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Shirebrook connected to ultrafast broadband

Posted onPosted on 24th Jul
Shirebrook connected to ultrafast broadband

Virgin Media has connected 3,300 homes in Shirebrook to its ultrafast broadband network, which it said will bring the UK’s fastest widely available speeds to the area.

As part of its ‘Project Lightning’ network expansion programme, Virgin Media is expanding its ultrafast broadband network across the UK, bringing average top speeds of 516Mbps to residents and small businesses.

The company is also bringing next generation gigabit broadband to its entire network of 15 million homes by the end of 2021 as part of its new hyperfast Gig1 service.

Virgin Media said its ultrafast broadband boost for Shirebrook residents are 13 times faster than the local average

Hugh Woolford, Regional Director for East Midlands at Virgin Media, said: “This is great news for Shirebrook residents, who can now benefit from our ultrafast broadband and entertainment services. This boost for 3,300 additional premises will make it easier for residents to work, stream, shop, learn and much more, all online.”

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