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 Virgin unveils next-gen broadband

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Date posted: 16/12/2008

In the UK, Virgin Media has launched its new 50 Megabits per second (Mbps) domestic broadband service.

In doing so it will be the first UK ISP to roll out a next generation broadband service that runs far faster than most others available to UK web users. The new 50 Mbps service will cost ?51 a month, although this is reduced to ?35 if users also take a Virgin Phone line for an additional ?11 a month.

The details of the service were released during a news conference on Monday. Trials of the high-speed service were carried out in Kent during 2008.

The service will be rolled out country-wide over the next six months.

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