A Netflix app, long shunned by pay-TV operators, will be available for some Virgin Media subscribers in the U.K. on their operator-leased TiVo boxes, the companies said.
Virgin Media Business scored the first UK contract to provide free citywide coverage Wi-Fi services to the UK cities of Bradford and Leeds, the first cities to get the service outside London.
The leading UK operators have renamed their mobile payments joint venture "Weve" and are teaming up to offer customers specialised services. The JV, previously known as Project Oscar, will launch commercially as Weve early next year, offering customers of the three operators tailored services such as news, apps and m-payments.
Using equipment supplied by Alcatel-Lucent, Virgin Media Business successfully completed LTE small cell trials in the UK cities of Newcastle and Bristol, and the company now plans to wholesale the service to operators in the United Kingdom.
Virgin Media Business successfully completed LTE small cell trials in the UK cities of Newcastle and Bristol and the company plans to wholesale the service to UK operators.
Virgin Media is discarding plans to bid for UK LTE spectrum, and has turned its attention to building a nationwide Wi-Fi and small cell network that will be marketed to UK operators on a wholesale basis.
Cable giant Virgin Media won its bid to provide free Wi-Fi in the London Underground for this summer's Olympic Games and will be a long-term provider of paid access in the subway's stations afterward
Virgin Mobile UK has startled its rivals by announcing that the forthcoming U.K. LTE auction is a ‘critical part' of its future business. According to Jamie Heywood, the director of mobile for
UK cable operator Virgin Media has denied newspaper reports that it is planning to deploy LTE femtocells and bid for appropriate spectrum. Media reports indicated that the company was about to offer
Virgin Media CEO Neil Berkett said the company is negotiating with a number of London councils over plans to offer free Wi-Fi in the near future and challenge the high price of BT's Openzone Wi-Fi