UK: Virgin Media to turn street cabinets into EV chargers
Liberty Global revealed details of its plan to utilise the street cabinets of its UK subsidiary, Virgin Media, to supply electric car charging stations. In cooperation with Innovate UK, a consortium is expected to install 1,200 chargers nationwide within the next 18 months.
Virgin Media testing alternative charging stations
The British telecommunications provider Virgin Media, which is owned by Liberty Global, is testing a secondary use for their broadband cabinets, to harness the infrastructure for EV charging. If tests prove successful, thousands of stations could follow in the UK.