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Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband review

Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband (formerly, VIVID 350) is the fastest broadband plan from Virgin Media.

Available as broadband only or broadband & phone bundle, it also includes flexible contracts of 18 month and 1 month rolling contract

Its average download  speed of 362Mbps is quite ideal for big households with multiple users who can share the web on various devices, play games online and stream HD and 4K videos at the same time.

Virgin Media M350 broadband overview

  • 362Mbps average download speed
  • 36Mbps average upload speed
  • Unlimited broadband usage
  • Virgin Media Super Hub 3.0 wireless router included
  • M350 broadband and phone includes Talk Weekends
  • Option to get the plan without phone line
  • M350 broadband with Oomph upgrade includes 5GB data SIM with unlimited texts & minutes
  • One-off setup cost usually applies to 18 month contract. 

Virgin Media M350 Broadband Deals

Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband and calls
Virgin Media Player Bundle Unlimited usage
362Mb speed
Weekend calls 
5GB data SIM
£48 per month
£35 setup
18 month contract
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Virgin Media M350 fibre broadband only
Virgin Media Player Bundle Unlimited usage
362Mb speed
No phone line 
£40 per month 
£35 setup
18 month contract
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Virgin Media M350 broadband speeds

Utrafast download speeds

M350 is widely available, ultrafast plan offering five times faster download speeds when compared BT Superfast Fibre 2 (67Mbps) and Sky Superfast (59Mbps)

Faster upload speeds

M350 comes with an average upload speeds of 36Mbps which allows users to make faster uploads of all kinds of data and large files in minutes.

No slow down 

No traffic shaping applies so there is no speed reduction during peak times

Ofcom Broadband Speed Report 2019

According to Ofcom broadband performance report released in May 2019, Virgin Media M350 customers could get real world speed of 364Mbps as per a nation-wide speed survey conducted in November 2018,

Features

Totally unlimited

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

Broadband only option 

M350 fibre broadband is available with or without Virgin phone line.

When it is taken with phone line, free weekend UK calls are included for no extra cost.

Virgin Media M350 broadband only option can save your money as it comes with cheaper monthly cost. 

M350 Fibre and Oomph

The new plan with 362Mb broadband includes 4GB data SIM which comes with unlimited minutes and texts. You can choose from various data options available for the SIM.

30 days rolling contract

Along with standard 18 month contract, 30 days rolling contract is also available. One month contract is flexible and can be cancelled at any time,

Virgin Media Super Hub 3.0

M350 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

M350 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

M350 customers get free access to  Virgin Media WiFi and WiFi on the London Underground.

Up to 7 devices can be registered for WiFi access using Virgin Media Connect app.

Summing-up

M350 fibre broadband is not pricey, considering its ultrafast download speeds and great upload speeds that can make everything quicker for you when you go online. The plan is ideal for streaming HD & 4K content on more devices and for gaming.

Virgin Media offers various options in terms of bundling and contract length to suit the different needs of the customers who can also benefit from free extras that are bundled with this package.

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