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O2 sponsors Love Island

O2 has announced it is the official network sponsor for ITV’s hit show Love Island. The sponsorship builds on O2’s recent campaign ‘Roam Freely’, as the network seeks to remind Love Island fans that O2 is now the only major network that does not charge its customers to roam in Europe up to 25GB. The […]

May 26, 2022

Premier League finale sees record data peak on Virgin Media O2

The frenetic final showdown of the Premier League on May 22nd resulted in the highest ever data traffic peak on the Virgin Media O2 mobile network. With fans transfixed by unfolding drama, they took to their phones to stream, socialise, check scores and share their feelings as it unfolded. The rare occasion – when all […]

May 24, 2022

Sasha Banks, Naomi talk WWE Cardiff event… and Nandos

As an assemble of WWE superstars once again descended upon the UK, Advanced-Television took part in a press conference with WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and Naomi ahead of their participation of a live show at The O2 Arena on April 29th. Before news broke of the upcoming UK stadium show being branded […]

April 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Virgin Media O2 launches Volt campaign

Virgin Media O2 has launched a multi-million pound integrated brand campaign to drive awareness for its joint proposition, Volt. Running throughout the UK for the next five weeks across multiple touchpoints, the campaign aims to demonstrate how Virgin Media and O2 are ‘Better, connected’ by giving customers more and supercharging the nation’s connectivity. ‘Volt,’ the […]

April 8, 2022

Virgin Media O2 top bundles add Netflix

Virgin Media O2 has refreshed its top packages, the Ultimate Volt bundle and the Biggest TV bundle, to include a Netflix Standard Plan. Expanding on the already fully integrated experience and the existing option to add Netflix to their bill, Virgin TV customers who take one of the newly refreshed bundles can now enjoy a […]

March 21, 2022

BritBox UK launches on Virgin TV

BritBox UK and Virgin Media O2 have announced that Virgin TV customers can now access the BritBox app directly through their latest set top boxes. Virgin TV homes will now be able to access the best of British entertainment including the likes of Broadchurch, Downton Abbey, Vera, Only Fools and Horses and Love Island. BritBox […]

March 17, 2022

Roman Reigns joins WWE Live in London, Paris

WWE has announced that Universal Champion Roman Reigns has been added to the stacked roster of WWE Superstars appearing at WWE Live when it returns to The O2 in London on April 29th, and the Accor Arena in Paris on April 30th. WWE Superstars previously confirmed to be in action include ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey, SmackDown […]

March 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Survey: Brits keen to stick with Zoom parties

As the government declares its intention to remove all remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England, data reveals that Brits significantly increased their use of livestreaming and video calling apps to share important life events – or ‘milestone moments’ – during the countrywide lockdowns, and intend to keep doing so even now that restrictions are coming to […]

February 23, 2022

Uswitch: “Virgin Mobile, O2 dual price rise absurd”

Virgin Media O2 has announced its annual price increase for its broadband, mobile, TV and landline customers. Millions of customers will soon see their Virgin Media bill rise by as much as £4.70 per month which is one the biggest hikes in years. That increase could add as much as £56 to a yearly broadband […]

February 17, 2022

VMO2 eyes fibre JV

UK multiplay telco Virgin Media O2 (VMO2) is planning to launch a fibre network construction joint venture led by owners Liberty Global and Telefónica, according to reports. Such an operation would seek to rival BT’s Openreach digital infrastructure arm. The new company is seeking a substantial sum from third-party investors, with one source suggesting the […]

January 31, 2022By Colin Mann