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Virgin Media FTTP Technology Achieves Average Top Speeds of 516Mbps

Infrastructure News - Published on Fri, 24 Jan 2020

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Virgin Media has connected 1,200 new homes in Cramlington, Northumberland, which will bring the UK’s fastest widely available speeds to the area. As part of its ‘Project Lightning’ network expansion programme, Virgin Media is expanding its ultrafast broadband network across the UK, bringing average top speeds of 516Mbps to residents and small businesses. This will help transform the quality of broadband in Cramlington where the average median download speed is 39Mbps. The new homes in Cramlington will benefit from fibre to the premises technology which allows for smooth, reliable connectivity in the home. With a 516Mbps connection, files, films and games become unbelievably quick to stream, download and upload
Download a standard HD movie file 5GB in two minutes, compared to more than 18 minutes on the average local connection;
Download a 25GB console game in 10 minutes, compared to more than one hour and 30 minutes on the average local connection**

Virgin Media recently connected a few hundred homes in Klondyke to its ultrafast broadband network and has now brought its services to new housing developments, working with major developers at sites across Cramlington, including Barley Meadows, Arcot Manor, St Nicholas Manor and The Fairways.

By combining broadband, TV, home phone and mobile into one bundle, Virgin Media’s Oomph packages offer outstanding value for customers. This includes broadband that’s faster than standard packages and a data-rich 4G mobile SIM on a network that’s faster on average than Vodafone, 02, Three and Sky.

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Posted By : TelecomGuru on Fri, 24 Jan 2020
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