What are the benefits of 200Mb broadband?
200Mbps broadband is designed for streaming in high definition, online gaming, downloading large files and video calling loved ones for a catch-up online.
We couldn’t resist boosting the usual 200Mb broadband speed by 64Mbps. Just because we can. You can download – your large files, 4K movies, apps – faster on our M250 Fibre Broadband, compared to standard 200Mb broadband deals or our M125 Fibre Broadband, as you’ll get an average download speed of 264Mbps.
Plus, you can sometimes come across special offer M250 deals and other speeds with £0 setup costs. Visit broadband no setup for more info and you can also check for current deals.
Our M250 Fibre Broadband is more powerful than standard 200Mb broadband (its average download speed is faster by 64Mbps). You can easily connect 10+ devices at the same time. It allows you to game online, stream in 4K, and video chat, all at once. And so, for average-sized households needing to be online at the same time, an average download speed of 264Mbps can be ideal to have.
Standard 200Mb broadband is superfast and great for households of people who’re often online at the same time. Our M250 Fibre Broadband is better. Its faster average download speed of 264Mbps can easily stream ultra-HD on 8 devices at the same time or you can grab something to watch and enjoy offline as it can take just 3 minutes to download a HD movie.
While standard 200Mb broadband is very good, our M250 Fibre Broadband is great. Its superfast average download speed of 264Mbps can easily connect 10+ devices at the same time.
Standard 200Mbps broadband will have an average download speed of 200 megabits per second (200Mbps). Meanwhile, our M250 Fibre Broadband provides an average download speed of 264 megabits per second (264Mbps), which is fast enough to have a HD film downloaded in about 3 minutes or an entire album of music downloaded in 3 seconds.
It is (most online games only need a download speed of about 3Mbps). Our M250 Fibre Broadband can download new games, updates and patches much faster, compared to standard 200Mbs broadband or our M125 package. M250 Fibre Broadband provides an average download speed of 264Mbps which is also great because the connection can stay fast for other people in the household, while the gamer is playing online.
That’s really up to you. If you live in a busy household, full of avid internet users, then broadband with an average download speed of 200Mbps could be a good option. Especially if you’re big on streaming.
Our M250 Fibre Broadband is faster than standard 200Mb broadband. Having multiple TVs (streaming in HD), as well as smart devices and mobiles connected to the WiFi can use up a lot of bandwidth. So it’s always a good idea to have extra speed.
Netflix and other streaming providers recommend a minimum speed of 3Mbps for streaming in standard definition, but these speeds may struggle during busy times. Extra speed can help to prevent buffering and keep you online enjoying the shows you love.
Our superfast M250 Fibre Broadband is perfect for households with 10 or more connected devices, given its average download speed of 264Mbps. This is faster than standard 200Mbps broadband. And it will comfortably stream ultra-HD videos, movies or TV shows to eight devices, at the same time.
It is (Zoom needs just 1.5Mbps to make a high quality video call). Therefore, with an average download speed of 264Mbps, provided by our M250 Fibre Broadband, you’ll get to enjoy crystal-clear Zoom calls even while someone’s watching an ultra-HD movie in the other room.
M200 was a Virgin Media Fibre Broadband speed for busy households. It kept 10+ devices connected at the same time and had average download speeds that were superfast: 213Mbps download, 20Mbps upload. We have now replaced M200 with our faster M250 Fibre Broadband speed, to help you get more from your connection.
The legal stuff
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No setup fee
This promotion means you won’t pay the usual setup fee of £35. No setup fee is available on all bundles, broadband & phone, and broadband only packages. If you can set up using a Self-Install pack, but choose to use an engineer for the installation, you’ll still be charged £30 for this service.
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Fastest WiFi guarantee of any major provider
Comparing WiFi guarantees of major UK ISPs. Terms of guarantee vary by provider. To verify click here. Virgin Fibre Areas only. Available with M50 broadband or faster. £8p/m extra or included with Gig1 or Volt. At least 30Mbps download speeds in every room or £100 one-off credit. Up to 3 WiFi Pods if needed. Excludes broadband faults and broadband network outages. Further exclusions & legal stuff apply.
UK’s fastest widely available broadband
Virgin Media Gig1 (average download speed 1130Mbps) vs fastest widely available average download speeds of UK ISPs. For verification see virginmedia.com/fast