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Project Lightning

Project Lightning

Our network's going places. Lots of them.

 

Project Lightning

Our Project Lightning programme is expanding our network to more homes and businesses across the UK and Ireland.

We invest more than a billion pounds into our network every year so we can offer the connectivity people need now and for whatever comes next in the future.

From Belfast to Blackpool, Margate to Manchester, we’ve already connected millions of premises to our ultrafast network, and we’re adding new homes and businesses every day.

We’re in the business of connecting and improving the digital fabric of the UK and Ireland.

We’re doing this by investing billions to expand our network so we can connect millions more homes and businesses to it.

Project Lightning is giving more people the opportunity to enjoy our award-winning ultrafast services. This includes the UK’s fastest widely-available broadband speeds through Virgin Fibre, and Virgin TV which gives people the TV they love, all brilliantly brought together.

We’re in the business of connecting and improving the digital fabric of the UK and Ireland and invest a billion pounds into our network every year.

With the backing of our parent company, Liberty Global, our Project Lightning proogramme is the single biggest private investment in the UK and Ireland’s digital infrastructure in more than a decade.

Project Lightning programme is giving more people the opportunity to enjoy our award-winning ultrafast services. This includes the UK’s fastest widely-available broadband speeds and brilliant TV.


We’re also rolling out our next-generation gigabit broadband which will be available to our entire network by the end of 2021. Our Gig1 broadband is incredibly fast, offering average download speeds of 1,140Mbps, providing a hyperfast service to support even the busiest of connected households.
 

Project Lightning will bring the services we’re famous for across broadband, phone, TV and mobile, to more people than ever before.

We own and maintain our own superior fibre-rich network which means, unlike most of our competitors, we're not reliant on BT’s ageing copper network. So we can deliver ultrafast speeds and look after things all the way into people’s homes and businesses.

Whether you want to binge on a box set, download a next-generation video game in minutes, instantly stream a 4K Ultra High Definition film, or take part in a high quality video call; our network lets you do it all the same time, seamlessly and without interruption.

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