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
FoundedNTL: 1991; Telewest: 1984
HeadquartersCorporate: New York City, United States
Operational: Hook, England, UK
Key people
James Mooney (Chairman)
Neil Berkett CEO
Richard Branson (Figurehead)
ProductsCable television
Mobile phone
Revenue$16.5 billion (2008)
Number of employees
22,500 (2005)