Connexin vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Performance Score
Average Download 15.68 Mbps
Average Upload 10.06 Mbps
Average Latency 22ms (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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Service TypesFibre, Fixed WirelessCable
Average Speed Test Result15.68 Mbps68.87 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps9%58%
Speed Range Rank80th best speed range19th best speed range
Speed Test Rank9th fastest1st fastest

Connexin vs Virgin Media: Speed Comparison

Connexin Broadband is the 21st 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 Connexin's 4,499 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, Connexin 29th with 1,021.86 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 Connexin, ranking 19th nationally, compared to Connexin coming in at 80th place. 9% of Connexin's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 58% of Virgin Media's.

Connexin 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, 95% of Connexin'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 5.0 times higher than the 4% of Connexin's speed test results in the same range.

Connexin Broadband Performance Ranges

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Connexin vs Virgin Media: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Connexin

LocationMedian Speed
North Kyme
25.01 Mbps
Kingston upon Hull
15.61 Mbps
6.05 Mbps

Fastest locations for Virgin Media

LocationMedian Speed
Aberdeen City
608.04 Mbps
Little Chalfont
535.05 Mbps
494.72 Mbps
Bayston Hill
486.2 Mbps
443.01 Mbps
426.35 Mbps
355.53 Mbps
Bracknell Forest
339.35 Mbps
330.16 Mbps
High Legh
Cheshire East
316.1 Mbps

Connexin vs Virgin Media: Consumer Review Comparison


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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021