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Old 04-04-2012, 17:19
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Wish theyd give a list of towns/areas like they used to.

Hartlepool not been done.
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Old 10-04-2012, 19:51
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Maidstone (or east malling) not done scheduled for March/April
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Old 10-04-2012, 19:53
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I'm in Rotherham and no upgrade yet.
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Old 10-04-2012, 19:54
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im set for july onwards. onwards gives virgin an excuse to delay it.

not that I'm bothered, after all it is free.
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Old 10-04-2012, 20:09
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Cambridge is due between March and July 2012, it is one of the first towns to be upgraded from 30MB to 60MB for existing customers, I am not sure if it is done though

Enter this Postcode CB2 1SJ on this website www.virginmedia.com/doublespeed
For further information

Please Note: It is not my Postcode, just one I know of in Cambridge
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Old 10-04-2012, 20:13
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I am due to be upgraded in July

Does anyone know what will happen when July comes and I get upgraded and an engineer needs to come out to swap the Modem for a Superhub,
will we be paying for this - Installation Fee wise?
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Old 10-04-2012, 20:33
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Cambridge is due between March and July 2012, it is one of the first towns to be upgraded from 30MB to 60MB for existing customers, I am not sure if it is done though

Enter this Postcode CB2 1SJ on this website www.virginmedia.com/doublespeed
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Please Note: It is not my Postcode, just one I know of in Cambridge
It says between March and April.
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:41
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Newcastle, Ashford, Ipswich, Dundee, Belfast and Cambridge are apparently the the first areas to get the speed increase.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:47
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I'm in Cambridge and mine hasn't changed yet.
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Old 11-04-2012, 21:14
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I'm in Ipswich, nothing happened as yet.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:18
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Don't forget that existing 100MB Broadband customers will start to see faster Broadband speeds from June 2012 when they will be upgraded to 120MB Broadband
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:42
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As an aside, some BT Infinity customers have already had their speeds doubled "for free", and it only went 'live' at midnight. Many of the others who have reported in the BT forums tonight have been given a date of Friday this week, the longest wait I have seen mentioned so far is 5 days.

That's what I call a fast rollout.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:56
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Wow. That is fast compared to VM's snail pace.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:55
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Probably because BT Infinity has already rolled out in some areas (and with it the necessary infrastructure upgrades to support it and the doubled speeds).
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:17
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My upgrade message says;
"Time to limber up for double speeds. My fittest, fastest engineers will be in your area between March and April."

I will need a new modem so I assume something will happen in the next 18 days.

I will keep you posted (holding breath?)
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:13
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My upgrade message says;
"Time to limber up for double speeds. My fittest, fastest engineers will be in your area between March and April."
Seems like they ran out of those and we're left with the unfittest and fattest.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:52
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Cambridge is due between March and July 2012, it is one of the first towns to be upgraded from 30MB to 60MB for existing customers, I am not sure if it is done though

Enter this Postcode CB2 1SJ on this website www.virginmedia.com/doublespeed
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Please Note: It is not my Postcode, just one I know of in Cambridge
I wouldn't trust that website. It states Cardiff will be upgraded late next year when the two CSAs I've talked to on the phone say April to May.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:13
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I wouldn't trust that website. It states Cardiff will be upgraded late next year when the two CSAs I've talked to on the phone say April to May.
CS are not necessarily the best people to tell about you (or be aware of) the latest news.
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Old 12-04-2012, 13:06
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As an aside, some BT Infinity customers have already had their speeds doubled "for free", and it only went 'live' at midnight. Many of the others who have reported in the BT forums tonight have been given a date of Friday this week, the longest wait I have seen mentioned so far is 5 days.

That's what I call a fast rollout.
But then again BT have invested 2B in their infrastructure to support it.
VM are struggling to update their throttling to support their rollout.



(and I loath BT - they set the low CS standards to which VM successfully aspired)
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Old 14-04-2012, 19:43
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I contacted Virgin today about free upgrade to 60mb but was told another 4-8 weeks,i asked if i could upgrade to 100mb,he went away and said he could now do 60mb for free,he said he would ring me back in 15 mins...He rang me back and said he upgraded me to 100mb speed with no extra charge,he said he would apply the credit each month..will have to see on next month bill
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Old 15-04-2012, 19:06
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I'm getting upgraded to 60mb in May, Our area was showing April to June for the speed increase.
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Old 16-04-2012, 18:11
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We are supposed to get the increase March/April but nothing changed yet.
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Old 16-04-2012, 18:41
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I am in South Essex and the speed upgrade is due March/April , but nothing has changed yet.
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Old 16-04-2012, 19:26
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Welwyn Garden City and surrounding areas haven't been upgraded yet either.
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Old 16-04-2012, 19:32
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I will be upgrading to 100MB in July then being upgraded again to 120MB anytime after then that
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