Virgin Media Broadband Internet and Services

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Virgin Media Broadband is a large internet provider in The United Kingdom. We have seen broadband speeds as high as 6329.36 Mbps from Virgin Media's coverage area, and most of their users see real-world internet speeds in the range of 45.49 to 197.33 Mbps. Virgin Media Broadband is available in several large cities, including Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, and Manchester. In these cities, its fastest broadband speeds range from 35.14 to 202.33 Mbps. Of the smaller cities Virgin Media Broadband serves, such as Ringway, Baulking, Frankley, Hexton, and Birkin, maximum internet speeds vary from 2.88 to 163.2 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 136.26 and 163.2 Mbps.

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Virgin Media Broadband Speeds Over Time

We class broadband speed distributions as follows: very slow under 10 Mbps; slow 10-30 Mbps; adequate 30-60 Mbps; good 60-80 Mbps; fast 80-300 Mbps; very fast over 300 Mbps.

Virgin Media's Fastest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Aberdeen793.5 Mbps333.79—668.4 Mbps608.04 Mbps
2Little Chalfont639.77 Mbps416.74—625.13 Mbps535.05 Mbps
3Shipton508.32 Mbps138.28—501.29 Mbps494.72 Mbps
4Bayston Hill606.29 Mbps163.36—581.97 Mbps486.2 Mbps
5Ramsey910.43 Mbps400.26—481.01 Mbps443.01 Mbps

Virgin Media's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1South Brent404.45 Mbps0.61—365.47 Mbps0.82 Mbps
2Bletchley and Fenny Stratford280.01 Mbps0.83—2.64 Mbps0.93 Mbps
3Uckfield392.14 Mbps0.97—5.41 Mbps0.99 Mbps
4Bourton44.86 Mbps1—5.26 Mbps1.65 Mbps
5Bretby110.31 Mbps2.2—9.31 Mbps2.28 Mbps

Virgin Media Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeVirgin MediaUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps15.13%28.61%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps16.29%26.53%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps15.14%20.90%
Good: 60-80 Mbps6.90%8.48%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps39.62%13.15%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps6.91%2.34%

Virgin Media Growth and Broadband Performance History: Towns and Cities

Virgin Media Broadband in Regions and Counties

Virgin Media in Large Towns and Cities

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Bradford946.05 Mbps52.13—199.75 Mbps
2Liverpool929.13 Mbps48.97—186.82 Mbps
3Edinburgh705.74 Mbps54.02—207.93 Mbps
4Bristol943.13 Mbps45.76—176.08 Mbps
5Barnet2779.64 Mbps61.7—202.42 Mbps
6Croydon939.65 Mbps59.79—214.79 Mbps
7Coventry935.24 Mbps48.7—169.13 Mbps
8Leicester916.85 Mbps45.05—158.29 Mbps
9Forest Gate937.67 Mbps40.84—145.36 Mbps
10Wakefield931.44 Mbps68.75—193.05 Mbps
11Ealing940.14 Mbps85.55—220.58 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester913.46 Mbps54.01—149.15 Mbps
13Enfield Town937.48 Mbps57.08—213.97 Mbps
14Bromley938.79 Mbps53.65—199.69 Mbps
15Nottingham2371.49 Mbps17.97—44.49 Mbps
16Brent939.74 Mbps50—157.28 Mbps
17Sandwell934.67 Mbps47.36—203.05 Mbps
18Wandsworth940.11 Mbps54.13—205.44 Mbps
19Wigan931.89 Mbps50.87—182.89 Mbps
20Lambeth937.28 Mbps63.65—213.62 Mbps
21Wirral937.28 Mbps53.57—189.51 Mbps
22Dudley933.47 Mbps44.32—163.13 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets937.96 Mbps37.38—185.4 Mbps
24Southwark937.19 Mbps49.22—206.88 Mbps
25Doncaster905.12 Mbps57.14—216.46 Mbps
26Hillingdon945.28 Mbps53.76—208.42 Mbps
27Redbridge2368.75 Mbps51.81—211.5 Mbps
28Lewisham939.53 Mbps52.81—200.82 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne932.29 Mbps50.82—191.53 Mbps
30Stockport935.9 Mbps60.77—205.08 Mbps
31Brighton937.3 Mbps50.54—209.24 Mbps
32Greenwich937.41 Mbps46.48—211.64 Mbps
33Bolton838.12 Mbps60.51—209.38 Mbps
34Walsall935.11 Mbps52.01—208.05 Mbps
35Hackney936.7 Mbps60.77—249.92 Mbps
36Gillingham936.9 Mbps62.89—215.83 Mbps
37Sunderland844.3 Mbps52.47—201.43 Mbps
38Waltham Forest939.55 Mbps50.3—201.66 Mbps
39Belfast897.55 Mbps58.9—248.16 Mbps
40Hounslow940.26 Mbps61.51—215.33 Mbps
41Haringey941.34 Mbps59.85—214.07 Mbps
42Rotherham927.55 Mbps52.67—198.26 Mbps
43Plymouth657.95 Mbps59.46—211.96 Mbps
44Camden937.9 Mbps78.48—261.42 Mbps
45Wolverhampton935.55 Mbps46.42—188.86 Mbps
46Romford937.74 Mbps48.81—202.84 Mbps
47Derby931.21 Mbps48.2—199.28 Mbps
48Stoke-on-Trent923.57 Mbps53.96—210.08 Mbps
49Greater London5794.21 Mbps48.56—213.9 Mbps
50Salford931.68 Mbps47—154.3 Mbps
51Southampton937.41 Mbps48.01—207.87 Mbps
52Harrow939.68 Mbps56.31—211.26 Mbps
53Bexley937.39 Mbps59.85—213.43 Mbps
54Barnsley930.63 Mbps52.08—213.54 Mbps
55Islington936.81 Mbps54.34—205.01 Mbps
56Trafford936.89 Mbps47.88—168.49 Mbps
57Oldham929.15 Mbps58.73—203.7 Mbps
58Northampton936.53 Mbps55.6—204.66 Mbps
59Rochdale817.78 Mbps54.49—206.41 Mbps
60Portsmouth934.58 Mbps51.41—205.62 Mbps
61Solihull934.37 Mbps49.97—176.66 Mbps
62Luton800.62 Mbps9.73—202.86 Mbps
63Dagenham938.42 Mbps52.24—198.71 Mbps
64York931.52 Mbps36.06—111.16 Mbps
65Warrington777.78 Mbps70.19—241.92 Mbps
66Mitcham938.63 Mbps54.47—205.5 Mbps
67Sutton939.33 Mbps57.81—202.76 Mbps
68Gateshead880.27 Mbps42.79—133.73 Mbps
69Peterborough934.97 Mbps45.3—202.59 Mbps
70Stockton-on-Tees936.65 Mbps51.01—194.37 Mbps
71Richmond939.02 Mbps71.6—251.99 Mbps
72Aberdeen793.5 Mbps333.79—668.4 Mbps
73Colchester926.47 Mbps51.02—205.88 Mbps
74Bath657.45 Mbps36.06—137.5 Mbps
75Bury902.49 Mbps65.06—139.81 Mbps
76Basildon6329.36 Mbps71.04—230.82 Mbps
77Hammersmith940.06 Mbps93.13—298.74 Mbps
78Southend-on-Sea936.17 Mbps61.27—230.06 Mbps
79Chelmsford935.64 Mbps73.04—216.58 Mbps
80Basingstoke937.45 Mbps63.9—228.84 Mbps
81Kingston upon Thames939.64 Mbps69.4—250.41 Mbps
82High Wycombe939.3 Mbps285—351.09 Mbps
83Bedford937.15 Mbps30.76—109.6 Mbps
84Maidstone938.15 Mbps55.57—214.03 Mbps
85Canterbury1.8 Mbps0—1.19 Mbps
86Bournemouth936.84 Mbps62.22—214.68 Mbps
87Reading939.2 Mbps49.74—214.6 Mbps
88Harrogate907.03 Mbps53.66—201.19 Mbps
89Kensington1622.61 Mbps90.99—277.85 Mbps
90Oxford936.19 Mbps51.74—205.78 Mbps
91Maidenhead658.02 Mbps75.57—350.41 Mbps
92Poole676.12 Mbps50.54—177.3 Mbps
93Slough937.28 Mbps61.68—214.83 Mbps
94Huddersfield933.02 Mbps46.03—149.52 Mbps
95Blackburn926.9 Mbps41.17—124.44 Mbps
96Guildford1025.61 Mbps57.39—209.96 Mbps
97Reigate643.08 Mbps107.87—327.36 Mbps
98Dundee936.83 Mbps57.45—204.94 Mbps
99St Albans936.13 Mbps52.26—168.46 Mbps
100Lancaster620.86 Mbps45.71—200.77 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Virgin Media Broadband

How fast are Virgin Media's broadband download speeds?
The fastest internet speed we've seen for Virgin Media is 6329.36 Mbps, and most people see broadband download speeds in the range of 45.49—197.33 Mbps.
Where is Virgin Media Broadband Available?
We have recorded Virgin Media Broadband internet speed tests in over 100 towns and cities, including Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Barnet.
How do Virgin Media's speeds compare to other internet providers?
Virgin Media Broadband is ranked as the 2nd fastest internet provider in The United Kingdom.
How many people use Virgin Media as their ISP?
In The United Kingdom, Virgin Media Broadband is the 1st most popular broadband provider.

Last updated: 04 Dec 2021