M/04/056 – NTL / Virgin Net

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Transaction details

proposal whereby NTL Group Limited (“NTL Group”), a subsidiary of NTL Inc. would acquire sole control of Virgin Net Limited, a subsidiary of Virgin Media Group Limited (“the proposed acquisition”).

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday September 28, 2004 Thursday, October 28, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities

supply residential telephony, cable television, Internet access and interactive services and wholesale Internet access solutions for UK Internet service providers.

Virgin Net

"Virgin Net offers three main services: “pay-as-you-go” Internet access; pre-paid unlimited monthly Internet access; and broadband access through a digital subscriber line (“DSL”). "

Economic sector Media merger
Internet broadband access and communications Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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