We're still the fastest!

For the 11th report running, industry watchdog Ofcom has proved that Virgin Media Broadband is officially the fastest broadband widely available in the UK#.

And we’re getting faster!

In Ofcom's latest report, the UK average broadband speed has increased from 17.8Mb to 18.7Mb, which is largely because we're Supercharging our speeds yet again!

Average download speeds - Ofcom speed test results May 2014


24 Hours

8-10pm Weekdays


9.0Mb to 11.4Mb

8.9Mb to 11.3Mb


9.5Mb to 12.0Mb

9.4Mb to 11.8Mb

Karoo ADSL2+

9.8Mb to 12.0Mb

9.6Mb to 11.8Mb

Plusnet ADSL2+

7.9Mb to 10.3Mb

7.8Mb to 10.2Mb

Sky ADSL2+

8.8Mb to 10.7Mb

8.7Mb to 10.7Mb

TalkTalk ADSL2+

7.5Mb to 9.6Mb

7.5Mb to 9.6Mb


Virgin Media 'up to' 30Mbit/s

28.9Mb to 30.7Mb

27.5Mb to 30.1Mb

BT 'up to' 38Mbit/s

31.7Mb to 34.1Mb

31.4Mb to 33.8Mb

EE 'up to' 38Mbit/s

28.6Mb to 30.4Mb

26.0Mb to 28.3Mb

Plusnet 'up to' 38Mbit/s

30.1Mb to 33.7Mb

29.5Mb to 33.2Mb

Sky 'up to' 38Mbit/s

33.3Mb to 36.0Mb

33.1Mb to 36.0Mb

Virgin Media 'up to' 60Mbit/s

58.1Mb to 60.0Mb

54.1Mb to 57.7Mb

BT 'up to' 76Mbit/s

60.6Mb to 63.5Mb

60.1Mb to 62.9Mb

Plusnet 'up to' 76Mbit/s

57.3Mb to 60.1Mb

55.4Mb to 58.2Mb

Virgin Media 'up 152Mbit/s

136.9Mb to 147.0Mb

125.3Mb to 140.2Mb

All average download speed data above comes from Ofcom’s review of UK broadband speeds published in October 2014, based on Ofcom May 2014 test results. Speeds tested over a 24 hour period through a wired connection for one PC. Customers may experience slower speeds when multiple devices are connected or when using broadband wirelessly.

Get ready though – new supercharged speeds coming soon!

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