Virgin Media broadband customers vent their frustration on social media after losing access during coronavirus pandemic

Thousands of Virgin Media broadband users across the UK have vented their frustration at being unable to access the internet due to a nationwide outage.

According to data from website Downdetector, which monitors online outages, access problems began just before 5pm BST,

More than 75 per cent of those affected are reporting having problems with their wired internet connection, predominantly in Birmingham, Nottingham, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Bristol, Southampton, Eastleigh and Liverpool.

@valinor__ tweeted: ‘When I die, you lot better get Virgin Media Wifi to sponsor my funeral so they can let me down one last f****** time.’

@VijayArogyasami wrote: ‘Second time in a month my Virgin Media service has gone down. This time it was only half a hour. Last time, it went down at 8pm in the evening and wasn’t back on until 11am the next day.’

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Lizzie Day