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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 t...

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...

Virgin Media Ad Pulled Amidst Dr Who Complaint

WENN | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

A Virgin Media advert featuring actor David Tennant has been pulled following an allegation from BBC bosses that it played on the Doctor Who brand. ...

64 Reasons Why Apprentices Should Aspire to the Top

Jez Anderson | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Jez Anderson

Anyone who is passionate about the future economic success of our country should join with me in celebrating the stories of 64 amazing young people - the competitors in the finals of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge.

Virgin Media To Create 620 Jobs

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Cable operator Virgin Media is to create 620 new jobs as it looks to meet increasing appetite for its broadband and television on-demand service. T...

Virgin Media Sorry For Super Fast Broadband Email

PA | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Virgin Media has apologised to some of its broadband customers after it mistakenly sent out an email saying they would all be getting "super-fast" con...

Faster Broadband? No Thanks

Tim Leunig | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech
Tim Leunig

Three out of four Virgin customers currently choose the slowest, cheapest package available. The ability to download an album in half a minute has no real appeal to most people. Faster broadband will not "change the way many households, consumers and businesses use the internet", whatever Mr Cameron says. In fact, they won't even notice.

How Customer Service has Been Turned Upside Down by Social Media

Mark Hillary | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

You no longer need to ring a company to complain about their products or services, they will get in touch with you because you complained publicly on Facebook or Twitter. This is turning the entire customer service model on its head.

To Infinity And Beyond? Why BT Broadband Isn't Always on Call in Rural Areas - so I set up a Rival Service

Steve Howard | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech
Steve Howard

We found ourselves with no broadband when we moved home a couple of years back. The house is part of an old farm, on the edge of reasonable sized village, but at the end of a fairly desolate track. BT's fibre plans were in the offing for the wider area, but there was no real detail.