what are these virgin media extension cables for that I’ve seen floating about online?
They are by no means recommendations, they are just trying to sell you something. Virgin re-uses frequency spectrum that is also occupied by services like Freeview, DAB digital radio & 4/5G mobile phone services. Their network cabling has to keep these off-air services out of their network or it will disrupt services, so is specially produced. DIY cabling is a known issue for these signals tracking back to street cabinets & disrupting a whole street, something for which you could be held liable.
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