internet
Virgin Media Caught Selling 200 Megabit Broadband To People Who Won’t Get That Speed

A BBC Watchdog report, which will air tonight, is due to show that Virgin is selling 200mbps broadband products to homes in areas that have high levels of network congestion. That basically means some people are getting much lower speeds than they're paying for. Read More >>

security
Virgin Media Superhub 2 Owners Need To Change Their Passwords

Virgin has told 800,000 customers using SuperHub 2 hardware to change their router passwords to avoid being hacked. The problem, reported by Which?, is that the password can be attacked and guessed within days if the default is used. Read More >>

broadband
Virgin Media’s Standard Broadband Speed Is Now 100Meg

Virgin Media has just embarrassed all the other broadband providers by making ultrafast 100Mbps fibre its standard package, and increasing available speeds to 300Mbps. Read More >>

networks
Virgin Media Subscribers Face Christmas Internet Blackouts

Some Virgin Media broadband customers in parts of south west London have been told to expect a particularly flaky service until well into the new year, as a network crunch leading to massively reduced connection speeds won't be resolved until the middle of January. Read More >>

gadgets
It’s a Telly… It’s a Tablet… It’s the Virgin Media TellyTablet

This morning, Virgin Media created history. The company has invented the TellyTablet, a device that might be described as a 14-inch tablet with a HD display and a pair of USB ports. Actually, that’s exactly what it is. Read More >>

tv
Virgin Media Launches 4K Virgin TV V6 Box

Virgin Media has officially launched the Virgin TV V6 box, one of the worst-kept non-mobile secrets of the year. Read More >>

networks
Virgin Media Finally Does 4G

Virgin Media has launched a new range of 4G SIMs, with the interesting thing for data-Scrooges being the ability to roll over unused data from month to month. Read More >>

smartphones
Virgin Media Aims Bargain Basement IMO S at Hungry Kids

Virgin Media has partnered with In My Opinion (IMO) -- a freshly created British smartphone maker -- to launch the IMO Q and IMO S, a pair of super-cheap basic Android handsets described as sitting within the ‘pocket money’ range. Read More >>

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tv
Virgin Media Doubles On-Demand Content With Expanded UKTV Deal

UKTV -- the broadcaster behind that group of ever-reliable channels you tune into when you've eaten too much and nothing’s on, like Dave, W, Gold, Eden and Alibi -- has announced a new deal that will see Virgin Media customers gain access to over 10,000 hours of catch-up and box set content. Read More >>

networks
Virgin Media’s TiVo 2 Wants to Outdo Sky Q

Virgin Media has told its investors that it's nearly ready to launch an entirely new set-top box, one that'll be 4K ready and presumably pitched at competing with current telly tech leader the Sky Q box. Read More >>

london
TfL Brings Wi-Fi to 100 More London Underground Stations, Including Cockfosters

TfL has done something good. Hurrah! The transport manager, in partnership with Virgin Media, has brought Wi-Fi to 100 more London Underground stations, including Barons Court, Kilburn Park and Cockfosters. The service caters to Virgin Mobile and Virgin Media users, as well as EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three customers. It's now been introduced to 250 stations across the capital. Read More >>

internet
Virgin Media’s Internet Filter Fails the Kids, Says Primary School

A primary school using Virgin Media's business internet claims the service is doing a rubbish job of filtering search results, with teachers reporting all sorts of tragi-comic incidents where kids are finding rude stuff while searching for innocent things. Read More >>

networks
Buckinghamshire Pavements are Spewing Wi-Fi Into the Street

In the sleepy town of Chesham, Bucks, pavements are leading the way to a better connected future. The very ground on which people walk now provides respectably fast Wi-Fi as they wander along. Read More >>

internet
Virgin Media’s 200Mbps “Vivid” Ultrafast Launches October 1st

Virgin Media's gone and announced the new super/ultra type of broadband product it's been testing for some time, revealing it'll be sold under the brand name "Vivid" -- and will top out at connections offering up to 200Mbps, should you have one of its wires poking out of your living room into the street. Read More >>

networks
Virgin Media Ultrafasting More of Nottingham Next

The parts of Nottingham that aren't currently wired into Virgin media's ultrafast cable network will soon be humming to the sound of faster internet and the smug harrumphs of satisfied men, with the network and its umbrella owner Liberty Media pledging to add 50,000 more premises to its 152Mb line pool. Read More >>