Virgin Media Top Broadband Speed Test Results
Virgin Media (virginmedia.com/broadband) has topped the latest broadband speed tests conducted in March and thus retained its position as the UK’s fastest broadband supplier.
Its next generation fibre optic broadband network generated average broadband download speeds of 8.192Mbps in March, with second placed O2 Broadband and BE Broadband recording 5.355Mbps.
Sky secured third position with speeds of 3.829Mbps, while TalkTalk and BT had average download speeds of 3.535Mbps and 3.258Mbps respectively.
In the upload speed test results, O2 and BE Broadband retained top spot with average upload speeds of 0.703Mbps. Virgin Media held second position with upload speeds of 0.550Mbps, while Sky came in third with 0.490Mbps.
Virgin Media’s fibre optic broadband service is available to 55% of UK homes and offers maximum speeds of up to 50Mbps dependant on location. No BT phone line is required.
Its size L, up to 10Mbps broadband service, is currently available for free for the first 3 months, followed by £12.50 a month after.
Free weekend calls to UK landlines are included, together with a free wireless router, PC security and customer support.
Readers can find out further information on Virgin Broadband packages at the Virginmedia.com/broadband website or at our Virgin Broadband review.
The March 2010 broadband speed test results were provided by broadband.co.uk.