Tag Archives: Cable News

BT has fibred-up 10m UK premises

BT Logo 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.. more
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Virgin Media reports strong TiVo growth

Virgin Media UK Virgin Media has just announced its results for the quarter which ended in September. The company highlighted strong TiVo growth spurred on by an advertising campaign which began in July. Virgin.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

Virgin Media sheds 36,000 customers, but profits are up

Virgin Media Virgin Media lost 36,000 cable customers according to figures for the last quarter published today, but the company still managed to increase profits by 2.2% and report record growth. The company.. more
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Virgin Media’s 100Mbps broadband now covers 4 million homes

Virgin Media has announced that its super-fast 100Mbps cable service has now reached the milestone of connecting with some 4 million homes in the UK. Virgin says that the service is now up and running in over a hundred towns across the country, with the.. more
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Virgin Media to trial fastest cable in the west (and east)

Virgin Media is currently rolling out its 100Mbps broadband service across the country, a line speed which most of us would salivate over. Although the trial that the company has just announced makes 100Mbps look not quite so Speedy Gonzales. Even a bit sluggish, quite.. more
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Wi-fi broadband a third slower than wired connection

Wi-fi broadband is slower than a wired connection, according to a recent European study conducted by Epitiro. And before you make the obvious crack about body waste and famous Victorian consulting detectives, it’s the percentage difference which the study uncovered that is interesting. On average,.. more
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Ofcom recommends “typical speed range” for broadband advertising

Ofcom has been beating the unfair broadband advertising drum, and rightly so. It’s a view held by many that “up to” advertising speeds are a shady practice and give a misleading impression to a customer signing up for a broadband line (particularly in the case.. more
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Virgin super-sizes XL broadband to 30Mbps

Virgin Media has announced a new 30Mbps service which will replace its existing XL package that runs at 20Mbps from today. Customers who wish to adopt XL broadband will be able to get the 50% faster service for less if they take on a Virgin.. more
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Virgin Media officially unveils TiVo STB

Virgin Media has officially launched what the company is calling the UK’s first next-gen entertainment platform. The TiVo powered set-top box boasts a “game-changing” interface (which we saw leaked screenshots of yesterday), and it brings a new “world of apps” to the living room. Virgin.. more
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Virgin Media slates broadband speed con merchants

Virgin Media has launched another salvo against misleading broadband advertising. The company has previously singled out bad practices in advertising when it commissioned a survey by ICM which showed that 90% of respondents believe that the way broadband is promoted is misleading. Specifically, it’s the.. more
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