Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband review

Our Rating 4/5

What is Virgin Media M350 broadband?

Virgin Media M350 ultrafast fibre broadband is a top-end fibre package which is built for bandwidth hungry activities like online gaming, video calls, 4K streaming and for connecting more than 10 devices in very busy households.

How fast is Virgin Media M350 broadband?

Virgin Media 350 fibre broadband offers an average download speed of 362Mbps and an average speed upload of 36Mbps. It’s four times faster than the UK average speeds. 

Download speed362Mbps average
352 – 384 Mbps (expected speeds)
181 Mbps (Minimum guaranteed speed)
Upload speed36Mbps average
36 – 37 Mbps (expected speeds)

Virgin Media M350 Broadband Deals

Virgin Media M350 ultrafast fibre broadband is available as following options. 

  • Broadband and Phone – Talk Weekends included.
  • Without Phone line – Broadband only plan.
  • Oomph bundle – Includes Virgin Mobile SIM
PackageDetailsMonthly
Cost
M350 Broadband
& Phone

362Mbps Unlimited
Inclusive weekend calls 
£40
M350 Broadband,
Phone & TV
362Mbps Unlimited
Inclusive weekend calls
190+ TV channels 
£55
One-off £35 setup fee will apply.

Virgin Media M350 Broadband and Phone 

M350 broadband and phone bundle includes Talk Weekends. You can make unlimited weekend calls to the UK landline and mobile numbers of any network for no extra cost. 

When you opt for Oomph bundle, Virgin Mobile SIM with 5GB data is included at no extra cost. 

Virgin Media M350 Broadband Only

Virgin Media M350 broadband only plan comes without landline service. Again, when you choose Oomph bundle instead of regular plan, Virgin Mobile SIM with 5GB data is included.

Virgin Media M350 Broadband and TV bundles

Virgin Media offers M350 broadband with TV service. You can select a TV & broadband bundle with or without landline service.

When you opt for broadband, phone and TV bundles, Virgin Media allows you to personalise your bundle by combining M350 broadband with Mixit TV or Maxit TV pack. 

Virgin TV & broadband bundles offer two packages – Big bundle (Mixit TV ) and Bigger bundle (Maxit TV) which are bundled with the 4K enabled Virgin TV 360 box

You can also include call plans, Premium Picks, add-ons like Sky Sports and Sky Cinema and Netflix and Virgin Mobile SIM and more, while signing up. 

Virgin TV 360 BOX

Mixit TV is a basic TV package while all the Entertainment picks are included in Maxit TV package. 

Virgin Media TV Bundles

How reliable is Virgin Media M350 broadband?

Utrafast download speeds

Virgin Media M350 ultrafast fibre broadband is truly ultrafast broadband and is more than five times faster than BT Superfast Fibre 2 (67Mbps) and Sky Superfast (59Mbps) or even faster than  BT Full Fibre 300 (300 Mb/s)

Faster upload speeds

Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband comes with an average upload speed of 36 Mb/s which allows users to make quicker uploads of huge files without any hassle.

No slow down 

Virgin Media does not apply any traffic management rules so your download speeds are not reduced during peak times.

Ofcom Broadband Speed Report 2021

According to Ofcom broadband performance report released in May 2021, Virgin Media M350 ultrafast fibre broadband delivered average speed of up to 375Mbps to the customers as per the nation-wide speed tests conducted in November 2020, However, speeds may significantly vary depending on the area.

What is included?

Virgin Media Super Hub 3.0

Virgin Media Super Hub 3Virgin Media M350 broadband is bundled with the latest Super Hub 3.0 which comes with Intelligent WiFi technology to help you connect multiple devices and enjoy ultrafast WiFi speeds and wider coverage within your home.

Internet Security

Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband includes Web Safe parental controls which is used to protect children from websites with unsafe or inappropriate online content. You can opt out of this feature or change settings at any time.

One year F-Secure subscription is also included to protect up to 5 devices from viruses and malware.

Free extras

Virgin Media broadband customers get free access to Virgin Media WiFi in popular locations and on the London Underground. 

Virgin Media Connect app helps you register up to seven devices and stay connected when you are on the go.

Totally unlimited

Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband is not subject to any data caps or traffic management. Heavy usage has no impact on speeds and all data traffics get unrestricted speed and bandwidth. 

30 days rolling contract

Virgin Media offers 30 days rolling contract along with the standard 18 month contract. You can cancel the service at any time, however, it is an expensive option when compared to the standard contract.

Conclusion

M350 fibre broadband is one of the ultrafast fibre packages from Virgin Media. It’s incredibly fast and offers super-reliable service 

Is Virgin M350 worth it?

Online gamers should definitely consider M350 package while is also competitively priced when compared to BT full fibre broadband plans.

Pros Cons
Ultrafast speeds, great upload speeds
 and optimised for gaming
Availability limited to 54% of the UK
Saves money when you bundle with TV  
Perfect for 4K streaming and for connecting 
 multiple devices
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Virgin Media M350 broadband full fibre?

Virgin Media M350 broadband delivered via a hybrid network of fibre and co-axial so it is not full fibre. Virgin Media uses the latest DOCSIS 3 cable technology to provide the best service with reliable speeds. 

Is M350 broadband good for gaming?

Online gaming requires faster speeds and lower latency (ping). M350 broadband offers lightning fast speeds combined with decent latency levels (15ms on average). 

It is one of the best options for online gamers and for connecting various devices simultaneously.

Can I get M350 with TV?

Virgin Media bigger bundle offers an option to take M350 plan when choose a triple play package. By choosing Oomph bundle, you can also add 4G/5G SIM with monthly data. 

Is Virgin Media 350 fibre broadband available in my area?

Virgin Media fibre broadband is currently available more than 60% of the UK. You can check the availability of M350 service in your area using our UK postcode checker

Virgin Media M200 vs Virgin Media M350 vs M500

Virgin Media offers all the three, faster fibre plans with home phone, TV or even without phone line. Speeds and cost significantly vary.

Average speedsMonthly
Cost
Virgin Media M200
& Talk Weekend
213Mbps download
20Mbps upload
£34
Virgin Media M350
& Talk Weekend
362Mbps download
36Mbps upload
£40
Virgin Media M500
& Talk Weekend
516Mbps download
36Mbps upload
£46

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1 thought on “Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband review”

  1. Awesome download speeds.. but slow speeds on any Virgin media plan. I upgraded from M100 to M350 4 months ago,.. till now, getting the upload speeds around 7Mbps..Looking for router replacement and engineer visit to fix the issues

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