Virgin Media is to launch a 100 Mbps broadband service by the end of 2010, by far the fastest available speed in the UK. The cablenet says the new top speed will give its customers 24 times the average speed available from other ISPs. Read the story »
The BBC has revealed the amount of views for its iPlayer service through the Virgin Media platform.
Virgin Media is said to be close to a sale of its channels business to BSkyB, following many months of negotiations.
It’s time to say goodbye to NTL-Telewest, again, with Virgin Media’s rebranding of its business telecoms division as Virgin Media Business. The company had kept the old livery following the rebranding of its parent company in February 2007.
Virgin Media is making progress towards a potential 30 high definition channels before the end of 2010. The cablenet is adding Discovery Channel and Eurosport HD and has plans to expand its HD on demand offer.
Over a quarter of a million more homes are now watching on demand services through UK cable. New figures released by Virgin Media show an increase of 50% on the previous 12 months, with over 750 million on demand views.
Virgin Media has announced the pricing of its senior secured notes offer put forward on Monday that totals just short of €1.7 billion.
Virgin Media has announced the offering of $1 billion (€690m) in secured bonds, a move that is designed to place the refinancing of its main bank debt on a par with that of its existing credit line.
Andrew Barron is to take a step up to become Virgin Media’s chief operating officer.
Rovi has issued a robust response following Thursday’s High Court decision that ruled three of its Gemstar EPG patents to be invalid.