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Virgin Media rejigs traffic management policy

Virgin Media UK Virgin Media has made adjustments to its broadband traffic shaping, which will apply to any customer on a 30Mbps or faster plan. The idea, according to Virgin, is to make these.. more
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Average UK broadband speed: 12Mbps

broadband-news Superfast fibre is finally starting to dig its heels in and have a real impact on the average UK broadband connection speed, according to the latest figures from Ofcom. Ofcom reckons.. more
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Netflix declares Virgin Media fastest ISP

Netflix Netflix has released its latest ISP Speed Index, and declared Virgin Media to be the fastest provider in the UK at the moment. In the figures for February 2013, Virgin Media.. more
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Liberty Global gobbles up Virgin Media

In a huge move, US-based Liberty Global is to acquire Virgin Media to form what it calls the “world’s leading broadband communications company.” The acquisition will cost Liberty Global $23.3 billion (£14.9 billion) in stock and cash, although it’s subject to shareholder approval yet –.. more
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EE and Vodafone partner with Virgin on Wi-Fi

Both networks are signing up to provide customers with Wi-Fi on the underground EE and Vodafone have signed a deal with Virgin Media to let their customers benefit from the latter’s Wi-Fi system on the London tube. EE and Vodafone will become wholesale partners in.. more
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Virgin Media launches TV Anywhere

Virgin Media has launched a new cloud-based TV service, Virgin TV Anywhere, which lets customers watch, well, television anywhere. The idea is that Virgin TV customers will be able to watch shows anywhere via their tablet, smartphone, laptop or indeed desktop computer. The TV Anywhere.. more
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Virgin Media to extend free tube Wi-Fi until 2013

Virgin Media has announced that it will extend its free Wi-Fi on the London underground until next year. Originally, Virgin Media has intended for the free ride to end after the Olympics had concluded – and the Wi-Fi to only be usable for subscribing Virgin.. more
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Virgin Media begins 120Mbps upgrades

Virgin Media has announced that it has begun boosting the speed of its 100Mbps broadband customers to 120Mbps. This is part of the speed doubling project which was announced some time ago, whereby customers on all packages will see their line speed double at no.. more
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First free wi-fi tube stations named

Virgin Media has announced the first London underground stations which will be graced with free Wi-Fi access this summer, before the Olympics comes to town. There will be 80 stations fully Wi-Fi enabled by the end of July, and they’ll include Oxford Circus, Stratford, Liverpool.. more
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BT has fibred-up 10m UK premises

BT has announced that it has now extended its fibre network to cover 10 million premises across the UK. The firm notes that it had set the target of achieving that milestone by the end of the year, so it’s half a year ahead of.. more
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