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virgin media fast broadband 2017

17th September, 2019 (24 Comments)

Cable and fibre optic broadband ISP Virgin Media UK has continued the rollout of their planned 10:1 ratio boost to upload speeds by raising the upstream rate from 6Mbps to 10Mbps on their popular M100 (100Mbps download) package, with 50Mbps (M50) subscribers also benefiting.

virgin media project lightning rollout wrexham

15th September, 2019 (7 Comments)

The Offa Community Council in Wrexham (Wales) is to lodge a complaint with the main town council after local residents in several areas complained about Virgin Media’s “terrible” street works, which had been left like a “snails tail” and some driveways were inaccessible for over a week.

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10th September, 2019 (3 Comments)

Engineers from cable TV and broadband ISP Virgin Media last week took time out from their on-going work in Musselburgh (East Lothian, Scotland) to help clean the local beach, which resulted in the team of 20 collecting 10 large bags of litter. The local network is currently being extended to a 6,000 extra premises.

toob engineers upscaled image

10th September, 2019 (12 Comments)

Portsmouth-based UK ISP toob, which was setup by several of Vodafone’s former directors (here) and has attracted investment of £75m (here), is officially starting the rollout of their 900Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network in Southampton, despite Virgin Media’s threat to “keep them out of our city.”

virgin media engineers observed by ofcom

4th September, 2019 (0 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media has confirmed that they’ve just completed another network extension, which has built their 500Mbps+ capable “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband and TV network to cover 4,000 homes and businesses in the West Yorkshire town of Ossett (population 22,000). This follows the 600 added in Wallasey (Wirral) last week.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

3rd September, 2019 (22 Comments)

Some customers of Virgin Media’s mobile network sibling – Virgin Mobile – are being affected by a batch of faulty purple SIM cards that for the past few weeks have been causing intermittent connectivity problems. The situation has even hit some of the replacement SIMs that were sent out in order to resolve the original problem.

virgin media fibre trench and cable duct

2nd September, 2019 (10 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband (Comcast) is reportedly in talks with Liberty Global (Virgin Media) about investing in their new Joint Venture company Liberty Fibre Limited, which looks set to compete with Openreach (BT) in rural areas by building its own open access Gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network.

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19th August, 2019 (0 Comments)

Existing UK customers on cable ISP Virgin Media’s ultrafast broadband and TV network are being “exclusively” offered the option of a new 4G (EE MVNO) Virgin Mobile “Family Plan,” which offers discounts for multiple SIMs and additional parental controls to help manage internet access.

Go or Stay concept with three red dice on a white background.

17th August, 2019 (16 Comments)

A new survey of 1,000 broadband customers, conducted by Which?, has revealed that 40% had been with the same ISP for 10 years and only 15% had been with their provider for less than 2 years (likely to reflect recent switchers). The reasons for this tended to vary between users of BT, Sky Broadband, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

16th August, 2019 (12 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media has discounted the price of their 50Mbps to 350Mbps standalone broadband packages by -£7 per month for the first 12 months of service, which for example means that you’d now pay from £30 per month (£37 from month 13) for their entry-level 50Mbps package and £45 for 350Mbps (£52 from month 13).

virgin media engineer touching fibre optic wires

15th August, 2019 (31 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has begun to invite selected customers in Southampton (Hampshire) to help trial their new DOCSIS 3.1 network upgrade, which will boost the service’s top download speed to 1000Mbps (albeit only 50Mbps upload) on existing Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) and full fibre FTTP lines.

virgin media street works meeting scotland

9th August, 2019 (13 Comments)

The CEO of Liberty Global, Mike Fries, has lent more weight to reports that sibling Virgin Media UK might be planning to establish an alternative network ISP in order to reach into the 10 million or so premises that their existing ultrafast cable and FTTP broadband network does not serve (e.g. rural areas, suburbs and smaller towns).

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

8th August, 2019 (25 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media (Liberty Global) added another +7,100 UK customers to their broadband network during the second quarter of 2019 (down from +35K in Q1), which takes their total base to 5,266,700. Over the same period their network has deployed to cover another 130,000 premises (up from +102K last quarter).

virgin media high resolution

7th August, 2019 (39 Comments)

Cable TV, phone and broadband ISP Virgin Media UK has reportedly committed to protect over 100,000 of their most vulnerable customers (e.g. pensioners, the unemployed and those with disabilities), such as by freezing their prices against future hikes or automatically moving them to a better (cheaper) deal.

virgin media small trench digger fibre

5th August, 2019 (9 Comments)

The piecemeal announcements continue today as UK ISP Virgin Media confirms that they’ve completed an extension of their 500Mbps+ capable “full fibre” (FTTP) broadband and TV network to 3,700 premises (homes and businesses) in the Tameside town of Hyde, Greater Manchester.

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31st July, 2019 (44 Comments)

The forthcoming rollout of cable broadband ISP Virgin Media’s new 1Gbps service (here) – expected to cover the whole of their UK network by 2021 – will be accompanied by a new DOCSIS 3.1 compatible HUB 4 router (aka – Gigabit Connect Box / Connect Box v2) and here’s everything we know about the new device so far.

virgin media v6 tv iptv set-top-box uk

30th July, 2019 (7 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media has boasted that their broadband, phone and TV bundle offers consumers the “cheapest prices and the most convenient way to watch all of the Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action in one place,” which they claim could save you £463 vs Sky (Sky Broadband) on a 12 month term.

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