Tag: Virgin Media O2


5G DRIVE trials secure RAN connections for tier 2 vendors

October 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 5G DRIVE (Diversified oRAN Integration and Vendor Evaluation) project led by Virgin Media O2 and part-funded by the U.K.’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has completed its first trials. In a release, Virgin Media O2 said […]

Technology, Wireless

Virgin Media O2-led Project Trials New SEPP Roaming Interface for Secure 5G RAN Connections

October 14, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

The 5G DRIVE (Diversified oRAN Integration & Vendor Evaluation) project led by Virgin Media O2 and part-funded by the DCMS has completed its first trials, which saw the consortium successfully trial a new secure network connection capability for integrating private […]


Vodafone UK, Virgin Media O2 enable 4G coverage in London Underground

July 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone UK and Virgin Media O2 will use a neutral host mobile network on the London Underground rail system to provide 4G coverage to its customers. Now, riders who are customers of all four major U.K. operators can now access […]


Virgin Media O2 confirms fibre joint venture talks

February 17, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Virgin Media O2 has confirmed discussions with third parties about a potential joint-venture that would build a full fibre broadband network serving seven million additional homes and businesses by 2027. The company’s upgrade programme means every single one of the […]


Virgin Media O2 reaches 64% of London’s population with 5G

February 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K. operator Virgin Media O2 announced that its 5G network infrastructure in the city of London has reached 64% of the population. In a release, the telco said that the expansion in its 5G footprint in London and other cities […]


Virgin Media O2 holds talks with external investors over full fibre venture

January 31, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The parent companies of Virgin Media O2 are reportedly seeking external investors to help fund the rollout of full fibre infrastructure to as many as seven million properties currently unserved by its cable network. Liberty Global and Telefonica merged their […]


Virgin Media O2 finishes gigabit broadband upgrade

December 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Virgin Media O2 has announced the completion of its lauded national network upgrade to gigabit speeds. The operator added another 1.1 million homes on its nationwide broadband network to bring it to 15.5 million total. “The Gig1 broadband service offers […]


Virgin Media O2 expands 1Gbps broadband to 12.8m UK homes

October 8, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Virgin Media O2 is closing in on its target of rolling out 1Gbps speeds across the entirety of its cable network by the end of the year, adding 2.5 million homes and businesses to its gigabit network. Brighton, Colchester, Derby, […]

Mobile Networks

Virgin Media O2 uses Ericsson cloud core for 5G SA

July 26, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Virgin Media O2 has become the third major UK mobile operator to use Ericsson’s cloud core technology to power is Standalone 5G (5G SA) network. Most commercial 5G deployments to date have relied on Non-standalone 5G (5G NSA), which uses […]