10/09/2012, If you feel that your Internet is just too slow at the moment (wait until you go to countries where broadband is still stuck under the 10Mbps range before you complain), then Virgin Media might have the solution for you by launching the Double Your Speeds campaign, fully intending to boost the speeds of 100Mbps customers to 120Mbps. I know, mathematically speaking, that is not exactly doubling up one’s speeds, […]
08/02/2011, If you’re living in the UK, it appears that Virgin Media is considering providing free WiFi in the metropolitan area. It seems that their reasons behind this is because their cable network tends to be idle during the day as it is not used as their customers are at work.
01/31/2011, Virgin Media knows that faster is always better when it comes to the Internet, and they certainly aren’t horsing around by bumping the current 20Mbps top speed by another 50% – which means 30Mbps is the norm now (on paper, of course). To replace the existing 20Mbps, a new service known as XL is in place from today onwards. The additional speed will require you to fork out a one […]
11/23/2010, Virgin Media is currently toying with the idea of rolling out their very own public Wi-Fi network, where the company itself is picking up the pace from US company Cablevision who has already rolled out their own Wi-Fi network in New York which is capable of offering mobile browsers speeds up to 5Mb. In the same vein, Virgin Media is hoping to make use of its existing infrastructure in order […]
05/19/2010, Look’s like HTC is really fond of its latest budget phone – the HTC Wildfire. We already know that T-Mobile UK and Virgin Media will be offering the phone, and now HTC has put up a rather nice promotional video of the HTC Wildfire, showcasing its various abilities, along with its color options. Check out the video after the jump.
03/16/2010, Coach potatoes in the UK will want to take note that the Virgin Media V HD Box has just been announced, and the best part is, standard definition customers are able to upgrade to HD for no extra monthly cost. The Virgin Media V HD Box is aimed at current users of the V Box, allowing them to access the newly announced HD channels for an upfront cost of £49 […]
03/11/2010, If you happen to live in the UK and want a speedy Internet connection, you might be pleased with news that initial trials by Virgin Media managed to deliver 50MB broadband to the Berkshire village of Woolhampton thanks to the use of telegraph poles. Homes that are hooked up to Virgin Media’s fibre optic network directly will be able to increase broadband speeds by over ten-fold compared to BT’s copper […]
02/25/2010, Virgin Media has announced that they will be rolling out their 100Mbps broadband service in the UK before the year is over, where this speed is made possible courtesy of its fiber optic network that works in tandem with DOCSIS 3.0 cable access. Apart from that, Coventry will be also priviledged to test its 200Mbps service which is also underway in Kent at the moment. If you want something lesser […]
01/21/2010, Virgin Media’s upcoming music download service has been given an official name – MusicFish. According to reports, the service will be launching in July. In case you aren’t familiar with it, MusicFish will be a competitor to Spotify, and will be offering unlimited music streaming at downloads at £6.50 per month. There aren’t any details yet as to how the tracks will be delivered to the user, and that will […]
01/13/2010, Folks who subscribe to Virgin Media will certainly be glad to hear that it will be offering the HTC HD2 to customers from today, and it will be going for free, if you pick up a £30 per month, 24-month contract. This move likely indicates that Virgin Media is looking to gain a bigger presence on the mobile market, and picking up a popular phone like the HD2 will certainly […]
12/01/2009, Virgin Media has introduced a brand new dongle that was specially designed to offer mobile broadband speeds of up to 7.2Mbps, which is its theoretical maximum although there are no reviews on said device just yet. Still, that is at best double the maximum speed of its previous 3.6Mpbs dongle, so hopefully users will get a much more enjoyable Internet browsing experiences while they’re on the go. Depending on your […]
07/15/2009, Virgin Media will be offering the Freedom netbook under its fixed line and mobile broadband products, although they have upped the display size to 10.2″ this time round. Alongside that, you will get Wi-Fi connectivity, 1GB RAM, a 120GB hard drive (don’t see any reason why they can’t go the extra mile and throw in a 160GB hard drive instead), 2.5 hours of battery life, while running on Intel’s Atom […]