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Virgin Media Entrenches Family In Their Own Home

A family home in the middle of Bolton, Manchester, has been entrenched and isolated by the unfortunate arrival of Virgin Media roadworks, which dug around the entrance to the home and completely cut it off from the road, imprisoning the family inside and trapping their car in the driveway. David Henshall, the homeowner, says that […]

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Virgin Media Targets New Homes For Its Superfast Broadband

Virgin Media has allied with the Home Builders Federation (HBF) to make it easier for newly-built properties to be connected to its network, making it possible for new homeowners to connect with Virgin’s excitingly-named “Project Lightning” from the moment they move in. The company is currently in the middle of its historic £3 billion network expansion […]

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Virgin Media to release 4K set-top box

Virgin Media has confirmed the upcoming release of its new set-top box to replace TiVo later this year. The new box will be able to support 4K Ultra HD video in addition to its other functions. Speaking to What Hi-Fi this week, Virgin Media’s spokesman said “Virgin Media will release a new set top box […]

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Virgin Media Invests in 4 Million New Ultra-Fast Connections

Virgin Media has pledged to build a million ultra-fast fibre optic broadband lines in the next three years, substantially increasing the pressure on BT as the national telecoms network falls increasingly behind. The plan by Virgin is to increase its premises holdings by four million premises by 2019, and lay the ultrafast cables through a […]

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Virgin Media Hires BBC Veteran Presenter on Time for VR Showcase

Virgin Media’s parent Liberty Global has taken a bold step to bolster its European Communications Team by hiring a veteran BBC World presenter and Radio 2 frontwoman, Rebecca Pike. Liberty Global, in an effort to power-up its public relations, have also appointed the previous News UK communications boss, Guto Harri, to a high-level position last […]

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