Virgin speeds to be doubled

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Postby clarkyspeaks » Mon 23 Jan 2012, 10:38 am

Double speed for my town in July!


Here is the link to find out when yours is happening:

http://doublespeed.virginmedia.com/
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Postby roguetrooper » Mon 23 Jan 2012, 12:23 pm

March / April.. for Preston :)
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Postby HastaLaVista » Mon 23 Jan 2012, 12:28 pm

April-July for Cheltenham. Whilst I am currently on the 50Mb service, the upload speed for this area hasn't been upgraded yet. It seems that is scheduled to happen in April. Currently getting about 1.5Mb upload.

Edit: scratch that. Just tried speedtest and am now getting 5Mb upload! Off to see if I can find their upgrade timetable, to see if it has all happened 'officially'.
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Postby Letchferrit » Mon 23 Jan 2012, 6:41 pm

roguetrooper wrote:March / April.. for Preston :)


How have you got bloody March/April?!?!? Im only ten minutes down the road and got bloody "October Onwards"!!!!! Git. :wink:
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Postby Wilks » Mon 23 Jan 2012, 7:32 pm

Letchferrit wrote:
roguetrooper wrote:March / April.. for Preston :)


How have you got bloody March/April?!?!? Im only ten minutes down the road and got bloody "October Onwards"!!!!! Git. :wink:


I typed in 3 different Swansea postcodes and they're all different. Not by weeks but by months :?
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Postby HastaLaVista » Thu 02 Feb 2012, 12:37 pm

Letter in the post today, confirming that Usain Bolt / Richard Branson will be doubling my speed from 50MB to 100MB

PLUS

"Because you are such a valued 50MB customer, we'll be giving you an extra boost to 120MB, as soon as it's available in my area."

Aren't I the lucky one? Or is this actually happening to everyone?!?
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Postby RenoRanes007 » Thu 02 Feb 2012, 2:03 pm

HastaLaVista wrote:Letter in the post today, confirming that Usain Bolt / Richard Branson will be doubling my speed from 50MB to 100MB

PLUS

"Because you are such a valued 50MB customer, we'll be giving you an extra boost to 120MB, as soon as it's available in my area."

Aren't I the lucky one? Or is this actually happening to everyone?!?


I got the same this morning :D
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Postby Wilks » Thu 02 Feb 2012, 7:13 pm

HastaLaVista wrote:Letter in the post today, confirming that Usain Bolt / Richard Branson will be doubling my speed from 50MB to 100MB

PLUS

"Because you are such a valued 50MB customer, we'll be giving you an extra boost to 120MB, as soon as it's available in my area."

Aren't I the lucky one? Or is this actually happening to everyone?!?


Same here and there was me thinking I'm special :lol:
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Postby Mulletino » Thu 02 Feb 2012, 11:13 pm

Obviously they've realised OAPs are their best customers so aer giving it to you all. :)
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Postby FazerFlipper » Fri 03 Feb 2012, 12:07 pm

Nothing for free " Virgin Media increases broadband price: Cable giant ups price of packages just months after promise to double broadband speeds for free"

www.guardian.co.uk/money/2012/feb/02/vi ... e-increase
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Re: Virgin speeds to be doubled

Postby HastaLaVista » Thu 03 May 2018, 4:24 pm

To revive an old topic, I discovered that VM are now offering 350Mbps, when I thought I was topped out with 200meg. One (overdue) phonecall later and my bill has dropped by £30 pm for the next 12 months and my d/l speed is now 350.
AND, wonder of wonders, the upload speed has also gone up from 10 to 20Mbps - bonus.

Not that I need any of this speed to visit this site periodically and watch the odd bit of porn :lol: .

Speedy results
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Re: Virgin speeds to be doubled

Postby ManicMyna » Thu 03 May 2018, 6:03 pm

nice
now this is the best i can do right now
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and if that truly is faster than 58% of the country that is like WTF
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Re: Virgin speeds to be doubled

Postby Mulletino » Fri 04 May 2018, 1:49 am

Makes Australian Broadband seem like the prehistoric rubbish it is.
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Re: Virgin speeds to be doubled

Postby kxtcd950 » Fri 04 May 2018, 11:39 am

HastaLaVista wrote:Not that I need any of this speed to visit this site periodically and watch the odd bit of porn :lol: .


Hold on a second... There's porn on here? 8O
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Re: Virgin speeds to be doubled

Postby Boba UK » Fri 04 May 2018, 12:15 pm

kxtcd950 wrote:
HastaLaVista wrote:Not that I need any of this speed to visit this site periodically and watch the odd bit of porn :lol: .


Hold on a second... There's porn on here? 8O


Yeah, but I only watch it for the plot
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