toob vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 98.35 Mbps
Average Upload 78.4 Mbps
Average Latency 5ms (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 Result98.35 Mbps68.87 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps64%58%
Speed Range Rank3rd best speed range19th best speed range
Speed Test Rank15th fastest1st fastest

toob vs Virgin Media: Speed Comparison

toob Broadband is the 12th 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 toob's 20,780 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, toob first with 946.59 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, toob has a better broadband speed range than Virgin Media, ranking third nationally, compared to Virgin Media coming in at 19th place. 64% of toob's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 58% of Virgin Media's.

toob 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, 16% of toob's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than Virgin Media, who had 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 1.4 times higher than the 15% of toob's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 69% of toob's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 47% of Virgin Media's.

toob Broadband Performance Ranges

Virgin Media Broadband Performance Ranges

toob vs Virgin Media: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for toob

LocationMedian Speed
142.21 Mbps
96.7 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

toob vs Virgin Media: Consumer Review Comparison

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3 Reviews
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1174 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021