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23rd July, 2021 (13 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (VMO2) has launched a refreshed range of ‘Pay As You Go’ (PAYG) tariffs, which start with a top-up of £10 (lasting for 30-days) and that gets you 7GB of data (mobile broadband), unlimited minutes and unlimited texts.

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23rd July, 2021 (9 Comments)

A new YouGov survey of 2,130 UK adults, which was commissioned by O2 (VMO2), has claimed that 70% of house-hunters would be prepared to walk away from a dream home if the local mobile signal wasn’t up to par, while 31% would pay more for a property with a good signal and 20% are prepared to pay up to £10,000 more!

22nd July, 2021 (3 Comments)

Mobile testing firm RootMetrics has published their latest biannual H1 2021 study of mobile network (4G and 5G) and broadband performance across the United Kingdom, which once again named EE (BT) as the best overall operator. But they were beaten in one category, with O2 (VMO2) coming top for accessibility.

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20th July, 2021 (2 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (VMO2) has begun testing a new “ubiquitous communications” technology in Cornwall (South West England), which has the capability to instantly switch between 5G mobile and satellite broadband if one network becomes unavailable, thus allowing devices to stay connected continuously while on the move.

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19th July, 2021 (28 Comments)

UK ISP Virgin Media (VMO2) has warned customers of their home broadband service to take extra care with their routers during the summer heatwave because if it “gets too hot” then your connection may “slow down” or even “grind to a halt all together,” said the provider in a new common sense style tips notice.

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17th July, 2021 (6 Comments)

Some 4,200 extra homes in the Woodburn area of Dalkeith have just become the latest in Scotland to benefit from the ongoing UK expansion of Virgin Media’s (VMO2) new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based gigabit broadband and TV network, which can offer top download speeds of up to 1130Mbps to local residents.

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16th July, 2021 (16 Comments)

Customers of Virgin Mobile’s (Virgin Media) Pay As You Go (PAYG) plans have been informed that the service is “ending” and it will be gradually phased out between October 2021 and January 2022. During this period, customers will find that their SIM “will stop working … if you don’t take any action.” Talk about harsh.

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16th July, 2021 (22 Comments)

UK ISP Swish Fibre, which is deploying a 10Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to cover 250,000 premises in England (Home Counties), has launched an entertaining new advertising campaign that aims to highlight the differences between “speed-sapping” copper-mix “Fake Fibre” services and Full Fibre ones.

15th July, 2021 (9 Comments)

The London Grid for Learning (LGfL), which currently works alongside Virgin Media Business (VMO2) to supply ultrafast broadband to c.3,000 schools in London (over 1.2 million children), reports that one of VMO2’s fibre optic cables has been “seriously damaged” and is disrupting connectivity to various schools and businesses.

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15th July, 2021 (9 Comments)

O2 (VMO2) has just become the first UK mobile operator to make live calls from its network using a new Neutral Host In-Building (NHIB) mobile specification, which makes it possible for multiple operators to serve indoor mobile (4G and 5G) coverage to businesses and public venues – somewhat of a complementary approach to OpenRAN.

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13th July, 2021 (4 Comments)

Cable broadband ISP Virgin Media (VMO2) reported a sharp decrease in internet traffic during England’s Euro 2020 football final against Italy on Sunday, with customers downloading 28% less than at the same time last week. Likewise, mobile operator O2 reported “no significant rise” in data usage.

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11th July, 2021 (31 Comments)

Price hikes are fairly common amongst all of the largest UK broadband ISPs, which tend to increase what they charge by an average of c.4-6% with every passing year, albeit often via a mix of very different and changeable approaches. But is it time for the industry to start considering a more predictable and standardised approach?

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8th July, 2021 (10 Comments)

Customers of mobile operator O2 (VMO2) may like to know that they’ve upgraded the capacity of their 4G and 5G (mobile broadband) network at almost 600 UK cell sites, which is part of their preparations for a “record staycation summer” (i.e. the sites are popular tourist destinations and seaside areas, such as Bognor Regis, Bath and Stirling).

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7th July, 2021 (20 Comments)

The latest independent study of UK broadband coverage for H1 2021 has estimated that “full fibre” (FTTP) ISP networks have now increased their reach to 24.33% of premises (up from 19.2% in H2 2020), while 41.72% are within reach of “gigabit” speeds (up from 37.4%) and 66.9% can get 100Mbps+ (up from 64.3%).

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6th July, 2021 (2 Comments)

A short but interesting debate was held yesterday in the Lords Chamber, which appeared to indicate that the UK Government are not, at present, pressing Ofcom to introduce mandatory low cost social tariffs for broadband across the industry. But like the regulator, they would like to see better promotion of those that exist.

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1st July, 2021 (7 Comments)

Some 4,000 extra homes in the small County Down (Northern Ireland) town of Donaghadee have just become the latest to benefit from the expansion of Virgin Media’s (VMO2) new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based gigabit broadband and TV network, which can offer top download speeds of up to 1130Mbps to local residents.

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29th June, 2021 (7 Comments)

The UK Government will today reveal that “up to” 234,000 hard-to-reach rural homes and businesses in Wales have been identified as “in scope” to potentially receive a gigabit-capable broadband upgrade, which should come as part of the new £5bn Project Gigabit programme.

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