uno vs Virgin Media:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 18.91 Mbps
Average Upload 5.51 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
 
Virgin Media Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 79.49 Mbps
Average Upload 17.54 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
 
 uno LogoVirgin Media Logo
Service TypesCable
Average Speed Test Result18.91 Mbps79.49 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps34%61%
Speed Range Rank59th best speed range15th best speed range
Speed Test Rank61st fastest2nd 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 8,874,346 tests performed this year, compared to uno's 9,836 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, uno 16th with 465.8 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 15th nationally, compared to uno coming in at 59th place. 34% of uno's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 61% 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
139.09 Mbps
Worcester
Worcestershire
56.5 Mbps
Ecclesfield
Sheffield
50.3 Mbps
Reading
 
30.98 Mbps
Leighton-Linslade
Central Bedfordshire
25.54 Mbps
Blaby
Leicestershire
23.52 Mbps
Barnet
London
23.12 Mbps
Sheffield
 
18.82 Mbps
Bramshott and Liphook
Hampshire
15.8 Mbps
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall
Doncaster
5.21 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

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021