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Virgin Media O2 upgrades network with Juniper

Juniper Networks, a specialist in secure, AI-driven networks, has announced that UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 has successfully upgraded its IP core backbone network with Juniper – capable of supporting 800G. Virgin Media O2 is investing in sustainable infrastructure for the long term that can support sustained data growth and bandwidth demands. Virgin Media […]

January 23, 2023

Virgin Media TV adds fitness classes

Virgin Media TV customers can now get active with 80 free fitness classes available via their Virgin TV service. The wide range of classes on offer require minimal to no equipment, making them accessible for all fitness levels, and are led by experts at Nuffield Health, Fiit and Fit at Home. To access the classes, […]

January 9, 2023

Call of Duty tops VMO2 traffic levels

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 has revealed the video games that caused the highest broadband traffic levels on its network throughout 2022, with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 being crowned the most popular gaming release of the year. Call of Duty fans dominate the top four broadband traffic peaks in 2022 with Modern […]

December 29, 2022

Survey: UK full fibre uptake limited

With full fibre networks passing 41 per cent of UK premises and with nearly 2 million of those having access to two or more independent network providers, consumers now have unprecedented access to a range of competitively priced ultrafast broadband packages. However, the uptake of full fibre services, especially those combined with a TV bundle, […]

December 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Warzone 2.0 sets record VMO2 network surge

Warzone 2.0, the latest version of Call of Duty’s popular Battle Royale mode, was made available for preload from November 14th, but it was in the early hours of November 16th that saw gamers get ready for the big launch. Whilst most of the country were asleep, usage of Virgin Media O2’s broadband network continued […]

November 18, 2022

Virgin Media O2 puts National Databank on high streets

Virgin Media O2 is helping more people in need access free mobile data by piloting the National Databank for the first time on UK high strees via 10 O2 stores across. The National Databank, founded by Virgin Media O2 and digital inclusion charity, Good Things Foundation, is similar to a foodbank but for free mobile […]

November 7, 2022

Virgin Media O2’s Volt surpasses 1m customers

Virgin Media O2 has announced that its first joint product, Volt, has surpassed one million customers just a year on from its launch. The joint offering launched within months of the companies’ £31 billion merger in 2021, with the aim of boosting services for its customers by offering Virgin Media’s ultrafast broadband and O2’s mobile […]

October 31, 2022

Freshwave partners with VMO2, Clear Channel on 4G bus shelters

People in Tower Hamlets, London can now access an enhanced 4G mobile signal thanks to bus shelters with built-in small cell connectivity. Connectivity infrastructure-as-a-service provider Freshwave and Clear Channel UK collaborated to devise a solution that would allow the technology to be seamlessly integrated into bus shelters in the borough. As a result, small cell […]

October 25, 2022

Virgin Media O2 offers cost of living support

Virgin Media O2 has boosted its support for those hit hardest by the cost-of-living crisis with a price cut to its existing social tariff and plans to launch a new triple speed social broadband tier with an optional discounted entertainment offer. The price of basic Essential Broadband, which is specifically targeted at those receiving Universal […]

October 11, 2022

England Rugby women’s documentary for ITV

The England Rugby women’s team, known as the Red Roses, will feature in a two-part behind the scenes documentary to be aired October 3rd and 4th on ITV and catch-up on the ITV Hub. An embedded camera crew has followed the Red Roses as they prepare to take on the world in New Zealand. The […]

September 30, 2022By Colin Mann