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Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

By 16 July 2014

Virgin Media has rejigged its EPG to fit in the high definition versions of the Sky Sports channels it has started to introduce. The TV service had previously announced that, in a groundbreaking deal with Sky, it was to add the HD versions of Sky Sports... >>

Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis

Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis

By 23 May 2014

Virgin Media has partnered with Eurosport to offer a dedicated application for sports content from the broadcaster on its TiVo platform. The app is available on UK TiVo boxes from today and it provides access to streamed video content from the Eurosport... >>

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

By 12 May 2014

Virgin Media has signed a five year deal with Sky that means the cable TV operator will get all of the remaining HD channels it has previously lacked. Sky F1 HD, Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD, Sky Sports News HD and Sky News HD will join the service... >>

UK ISPs agree to send piracy alert letters to suspected offenders

UK ISPs agree to send piracy alert letters to suspected offenders

By 9 May 2014

After years of talks, internet service providers in the UK are about to sign a deal to help cut down on piracy by sending alert letters to suspected offenders. However, they will be educational in tone rather legal. And after four alerts, ISPs will take... >>

Virgin Media offers SIM-only mobile deal for just £5 a month if you take TiVo, broadband and landline

Virgin Media offers SIM-only mobile deal for just £5 a month if you take TiVo, broadband and landline

By 6 May 2014

Virgin Media has launched new "big" bundles that offer all of its services for one fee. And if taken with the Big Kahuna bundle, a mobile SIM plan will cost just £5 a month with 250MB of data and unlimited calls and texts. That bundle also includes 152Mb... >>

UK’s average broadband speed almost 18Mbps, Virgin Media leading the pack

UK’s average broadband speed almost 18Mbps, Virgin Media leading the pack

By 15 April 2014

Britain's broadband speeds are on the rise, the latest Ofcom report finds. The UK's average broadband speed is 17.8Mbps, a rise of over 3Mbps in just six months. In the five years since Ofcom first began publishing data on the country's broadband speeds,... >>

Virgin Media gives customers 5GB of free cloud storage, launches packages for additional space

Virgin Media gives customers 5GB of free cloud storage, launches packages for additional space

By 13 March 2014

Virgin Media has launched Virgin Media Cloud, its own cloud storage solution for its broadband customers. The company has teamed with F-Secure, a third-party firm that specialises in digital security, to provide the service, which can be used to back... >>

Virgin Media announces new boost to customers' broadband speeds, now up to 152Mbps

Virgin Media announces new boost to customers' broadband speeds, now up to 152Mbps

By 28 February 2014

Virgin Media will boost all broadband customers' speeds again, now offering up to 152Mbps for UK subscribers to its top package. New customers are being offered up to 50Mbps on the Starter package (previously up to 30Mbps), and up to 100Mbps in its... >>

Virgin Media last to turn on porn filters at network level

Virgin Media last to turn on porn filters at network level

By 28 February 2014

Like the other three of the UK's largest internet service providers, Virgin Media has implemented its parental control filters to block access to pornography and other inappropriate online content. Called Web Safe, this will initially be presented as... >>

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon

By 20 February 2014

Commuters on London's Underground Tube network can now use Virgin Media's Wi-Fi in 10 more stations, bringing the total of locations covered to 131. Another 10 will be added this spring. It is the first big expansion for the network in a year and is a... >>