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Virgin Media plans gigabit network upgrade by end-2021

Thursday 25 July 2019 | 11:42 CET | News
Virgin Media announced a plan to deliver gigabit broadband to its entire UK network by the end of 2021, covering around 15 million households. The upgrade to its existing cable network via Docsis 3.1 is expected to benefit 1 million people in UK cities by the end of 2019.

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