIS TG2492S/CE) cable broadband router in the United Kingdom, will soon be patched by a new firmware release.

united kingdom map

7th March, 2017 - 3:13 pm (19 Comments)

The latest independently calculated coverage data has estimated that fixed line “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) networks are now available to order at 92.5% of homes and businesses across the United Kingdom. Plus “ultrafast” (100Mbps+) services are available to 51.2%.

virgin media project lightning van wrexham

3rd March, 2017 - 3:06 pm (4 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has confirmed that 10,000 premises in Scotland’s Midlothian council area will gain access to their TV and 300Mbps capable broadband network before the end of 2018, which forms part of the operator’s wider expansion to another 360,000 premises across the country.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

1st March, 2017 - 7:13 am (4 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has today taken the surprise decision to introduce a new range of broadband products with 1 month rolling contracts, which includes standalone services as well as their various other service bundles with phone and TV etc.

virgin media fibre optic spades

28th February, 2017 - 12:00 pm (5 Comments)

Cable and fibre optic provider Virgin Media has announced that an additional 38,000 homes and businesses in the city of Edinburgh (Scotland) will soon be put within reach of their 300Mbps capable broadband and TV services, which forms part of their £3bn ‘Project Lightning’ network expansion.

cable_grab_john_henry_group

27th February, 2017 - 3:08 pm (0 Comments)

The John Henry Group, which helps to build new fibre optic broadband and telecoms infrastructure for major UK operators, has appointed the former Managing Director of Virgin Media Business, Mark Heraghty, to be its new Non-Executive chairman.

award best broadband uk ISP gold trophy

21st February, 2017 - 2:24 pm (10 Comments)

The annual Broadband Genie 2017 survey has today handed their award for “Best Broadband Provider” to Plusnet after they came top in five out of seven categories and secured a consumer satisfaction score of 74%. Elsewhere Virgin Media also picked up several awards.

fibre optic and ethernet network cables

18th February, 2017 - 8:09 am (17 Comments)

The Valuation Office Agency‘s imminent “revaluation” of business rates (due to take effect from the 1st April 2017) could do more harm than good to the roll-out of fibre optic broadband, not least by hitting BT and Virgin Media with a £1.3bn tax hike on existing infrastructure over the next 4-5 years.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

16th February, 2017 - 7:49 am (20 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has published their latest results to the end of 2016 (Q4), which saw their broadband base grow by +48.8K in the quarter (down from +59.9K in Q3) to total 4,916,700 customers. Some 215,000 extra premises have also been added to their network coverage.

Cable DOCSIS 3 from Virgin Media

15th February, 2017 - 12:58 pm (23 Comments)

The Chief Architect of Slovenian telecoms technology provider Iskratel, Simon Cimzar, has warned that DOCSIS based Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks (e.g. Virgin Media) need to “look past the latest cable upgrades” (DOCSIS 3.1) and go directly to Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P).

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