uno vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 31.62 Mbps
Average Upload 7.19 Mbps
Average Latency 18ms (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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 uno LogoVirgin Media Logo
Service TypesCable
Average Speed Test Result31.62 Mbps68.87 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps37%58%
Speed Range Rank61st best speed range19th best speed range
Speed Test Rank67th fastest1st fastest

uno vs Virgin Media: Speed Comparison

uno Broadband is the fourth 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 uno's 9,379 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, uno 16th with 373.71 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 uno, ranking 19th nationally, compared to uno coming in at 61st place. 37% of uno's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 58% of Virgin Media's.

uno 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, 65% of uno'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 1.3 times lower than the 29% of uno's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, only 6% of uno's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to 47% of Virgin Media's.

uno Broadband Performance Ranges

Virgin Media Broadband Performance Ranges

uno vs Virgin Media: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for uno

LocationMedian Speed
Paddock Wood
Kent
223.9 Mbps
Worcester
Worcestershire
51.03 Mbps
Ecclesfield
Sheffield
47.87 Mbps
Portsmouth
 
41.08 Mbps
Watford
Hertfordshire
38.69 Mbps
Remenham
Wokingham
35.86 Mbps
Leighton-Linslade
Central Bedfordshire
27.28 Mbps
Barnet
Greater London
26.09 Mbps
Sheffield
 
18.9 Mbps
Reading
 
18.27 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

Last updated: 05 Dec 2021