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Offer ends 4th January

Ultrafast M100 Fibre Broadband

New customers only | Online exclusive
  • 108Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £24
  • per month
  • 1st year total £288
Offer ends 4th January

Ultrafast M200 Fibre Broadband

New customers only | Online exclusive
  • 213Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £28
  • per month
  • 1st year total £336

Ultrafast M100 Broadband + Phone

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 108Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £28
  • per month
  • 1st year total £336
 
Offer ends 4th January

Ultrafast M350 Fibre Broadband

New customers only | Online exclusive
  • 362Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £32
  • per month
  • 1st year total £384

Big bundle

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 54Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £33
  • per month
  • 1st year total £396
 

Ultrafast M200 Broadband + Phone

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 213Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £34
  • per month
  • 1st year total £408
 
Offer ends 4th January

Ultrafast M500 Fibre Broadband

New customers only | Online exclusive
  • 516Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £36
  • per month
  • 1st year total £432

Superfast M50 Broadband

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 54Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £38
  • per month
  • 1st year total £456
 

Big bundle + Drama

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 108Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £39
  • per month
  • 1st year total £468
 

Ultrafast M200 Broadband + Phone Volt

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 213Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £40
  • per month
  • 1st year total £480
 

Ultrafast M350 Broadband + Phone

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 362Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £40
  • per month
  • 1st year total £480
 

Big Volt Bundle

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 108Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £45
  • per month
  • 1st year total £540
 

Lightning Fast M500 Broadband + Phone

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 516Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £46
  • per month
  • 1st year total £552
 

Ultrafast M350 Broadband + Phone Volt

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 362Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £46
  • per month
  • 1st year total £552
 

M200 Fibre Broadband + TV

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 213Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
standard broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £49
  • per month
  • 1st year total £588
 

Lightning Fast M500 Broadband + Phone Volt

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 516Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £52
  • per month
  • 1st year total £624
 

1GB Fibre Broadband + Phone Volt

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 1130Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £58
  • per month
  • 1st year total £696
 

Bigger bundle + Movies

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 362Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £59
  • per month
  • 1st year total £708
 

M350 Fibre Broadband + TV Volt

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 362Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £61
  • per month
  • 1st year total £732
 

Bigger bundle + Sports

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 362Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £69
  • per month
  • 1st year total £828
 

Bigger Volt bundle + Movies

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 516Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £71
  • per month
  • 1st year total £852
 

Bigger bundle + Sports & Movies

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 108Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £79
  • per month
  • 1st year total £948
 

Bigger Volt bundle + Sports

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 516Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £81
  • per month
  • 1st year total £972
 

Bigger Volt bundle + Sports & Movies

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 213Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £91
  • per month
  • 1st year total £1092
 

Ultimate Volt bundle

New customers only | £0 Set up fee
  • 630Mb average* speed
  • Unlimited
fibre broadband
  • Free setup
  • 18 month contract
  • Free delivery
Buy now
  • £99
  • per month
  • 1st year total £1188
 

Virgin Media Features

How do I switch my broadband to Virgin Media?

Before you begin the process, it's definitely worth making sure that you're outside of your contract tie-in with your current broadband provider. If you aren't then you will face a financial penalty and will probably be required to pay for each month that you have left on your contract. If you would like to switch to Virgin Media broadband and your contract has ended, you can go ahead and place your order with Virgin Media. If you don't already have Virgin fibre cable going to your property, an engineer appointment will be arranged for it's installation (if you are unsure about the disruption that installation will cause, you can arrange a pre-installation visit from an engineer). We recommend that you wait to cancel your services with your current provider until your Virgin Media appointment has been made. If you're ready to start looking for a Virgin Media broadband deal, just enter your postcode into our broadband availability checker to see which Virgin Media broadband deals are available in your area.

How long will it take to switch my broadband provider to Virgin Media?

If you and your property are new to Virgin Media, you can expect to be offered an engineer visit for fibre cable installation within approximately 14 days of placing your order. It may take longer if Virgin Media have to seek permission from the owners of other properties effected by the installation, for example in the case of shared access. If your property already has Virgin Media fibre cable, you could be eligible for their Quickstart service, which could see you up and running within as little as 4 days.

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Virgin Media Pros & Cons

Key features for Virgin Media packages

Virgin Media Pros

  • No phone line required
  • No satellite dish required for tv
  • Free WiFi on the London Underground

Virgin Media Cons

  • Installation and activation fees may apply
  • Some digging may be necessary to get the fibre cable to your property
  • No static IP option for residential customers

Can I keep my telephone number if I switch to Virgin Media broadband?

The simple answer is YES! As long as you're not moving house away from your current telephone exchange. The telecoms regulator Ofcom clearly stipulate that if you have not moved, your old provider must allow your number to be transferred.

Can I get Virgin Media broadband without a phone line?

Virgin Media don’t use BT’s infrastructure, instead, they use their own cable network so you don't need a traditional copper phone line. Virgin can supply a broadband only package, but the best offers are for customer's combining TV, phone and broadband. Virgin broadband is not available to all properties in the UK but, if you're in a city or built up area, you are more likely to have the option of getting broadband without a phone line. Other providers like Vodafone, B4RN and BT have options of FTTP (Fibre to the Premises) which does not require a phone line.

Virgin Media – Static IP address

If you switch to a Virgin Media residential broadband package you’ll be supplied with a dynamic IP address. This is standard practice with many ISP’s and is fine for most residential customers. However, those that require a static IP address for e.g. online webcams, security cameras or hosting their own webserver will need to switch to a Virgin Media business package. Virgin’s most basic business package doesn’t offer the option of adding a static IP address, customers would have to opt for ‘Voom Fibre 2’ or higher. The ‘Business Voom Fibre 2’ package is £47 + vat per month for a 350Mbps broadband only plan (minimum 2-year contract applies). If you want a free static IP address, we recommend Zen Broadband. Alternatively, Plusnet offer residential customers the option of a static IP address for free (£5 setup fee applies). However, neither of these alternative providers offer any TV packages.

Will there be any loss of service if I switch to Virgin Media broadband?

If you're switching to Virgin Media, it is advisable to co-ordinate cancellation of services with your current provider with the activation of your Virgin Media package, allowing a small overlap to minimise loss of service. Before ordering Virgin Media broadband, please check the cancellation notice required by your current provider.

Virgin Media Broadband Reviews

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by zack 2 days ago
pre-installation terrible.
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    2.0/5
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    0.5/5
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    2.5/5
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    0.5/5
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won't come out to fix the work they have done incorrectly, i will NEVER use this company again.
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by A 2 days ago
Worst than I could ever have imagined
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    0.5/5
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    0.5/5
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    0.5/5
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    0.5/5
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Over two months ago I arranged for virgin broadband to be installed at our new home. Today, having never got internet I have had to cancel.

Their customer service is the worst I have ever dealt with. Their pre-installation team have no idea, and every person you speak to will say something different.

Today I took the day off work to wait for the installation. After multiple phone calls I was told they would need another 6-8 weeks to get planning permission.

They have wasted hours of my time.
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Virgin Media broadband review
by Bb 1 month ago
The worst company I’ve ever had to deal with
  • Package price
    0.5/5
  • Customer service
    0.5/5
  • Broadband speed
    3.0/5
  • Overall satisfaction
    0.5/5
Review
Virgin media is the worst company I’ve ever had to deal with. For your own sake stay well clear of them
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by Che Jackson 1 month ago
Worst service I have ever recieved.
  • Customer service
    0.5/5
  • Broadband speed
    -1/5
  • Overall satisfaction
    0.5/5
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Worst service I have ever received. Countless promises made and none of them upheld. Take notes on every call because they do not uphold anything they say. I have been waiting for manager to call me back for 4 months and every time I call asking for a resolution I am told they need to arrange a manager call back. This loop has been going on for 4 months and it’s disgusting.
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by mr g 2 months ago
nightmare
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    0.5/5
  • Customer service
    0.5/5
  • Broadband speed
    0.5/5
  • Overall satisfaction
    0.5/5
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horrible horrible horrible
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Virgin Media broadband review
by Aaron 2 months ago
Is this a tech company?
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    0.5/5
  • Customer service
    0.5/5
  • Broadband speed
    1.5/5
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    0.5/5
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Despite the fact it is a digitally based company Virgin Media seems unable to simply take a discounted contract price and apply it to a monthly bill. For 4 months the company has demanded £46 for a contract of £30. We have had to send contract evidence to VM on at least 3 occasions and the bill is still wrong. Internet speeds are variable from excellent to appalling. However, this outfit is so poor at resolving basic issues that we haven't had the strength to complain about the drop outs. I would reccomend you think carefully about becoming a customer.
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