Sky is in talks over a potential investment that could see it join Liberty Global in the build of a new fibre network to compete with BT.
Veteran Virgin Media staffer Robert Dunn is being tapped for a new role at parent Liberty Global that would see the company develop full fibre broadband in smaller UK towns and rural areas.
Weakness in Virgin Media is hurting Liberty Global, which lost 29,000 RGUs in the second quarter, as compared to a gain of 41,000 RGUs in the prior-year period. This was despite improved performances in the remaining CEE operations, as well as Switzerland and Telenet.
Plans by Ireland’s RTE to launch a new timeshifted version of RTÉ2 have suffered a setback.
Virgin Media has announced the trial of wireless radio signals to deliver gigabit speeds and TV services over full fibre.
Virgin Media is to launch an invitation-only service for Plume’s smart home services bundle.
Virgin Media is to become the first UK TV platform to broadcast an event in 4K Ultra HD (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR).
Virgin Media has expanded its offer with creation of a new top tier package and the addition of 20 UK and international channels to basic.
Liberty Global has appointed Lutz Schüler as the new CEO of Virgin Media, the company’s cable operations in the UK and Ireland, effective June 11, 2019.
Virgin Media is to become the first Liberty Global company to integrate the Amazon Prime Video app into its TV platform.