0
General

Ofcom believes Virgin early termination charges unfair

Tuesday 22 May 2018 | 14:46 CET | News
UK regulator Ofcom has found that there are reasonable grounds for believing that Virgin Media has violated the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in respect of early termination charges (ETCs). This follows an own-initiative investigation opened in June 2017.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Ofcom extends early-exit charge enforcement programme

Published 15 Jan 2019 17:48 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom has decided to an extend enforcement programme examining early termination charges (STCs) imposed by ...

Virgin, EE fined fined for overcharging customers, Virgin to appeal ruling

Published 16 Nov 2018 10:48 CET | United Kingdom
Virgin Media and EE have been fined GBP 7 million and GBP 6.3 million respectively by UK regulator Ofcom for overcharging ...

Ofcom extends early termination charges investigation

Published 28 Jun 2018 11:21 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom has decided to extend an own-initiative investigation into early termination charges (ETCs) by communications ...

Virgin rolls out ultrafast broadband in Highcliffe, New Milton

Published 04 Jun 2018 10:54 CET | United Kingdom
Virgin Media has rolled out its ultrafast broadband and entertainment boost for up to 2,400 homes and businesses in Highcliffe ...

Virgin rolls out ultrafast broadband in Margate, Ramsgate

Published 24 May 2018 11:45 CET | United Kingdom
Virgin Media has rolled out its ultrafast broadband and entertainment boost to up to 4,900 homes and businesses in Margate and ...

Liberty appoints headhunter to find new COO for Virgin Media

Published 18 May 2018 11:53 CET | United Kingdom
Liberty Global has started the search for a new chief operating officer (COO) for its UK business Virgin Media to work alongside ...

Vodafone takeover of Unitymedia unavoidable

Published 17 May 2018 12:38 CET | Europe
Vodafone has agreed to buy Liberty Global's operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic. Germany may raise ...

Virgin launches mobile service for small businesses in Ireland

Published 14 May 2018 15:16 CET | Ireland
Virgin Media Business has launched a new mobile service for small business customers in Ireland. Virgin Media Business Mobile ...

Virgin, TalkTalk in talks to share fibre network infrastructure - report

Published 14 May 2018 11:40 CET | United Kingdom
UK telecoms companies Virgin Media and TalkTalk are discussing a deal to share the costs of building ultrafast broadband networks ...

Virgin Media registers 45,000 RGU additions in Q1

Published 09 May 2018 10:33 CET | United Kingdom
Virgin Media registered 45,000 RGU additions for Q1 2018, up sequentially but down year-on-year as a result of the company's ...

Virgin Media to close UK sites, cut around 500 jobs

Published 04 May 2018 10:11 CET | United Kingdom
Virgin Media plans to cut around 500 jobs as it moves to consolidate customer service operations across four sites, reports The ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

05 Aug Starhub Q2 2021
05 Aug Uniti Group Q2
05 Aug OTE Q2
05 Aug FireEye Q2
05 Aug InterDigital Q2
05 Aug Switch Q2 2021
05 Aug Cogent Communications Q2 2021
05 Aug BCE Q2 2021
05 Aug Gogo Q2 2021
05 Aug CommScope Q2
05 Aug DigitalBridge Q2
05 Aug Motorola Solutions Q2
05 Aug Tucows Q2 2021
05 Aug WideOpenWest (Wow) Q2
05 Aug Vonage Q2 2021
05 Aug United Internet Q2 2021
05 Aug Swisscom Q2 2021
05 Aug Viasat fiscal Q1
05 Aug ON Semiconductor analysts meeting
05 Aug Frontier Communications investors meeting
05 Aug FCC meeting
06 Aug NTT fiscal Q1
06 Aug RTL Group Q2 2021
06 Aug TDS, US Cellular Q2 2021
06 Aug PCCW H1 results
09 Aug Sohu.com Q2 2021
09 Aug Cable One Q2 2021
09 Aug Synchronoss Technologies Q2 2021
09 Aug Ceva Q2 2021
09 Aug Turk Telekom Q2 2021
::: More Calendar Items