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4th September, 2015 - 12:21 pm (2 Comments)

Data collected from new broadband speedtests conducted on Virgin Media’s network now appear to have revealed that the operator will also be giving their upload speeds a boost next month, albeit not by as much as some customers might have hoped.

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2nd September, 2015 - 10:17 am (9 Comments)

New subscribers who prefer to take one of Virgin Media’s standalone broadband packages, which remove the phone line rental in favour of a single price, should note that the standard cost has just increased. Meanwhile those who prefer bundles can now benefit from a 9 month discount instead of the previous 6.


1st September, 2015 - 12:08 pm (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has announced that the next area to benefit from their £3bn “Project Lightning” network expansion will be the city of Nottingham (England), which will see an additional 50,000 homes and businesses gain access to ultrafast broadband.

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22nd August, 2015 - 7:26 am (17 Comments)

Virgin Media has put the feelers out to find existing customers and small business owners whose work or “everyday lives have been made better” and or “changed” by their “ultrafast” cable broadband service. Apparently the end goal is to create a short film, which seems likely to form part of a PR exercise.

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18th August, 2015 - 3:29 pm (3 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business has been awarded preferred supplier status in all ten categories of the Government’s new Network Service Framework (NSF), which is expected to attract a big dollop public sector ICT spend by the end of this year.


17th August, 2015 - 4:40 pm (105 Comments)

Customers of Virgin Media are receiving a new letter, which informs them that the cable operator will soon begin the rapid roll-out of a new broadband speed boost on 1st October 2015. This is likely to be another double-speed upgrade and that would push their top tier from 152Mbps to 300Mbps.

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17th August, 2015 - 3:41 pm (8 Comments)

Last month we revealed that Virgin Media had begun to trial a new FON style technology that would turn their SuperHub cable broadband routers into public WiFi hotspots (full details). Today it’s being reported that they’ll soon be doing something similar with their huge network of UK street cabinets.


13th August, 2015 - 2:35 pm (6 Comments)

Comparison site Simplifydigital.co.uk has today unveiled the winners of their 2015 Customer Choice Awards, which saw most of the big broadband ISPs (except BT and EE) pickup wins across several broadband, phone and TV categories based on their levels of satisfaction. But sadly you won’t find any smaller ISPs listed.

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7th August, 2015 - 7:42 am (2 Comments)

Over the next few months a new batch of students will be looking to take up their university or college places and as such BT and Virgin Media have introduced new packages that seem tailored to their needs with a shorter 9 month contract term. Mind you they’re not the only options in town.


6th August, 2015 - 12:01 am (12 Comments)

The telecoms regulator has today published their annual 2015 Communications Market Report, which reveals the latest details about the take-up and usage of broadband, mobile, phone and broadcasting (TV and Radio) services across the United Kingdom (split by England, Scotland, Wales and N.Ireland).

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5th August, 2015 - 1:32 pm (8 Comments)

National UK cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has today published their latest results to the end of Q2 2015, which reveals that they’ve reached a total of 4,570,300 broadband customers, with 40% of those now taking their “ultrafast” 100Mbps+ services.

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3rd August, 2015 - 2:15 pm (0 Comments)

Customers of cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global), specifically those who were able to make purchases via Google Play using their account with the broadband provider, can expect to receive a refund from Internet search giant because apparently the system was never supposed to work in the way it did.

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31st July, 2015 - 7:40 am (2 Comments)

Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has today committed itself to achieving five “ambitious” sustainability goals in the next five years, which covers everything from the energy efficiency of their on-going £3bn “Project Lighting” network expansion to improving the lives of disabled people through digital technology.


30th July, 2015 - 8:23 am (2 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global), fresh from kicking off the deployment of their new £3bn “Project Lightning” network expansion in Manchester last month (here), has announced that 80,000 premises in Leeds (West Yorkshire, England) will be the next to benefit.

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