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Virgin launches 'Project Lightning' in Manchester

Monday 22 June 2015 | 11:03 CET | News
Virgin Media announced that Manchester is the first city to benefit from 'Project Lightning', a GBP 3 billion project unveiled earlier in 2015 to expand ultrafast connectivity to 4 million premises over the next five years. As Virgin expands its network based on demand from consumers and communities registering their internet online at virginmedia.com/cablemystreet, an extra 150,000 premises in Manchester will secure first-time access to ultrafast broadband. This roll-out involves a GBP 75 million investment in the city. Virgin expects to connect more premises in neighbouring postal towns

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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