Maps showing the difference between FTTC/VDSL2 and cable broadband services when the quality metric is plotted.

Generally FTTC is at the yellow/green (UK median 1.41 median) end of the scale, with Virgin Media connections sitting towards the yellow/orange (UK median 1.84) of the scale.

Quality for FTTC/VDSL2

Quality for cable broadband

Quality Score of 1 to 1.5 is considered normal for a consumer broadband connection
Score of 1.5 to 1.8 suggests dips in speed may sometimes impact video streaming
Score of 1.8 to 2.2 dips in speed and a stuttering connection will be much more noticeable
Scores of 2.2 and higher are common on shared public Wi-Fi connections or if a connection is suffering congestion or other issues

Postcode Areas Speeds

Showing Speed Test Results for All Technologies

Average Download Speeds (Median)


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