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Virgin Media - Speeds Explained


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You could say bye bye buffering, hello everything.

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Virgin Media - Speeds Explained

  1. 1. Virgin Media SPEEDS EXPLAINEDPresentation created on 14th of August 2012
  2. 2. Why speed matters? Speed does matter The faster your broadband, the more you can do online. Pretty obvious, really, isn’t it? With Virgin Broadband, everyday browsing is a pleasure rather than a chore. And when it comes to the really exciting stuff, like streaming HD video or downloading, you can enjoy it without having to stop and wait while your connection catches up. Not only that, with our up to 60Mb and up to 100Mb best broadband, you can have several people sharing the same connection without slowing each other down.Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  3. 3. Why speed matters? Fibre optic is the fastest The mega speeds of up to 100Mb that you can get with Virgin wireless Broadband are thanks to fibre optic cable. It’s made from strands of glass as thin as hair, which carry information by light. This is much, much faster than the copper telephone wire used by other providers. And, unlike broadband down your phone line, fibre optic broadband doesnt get slower the further away your house is from the telephone exchange.Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  4. 4. Why speed matters? So how fast are we talking? Our up to 100Mb broadband makes light work of even the heftiest downloads:  A whole music album (60MB) in 6 seconds  A TV show (350MB) in 30 seconds  A high quality movie (1GB) in 1½ minutes  An HD movie (4GB) in 6 minutesPresentation created on 14th of August 2012
  5. 5. Why speed matters? What can you do with it? Our broadband comes to you via fibre optic cable rather than regular copper telephone wires. This gives you more bandwidth, so everyone in your house can be online at the same time without any drop in speed. Here are some of the other things you can do:  Download games and apps faster  Upload photos to Facebook faster  Skype friends and family around the world in high qualityPresentation created on 14th of August 2012
  6. 6. Why speed matters? You could say bye bye to buffering Fibre optic broadband gives you low lag times and consistent speeds. So you could stream films, videos and TV shows even at peak times without seeing that pesky buffering symbol.Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  7. 7. Why speed matters? And its future proof However speedy the web gets in the future, fibre optic cable is going to be able to handle it. Weve led the way with fibre optic broadband in the UK and were determined to keep offering incredibly fast broadband to as many people as possible. And it’s only going to get faster.Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  8. 8. How fast is Virgin Broadband? How fast? Extremely fast. Unlike other broadband providers, weve got nothing to hide when it comes to the speeds you actually get with Virgin Broadband. In the next page you can see the typical speeds that you actually get with all our broadband packages. We update them every month, so you can be sure that theyre as close as possible to what you can expect to get when you sign up to Virgin Broadband.Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  9. 9. Proven by Ofcom We keep winning awards We know our broadband is fast, but don’t just take our word for it. uSwitch have awarded us their Fastest Home Broadband award 2012, based on 2 million speed tests. And we scooped Best Superfast Broadband in the Simplify Digital 2011 Customer Choice Awards and Broadband Genie’s Fastest Broadband Provider 2011 award.Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  10. 10. Proven by Ofcom Ofcom rates Virgin Broadband fastest widely available in the UK (again) For the fourth year running, industry watchdog Ofcom has proved that Virgin wireless broadband is officially the fastest broadband widely available in the UK. Our up to 30Mb speed, for example, is a whopping four times faster than the UK average. And we’re honest about our broadband speeds. Our customers get between 93% and 103% of the speeds we promise, while other providers only achieve around 40% of the speeds they promise. Take a look at the table below, based on data from Ofcom.*Presentation created on 14th of August 2012
  11. 11. The choice is yours. Enjoy!Presentation created on 14th of August 2012