Virgin Media Incorporation. is a company which supplies fixed and mobile telephone, television and broadband internet solutions to businesses and customers in the United Kingdom. The executive office is in New York City, United States as well as operational head office are in Hook, United Kingdom. The company has become a subsidiary of Liberty Global since 06 2013.
The company was created in 03 2006 by the merger of NTL and Telewest, which created NTL: Telewest. An additional merger with Virgin Mobile UK in July 2006 came up with the first " quadruple-play" press company in the uk, offering television, internet, cellphone and fixed-line telephone companies. In November 2006 the corporation signed an offer with Friend Richard Branson where NTL: Telewest will be branded within the Virgin company. All of the company's consumer companies were rebranded under the Virgin Media brand in Feb . 2007.
Virgin Press owns and operates its fibre-optic cable network, the sole national cable television network in the uk. As of thirty-one December 2012 it had a total of approximately 4. 8 , 000, 000 cable buyers, of whom around 3. 79 , 000, 000 were supplied with its television services (Virgin TV), about 4. a couple of million with broadband internet solutions and about 4. you million with fixed-line telephony services. Perfectly date it had around a few million mobile telephony consumers. Virgin Press competes mostly with BSkyB, BT Group, EE, O2, TalkTalk and Vodafone.
Virgin Multimedia previously had a primary list on the NASDAQ Stock Market and was a ingredient of the NASDAQ-100 index. In addition, it had a secondary listing on the London Stock market.
[hide] you History 1 . 1 Telewest
1 . two NTL
1 . 3 Merger of NTL and Telewest
1 ) 4 Merger with Virgin
1 ) 5 Rebrand as Virgin Media
1 . 6 Acquisition by Liberty Global
2 Current procedures 2 . you Virgin High speed
2 . 2 Virgin Media Organization
2 . 3 Virgin Mobile
installment payments on your 4 Virgin Phone
2 . 5 Virgin TV
several Former procedures 3. one particular Virgin Mass media Television
three or more. 2 Sit-up
3. three or more UKTV
4 Company affairs 5. 1 Marriage with Virgin Group
4. 2 Delaware holding firm
4. three or more Advertising
five Market share five. 1 Broadband
5. 2 Television
6th Controversies 6th. 1 Net neutrality
6. 2 Info pimping
6th. 3 Wikipedia censorship
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Main content: Telewest
Telewest originated in Surrey in 1984 under the name " Croydon Cable". In 1988 United Cable of Denver, US, acquired Croydon Cable. Dispenses extended the business scope in Edinburgh as well as the south-west and south-east of England. In 1989 Usa Cable combined with Combined Artists Wire International. In 1991 United Performers merged with their largest shareholder TCI (now Liberty Media), to form the biggest cable operator in the US. TCI and ALL OF US West has announced a joint venture, in addition to 1992 the joint venture organization became Telewest Communications. In 1995 Telewest merged with SBC Communications, adding franchises in the Midlands and North West offering 1 . a few million homes.
Telewest merged with Basic Cable more than a decade ago, and obtained an outstanding involvement in Birmingham Cable television, adding a further 1 . 7 million operation homes in Yorkshire, western world London and Birmingham. Telewest purchased the rest of the 50% share in Cable London, among the UK's initially cable TV companies founded by Stephen Kirk, Jerrold Nathan, Andrew Karney and Malcolm Gee, from NTL it happened in 1999, adding zero. 4 , 000, 000 franchise homes in north London. In 04 2000 Telewest merged with Flextech, and November extended its wire network with the acquisition of Eurobell, taking the amount of homes handed to 5. 9 mil. The company later on became known as " Telewest Broadband" within a re-brand during 2001.
In subsequent years Telewest experienced a large number of financial complications due to enormous debts received as a result of building its cable television network and of acquiring various other cable companies and...