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Virgin Media To Release 400Mbps Broadband

Virgin Media is all set to release a revolutionary new modem and router with the ability to handle speeds of up to 400Mbps.

The network upgrades will be officially launched by the end of this year.

Virgin Media has around 70,000 subscribers for its current network, providing speeds of up to 50Mbps.

Along with the superior speed router, Virgin Will also provide its costumers with new services including consumer telepresence, cloud computing and home working.

Jon James, Virgin Media's director of broadband stated: “We want to be ready for the evolution of network speeds in the coming years as we roll out ever-improving services, including our 100Mps service due at the end of the year and trials of 200Mbps ongoing,"

Virgin Media will also try and work out a deal with utility companies to use telegraph poles, allowing them to offer broadband connections to homes in located in rural areas.