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virgin media optical fibre is coax copper

16th July, 2018 (21 Comments)

A Censuswide survey of 3,422 home broadband ISP users has found support for Cityfibre’s legal challenge of the current UK advertising rules, which they say “misleadingly” allows so-called hybrid fibre ISPs to promote their services as being “fibre optic” despite using slower metallic cables (e.g. copper).

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11th July, 2018 (7 Comments)

Cable broadband ISP Virgin Media and BT have today signed a new multi-year agreement that, effective from 30th July 2018, will enable the former to add the BTSport TV channels in full 4K UltraHD resolution to its top triple-play bundles “at no extra cost“.

virgin media engineers at street cabinet

9th July, 2018 (4 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has announced that their 350Mbps ultrafast broadband and cable TV network has now been extended to cover 35,000 premises in Leeds (West Yorkshire, England). Next on their list to benefit is Cleckheaton, Micklefield and Osmondthorpe (plus more of Rothwell) during 2018. Plus some for Scotland.

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9th July, 2018 (18 Comments)

The latest independent model has estimated that the coverage of fixed “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) ISP networks across the United Kingdom has grown to 95.3% at the end of June 2018 (up from 95.1% in March 2018), while “full fibre” (FTTP/H) networks now reach 3.82% of premises.

virgin media high resolution

3rd July, 2018 (26 Comments)

Drink responsibly. New subscribers to Virgin Media‘s ultrafast cable broadband ISP, specifically those who take one of their triple-play bundles with TV and phone, are now being offered an additional incentive in the form of 16 bottles from Virgin Wines or a £125 bill credit alongside existing discounts.

virgin media cable van and two engineers

2nd July, 2018 (0 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media has announced that up to 5,000 properties in Ballyclare and 1,200 in Portadown, Northern Ireland, will be the next to gain access to their 350Mbps capable ultrafast broadband and TV services under the on-going £3bn Project Lightning network extension.

virgin media black logo

28th June, 2018 (5 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media Business is to begin offering mobile handsets to UK SME subscribers who take one of their “Voom Fibre” 350Mbps business unlimited ultrafast broadband services, including discounts if they choose a Samsung or Apple model device.

internet download and upload speed arrows

25th June, 2018 (0 Comments)

The first six months of 2018 recorded another rise in average fixed home broadband download speeds to 33.29Mbps (7.82Mbps upload) among the top 10 ISPs, which continues to be fuelled by the rising adoption of faster FTTC, FTTP and Cable lines. Average mobile data speeds also hit 18.87Mbps (5.02Mbps upload).

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18th June, 2018 (18 Comments)

Customers of Virgin Media’s cable broadband ISP in Surrey, as well as potentially a few other parts of South East England, have for nearly two weeks been suffering from high latency times to servers in the EU (as well as a few in the UK). This has been particularly disruptive to online multiplayer games.

virgin media high resolution

18th June, 2018 (6 Comments)

Customers of Virgin Media’s cable based TV and broadband ISP bundles in the UK, specifically those who don’t yet have Netflix, will from October 2018 be able to instantly add and pay for Netflix’s popular internet video streaming service through their VM bill.

internet piracy flag

15th June, 2018 (5 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) appears to have echoed the British Phonographic Industry’s (BPI) recent call (here) for it to be made both cheaper and easier to get websites – those that facilitate internet piracy – blocked by major broadband ISPs, possibly by removing the court process.

virgin media cable van and two engineers

15th June, 2018 (22 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has announced that they’ve completed a major extension of their ultrafast 350Mbps cable broadband ISP and TV network in Bangor (Northern Ireland), which began last year and can now reach an additional 24,000 premises.

censored access internet

13th June, 2018 (8 Comments)

BT and three other broadband and mobile operators have today won their battle in the Supreme Court with Cartier, which challenged whether it was right for them to suffer the costs of implementing blocks against websites that were found to be selling counterfeit goods (i.e. abuse of Trade Mark).

virgin media coaxial copper cable advertised as fibre optic

12th June, 2018 (17 Comments)

The UK High Court has today granted Cityfibre permission to proceed with its Judicial Review of the Advertising Standards Authority’s decision regarding the use of “fibre” terminology in broadband ISP advertising, which the operator has often accused of being “misleading” for consumers.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

12th June, 2018 (4 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media has launched a new range of specially priced broadband packages and bundles that have been designed for students and offer a 30 day contract. For example, the 54Mbps broadband-only service costs £33 a month, which is the same as the non-student package on a 12 month term.

virgin media digger cable uk engineers

11th June, 2018 (13 Comments)

Cable broadband ISP Virgin Media has taken the unusual decision to sue Durham County Council (England) in the hope that doing so will enable them to lay new fibre optic cable along grass verges and without having to pay “hefty” fees per metre. The case will test the recently revised Electronic Communications Code (ECC).

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11th June, 2018 (1 Comment)

How important is the perceived reputation of a broadband ISP when looking to switch providers? A new ISPreview.co.uk poll of 5,000 readers found 79.7% agreed that their choice could be impacted by reputation, while Sky Broadband and Virgin Media faired best among the largest four players.

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