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230 new Virgin jobs in Swansea

Virgin Media has announced it's creating 230 more jobs in Swansea, among 400 being created across the UK. The company says they are 'customer-facing' roles, to meet consumer demands for next generation television and superfast broadband.

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Virgin: Jobs created to meet TV and broadband demand

Virgin Media says the jobs are being created 'to help meet consumer demand for next generation television and superfast broadband.' Credit: PA

Paul Buttery, Virgin Media's chief customer and networks officer, said: "In what is a challenging economic time, we’re pleased we are able to invest further and offer more people the prospect of an exciting and rewarding career at the forefront of next generation entertainment and communications."

“By creating hundreds of customer-facing roles we’ll be able to meet the sustained appetite for TiVo, already the leading connected TV platform in the country, and superfast broadband alongside ensuring a great experience for all our existing customers."

It is also recruiting for roles in Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow.

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