Boundless Networks vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison


Performance Score
Average Download 21.21 Mbps
Average Upload 6.22 Mbps
Average Latency 34ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 68.87 Mbps
Average Upload 13.42 Mbps
Average Latency 14ms (smaller is better)
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Boundless Networks
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Service TypesFixed WirelessCable
Average Speed Test Result21.21 Mbps68.87 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps10%58%
Speed Range Rank77th best speed range19th best speed range
Speed Test Rank61st fastest1st fastest

Boundless Networks vs Virgin Media: Speed Comparison

Boundless Networks Broadband is the 15th most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Virgin Media is the UK's most tested ISP with 11,780,411 tests performed this year, compared to Boundless Networks's 9,515 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — Virgin Media is second with 6,329.36 Mbps, Boundless Networks 27th with 526.32 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Virgin Media has a better broadband speed range than Boundless Networks, ranking 19th nationally, compared to Boundless Networks coming in at 77th place. 10% of Boundless Networks's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 58% of Virgin Media's.

Boundless Networks vs Virgin Media: Performance Ranges Overview

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.


Looking at broadband performance, 76% of Boundless Networks's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is worse than Virgin Media, who had only 31% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 22% of Virgin Media's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.0 times lower than the 22% of Boundless Networks's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, only 1% of Boundless Networks's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to 47% of Virgin Media's.

Boundless Networks Broadband Performance Ranges

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Boundless Networks vs Virgin Media: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Boundless Networks

LocationMedian Speed
Bishop Auckland
Durham
76.21 Mbps
Steeton with Eastburn
Bradford
68.74 Mbps
Annan
Dumfries and Galloway
67.78 Mbps
Maxwellheugh
Scottish Borders
45.64 Mbps
Out Rawcliffe
Lancashire
33.81 Mbps
Rainford
St Helens
33.19 Mbps
Cullingworth
Bradford
32.85 Mbps
Skelmersdale
Lancashire
32.5 Mbps
Freckleton
Lancashire
32.22 Mbps
Beckwithshaw
North Yorkshire
32.16 Mbps

Fastest locations for Virgin Media

LocationMedian Speed
Aberdeen
Aberdeen City
608.04 Mbps
Little Chalfont
Buckinghamshire
535.05 Mbps
Shipton
Gloucestershire
494.72 Mbps
Bayston Hill
Shropshire
486.2 Mbps
Ramsey
Cambridgeshire
443.01 Mbps
Oxted
Surrey
426.35 Mbps
Eastleigh
Hampshire
355.53 Mbps
Binfield
Bracknell Forest
339.35 Mbps
Colinton
Edinburgh
330.16 Mbps
High Legh
Cheshire East
316.1 Mbps

Boundless Networks vs Virgin Media: Consumer Review Comparison

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2.59

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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021