Customers of Virgin Media O2 get a free speed upgrade that rivals EE.
The newly established Virgin Media O2 company has just revealed a big upgrade that should assist improve mobile signals in popular UK locations. The change comes after EE made a similar step.
Virgin Media and O2 merged in June, and the newly combined firm is already implementing significant changes. With millions of people expected to spend the summer in the UK, the company has begun improving its mobile signal in a number of famous tourist spots, which should result in a better, faster, and more dependable connection.
Virgin Media O2 claims to have improved around 600 cell sites in famous UK holiday destinations like Bognor Regis, Bath, Falmouth, Plymouth, Cambridge, and Stirling so far in 2021. These improvements have been made to help cope with the increased demand, as millions more Britons are likely to stay in the UK for their summer vacations this year.
Along with the 4G update, there is also an upgrading to the latest 5G signals, which should allow more people to use these superfast speeds. Virgin Media O2 claims to have continued to roll out its 5G network, focusing on improving coverage in towns and cities while also providing the next generation network to tourist sites like Edinburgh Castle, Bournemouth Pier, Tynemouth King Edwards Bay, and Llandudno West Shore.
A number of museums and galleries, including the V&A Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Natural History Museum, Mary Rose Museum, York Castle Museum, and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, will benefit from expanded outdoor 5G connectivity.
If you didn’t know, 5G is capable of blasting the web to phones at speeds of over 300Mbps, which is five times faster than the average fixed-line internet connection in the UK.
To use this network technology, you’ll need a 5G-ready phone, although practically all new phones, including the iPhone 12, are now compatible.
“After a year unlike any other, we realize how crucial it has been to stay connected,” said Jeanie York, Chief Technology Officer of Virgin Media O2. That’s why, as seen by our £448 million investment in.”Brinkwire Summary News,” we’re committed to providing our customers with reliable connectivity across the UK.