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29th January, 2013 (0 Comments)

Virgin Media has announced that a further eleven London underground tube stations (total 103) can now access its public wireless internet (wifi) service, which is FREE to existing Vodafone, EE, T-Mobile, Orange UK and of course Virgin broadband customers.

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24th January, 2013 (0 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has further reduced the price of its top two triple-play VIP Collection and Premiere Collection bundles, which both combine a premium superfast broadband connection with TV and phone services.

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17th January, 2013 (5 Comments)

A new Virgin Media Business commissioned YouGov study of 2,000 adults in the United Kingdom has revealed that 90% of people wouldn’t swap their Mobile Broadband operator based purely on the prospect of getting faster speeds from 4G (LTE). In fact price, reliability and coverage were deemed to be more important.

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15th January, 2013 (1 Comment)

Netflix UK, the unlimited movies and TV subscription based video streaming service, has published its latest December 2012 rankings for broadband Internet Service Providers in the United Kingdom. The ratings reflect the average performance of all Netflix video streams on each ISP.

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11th January, 2013 (7 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has complimented its existing free and half-price service discounts by adding a credit worth up to £100 to its various triple-play Essential, Premiere and VIP Collections (bundles of broadband, phone and TV). Some bundles also come with free installation.

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20th December, 2012 (5 Comments)

National UK cable operator Virgin Media has today launched a series of new promotions, which are headlined by an offer of 6 months free service on their 30Mbps broadband and unlimited weekend calls bundle. Meanwhile the 100Mbps package is also being offered from just £12.50 a month for the first 6 months of service.

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11th December, 2012 (1 Comment)

Cable operator Virgin Media has this morning confirmed that its FREE public wireless internet (wifi) service is now available from a further 20 London underground tube stations, which brings the total coverage to 92 stations and an additional 28 stations are due to come online in early 2013.

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10th December, 2012 (22 Comments)

The United Kingdom’s national cable operator, Virgin Media, has confirmed to ISPreview.co.uk that the still in-development DOCSIS 3.1 (DOCSISNG) standard, which could one day deliver cable-based broadband ISP speeds of up to 10Gbps (Gigabits per second), is something they’re testing for the future. But what does it mean?

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7th December, 2012 (6 Comments)

This week the UK government awarded £50m to help twelve “smaller cities” expand the coverage of “ultra-fast” broadband (80-100Mbps+) and “high speed” public wifi services into neglected areas. But some of the cities, such as Derry in Northern Ireland and Portsmouth in England, already have near perfect availability of “superfast” connectivity.

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3rd December, 2012 (1 Comment)

Cable operator Virgin Media has written to the UK government’s culture secretary, Maria Miller, with a series of recommendations for changing the £150m+ Urban Broadband Fund. The UBF aims to support the roll-out of “ultrafast” broadband services and fast public wifi, although Virgin and BT have already threatened it with legal action.

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30th November, 2012 (1 Comment)

Cable ISP Virgin Media Business has this morning announced the win of a vital concession agreement that will allow it to begin rolling out a free city wireless internet (wifi) network to cover over 1.2 million citizens of Leeds and Bradford in England (United Kingdom).

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21st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Mobile operator EE appears to have accidentally leaked details that revealed the future direction for Virgin Media’s network of 72 free wireless internet access hotspots in the London underground (tube stations). UPDATE: Now it’s official.

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21st November, 2012 (12 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media UK has moved to make the “super-vans” used by its “top performing” broadband and phone engineers look a little more colourful by re-painting their “super-fleet” with various movie-themed styles. The first one is clearly inspired by the Thunderbirds TV show.

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20th November, 2012 (4 Comments)

Customers of cable operator Virgin Media UK will shortly become the latest to be hit by the dreaded new year price hikes, which are set to affect their broadband, phone and TV services from 1st February 2013.

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17th November, 2012 (2 Comments)

Cable ISP Virgin Media UK has so far failed to completely resolve its broadband peering problems, which re-emerged over a week ago and has left many customers to suffer from high latency (bad for multiplayer games) and video buffering problems during peak times.

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7th November, 2012 (1 Comment)

Cable operator Virgin Media has today announced the launch of its new Virgin TV Anywhere service, which allows the operators existing TV package subscribers to watch their favourite shows and channels from almost anywhere and at no extra cost; provided your fixed line or wifi can handle it (streaming over 3G is “not supported“).

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7th November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Customers on Virgin Media’s UK cable broadband platform report that problems with high latency during peak times, which first struck the ISP last month when one of its public peering providers (Atrato) suddenly switched most of its traffic flow, appear to have returned.

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