VM02 provides broadband to more than 17,000 Rotherham premises

Virgin Media has rolled out its gigabit broadband services to more than 17,000 homes and businesses in Rotherham.

Customers in Rotherham can now sign-up to services including Gig2 broadband, which provides top speeds of 2Gbps.

Virgin Media's services are now available locally after work to bring full fibre connections to the area has been completed. The network has been built on behalf of nexfibre, which is investing £4.5 billion to deliverfull fibre connections to 5 million homes across the UK by 2026.

Virgin Media O2 is using this full fibre network to deliver broadband and TV Stream services to homes and businesses in the area.

Julie Agnew, managing director of fixed network expansion at Virgin Media O2, said, “17,000 more homes in Rotherham can now feel the benefit of Virgin Media's services – with packages that include everything from next generation multigigabit broadband to easy-to-use TV streaming and entertainment services.”

Rajiv Datta, CEO at nexfibre, said, “We're proud to be able to facilitate access to futureproof hyper-fast fibre to more than 17,000 premises in Rotherham, thanks to our multi-million pound in investment. We continue on our mission to build and expand our network in suburban and semi-rural areas, and play our part in helping to close the digital divide and boost the UK economy.”


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