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Virgin continues ultrafast broadband upgrade programme

Monday 11 July 2016 | 22:17 CET | News
Virgin Media has announced the next 30 communities to benefit from an ultrafast broadband roll-out. Virgin will deliver fibre broadband directly to premises in these communities, which were voted for by local residents and businesses through the company's 'Supercharging Local Communities' initiative. Virgin expects to connect them by spring 2017. The scheme is part of the GBP 3 billion Project Lightning

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Companies: Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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