Neil Berkett

Virgin Media boss rails against broadband intervention

Outgoing Virgin Media boss Neil Berkett has spoken out against “clumsy” government intervention in the rollout of high-speed broadband, warning that it could prove detrimental to competition. Berkett, who is due to step down from Virgin Media in the coming months when Liberty Global closes its planned buyout of the UK operator, used a keynote […]

Virgin Media sees strong TiVo growth

UK cable operator Virgin Media added 242,000 customer to its TiVo advanced TV service in the first quarter, taking its total to 677,100. The figures contributed to a boost in Virgin Media’s overall pay TV base of 50,600. Virgin Media now has 840,000 customers taking broadband speeds of 30Mbps or more, up 146,000 in the […]