Virgin Media, the UK’s ultrafast internet provider, is embarking on “Project Lightning” the single largest investment in broadband digital infrastructure in the country for more than a decade; creating thousands of new jobs in what will be a multi-billion pound boost to the national economy.
With the support of parent company Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) Virgin Media will extend its unrivalled fibre-rich network to approximately four million additional premises over the next five years. This will increase the number of homes and businesses to which Virgin Media can offer services by almost a third; from around half of the country today to nearly 17 million premises by 2020.
Trust Utility Management are currently undertaking installation work on this Virgin Media project for O’Connor Utilities Ltd, working throughout Nottingham on a number of schemes consisting of Duct Installation, Cabinet erection and the contruction of underground chambers.
This is the type of work where Trust Utility Management excell, large volume in residential areas, dealing with the public in a high profile work envoirenment, Trust Utility Management are commited to excellent workmanship and aim to complete the works with minimul disruption.
Prime Minister David Cameron said: “I welcome this substantial investment from Virgin Media which is a vote of confidence in our long-term economic plan to support business and create jobs by building a superfast nation backed by world-class infrastructure. These 6,000 new jobs and apprenticeships will mean financial security and economic peace of mind for thousands more hardworking families across the country. Together with this Government’s rollout of superfast broadband which has now reached more than two million UK homes and businesses, this additional private investment will create more opportunities for people and businesses, further boosting our digital economy and helping secure a brighter future for Britain.”