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Virgin Media

British cable and telecommunications company

Virgin Media Inc. (formerly known as ntl:Telewest, after a merger of NTL Incorporated with Telewest Global, Inc.), became in 2006 the first "quadruple-play" media company in the United Kingdom, bringing together a service consisting of television, Internet, mobile phone and fixed-line telephone services.

Virgin Media Incorporated
TypePublic: (NASDAQVMED)
IndustryCable Communications
When it was createdNTL: 1991; Telewest: 1984
HeadquartersCorporate: New York City, United States
Operational: Hook, England, UK
Key peopleJames Mooney (Chairman)
Neil Berkett CEO
Richard Branson (Figurehead)
Things madeCable television
Mobile phone
Money earned$16.5 billion (2008)
Employees22,500 (2005)