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Liberty Global, Telefónica, InfraVia UK fibre JV

Liberty Global, Telefónica Infra, S.L.U, a wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish telco Telefónica, together with infrastructure and technology investment specialist InfraVia Capital Partners, are to set up a new Joint Venture (JV) that will roll out fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) to greenfield premises across the UK. The partnership will initially roll out fibre to 5 million homes […]

July 29, 2022By Colin Mann

Virgin Media O2 donates extra data to National Databank

As more than nine in 10 low income Brits say they’re worried about their finances, and 85 per cent say connectivity is essential for living their lives, Virgin Media O2 is donating an extra 15 million GB of free data to the National Databank to help people in need stay connected. Those most affected by […]

July 26, 2022

Virgin Media O2 makes opening offer for TalkTalk

Virgin Media O2 has made an offer to acquire telco rival TalkTalk that is reportedly in the region of £3 billion (€3.54bn). Virgin Media O2, which is jointly owned by Telefonica and Liberty Global, is said to have submitted a bid for Salford-based TalkTalk in recent weeks to test the waters for a potential full […]

July 18, 2022

VMO2: Largest ever data use year

UK multiplay telco Virgin Media O2 has shed light on the eyewatering amount of network data, voice traffic and TV usage it has handled over the past year, as it celebrates its first birthday since the two companies came together in the UK’s largest ever telecoms merger. Across the entire Virgin Media O2 fixed and […]

June 2, 2022

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

Research reveals TV’s power to educate Brits

Ahead of voting closing for Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment at the 2022 British Academy Television Awards on May 8th, a study from multiplay telco Virgin Media O2 looking at the nation’s TV viewing habits reveals the power of TV in educating Brits on important causes. The research reveals more than half (51 per cent) admit […]

April 19, 2022

Samsung, Virgin Media O2 deploy multiple 4G, 5G sites

Samsung Electronics and Virgin Media O2 have successfully completed the deployment of multiple live 4G and 5G sites in the UK, advancing the next phase of their collaboration. In tandem with this deployment, the companies also completed the first 5G data call on Virgin Media O2’s commercial 5G network, using the sites. Field trials were […]

April 14, 2022

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