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Disabled People Deserve More From Our National Game

Mark Atkinson | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Sport
Mark Atkinson

There has been an improved picture in the UK in 2017 for racism and homophobia. Sadly the same cannot be said for disability. Now's the time to change this. All the football for all the fans, no matter who you are.

Virgin Media Accidentally Blocks Facebook, Messenger And Instagram

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Tech

This story has been updated. Trying to access Facebook, Messenger or Instagram through Virgin Media broadband? Best to check in again later. The inter...

The Government's Campaign Against Online Piracy Has Begun In The Most British Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Tech

The government’s latest campaign against online piracy will begin today (17 Jan) in the most British way possible – with hundreds of politely word...

Angry Man's 4-Hour Rant Is A Hilarious PR Disaster For Virgin Media

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Comedy

We’ve all had problems with our Internet connection. And some of us have been driven to despair cancelling our contracts because of said problems. ...

Virtual Reality Can Make Independence For Disabled People a Reality

Kim Lawther | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK Tech
Kim Lawther

Opinions may still be divided on VR but undoubtedly this is a market that is predicted to grow as fast as smart phones and the more companies and developers that get involved, the more accessible and cheaper VR will become.

The Good Hacker - Taking Everyday Tech and Making it Life-Changing

Kim Lawther | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Tech
Kim Lawther

Technology opens up the world for disabled people. Whether it's switching a light off on your own at the end of the night, choosing what channel to watch or being able to communicate, say yes, no or whatever you want - technology brings independence.

Virgin Media's Going To Start Letting Strangers Use Your WiFi

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Tech

Virgin Media might seem like a high-speed communications company but in actual fact, it's just a big cover-up for Jeremy Corbyn's secret plan to launc...

The UK Is Running Out Of Phone Numbers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Five cities in the UK will now have to type full phone numbers, including the area code, in order to help stay off a shortage of telephone numbers. ...

Virgin Media Urge Ofcom To Probe Premier League TV Rights Sale

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Sport

The broadcast regulator Ofcom has been asked by cable giant Virgin Media to open a formal investigation into the way the Premier League sells its TV r...

iOS 8 Breaks Virgin Media Download Record

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

In case you were wondering just how popular iOS 8 has been in its first 24 hours, we have the first hint of an answer. Virgin Media has just anno...

Which Billionaire Has Just Bought A Stake In ITV?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

The owner of Virgin Media said it has no plans for a takeover of ITV after snapping up 6.4% of the broadcaster's shares from rival BSkyB today. US ...

CC: Virgin Media Made A Spectacular Email Balls-Up

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Media made a monumental balls-up on Wednesday when a rookie mistake meant 135,000 people were bombarded with hundreds of unwanted emails. T...

Elderly Couple In Spat With Virgin Media Over £900 Porn Bill

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK

An elderly couple are set to have their Virgin Media television service terminated after they refused to pay bills totalling nearly £900 for porn fil...

Virgin Offers Home Broadband Speeds of 152 Mbps But Rural Britain Languishes in Slow Lane

Marie-Louise Abretti | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech
Marie-Louise Abretti

British households increasingly crave broadband connections that can cope with their huge demand for the web at peak times of day, when everyone's at home and trying to stream their favourite TV shows, download films for the next day's commute, surf the internet for homework, or Skype friends and family.

London YouTube Series Set for Mainstream Television

Zaneta Denny | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Zaneta Denny

The show, scripted and produced by Samuel Benta, follows the life and times of the McKenzies, a nuclear family living London. Benta plays Samuell McKenzie, the eldest sibling, who wants to be a star.

How To Register For WiFi On The Underground With O2

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Tech

Sick of walking into tube stations and realising that for the next hour you need to live 'without' your mobile phone. Well, those days are over if...

Here's How To Get Free WiFi On The Tube (If You're On O2)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech

O2 customers will be able to access free WiFi on London's Tube network from June. A deal with Virgin Media, who operate the internet service on the...

Urban Connectivity - The Next Big Thing?

Kevin Baughan | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Tech
Kevin Baughan

Many people will have heard the Government and tech experts talking about the concept of connected cities. £100million in public spending has been set aside under the Urban Broadband Fund as part of a commitment to making high speed broadband available to everyone in the UK

Virgin Media To Take On Murdoch

PA | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Tech

Virgin Media vowed to become a "disruptive challenger" in the pay-TV market today after agreeing a £10 billion takeover by US cable giant Liberty Glo...

Launching the Search for the Apprentice Team of the Year 2013

Jez Anderson | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jez Anderson

The gauntlet has been thrown down to businesses, training providers and colleges to compete for the title of apprentice team of 2013 which opens for nominations this week.

Leeds And Bradford To Benefit From Improved WiFi Thanks To Virgin

Charlie Thomas | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Leeds and Bradford are set to become "super-connected" cities after Virgin Media Business has been awarded the UK's first city wireless concessions ou...

Will We All See Shoeboxes On Lamposts Soon?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Small cell technology - a new internet signal amplifier which makes connections faster than 3G and WiFi, could provide an answer to the rapidly accele...

Rich Picking: Branson Entices Mo Farah To Front New Virgin Media Advert

PA | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Virgin Media have scored a Mo-mentous victory by landing Olympic running star Mo Farah to front a new ad campaign. The double gold-winning supersta...

Usain Bolt And Virgin Media Not So Fast After All

PA | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK

A Virgin Media campaign featuring Usain Bolt has attracted a third round of complaints, this time over misleading claims about doubling "everyone's" b...

Virgin Media Rapped Over 'Misleading' Adverts

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

Part of a multimillion-pound Virgin Media campaign featuring champion sprinter Usain Bolt has been banned following complaints that the company misled...