Virgin Media has connected 5,400 homes in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, to its ultrafast broadband network which will bring the UK’s fastest widely available speeds to the area.
As part of its ‘Project Lightning’ network expansion programme, Virgin Media is expanding its ultrafast broadband network across the UK, bringing average top speeds of more than 600Mbps to residents and small businesses.
Burton upon Trent is the latest area to benefit from Virgin Media’s investment and later in the year, local residents are set to benefit from Gig1 broadband offering speeds of more than 1,000Mbps as the firm rolls out next-generation gigabit connections to its entire network of 15 million homes by the end of 2021.
Hugh Woolford, Regional Director for the Midlands at Virgin Media, said: “Our multi-billion pound network expansion programme has enabled us to bring the country’s fastest widely available speeds to more and more homes. “Whether you’re working from home, gaming in your bedroom or watching the latest binge worthy show on TV, connectivity has never mattered more, and that’s why we’re thrilled that our ultrafast services are now available to thousands more homes in Burton upon Trent.”