Virgin Media

Virgin and BT team up against threat of Openreach split
Network & Internet

Virgin and BT team up against threat of Openreach split

Major business rivals join forces to fight Ofcom proposals
19 Sep 2016
Virgin Media to invest £3bn in UK fibre optic rollout
Network & Internet

Virgin Media to invest £3bn in UK fibre optic rollout

ISP promises to connect 4m homes to fibre network
29 Apr 2016
EE, Virgin Media & Vodafone back Net Neutrality push
Net neutrality
Business strategy

EE, Virgin Media & Vodafone back Net Neutrality push

EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone are the latest UK service providers to back Net Neutrality
20 Jan 2015
Virgin Media now offers free Wi-Fi at 150 Tube stations
Network & Internet

Virgin Media now offers free Wi-Fi at 150 Tube stations

Virgin Media now provides free Wi-Fi in 150 different tube stations across London
3 Nov 2014
Virgin Media trials new digging method to cut cost of fibre
Laying rural fibre
Network & Internet

Virgin Media trials new digging method to cut cost of fibre

Narrow trenching proposals could make fibre implementation twice as fast
17 Sep 2014
Three to offer free Wi-Fi on the Tube
Tube
Mobile

Three to offer free Wi-Fi on the Tube

Joins other mobile operators on Virgin Media-backed network on the tube
18 Jul 2014
EE and TalkTalk top Ofcom's complaints list
Complaints
broadband

EE and TalkTalk top Ofcom's complaints list

Sky and Virgin Media generate least number of complaints
27 Jun 2014
ISPs criticised for lenient stance on illegal downloads
Illegal download
Security

ISPs criticised for lenient stance on illegal downloads

New proposals will see ISPs write to illegal downloaders, but they won't be threatened with legal action
9 May 2014
Virgin Media mass email blunder to be investigated by ICO
Email again
email providers

Virgin Media mass email blunder to be investigated by ICO

Virgin Media botched mail-out to be probed by the Information Commissioner's Office
17 Apr 2014
Virgin Media rolls out rural business broadband to Yorkshire
Broadband speed
Network & Internet

Virgin Media rolls out rural business broadband to Yorkshire

The high-speed fibre optic service is part of a three-year deal worth more than £350,000
11 Apr 2014
Virgin Media introduces 150 Mbps broadband speeds
Virgin Media
broadband

Virgin Media introduces 150 Mbps broadband speeds

Virgin claims it now provides the fastest broadband connection in the UK.
28 Feb 2014
Virgin Media expands Underground Wi-Fi to ten more stations
Tube
Network & Internet

Virgin Media expands Underground Wi-Fi to ten more stations

Total number of Tube stops covered grows to 131.
21 Feb 2014
BT, EE and TalkTalk named and shamed by Ofcom
Complaints
broadband

BT, EE and TalkTalk named and shamed by Ofcom

Mobile regulator shines a light on complaint volumes against mobile operators and telcos during Q3.
16 Dec 2013
Virgin jacks up prices but boosts broadband speed
broadband

Virgin jacks up prices but boosts broadband speed

Virgin continues its speed war with BT, but is likely to annoy customers by increasing prices.
12 Nov 2013
Leaked Gov letter to ISPs calls for online safety action
Government
News

Leaked Gov letter to ISPs calls for online safety action

Government letter sets out areas Prime Minister wants ISPs to address in internet safety fight.
15 Jul 2013
O2 signs 4G backhaul deal with Virgin Media Business
Network & Internet

O2 signs 4G backhaul deal with Virgin Media Business

Mobile operator will use fibre network to boost 4G network capacity.
12 Jul 2013
ISPs reiterate "active choice" stance on adult web blocks
Network & Internet

ISPs reiterate "active choice" stance on adult web blocks

Web firms move to clarify stance on blocking explicit web content.
1 Jul 2013
IWF welcomes ISP anti-child porn funding
Stop sign
Policy & legislation

IWF welcomes ISP anti-child porn funding

BT, Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin Media have pledged £1m in additional funding to help clamp down on child pornography.
19 Jun 2013
O2 broadband business sold to BSkyB
O2
broadband

O2 broadband business sold to BSkyB

BSkyB to buy Telefónica UK's O2 and BE broadband business.
1 Mar 2013
Virgin Media to be sold to Liberty Global for $23bn
Acquistion
Network & Internet

Virgin Media to be sold to Liberty Global for $23bn

Merger will create world's largest broadband provider, it is claimed.
6 Feb 2013
Acres more broadband
Rural idyll?
Network & Internet

Acres more broadband

Inside the Enterprise: Subsidies for rural broadband have been approved by the EU, but the UK's 2Mbps target remains controversial.
22 Nov 2012
Virgin Media rapped by ASA over "misleading" broadband ad
Broadband speed
Network & Internet

Virgin Media rapped by ASA over "misleading" broadband ad

Regulator takes issue with broadband provider's "no more buffering" claims.
3 Oct 2012
Virgin 100Mbps rollout 'ahead of schedule'
Fibre broadband
Network & Internet

Virgin 100Mbps rollout 'ahead of schedule'

The ISP is pushing out superfast speeds quicker than it expected, but prices are going up come spring.
6 Feb 2012