Virgin rapped on broadband speeds

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A complaint lodged by BT about the speeds of Virgin Media's broadband service has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. The challenge centred around its advertisement "Hate to Wait?", which ran in the...

Virgin unveils spaceship designs

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Virgin Galactic has released the final design of the launch system that will take fare-paying passengers into space. It is based on the X-Prize-winning SpaceShipOne concept - a rocket ship that is lifted initially...

Equity firm targets Virgin Media

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Virgin Media, the UK's leading cable television company, is set to be taken private for more than £5.5bn. Carlyle, one of the world's leading private equity groups, has made a preliminary offer of between...

Virgin Media offically "Throttling" users.

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Today, May 3rd 2007, Virgin Media announced to users that new "Traffic Management", (or "throttling" as it's called in the real World), will be enforced for "heavy" users of their Broadband Internet service. Virgin Media...

Virgin Media commences 20MB upgrade

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Virgin Media has begun upgrading exchanges to 20MB today. According to several members at Cable Forum the upgrades have begun today and will continue throughout a range of areas until the end of summer. Virgin...

Virgin plays chicken with Sky

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Virgin Media is threatening to take Sky to court to resolve the dispute over payment for some Sky channels that until last week were part of Virgin's TV service. While Virgin says that attempts to...

Vista's Virgin Network Stack

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In a recent podcast Steve Gibson of grc.com has drawn attention to a detailed report by engineers at Symantec who demonstrate that Windows Vista contains a completely virgin network stack that has been programmed from...

NTL Purchases Virgin Mobile

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Ending months of speculation, NTL Telewest has reached an agreement to takeover Virgin Mobile. The deal, estimated at more than £900 million will boost NTL allowing them to offer TV, internet access, fixed line phones...

Molyneux To Demo B&W2 At Virgin

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Oxford Street’s Virgin Megastore will play host to a special demonstration of Lionhead’s Black & White 2 on Friday 7th October between 5pm and 8pm with Peter Molyneux giving gamers the opportunity to ask an...

Virgin Group to launch US online music service

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Richard Branson's Virgin Group said it was jumping into the increasingly crowded market for online music, with a "Digital Megastore" offering US customers song downloads for 99 cents. The move pits the British magnate's company...

Virgin Licenses Scaled Composites Technology

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Scaled Composites, designer and operator of Space Ship One, have announced a deal with Virgin today. Worth ~$20 million, the tie up will see Virgin license Space Ship One technology, and offer flights under the...

Virgin Unveils Wearable MP3 Player

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The silver-dollar size Virgin Electronics Wearable 128MB MP3 Player weighs just half an ounce and is ideal for people who love to enjoy music on the go. The Wearable 128MB MP3 Player delivers one of...

Virgin reveals holiday lineup

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The game publisher plans to release five PC games before the end of the year. Virgin Interactive has announced that it will release five new PC games this holiday season. The publisher's lineup...

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