TrueSpeed Communications vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 93.55 Mbps
Average Upload 92.4 Mbps
Average Latency 7ms (smaller is better)
 
Virgin Media Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 79.49 Mbps
Average Upload 17.54 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
 
 TrueSpeed Communications LogoVirgin Media Logo
Service TypesFibreCable
Average Speed Test Result93.55 Mbps79.49 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps69%61%
Speed Range Rank11th best speed range15th best speed range
Speed Test Rank38th fastest2nd 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 8,874,346 tests performed this year, compared to TrueSpeed Communications's 19,977 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 5,284.34 Mbps, TrueSpeed Communications 11th with 906.05 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 11th nationally, compared to Virgin Media coming in at 15th place. 69% of TrueSpeed Communications's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 61% 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
261.33 Mbps
Clutton
Bath and North East Somerset
180.69 Mbps
Nempnett Thrubwell
Bath and North East Somerset
134.47 Mbps
Banwell
North Somerset
95.17 Mbps
Wells
Somerset
93.54 Mbps
London
 
81.94 Mbps
Dundry
North Somerset
74.59 Mbps
Winscombe and Sandford
North Somerset
74.13 Mbps
Bath
Bath and North East Somerset
72.18 Mbps
Wrington
North Somerset
66.77 Mbps

Fastest locations for Virgin Media

LocationMedian Speed
Higham Ferrers
Northamptonshire
504.93 Mbps
Bayston Hill
Shropshire
486.85 Mbps
Bardney
Lincolnshire
365.38 Mbps
Binfield
Bracknell Forest
346.23 Mbps
Colinton
Edinburgh
342.44 Mbps
Eastleigh
Hampshire
327.55 Mbps
Steventon
Oxfordshire
320.44 Mbps
Ballymena
Mid and East Antrim
314.88 Mbps
High Legh
Cheshire East
308.22 Mbps
Saltburn, Marske and New Marske
Redcar and Cleveland
295.57 Mbps

TrueSpeed Communications vs Virgin Media: Consumer Review Comparison

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5.00

2 Reviews
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Virgin Media Logo
2.66

442 Reviews
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1 star

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021