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Virgin Media O2

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

Fastest WiFi guarantee from VMO2

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 is introducing what it says is the UK’s fastest WiFi guarantee from a major broadband provider, promising customers minimum download speeds of 20Mbps in every room of their home or £100 credit back. Offering broadband download speeds which it says are 22 times faster than the national average, Virgin […]

September 5, 2022By Colin Mann

UK: Cheaper broadband for struggling families

Broadband bills could be cut for millions of low-income households under UK Government plans to encourage ‘social tariffs’. A new service, which will be run by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), will allow Internet service providers to verify – with customers’ permission – whether they are in receipt of a relevant benefit and […]

August 15, 2022By Colin Mann

Jeanie York, CTO Virgin Media O2, reinforces Falcon V Systems’ Supervisory Board

Falcon V Systems, a polish joint venture, which is developing software solutions for Open DAA with three principal shareholders – VECTOR Group, Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) – announced the appointment of Jeanie York as new member of the Company’s Supervisory Board. In the position, York will become […]

August 4, 2022