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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

Liberty Global “stable” in Q1

Liberty Global, the multinational telco, has published its Q1 2022 financial results. CEO Mike Fries stated: “First, our thoughts go out to all those impacted by the war in Ukraine. I’m very proud of our operations and employees across Liberty Global for their devoted efforts to support those in need. While we all hope for […]

May 11, 2022

Virgin Media O2 “showing solid foundations” in Q1

Virgin Media O2 has published its Q1 results revealing adjusted revenue of £2.5 billion (€2.9bn) was broadly flat YoY, an improvement compared to the YoY revenue declines in Q1 2021 and Q4 2021. This performance was supported by increased growth in Mobile revenue which was up 0.9 per cent to £1.3 billion, including a 4.9 […]

May 11, 2022

Data: Call of Duty sets record broadband spike

Virgin Media O2 has seen its biggest gaming traffic spike on record, following the release of Call of Duty: Warzone Season 3 and Modern Warfare updates on April 27th. During the evening peak period between 8-10pm, traffic was up 11.9 per cent on average and up 23.8 per cent on the previous week, as gamers […]

April 29, 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

Virgin Media offers free TV channels for Feb

Virgin Media will give all TV customers access to a range of documentary, entertainment and music channels throughout February at no extra cost. Customers can watch channels including Comedy Central, Crime & Investigation, MTV, Sky History and more. A range of top Asian channels will also be made available from the Asian Mela pack. All […]

February 1, 2022

Report: Wholesale model reshaping fibre rollout in W. Europe?

The expansion of fibre networks is progressing fast in Western Europe, where an average of 7 million premises were connected each quarter over the last year, reports Dataxis. When considering the five biggest consumer markets in the region, it is clear that the deployment of fibre infrastructures widely varies in each country. The market is […]

January 27, 2022