Virgin Media Limited began carrying out superfast broadband related works in Lancashire in September after meetings with highways officers to ensure roads were safe to use while works were in progress.
The bench was told in December officers found works on Edenmount Way in Carnforth in a “dangerous state” for traffic and pedestrians.
To be honest nobody likes their ISP, most of us are usually happy to pay the monthly bill as long as the internet works reliably, praying that nothing will go wrong requiring us to waste time and energy on remarkably poor technical support – Yes I have switched the router off and on again !
Virgin Media has confirmed a price increase for broadband and TV customers will come into effect from November.
It would appear that following the acquisition of VM by the American Mega Cable conglomerate Liberty Global in 2013 investment in infrastructure has reduced further resulting in my current issue.
Despite not improving the network infrastructure, VM have continued to aggressively add new broadband customers making the network less robust and as a result the 152Mbps I used to see as a download speed is often reduced to 10-20Mbps during peak times.
In BT’s filter, dating is automatically blocked in all three options, as shown below: The problem seems to stem from having “dating” as a very broad category – lumping adult sites and Christian sites together – meaning dating sites are even blocked on the less strict filtering options. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association.
Reciprocal arrangements allow Daisy to offer Ethernet and data connectivity over the Virgin network which runs throughout the SMB Services and Wholesale operations, as well our internal network being built on a Virgin backbone.
David Cameron announced on 22nd July 2013 that the four ISPs – BT, Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin Media – would introduce the filters by December 2013.