Virgin Media O2 adds customers against ‘challenging backdrop’

Virgin Media O2, the UK Liberty Global-Telefónica joint venture, added 12,000 fixed network customers in Q3, along with 47,000 mobile contract customers. VMO2 added 115,000 fixed premises to its footprint as it reached three million Project Lightning premises and a total Gigabit network of 16 million homes. Transaction-ajdusted Revenue stood at £2.588 million, down 0.6%, […]

Liberty Global will ‘continue to invest’ in HFC and DOCSIS 4.0, says Fries

Liberty Global will continue to invest in its HFC network including DOCSIS 4.0 and will only deploy full fibre-to-the-premises on a case-by-case basis for customers that require it, according to CEO Mike Fries. Speaking on a virtual Morgan Stanley European Technology, Media and Telecom conference, he said that HFC “has a rich history full of […]

Virgin Media tops Ofcom’s pay TV complaints list, with Sky generating fewest complaints

Sky stood out as the least complained-about pay TV service, while Virgin Media was the most complained-about service in regulator Ofcom’s latest survey of service provider complaints. Sky generated only one complaint per 100,000 subscribers in Q2, meaning it was the only provider to perform better than the industry average of four complaints per 100,000. […]

Liberty Global ups cash-flow guidance on solid results following UK JV completion

Liberty Global has turned in a respectable set of Q3 results, enabling the company to up its free cash-flow guidance for the year. The company added 266,000 net broadband and post-paid mobile subscribers in the quarter.   The company reported the loss of 5,400 customers in the quarter to September, but has added 24,600 over […]