Birmingham, Coventry, Southampton, Manchester and Reading! You can now zoom from meme to stream and upgrade to Gig1 Fibre Broadband
Gig1 Fibre Broadband
Meet Gig1 Fibre Broadband – our fastest, new-generation broadband, serving up speeds that’ll rock your world (and your gadgets). With download speeds averaging more than 1Gbps, it’s available in 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?
Devices for days
Bring on your screens, consoles, sound systems, VR headsets and smart home devices. Gig1 Fibre Broadband can power all your tech, and all at the same time without breaking into a sweat (or a household row).
Get the peakiest Peak TV shows in the best picture quality. It doesn’t matter if Nan’s updating the ’gram, or someone’s locked in a furious battle royale, stream on your screen in HD or blistering Ultra HD, anytime you like.
Don’t drop into battle as your connection drops off. Be the last person standing with the best connection and upload speeds averaging 52Mbps – 6 times faster than the UK’s average upload speeds – and zero traffic management.
Do everything, faster than ever
Got 99 tabs open but need one more? The UK’s fastest home broadband has your back. HD videos? Done. Mobile updates? A doddle. Everyone in the house needs to watch that urgent cat video all at the same time, on different screens? Purr-fect!
Share files in a flash
With average download speeds of more than 1Gbps, and upload speeds averaging 52Mbps, you’ll really feel the difference when you download, send and share huge files. The days of staring bleary-eyed at spinning wheels of doom are over.
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 What services can I get? search box.
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Already a customer and interested in Gig1 Fibre Broadband?
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The UK’s fastest major broadband provider: Based on Gig1 Fibre Broadband average speed of 1.104Gbps (exact figure) vs fastest average speeds of residential broadband services provided by UK internet service providers. To verify, see virginmedia.com/Gig1Compare. Correct at date of publication.
Services only available in Virgin Media network areas. Subject to survey, network capacity and credit check.
Faster 4G than Vodafone, O2, Sky and Three, based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q2 2019.
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.
Gig1Fibre WiFi Booster: Supplied by technician after assessment at Gig1 Fibre Broadband installation. WiFi Booster available only to eligible customers for whom Virgin Media has identified a blackspot inside the registered account address (either by a technician or a Virgin Media agent). Max.3 WiFi Boosters total available per account. Booster is at no extra monthly cost for Virgin Fibre customers on Gig1 Fibre Broadband with a Hub 4. Monthly charge will apply if you downgrade to an ineligible Virgin Fibre package. Price for Virgin Fibre customers who have (or downgrade at any time to) other packages is an additional £3 a month per Booster, cancellable 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 will apply. Installation: New customers: first Booster supplied by technician after review at installation. Existing customers: first Booster supplied by technician after review at installation. Alternatively existing customers can order via Virgin Media agent and self-install via QuickStart. Booster can be delivered to store by Click & Collect or delivered to customer address. Delivery dates are subject to availability and could take over 30 days in busy periods. If we can’t provide the date you have chosen we’ll deliver on the next available date and confirm this by email. Second Booster can be ordered via Virgin Media agent or installed by a field technician. Third booster can only be installed by a field technician after reviewing in-home set up. General: 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 virginmedia.com.
Compatible TV required for HD and Ultra HD.
3 times faster than BT and Sky: Virgin Media Gig1 Fibre Broadband (avg 1.1Gbps) vs BT Ultrafast (avg 300Mbps) and Sky Ultrafast (avg 285Mbps).
Six times faster upload speeds: Virgin Media Gig1 Fibre Broadband (avg 52Mbps) vs UK’s average (7.2Mbps), based on OFCOM UK Home Broadband Performance report, May 2019.