Updated on 08-12-2018

Virgin Media VIVID 350 fibre broadband review and comparison

VIVID 350 fibre broadband is the latest product from Virgin Media to enable more users to watch HD videos online, on more devices. It offers an average download  speed of 362Mbps which is more than 4 times faster than BT Infinity 2 plan (67Mbps).Virgin Media broadband which uses the latest DOCSIS 3 cable technology and the next generation optical fibre VIVID technology, is not just faster but also more reliable than BT’s fibre broadband for homes, as shown by Ofcom’s Nov 2017 report which studies UK broadband providers’ performance on the basis of real world speeds.

Virgin Media fibre broadband speeds

When it comes to choosing speeds, Virgin Media customers get various options that can best suit their needs – 54Mbps, 108Mbps, 213Mbps and 362Mbps (average speeds). Other features, like, calls and digital TV packs can be added or customers can just choose from triple play packages that include fibre broadband with a wide range of bandwidth.

As for specs,  Virgin VIVID 200 & 350 fibre broadband options come with ultra fast downstream speeds, however, VIVID 350 is configured to deliver faster upload speeds of 20Mbps which is faster than residential service including BT Superfast Fibre 2 which offers 19.5Mbps upstream speeds (average).

Overview of VIVID 350

VIVID 350 fibre broadband is available with or without phone and also allows you to choose 12 month contract or 30 days rolling contract. One month contract is flexible and can be cancelled at any time, however, £65.00 upfront fee applies. Standard 12 month contract will save your money with cheaper monthly cost and discounted activation fee.

VIVID 200 vs VIVID 350

Both VIVID 200 and 350 broadband packages are ideal for homes with multiple users, streaming HD videos & TV shows and online games. However, the latter is better option for users that look out for ultra fast speeds, performance and reliability.

Features of VIVID 200 fibre broadband

  • 213Mbps average download speed
  • 12 Mbps upload speed
  • Unlimited broadband usage
  • Virgin Media Super Hub 3.0 wireless router included
  • Traffic management applies during peak times
  • Weekend calls
  • 12 month contract

Features of VIVID 350 fibre broadband

  • 362Mbps average download speed
  • 20 Mbps upload speed
  • Unlimited broadband usage
  • Virgin Media Super Hub 3.0 wireless router included
  • Traffic management applies to upstream traffic during peak times
  • Talk Weekends included
  • Evening & weekend calls and Anytime calls can be added
  • Option to get the plan without phone line

Latest pricing and offers

Virgin Media VIVID 200 broadband and calls
Virgin Media Player Bundle Unlimited usage
213Mb speed
Weekend calls
£37 p/m
12 month contract
Total contract cost £419
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Virgin Media VIVID 350 broadband & calls
Virgin Media Player Bundle Unlimited usage
362Mb speed
Weekend calls
£42 p/m
12 month contract
Total contract cost £479
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