Virgin Media is to launch a broadband-only plan, called “Virgin Media Essential Broadband”, which will be available to those receiving Universal Credit and will come with a speed of 15 Mbps and a fixed price of £15 per month, with no fixed-term contract length and no price changes while benefit payments are being received.
Virgin Media has connected 2,500 homes in Leasowe, Wirral, to its ultrafast broadband network, which will bring the UK’s fastest widely available speeds to the area.
Virgin Media has now become the largest gigabit broadband network in the UK, supplying 3.6 million premises with its Gig1 gigabit fibre speeds.
Earlier last week it was reported that Billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Global, which owns Virgin Media and a 10% stake in ITV, was in talks with Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica to combine their UK assets in a joint venture.
Virgin Media has revealed that a Virgin Media database containing the personal details of 900,000 people was left unsecured and accessible online for 10 months.
From early March more than a million homes in the West Midlands will gain access to Virgin Media's Gig1 Fibre broadband packages, adding 50 per cent to the reach of the service (currently 2m users) in one go.
Virgin Media Business has been awarded a preferred supplier status in all ten categories of the GovernmentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new Network Service Framework (NSF).
After a three-month nationwide search, over 2,500 entries and more than 685,000 public votes, Kino-mo, Fourex and JustPark have today been crowned winners of the Virgin Media Business Pitch to Rich 2015 competition.
Earlier today, we reported how Ofcom has called for joint action between the regulator, industry and government to improve broadband services for smaller businesses.
The App Developers has announced it has made it to the semi-final shortlist of the Virgin Media Business Ã¢â‚¬ËœPitch to RichÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ competition Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and with voting opening this week, with a 10k prize for one of the voters - the team at the firm are ready to go all the way and take the crown.
Virgin Media Business has announced the top 32 businesses and innovators who have made it through to the Semi-Final stage of its entrepreneur competition Ã¢â‚¬Ëœ#VOOM: Pitch to Rich 2015Ã¢â‚¬â„¢.