Virgin Media (VMO2) announced the launch of full-fibre high-speed broadband services in Coleraine, Northern Ireland this week. According to VMO2, over 24,000 homes and businesses in Coleraine can now access Virgin Media's gigabit broadband services for the first time.
Investment from nexfibre
The network infrastructure has been deployed on behalf of nexfibre to provide high-speed connectivity services. Thanks to the GBP 4.5 billion investment from nexfibre to provide high-speed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections to 5 million homes across the UK by 2026.
Virgin Media O2 Services
Virgin Media O2 is reportedly using this network infrastructure to deliver its broadband and TV streaming services to homes and businesses in the area. VMO2 has stated that customers can now sign up for broadband services, including Gig1 broadband, which offers speeds of up to 1,130 Mbps, making it ideal for busy households.
Virgin Media O2 says, "These ultra-reliable full-fibre-to-the-home broadband connections come with speeds up to 20 times faster than the local average, providing total peace of mind that whatever you're doing online, you'll never be slowed down by your service."
Most recently, as reported by TelecomTalk, Virgin Media has extended its Gigabit broadband to over 24,000 premises in Wakefield, enabling homes and businesses to access its Gigabit broadband services for the first time.