Internetty vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Performance Score
Average Download 48.68 Mbps
Average Upload 33.72 Mbps
Average Latency 19ms (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 TypesFibreCable
Average Speed Test Result48.68 Mbps68.87 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps49%58%
Speed Range Rank37th best speed range19th best speed range
Speed Test Rank44th fastest1st fastest

Internetty vs Virgin Media: Speed Comparison

Internetty Broadband is the 32nd 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 Internetty's 5,344 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, Internetty 21st with 901.56 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 Internetty, ranking 19th nationally, compared to Internetty coming in at 37th place. 49% of Internetty's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 58% of Virgin Media's.

Internetty 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, 63% of Internetty'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 1.1 times lower than the 25% of Internetty's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, only 12% of Internetty's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to 47% of Virgin Media's.

Internetty Broadband Performance Ranges

Virgin Media Broadband Performance Ranges

Internetty vs Virgin Media: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Internetty

LocationMedian Speed
North Lincolnshire
92.69 Mbps
North Lincolnshire
67.31 Mbps
Greater London
59.5 Mbps
49.08 Mbps
37.71 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

Last updated: 05 Dec 2021