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You can now zoom from meme to stream and upgrade to Gig1 Fibre Broadband

Gig1 Fibre Broadband

Meet Gig1 Fibre Broadband – our fastest, future-ready broadband, serving up speeds that’ll rock your world (and your gadgets). With download speeds averaging more than 1Gbps, it’s now available in:

  • Cardiff
  • London
  • Belfast
  • Leeds
  • Glasgow
  • Liverpool
  • Edinburgh
  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • Southampton
  • Manchester
  • Reading

and surrounding areas.


Now everyone in the house can do more than ever, faster than ever, all at the same time – so you can save the drama for your favourite TV show. It’s all powered by the Hub 4, our fastest Hub yet. It’s leaner, meaner and built for the speeds of the future, with our best WiFi hardware specs ever, plus we can even help check your WiFi remotely if you ever have an issue.


All that’s just for starters. Are you ready to join the UK’s fastest major broadband provider?

Everyone online, all at the same time

Bring on your screens, consoles, sound systems, VR headsets, smart home devices and universal translators. Gig1 Fibre Broadband can power it all at the same time, without breaking a sweat. Because the more speed you have, the more you can do.


Stream on all your screens

Smoothly stream your shows in HD or Ultra HD, on every screen. Even while other people in the house are zooming around online.


Boss-level broadband for gaming

Gig1 Fibre Broadband packs in upload speeds averaging 52Mbps – 3x faster than the UK’s average upload speeds ­– and zero traffic management. So you and the kids can play and stream your gameplay, without affecting anyone else’s online time.


Ultrafast, ultra-reliable

When we test our network to connected homes, we’re 99.89% reliable. So whether you’ve got 99 tabs open or a queue of HD videos to binge, you can relax knowing the UK’s fastest home broadband is safe as houses, too.


Share files in a flash

With download speeds averaging over 1Gbps and upload speeds averaging 52Mbps, you’ll feel the difference when you download, send and share even the biggest files.


Are you ready to go to gigabit and beyond?

Ready to upgrade to the UK’s fastest major broadband provider? To find out if you can get Gig1 Fibre Broadband, just click here and enter your postcode into the search box.


Find out more about upgrading to Gig1 Fibre Broadband by visiting here.


Already a customer and interested in Gig1 Fibre Broadband?

Register your interest by visiting us here.

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UK’s fastest major broadband provider: based on Gig1 Fibre Broadband avg speed 1,130Mbps vs avg speeds of major UK internet service providers. To verify see Correct at date of publication.

Services only available in Virgin Media network areas. Subject to survey, network capacity and credit check.

Superfast 4G as standard.

Advertised speeds in excess of 1Gbps are delivered to the home. To utilise the full speed capability multiple device connections operating at optimum speed and capacity are required. Device limitations apply. External factors may impact speed.

Intelligent WiFi Plus Service: Virgin Media customers only. £5 per month (except Ultimate Oomph and Gig1 customers, where it is included for no additional monthly charge). Only available to customers on bundles with M50 broadband and above. Customers will receive enhanced firmware features for their Hub version 3 and 4 (older Hubs will need to be upgraded at no extra cost) and initially one WiFi pod. A second and third WiFi pod is only available to customers following assessment of the WiFi performance inside the registered account address by a Virgin Media agent. Customer will be required to call into our Fault Centres and Virgin Media agent will complete their assessment remotely. WiFi pods require self-installation via QuickStart and can be delivered via Click & Collect or optional home delivery.  Delivery dates are subject to availability and could take over 30 days in busy periods. If we can’t provide the date you've chosen we’ll deliver on the next available date and confirm this by email.

You can cancel your Intelligent WiFi Plus Service at any time on 30 days’ notice. All equipment remains the property of Virgin Media. It must be returned to us upon request or a charge may apply, please see price guide here. This Legal Stuff applies in addition to your existing agreement with us under our terms and conditions, which can be found here.  Promotion can be withdrawn at any time and is subject to stock availability.   Home environment, device limitations, number of users and time of day may affect WiFi performance. Further Legal Stuff applies – see

What information will be collected as part of the Intelligent WiFi Plus service? We need to use information about the WiFi pods connected to your Hub and your connectivity experience (for example slow Wi-Fi speeds or signal drop outs) so we can best manage your service. We use this and personal information related to the service in accordance with our privacy policy, a copy of which can be found here.

Three times faster upload speeds: Virgin Media Gig1 Fibre Broadband (avg upload speed 52Mbps) vs UK’s average upload speed (14Mbps), based on OFCOM UK Home Broadband Performance report (here – pg 5), May 2020.

Ultra-Reliable: 99.89% network uptime as of October 2020. Based on 12 month average. Measurements from customer home across the Virgin Media network.  For further details see

Gig1 Fibre available on 18 month minimum term contract; price fixed for 24 months.  Prices from £62.  Fixed price excludes additional add-ons.  Subject to survey, network capacity and credit check.