TrueSpeed Communications vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 84.51 Mbps
Average Upload 97.96 Mbps
Average Latency 7ms (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 Result84.51 Mbps68.87 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps66%58%
Speed Range Rank14th best speed range19th best speed range
Speed Test Rank40th fastest1st fastest

TrueSpeed Communications vs Virgin Media: Speed Comparison

TrueSpeed Communications Broadband is the 13th 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 TrueSpeed Communications's 24,968 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, TrueSpeed Communications 11th with 909.44 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, TrueSpeed Communications has a better broadband speed range than Virgin Media, ranking 14th nationally, compared to Virgin Media coming in at 19th place. 66% of TrueSpeed Communications's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 58% of Virgin Media's.

TrueSpeed Communications 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, 23% of TrueSpeed Communications'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 1.2 times higher than the 18% of TrueSpeed Communications's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 58% of TrueSpeed Communications's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 47% of Virgin Media's.

TrueSpeed Communications Broadband Performance Ranges

Virgin Media Broadband Performance Ranges

TrueSpeed Communications vs Virgin Media: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for TrueSpeed Communications

LocationMedian Speed
Shipham
Somerset
259.56 Mbps
Nempnett Thrubwell
Bath and North East Somerset
196.24 Mbps
Butleigh
Somerset
128.09 Mbps
Banwell
North Somerset
114.03 Mbps
Peasedown Saint John
Bath and North East Somerset
94.75 Mbps
Wells
Somerset
93.55 Mbps
Clutton
Bath and North East Somerset
89.9 Mbps
Winscombe and Sandford
North Somerset
83.51 Mbps
Cheddar
Somerset
78.09 Mbps
Greater London
 
76.71 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

TrueSpeed Communications vs Virgin Media: Consumer Review Comparison

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4.80

5 Reviews
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2.59

1174 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021