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Ex-VMO2 COO Dodds joins Formula E

Jeff Dodds, whose departure as COO at UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 was announced earlier in May 2023, has been named as CEO of all-electric single seater race series Formula E. Dodds replaces Jamie Reigle, who, over the last four years, has led Formula E in partnership with Founder and Chairman, Alejandro Agag, and […]

May 17, 2023By Colin Mann

VMO2 reveals leadership changes

UK multiplay telco Virgin Media O2 has announced two changes to its Executive Committee as the company dials up its customer-first focus, accelerates its digital transformation strategy and doubles down on key growth initiatives to drive long-term commercial momentum. Ulrik Bengtsson, the former Chief Executive of William Hill, has joined the company as Chief Operating […]

May 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Virgin Media O2 boosts broadband speeds

Virgin Media O2 is giving millions of its customers a broadband speed boost at no extra cost, offering them even more megabits for their money at a time households are increasingly reliant on broadband to stay connected and entertained. The boost, effective immediately, will see Virgin Media’s M100 service benefit from a 22 per cent […]

November 1, 2022

Virgin Media unveils Stream

Virgin Media O2 has unveiled its latest streaming TV proposition branded Stream – which will be available from April 27th. The small device allows Virgin Media customers to watch a range of streaming services – including Netflix, Sky Sports, Prime Video, Disney+ (available on Virgin TV for the first time), BT Sport, BritBox, Starzplay and […]

April 26, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Virgin Media launches WiFi 6 broadband router

Virgin Media has launched its new Hub 5, powered by WiFi 6 technology, which will deliver faster speeds to connected devices throughout the home. The next-generation Hub works alongside Virgin Media’s ultrafast broadband network to deliver peak WiFi performance, thanks to WiFi 6. This latest future-proof WiFi standard, which will work with Virgin Media’s existing […]

October 21, 2021

Virgin Media reduces carbon footprint by 7%

Virgin Media reports it has achieved zero waste to landfill operations for the first time, and since 2014 has reduced its operational carbon footprint (scope 1 and 2) by 46 per cent and refurbished and reused more than 8 million products, it has revealed in its latest 2020 Sustainability Report. The report, Dialling into 2020, […]

May 26, 2021

Virgin Media broadband for customers on Universal Credit

Virgin Media has has announced a new broadband service targeted specifically at customers facing financial difficulty and uncertainty in these challenging times. The broadband-only plan, called ‘Virgin Media Essential Broadband’, 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, […]

August 26, 2020

Virgin Media revamps bundles

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is refreshing its bundle line-up, suggesting it is offering customers greater value with faster broadband, flexible TV picks and data-packed mobile SIMs. New and existing customers can take Virgin Media’s M500 Fibre broadband with any package: from broadband-only to a bundle which includes TV, home phone and a mobile SIM. […]

June 29, 2020