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12th November, 2019 (4 Comments)

Mobile giant and UK ISP Vodafone has today published their latest quarterly results to the end of September (Q2 FY20), which revealed that they managed to add an impressive 61,000 new fixed broadband customers in the quarter (total base of 667,000) and that’s up from +31K in the previous quarter.

7th November, 2019 (32 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK (Liberty Global) has posted their latest Q3 2019 results, which reveals that their “gigabit capable” internet and TV network covered another 119,000 premises in the quarter (total of 1.9 million added since 2015) and their total broadband base now stands at 5,269,100 (up by +2.4K in Q3 vs +7.1K in Q2).

6th November, 2019 (44 Comments)

Cable TV and broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (Liberty Global) has today made the surprise announcement that their long-running Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement with BT (EE) will be coming to an end. Instead they’ve signed a new 5-year partnership deal for Virgin Mobile with rival operator Vodafone.

4th November, 2019 (16 Comments)

Broadband ISP Virgin Media UK has announced that they’ve completed the deployment of their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based “ultrafast broadband” network to 2,000 extra premises in the town of Shildon (Durham, England) and 600 premises in Templepatrick (N.Ireland), which can now access download speeds of 516Mbps (soon 1Gbps).

1st November, 2019 (30 Comments)

At the start of this year broadband ISP Virgin Media UK conducted a trial (here) that utilised their existing cable ducts and street cabinets to help deploy charging points on residential streets for electric cars. Parent company Liberty Global has now decided to rollout a further 1,200 charging sockets over the next 18 months.

30th October, 2019 (5 Comments)

Sources indicate that cable TV and broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (Liberty Global) may have begun initial customer product testing of a new Horizon software platform for their v6 set-top-box, which if all goes according to plan might replace their existing TiVo based platform during the second half of 2020.

30th October, 2019 (8 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media UK has announced that they’ve been able to harness Openreach’s (BT) existing cable ducts in order to complete the expansion of their FTTP based ultrafast broadband and TV network to 15,500 premises (homes and businesses) in the town of Lurgan, County Armagh (Northern Ireland).

28th October, 2019 (0 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media has announced that their network extension in Inverclyde (Scotland) has now completed, which means that 4,800 extra homes and business can now access their soon-to-be 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband network (currently 500Mbps+).

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24th October, 2019 (2 Comments)

Rural full fibre ISP TrueSpeed, which is rolling out a new Gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across parts of South West England and aims to cover 75,000 premises by 2021, has appointed Virgin Media’s former Head of Build on Project Lightning – Simon Wall – to be its new Director of Operations.

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23rd October, 2019 (10 Comments)

Over the past few years many of the broadband ISP market’s smallest and biggest UK players, such as BT and Sky Broadband, have deployed the “new” IPv6 internet addressing standard. Sadly the same cannot be said for Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Vodafone and Plusnet. We asked each for an update and here’s what they said.

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22nd October, 2019 (63 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media UK (Liberty Global) has today announced that the second UK city area to benefit from their new 1Gbps broadband speed upgrade is Greater Manchester, which is set to benefit around 500,000 premises in the area and follows Southampton (100,000 premises) as their first city last month.

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16th October, 2019 (4 Comments)

Portsmouth-based ISP toob, which is being supported by an investment of £75m (here) and aims to cover 100,000 UK premises with their 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network by the end of 2021, has reached a deal to use ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 (TA5000) series of Multi-Service Access Nodes (MSAN).

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15th October, 2019 (39 Comments)

Some of Virgin Media’s mobile (EE MVNO) customers on their Pay-As-You-Go platform have expressed concern after the operator started notifying them of an unusual new charging structure. The change appears to penalise infrequent users of the service by effectively charging £2 for the first call or text on each new day.

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11th October, 2019 (35 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has moved to discount the monthly price of their solo standalone broadband (no phone required) packages by £7 for new customers. For example, their entry-level 54Mbps plan drops to just £30 per month and 362Mbps falls to £45 per month for the first 12 months of service.

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30th September, 2019 (148 Comments)

Credible sources have revealed to ISPreview.co.uk that ISP Virgin Media’s new DOCSIS 3.1 powered 1Gbps broadband package, which is due to go live in Southampton first before becoming available to all 15 million of their UK premises by 2021 (here), is expected to cost from £62 per month standalone. Further details follow.

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25th September, 2019 (9 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has concluded their review of broadband ISP pricing and agreed industry changes that are designed to protect “vulnerable” consumers (e.g. pensioners) from “loyalty penalties,” which references how loyal customers (those who don’t switch or renegotiate) often end up paying more.

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24th September, 2019 (39 Comments)

New customers looking to take one of UK ISP Virgin Media‘s “bigger” ultrafast broadband, TV and phone (triple-play) bundles may like to know that the operator has thrown in a free Sony PlayStation 4 console with the game Fortnite and PS Plus access for 12 months (total RRP £249.99) or, alternatively, a £150 bill credit.

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