Virgin Media’s exit from the content business looks set to conclude in the next few days with the £160 million (€188 million) sale channel brands including Living TV, Challenge and to BSkyB. At the same time RTL finally looks ready to sell its interest in the terrestrial network Five.
NCTA Cable Show 2010 – Los Angeles. Two major European operators, Virgin Media and Liberty Global, are planning their ‘next generation’ cable box which will unlock the online world. Speaking during a session on European cable, Liberty’s Mike Fries (left) and Virgin’s Neil Berkett explained their game plans. “IP home gateways are the future,” according […]
Virgin Media’s recently introduced HD receiver is capable of running the cablenet’s TiVo middleware, CEO Neil Berkett has confirmed.
Popular shows including Glee, Shameless, Skins, EastEnders and Coronation Street have delivered Virgin Media with 200 million views of on demand content in the first three months of 2010.
VIDEO: Virgin Media has today launched its first TV advertising campaign to back its increasing line-up of high definition channels.
Virgin Media says it is adding cable customers at its fastest-ever rate. The UK cabler has reported Q1 gross additions of 193,100, an increase of 15.5%, and 232,300 “additional product subscriptions” that may also spell the end for the term RGU.
Virgin Media is to launch its first online movies service, allowing subscribers to access several hundred titles, including recent hits Fantastic Mr Fox, District 9 and Twilight: New Moon.
The French media authority CSA has announced that a licence has been issued to Virgin and the transmitter company TDF to launch a mobile TV service. The move means an end to the deadlock situation of mobile TV in the country.
Accompanied by a flurry of favourable articles in the national press, Virgin Media is now seemingly well on the road to recovery, having completed a major three year refinancing programme.
Virgin Media has announced it has committed to a new £675 million ($762m) loan facility as the cablenet continues to refinance its senior facilities agreement.