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Netflix app comes to Virgin Media-leased TiVo boxes

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 wins UK contract to provide free citywide Wi-Fi service

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.

UK operators rename mobile payments JV 'Weve,' hype tailored services

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.

Virgin Media's LTE small cell trials set up wholesale strategy

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 tests LTE small cells, readies wholesale plan

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 ditches UK LTE ambitions, focuses on building wholesale Wi-Fi network

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.

Virgin Media to provide free Wi-Fi on London Tube

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 shocks rivals with LTE auction interest

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

Virgin Media denies interest in LTE spectrum, femtocells

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 challenges BT with promise of free Wi-Fi for London

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