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Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

7th May, 2019 (11 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has posted their latest results for the first quarter of 2019, which saw their UK cable broadband and TV network grow its coverage by another 102,000 premises and their total internet access base add +35,000 new customers to total 5,259,600 (up from the 21.7k added in Q4 2018).

ee mobile sim cards

25th October, 2018 (9 Comments)

The latest batch of IPv6 network operator measurements has revealed that take-up of the “new” internet protocol (IP) addressing standard has sky-rocketed on EE (AS12576) since September 2018, going from a deployment percentage of 10% to 28.05% over several short weeks.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

9th August, 2018 (7 Comments)

The latest quarterly update (calendar Q2 2018) from cable ISP Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has revealed that the operator’s UK network has now reached another 118,000 premises (up from 111K added in Q1), while their broadband subscriber base totals 5,166,500 (up by 30K in Q2, which is flat from 31.2K in Q1).

virgin media black logo

7th June, 2018 (43 Comments)

Cable broadband and TV operator Virgin Media has this week begun sending out “confidential” invites to what appears to be their first official customer trial of the IPv6 internet addressing standard, which until now has only been tested internally by the company’s staff (plus the occasional unexpected subscriber).

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9th May, 2018 (9 Comments)

Cable provider Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has published their latest Q1 2018 (calendar) results, which saw them add +31,200 broadband subscribers in the quarter to total 5,135,500 (up from the +24K added in Q4 2017) and extend their cable network to another 111,000 UK premises.

homehub 5 bt broadband isp router

26th February, 2018 (37 Comments)

Generally speaking the deployment of IPv6 (dynamic /56 prefix) across BT’s consumer ISP network in the UK has gone well but one key area where they still appear to be struggling is with adding support to their venerable HomeHub 5 router, which is widely installed across the customer base.

virgin media high resolution

24th February, 2018 (36 Comments)

The parent company of UK cable operator Virgin Media, Liberty Global, has recently offered a couple of interesting updates about their plans for a future upgrade to Gigabit capable DOCSIS 3.1 broadband technology and adoption of the IPv6 internet addressing standard.

virgin media cable network street works

15th February, 2018 (59 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has published their latest Q4 2017 (calendar) results, which saw them pledge to introduce a new 350Mbps broadband tier and add 159,000 premises to their UK network coverage. Virgin’s total broadband base also grew by +24K in the quarter to total 5,104,300.

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18th January, 2018 (10 Comments)

Customers on Sky Broadband’s UK network (around 6 million of them) are today generating a colossal level of internet data traffic that has already reached a total of around 8Tbps (Terabits per second). Meanwhile IPv6 adoption among the ISP’s subscriber base is at 90%+.

hyperoptic 1gbps broadband sign

5th December, 2017 (3 Comments)

Urban fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic, which is rolling out their 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB/P) broadband network to parts of 28 UK cities and towns, has today confirmed that they’ve started the roll-out of Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) and expect to finish the work in 2018.

virgin media high resolution

2nd November, 2017 (1 Comment)

The latest Q3 2017 (calendar) results from Virgin Media (Liberty Global) reveal that the operator has expanded their UK cable network to cover another 147,000 premises during the quarter, while broadband subscribers have risen to total 5,080,100 (up by +51.8K in Q3 vs +30.9K in Q2 and +80.7K in Q1).

ip address internet protocol

17th October, 2017 (14 Comments)

Europol, which helps the 28 member states of the EU (inc. UK) to fight serious international crime and terrorism, has called on broadband and mobile providers to end the use of Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) in order to “increase accountability online” and stop people “sharing the same IP address as a criminal.“

virgin media high resolution

17th August, 2017 (10 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has sent out invites for 100 employees to join a “secret” trial of their long awaited Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) network upgrade. Sources inform ISPreview.co.uk that accepted users will need to be connected to Virgin’s broadband service via a Hub 3.0 router.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

21st June, 2017 (17 Comments)

Hopes that cable operator Virgin Media might finally start to roll-out the Internet Protocol v6 (IPv6) networking standard by the middle of 2017 have once again been dashed. The provider said that the transition would now begin “later this year“.

BT HQ UK Building Logo

11th May, 2017 (39 Comments)

The BT Group has released their latest quarterly report (Q1 2017 calendar), which saw their retail broadband base reach a total of 9,276,000 subscribers (up by 29K vs 83K in Q4 2016) and Openreach has begun a consultation on the “potential benefits and costs of a large-scale FTTP deployment.“

BT HQ UK Building Logo

27th January, 2017 (53 Comments)

BT has today published their latest quarterly results (Q4 2016 calendar), which saw their retail broadband base grow by +83k to total 9,276,000 subscribers (up from +76k added in Q3) and Openreach report that 7,177,000 now take an FTTC/P based “fibre broadband” service via their UK network.

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11th January, 2017 (3 Comments)

A noticeable number of customers who have decided to adopt Plusnet’s new EE (BT) MVNO powered Mobile network service, which launched last November 2016 (here), have complained about being unable to access 3G / 4G data (Mobile Broadband) connectivity for several days.

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