Virgin Media O2 will begin moving all Virgin Mobile customers over to O2’s range of plans. From February 2023, the company will start sending communications to the first group of Virgin Mobile customers
Virgin Media O2 will be working with Big Issue Group to support all Big Issue vendors with free O2 SIMs and data vouchers, as the cost-of-living crisis deepens this Christmas.
New and existing Virgin Media customers facing financial difficulty and who are claiming Universal Credit can now sign up for Essential Broadband Plus, the company’s fastest social tariff which offers broadband with speeds of 50Mbps for just £20 a month.
Virgin Media O2 have activated live Open RAN sites in Virgin Media O2’s network, as part of multi-vendor Open RAN deployment.
O2 has launched O2 Switch Up, giving its customers more freedom to flex their plan and swap their phone at any point in their contract, as many times as they’d like.
Virgin Media O2 Business has switched on the UK’s first 5G-connected hospital with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
The Covid-19 pandemic created a potential crisis for the NHS during the winter of 2020-21, as infections began to peak, hospitals were inundated with Covid-19 patients and vaccinations had just been approved for use.
Virgin Media O2 has launch hyperfast gigabit fibre broadband for small businesses across its entire UK network, bringing an increased range of Voom Fibre package options.
Virgin Media is now at The O2 with a new experiential studio space due to open this summer and plans to make the site the best connected entertainment venue in the UK.
Virgin Media O2 has launched a new entertainment service, Stream from Virgin Media, offering customers a new way to bring together their favourite TV channels, video apps and streaming subscriptions all in one place
Virgin Media O2 has upgraded and expanded across the Greater Manchester region. The company’s 4G network has been significantly upgraded over the past 12 months, with capacity boosted in almost 20,000 postcodes across the Greater Manchester region.
Samsung and Virgin Media O2 have successfully deployed multiple live 4G and 5G sites in the U.K., advancing the next phase of their collaboration. In tandem with this deployment, the companies also completed the first 5G data call on Virgin Media O2’s commercial 5G network, using the sites.
Virgin Media O2 UK has selected VMware to help modernise its network and enable the continued success of its 5G rollout.
Virgin Media O2 Business is moving beyond standard service level agreements (SLAs) – introducing bespoke ‘Success Agreements’ for new large enterprise and public sector customers.
England Rugby players, including Ellis Genge, Henry Slade and Jack Nowell surprised a Bristol primary school with a virtual rugby PE lesson, appearing as 4k holograms.
Virgin Media O2 have removed charges for data use in Ukraine and will also credit charges for calls and texts to and from Ukraine and the UK.
Virgin Media O2 is creating more than 200 new apprenticeship roles across the country. The roles will support Virgin Media O2 in its aim of upgrading the UK with first class gigabit broadband and 5G mobile services.
Virgin Media O2 has launched an online football transfer centre tool that allows fans to keep up to date with all of the transfers in the world of football.
Environmental charity Hubbub and Virgin Media O2 have launched a £400,000 fund to enable a pioneering tablet lending scheme which will make tablets and free mobile data available
British Sugar and Virgin Media O2 Business have switched on a first-of-its kind private mobile network, spanning multiple factory sites across a large geographical area.
Through a new trial, Virgin Media O2 has committed to working directly with City of York council to repaint vandalised cabinets and bring them back to their original state.
Ashton Vale Club for Young People, a community-based charity in Bristol, has been announced as the third winner of the Virgin Media O2 Captain Tom Foundation Connector Award.
Despite other major networks bringing back roaming charges, users of the Virgin Media O2 phone network will not face roaming charges this year .
As part of its ongoing efforts to support the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing apprentices in Kent and Oxfordshire have been supported with £144,000 in training funds from O2 .
In partnership with charity, Hubbub, O2 has launched its ‘Phone Retriever’ service to encourage the public to rehome their old smartphones and fight digital exclusion this Christmas.
Virgin Media O2 has completed the upgrade of its entire national network to gigabit speeds, delivering nearly two-thirds of the Government’s broadband ambition four years ahead of the target date
Virgin Media O2 has connected its entire network of 1.2 million homes in Scotland to gigabit broadband.
O2 and The Big Issue have teamed up to see over 200 of the magazine’s vendors receive free data plans every month.
Virgin Media O2 has connected more than 6,100 homes in Bruton Park, Newcastle and Longbenton, North Tyneside to its Gigabit network.
Virgin Media has has completed one of the UK’s largest ever mobile defibrillator roll out programmes, through its life-saving initiative with the British Heart Foundation.
Virgin Media O2 has opened up Priority to its 5.7 million Virgin Media broadband, TV and landline customers, via the rewards app from O2.
Virgin Media O2 and the Good Things Foundation, has launched a National Databank with the aim of helping to tackle data poverty. The launch is in response to the data crisis in the UK, with 1.5 million homes currently without internet access
Virgin Media O2 has unveiled the first of its new electric vehicles (EVs), as it works to transition its entire fleet to EVs by 2030.
West Berkshire Council has awarded a major contract to Virgin Media Business to supply Full Fibre infrastructure to schools, doctor’s surgeries and public libraries across Berkshire by March 2022.
Samsung and Virgin Media O2 are to conduct 4G and 5G trials2, where the two companies will verify the capability and performance of Samsung’s 4G and 5G network solutions in Virgin Media O2’s commercial network.
The Bee-lieve Foundation, a community-based charity in Surrey, is the first winner of the Virgin Media O2 Captain Tom Foundation Connector Award.
Virgin Media O2 has announced one of its largest ever gigabit broadband switch-ons with these hyperfast speeds now reaching a total of 12.8 million homes across the UK