Virgin Media 100Mb Broadband to Over Four Million UK Homes

Post by alister | June 24, 2011 | Broadband, Virgin Media | Comment

100Mb Virgin Media broadband is now available to some four million homes in the UK, offering people up and down the country the ability to enjoy sixteen times the average national broadband speed! Using the Virgin Media fibre optic cable network, over 100 towns across the UK are now utilising this service, with plans to reach 13 million homes by the middle of next year.

The new ultrafast service will help the UK stay at the forefront of the world’s digital revolution, and with more and more games consoles, smart phones and TV’s connected to the internet, user demand is due to rise significantly.

Executive director of broadband at Virgin Media, Jon James, said –

As data consumption rises and consumers grow increasingly reliant on their broadband service, only Virgin Media’s unique network is primed to cater for the UK’s impending data explosion. With four million homes now able to ‘get in the fast lane’ with our 100Mb service, the UK is racing up the broadband league tables and we’re delighted to be playing the leading role in boosting the UK’s digital infrastructure.

Virgin Media’s 100Mb service can download –

  • an album in 5 seconds
  • a TV show in 30 seconds
  • a high quality movie in 1.5 minutes
  • a HD movie in 7 minutes

Virgin Media is now also trialling 200Mb broadband in East London using the latest cutting edge 1.5Gb cable service, which if it’s successful ,lord knows how quickly downloads will be running at!

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