Virgin Media Broadband Reviews

Sometimes the best way to get a feel for a broadband provider is to read what those who are already customers think of the service they're receiving. Below are all the reviews we've received for Virgin Media.

Recent Customer Ratings for Virgin Media

  • Satisfaction
    3 stars
  • Customer Service
    2.8 stars
  • Speed
    3.2 stars
  • Reliability
    3 stars

Based on 1090 customer ratings since 2023-03-03 (Show all time ratings)

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Ratings are left by users of our speed test as well as by reviewers. Recent star ratings summarise the last 12 months of ratings or the last 100 ratings placed, whichever is largest.

4,651 Customer Reviews over 466 pages

  • Reviewer
    Location
    Welwyn Garden City
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      2 stars
    • Customer Service
      4 stars
    • Speed
      3 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    First few months no problems, 190-250mbps and around 20-40mbps upload which is what i'm paying for. After a few months it went bad. 200-700 ping on fortnite, 75mbps download and 5-10mbps upload. Overall **** broadband
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Dublin 10
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    6 months ago I renewed my contract with vm and they put me virgin mobile too, nothing wrong till then, what happened? My sim never arrived, I went face to face in tallaght and talked with a guy from a shop and he said the account number i have doesn t exist, so they probably made a misstake and i won t be charged, till then for like 3 weeks i wasn t charged, after they started sucking from my account 20 euro every month on SOMETHING I DON T HAVE and i didn t notice, In december they even charged twice, once on 5 december and once on 15 december, so 40 euro in a month for nothing, I called them they said they can t give me a refund because they don t know if i used the sim or not, I talked with another agency and they said as an agent you can check if an sim is used or not, after i cancelled i received ANOTHER BILL, I went to the bank and they blocked virgin media so they won t take money from my account anymore, but at the bank they told me to call virgin media for a refund, and virgin media won t do anything, i lost 140 euro on air!!! WE ARE NOT RICH, STOP STILLING FROM PEOPLE!! Not fair
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Wembley
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      4 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    In all my years of internet surfing, Virgin broadband services are probably the worst service ever experienced. The reliability is so poor and the time for rectification unbearably slow.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Darlington
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Horrible company!!! No one responses to complain, charges are extremely high! Serves is s!#@! Please, please stay away
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Leeds
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Avoid and save yourself an absolute nightmare. Awful customer service. Impossible to communicate with them as they never answer emails or leave you on hold for ages. Rubbish service. Total conmen. End up with threatening emails about credit rating. Avoid avoid avoid.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Reading
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Extremely unreliable service, frequent ping spikes and an absolute nightmare to actually get any of it fixed.

    Not viable for teams meetings, streaming, games.

    Genuinely terrible service, stay as far away from virgin as possible.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Kent
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Avoid in ANY case.
    Worst experience in my life.
    Looks like Customer Service has been hacked by SCAMMERs!
    LIES AND LIES AND MORE LIES!!
    1)I ordered the Broadband 25 days ago - order accepted. After 3 days I received a cancellation by email because the previous account did not give a 30-day notice, which, as it turned out, was not true - they accepted notice was received but they did not register it. I lost the offer and a lot of time and days.
    2) On December 1st I ordered:
    Broadband only,
    26.50 per month.
    +115 credit,
    + cashback (from top cashback).
    delivery on December 12th.
    Confirmed and NO cancelled in any way. So,after lunch I called and no one could tell me why there would be no delivery.
    I spent many hours talking with Customer Service and received the drop call after talking with 3 people over 90 minutes. 2nd call. 3rd call etc.
    3)The last one I spoke to I literally told her 20 times that I absolutely do not want to open a new order under any circumstances, if she cannot give me my order dated December 1st, I will not take any order. She spent 30 minutes convincing me that this was the same order, only she needed to open an account for me. She said I will got the same order 115 credit, etc.
    4)FUTHERMORE. 10 minutes later I received an SMS with a new 18 Month order with 75 credit etc.
    I'm shocked - why lie so OPENLY?
    What I can say more...?
    I'm watching Ofcom, Financial Ombudsman ... or any advice.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Sunderland
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      2 stars
    • Reliability
      2 stars
    Comments
    Shocking service, cancel contract after it ends and they don't process it and then spring high bills on you. Once you contact to complain they advise they will need to put a 3p day notice on even thiugh you advised you were leaving after your contract!!
  • Reviewer
    Location
    exeter
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    Terrible in all respects. Have been a loyal customer for a few years but the negotiation around contract renewals, the ways they deal with customer complaints and the general disregard for loyal customers make it an all time low. If i could give it a zero I would.
  • Reviewer
    Location
    Harrow
    Reviewing
    Virgin Media
    Date
    Ratings
    • Satisfaction
      1 star
    • Customer Service
      1 star
    • Speed
      1 star
    • Reliability
      1 star
    Comments
    We’ve been without WiFi now for over 3 days! Every time my husband calls he’s told they are working on it! I’ve nearly used up my data on my mobile because of this and have also lost job opportunities as I cannot access the internet to complete the required assignments. Absolutely shocking and frustrating. Customer service are very unhelpful and refuse to put you through to any management. Yesterday my husband said he wanted to place an official complaint and was told to do it online!! I would urge you to look at other providers as we have had nothing but issues since we signed up with virgin and although we pay the premium rate the WiFi even when it works is extremely poor. This company aren’t even worthy of one star rating!

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