Broadband doubles for Virgin customers

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MORE homes and businesses in Portsmouth are to be connected to superfast broadband as Virgin Media becomes the latest to roll out the service in the city.

Virgin has the fastest broadband speeds in the industry, and say the average user would be able to download a music album from the internet in 4.4 seconds.

Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt said: ‘There are many areas in the city where broadband speeds are a serious issue. I am sure that many household and businesses will benefit from this investment and I very much welcome it.’

Superfast broadband is being rolled out across the country as part of the government’s ambition to ensure the UK has has the best broadband in Europe by 2015.

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