Virgin Media DOCSIS 3.1 testing underway, sources say

29 May 2019

UK cableco Virgin Media has commenced testing of its planned DOCSIS 3.1 network, ISP Review reports, citing ‘several credible sources’. The insiders have identified Manchester, Reading and Southampton as the first locations to receive the upgraded infrastructure, suggesting that parent company Liberty Global has upgraded its previously stated target of launching two ‘gigabit cities’ in the UK in 2019. The sources add that Basingstoke and Bracknell are next in line for DOCSIS 3.1 connectivity.

United Kingdom, Virgin Media