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“Ash vs Evil Dead” Finally Getting UK Release… TODAY!

U.K. cable giant Virgin Media, part of John Malone’s international cable operator Liberty Global, has struck an exclusive deal for Starz original series “Ash vs. Evil Dead,” reports THR. The deal will make Virgin the exclusive U.K. home of the show. Its TV customers will be able to watch it on demand starting TODAY. The […]

Book Publishers Expand UK Pirate Site Blocking

Book publishers are the latest companies to add yet more sites to the UK's unofficial 'pirate' site black list. In recent days another 16 domains were added to the blocklists of ISPs such as BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk following action by the Publishers Association. Show More Summary

Virgin Media Wi-Fi service reaches 250 London Underground stations

UK internet service provider Virgin Media has rolled out its Wi-Fi service to 100 more London Underground (LU) stations.

Wi-Fi Pavement Lets Pedestrians Surf at 7x Broadband Speed

Virgin Media has blanketed one U.K. street with unlimited Wi-Fi coming in at speeds of 166Mbps

Richard Branson's Virgin Media is launching its own version of Y-Combinator in London

Virgin Media announced today that it is launching a new technology accelerator in London that will be "powered" by TechStars. The Virgin Media Accelerator, opening early 2016, will put 10 startups through a 13-week crash course in return for an equity stake in their business. Show More Summary

New Report Reveals £17.2bn Digital Opportunity For UK Retail And Wholesale Sector

Virgin Media Business, the arm of Virgin Media that provides products and services to UK businesses, has released a report from Oxford Economics that outlines the huge potential of digital technologies to boost retail and wholesale companies. Show More Summary

Virgin Media turns pedestrian pavement into WiFi hotspot

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Virgin Media and Chiltern District Council have installed what's billed as the "UK’s first ever Smart Pavement" in the English market town of Chesham. The pilot system uses access points hidden under the pavement to provide broadband...Show More Summary

Virgin Media Has New 200Mbps Package

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

It looks like it can be rather difficult trying to wean ourselves off from the Internet, as we look for faster and faster connections all the time – preferably at reduced rates, too. Virgin Media knows this, where we did report on how...Show More Summary

Virgin Media broadband subscribers set to get free speed boost up to 200Mbps

Virgin Media is rolling out a package upgrade for its UK broadband subscribers that will see peak download speeds of up to 200Mbps, and a lowest tier of 70Mbps. Customers will have the option to upgrade their existing 50Mbps, 100Mbps and 152Mbps subscriptions to 70Mbps, 150Mbps and 200Mbps respectively. Show More Summary

Vodafone ends Liberty Global talks

Vodafone ends Liberty Global talks 28 September 2015 From the section Business Image copyright Reuters Vodafone says it has ended talks with Virgin Media owner Liberty Global over a potential asset swap. In June, the mobile phone network had said it was talking to Liberty Global over “a possible exchange of selected assets between the […]

Vodafone and Virgin Media's parent company call off swap talks

When Vodafone confirmed it was talking to Liberty Global, owner of Virgin Media, about a "possible exchange of selected assets," it suggested that the operator was looking to bulk up ahead of BT's upcoming EE merger. It's been several...Show More Summary

Virgin Media Looks At 600Mbps Network

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

Virgin Media, the UK-based ISP, offers its customers with a router-modem combo known as the Superhub at the moment, and in recent times, the Superhub 2ac was also put up for those who would like to experience faster speeds – by forking out more, of course. Show More Summary

Virgin Media Broadband Charges Set To Increase – Again

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

It looks like times are getting harder and harder, even for the technologically inclined. Apparently, Virgin Media has stepped forward to make an announcement of their plans to invest a whopping £3 billion in its fibre optic broadband network. Show More Summary

Virgin Media expands Wi-Fi network

Virgin Media is preparing a major expansion of its Wi-Fi network to mount a stronger challenge to BT as broadband and mobile services come together. The cable operator is planning to install Wi-Fi hotspots in its street-side cabinets to provide subscribers with internet access outside the home at no extra charge. Virgin is also preparing […]

Virgin Media ups XL TV price by £3 for Champions League footy

When BT finally announced how much it would charge customers to access its new European football channel, Virgin Media remained quiet on whether those overheads would be passed onto customers. The cable broadcaster has offered BT Sport's...Show More Summary

U.K. Cable Giant Virgin Media Names Content Team Leader

David Bouchier becomes the first chief digital entertainment officer of the Liberty Global company. read more

Virgin Media's free WiFi app finally comes to iOS

One of the perks of being a Virgin Media customer is gaining access to the company's suite of mobile apps. They let you make landline calls and watch TV on your smartphone, but also connect to thousands of free WiFi hotspots all over the UK. Show More Summary

Orange Is the New Black's Latest Inmate Is a Character From a Virgin Ad Campaign

6 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Last year, Virgin Media in the U.K. introduced an ad character who's literally a night owl, staying up late to binge-watch show after show on Netflix. Now, that owl—who goes by the name Ally McNab—is one step closer to her anti-heroes on Orange Is the New Black. Show More Summary

Vodafone and Virgin Media may team up to take down BT and Sky

With BT currently in the process of acquiring EE and Sky expanding into mobile, the UK is set for a media consolidation. Consumers are set to benefit as providers fight for their money, but it's also put a lot of pressure on other providers to expand their offerings. Show More Summary

High Court Orders ISPs To Block Pirate Ebook Sites

Book publishers have become the latest organisations to force British ISPs to block access to pirate sites. The Publishers Association (PA) has won a High Court order forcing broadband providers BT, Virgin Media, Sky, EE, and TalkTalk to block access to seven sites that allow pirated e-books to be downloaded. The [...]

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