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22nd March, 2022 (18 Comments)

The two sides of VMO2 – O2 and Virgin Media – have today issued somewhat of a progress update on their various fixed broadband and mobile deployments across Wales, which among others things reveals that they’ve boosted 4G network capacity in 5,800 postcodes during 2021 and 412,000 premises can now get gigabit speeds.

Apple-iCloud-Private-Relay-Enabled

14th March, 2022 (14 Comments)

The Mobile UK trade body, which represents Three UK, EE (BT), O2 (VMO2) and Vodafone, has called upon the Competition and Markets Authority to probe the impact of Apple’s new iCloud linked internet privacy tool – ‘Private Relay‘ – due to concerns over its negative impacts on their network optimisation and filtering measures.

Home phone UK handset in red

11th March, 2022 (20 Comments)

Ofcom has today set out their final changes to the rules that govern the use of phone numbers in the UK, which has opted to retain the existing rules on geographic numbering and remove the obligation on telecoms providers and broadband ISPs to provide local dialling to customers.

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25th February, 2022 (17 Comments)

Mobile and broadband ISPs Vodafone UK, O2 and Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Three UK, BT (inc. Plusnet and EE), Ogi, Giffgaff and Sipgate have today responded, separately, to the absolutely horrific events being seen in Ukraine over the past few days by giving their customers free calls and roaming to the country.

Virgin Media O2 Engineer Working Inside FTTP Cabinet

24th February, 2022 (1 Comment)

Broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (VMO2) has today confirmed that their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network has, for the first time, been made available to over 17,000 homes in the Cricklewood area of London. Some 3,000 homes in Castleford (West Yorkshire) have also been added.

virgin media engineer poking cabinet

21st February, 2022 (31 Comments)

UK ISP Virgin Media (VMO2) has this morning sweetened the existing discounts on their ultrafast broadband and phone bundles, which knocks a few extra pounds off the previous offer. Packages now start at just £25 per month for a speed of 108Mbps (10Mbps upload) with free setup (usually £35) and included weekend calls.

Virgin Media O2 Engineer Talking to Woman

18th February, 2022 (41 Comments)

Virgin Media and O2 (VMO2) have today published their combined results for Q4 2021, which finally confirmed their long-awaited plan to extend the operator’s Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to cover around 23 million UK premises by 2027 (7 million more than today) via a new Joint Venture.

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16th February, 2022 (28 Comments)

Customers of both O2 and Virgin Mobile (Virgin Media) today found out what sort of price hikes they can expect this year after the latest Retail Price Index (RPI) rate of inflation was published, which hit 7.8%. The operators then add another 3.9% on top, which means customers can expect their bills to rise by a staggering 11.7%.

16th February, 2022 (18 Comments)

Customers of gigabit-capable broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (VMO2) will be pleased to know that the operator has today finally moved to scrap one of their most irritating policies, which charged early exit fees when subscribers moved house into a location that was outside the operator’s existing network area (off-net).

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15th February, 2022 (13 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (Virgin Media / VMO2) has today pledged to extend their ultrafast 5G (mobile broadband) network coverage to reach 50% of the UK’s population in 2023 (not to be confused with geographic coverage). At the same time, they’ve also revealed that their 5G network already reaches 64% of London’s population.

Virgin Media O2 UK Logo is forged

13th February, 2022 (32 Comments)

A new newspaper report today states that Virgin Media (VMO2) has moved to cancel their 5-year Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement with Vodafone UK, which was signed prior to the £31bn merger with O2 and replaced a prior MVNO deal with EE (BT).

Virgin Media Business UK Hitron CHITA Router

12th February, 2022 (19 Comments)

After many years of waiting, it looks as if broadband ISP Virgin Media Business (VMO2) will finally introduce a new DOCSIS 3.1 powered router for customers, which looks as if it will be based off the Hitron Chita cable gateway and could herald the long-overdue arrival of a new 1Gbps package.

5g mobile sim logo uk

9th February, 2022 (22 Comments)

Mobile testing firm RootMetrics (Ookla) has today published a new H2 2021 summary of 5G based mobile broadband performance and availability across the United Kingdom, which reveals how each of the primary network operators – EE (BT), Vodafone, Three UK and O2 (VMO2) – performed across 16 of the biggest metro cities.

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8th February, 2022 (10 Comments)

Ofcom has today published their latest Q3 2021 (calendar) consumer complaints study, which identified both TalkTalk and Shell Energy as the providers that attracted the most gripes for fixed broadband services, while TalkTalk also took flak for landline phone services and iD Mobile came top for Mobile moans.

virgin tv 360 possible uk set-top-box

7th February, 2022 (2 Comments)

Broadband ISP Virgin Media UK (VMO2) has today announced that it will make the operator’s full range of premium kids entertainment and learning-based programmes – a total of 12 kids pay TV channels (e.g. Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon) – available for all TV customers until 8th March 2022, “at no extra cost.”

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7th February, 2022 (0 Comments)

Broadband ISP, pay TV and mobile giant Virgin Media (VMO2) has announced that they intend to mark National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February 2022) by creating more than 200 new apprenticeship roles across the UK in 2022. The move comes after BT pledged to recruit over 600 apprentices and graduates this year.

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2nd February, 2022 (4 Comments)

Broadband ISP Virgin Media UK has announced that they’re giving all of their Pay TV customers access to more than 20 “documentary, entertainment and music channels” at “no extra cost” throughout February 2022, which includes a variety of channels such as Comedy Central, MTV, Sky History and more.

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