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OFFICIAL Virgin 50MB Broadband Speedtest here !!!!

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Found 2nd Aug 2009
Speedtest.net is unreliable now....... or so i was told by the virgin engineer.

Virgin Engineers use this for actual Speed Testing for Virgin Networks :

http://80.3.144.194/speedtest/login.php

User ID is : virgin
Password is : wolverhampton

On next page Select 'DUDLEY'

Change Size drop-down to '100MB'

Select ' Start Test'

Note: this is for 50Mb so may not be accurate for others speeds but bound to be more accurate than anything else on the net.

Also try the File Downloads at the bottom of the page and calculate speeds yourself !!

*** NOTE : Make sure all peer-to-peer programs and anything else that hogs your internet connection are also turned off ***

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password will be reset now

Original Poster

raptorcigs;5911528

password will be reset now



Engineer told me ALL 50Mb BB customers are supposed to have access to it........... to confirm they are getting a decent speed out of it.... :thumbsup:

Mecoconuts;5911487

http://80.3.144.194/speedtest/login.php



File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 143.95 seconds (143953 milliseconds)
Throughput : 728.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 0.73 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 5824.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 5.82 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Original Poster

mine is :

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 17.45 seconds (17454 milliseconds)
Throughput : 6007.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 6.01 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 48056.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 48.06 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

:-D

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 43.56 seconds (43555 milliseconds)
Throughput : 2407.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 2.41 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 19256.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 19.26 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Heres mine, running 20mb Virgin.

Banned

in dundee area here's mine runnig 10meg

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 86.44 seconds (86444 milliseconds)
Throughput : 1213.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 1.21 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 9704.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 9.7 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Banned

sussex running 10mbps

Throughput : 1205.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 1.21 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 9640.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 9.64 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

I got about 9.6 Mbps which is what I should be getting

ill check mine later

Banned

garbage456;5911789

usually when people get under 10 meg its because they are using wireless, … usually when people get under 10 meg its because they are using wireless, try using a LAN cabledirect



my laptop is wired to the ethernet is that is what you mean, if im getting 10meg is it worth me going for 50 meg, i know im in a 50 meg area (sept tho)

using the netgear router virgin supply the white one

Banned

Download #1
------------------------------------------------------------------
File size transferred : 1.0 MB (1048576 bytes)
Total time taken : 4.1 seconds (4103 milliseconds)
Throughput : 255.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 0.25 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 2040.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 2.04 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Banned

website looks dodgy edit saw that its a set password

Original Poster

bykergrove;5913607

website looks dodgy edit saw that its a set password



Trust me it's genuine .......!! :thumbsup:

It also appears to work fine for other BB speeds too !! :thumbsup:

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 89.76 seconds (89765 milliseconds)
Throughput : 1168.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 1.17 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 9344.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 9.34 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Impressive, I'm on 10Mb and connected on my laptop wirelessly.

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 344.83 seconds (344828 milliseconds)
Throughput : 304.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 0.3 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 2432.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 2.43 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

I'm on 10MB and I'm connected straight to the modem and this is the best it's been in weeks

later on it can be down to around 25k

When I have time I'll need to get them out

Yeah, something is very wrong with that!

I was getting 9.94Mbps on my old 10Mb connection

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 107.78 seconds (107781 milliseconds)
Throughput : 972.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 0.97 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 7776.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 7.78 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

whatever that means? :? (think im using 10mb) - im 1 mile from from the VM head office (well, n.east based anyhoo!)

will try this once im finished downloading stuff frm iplayer

simple, people on 10mb virgin line should be getting 1.2MB/sec (1200kbs kilobytes / sec)

People on 20mb should get 2.4MB/sec )2400kbs kilobytes / sec)


50MB people should be getting near 6.0MB/sec (6000kbs / kilobytes / sec)

Disco;5917191

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)Total time taken : … File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)Total time taken : 107.78 seconds (107781 milliseconds)Throughput : 972.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second] = 0.97 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second] = 7776.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second] = 7.78 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]whatever that means? :? (think im using 10mb) - im 1 mile from from the VM head office (well, n.east based anyhoo!)



It means your connection is at 7.7Mb which isn't too great for fibre optic (maybe you have Windows Update running or something like that?). Distance isn't a big fact with fibre optic, 1 mile away, 10 miles away... same thing.

Disco;5917191

whatever that means? :? (think im using 10mb) - im 1 mile from from the … whatever that means? :? (think im using 10mb) - im 1 mile from from the VM head office (well, n.east based anyhoo!)



that means nothing
a customer of mine is 1 mile from BT and Virgin offices and a telephone exchange but still cant get a decent speed

wow you got to love this... BT result

File size transferred : 10.0 MB (10485760 bytes)
Total time taken : 802.21 seconds (802207 milliseconds)
Throughput : 13.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 0.01 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 104.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 0.1 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

thats the lowest it will report i believe

Banned

Central London (Camden) Running 20MB

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 43.5 seconds (43500 milliseconds)
Throughput : 2410.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 2.41 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 19280.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 19.28 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Virgin's "official" speedtest would include Google Ads revenue would it?


*rolls eyes*

Original Poster

yabbas;5929391

Virgin's "official" speedtest would include Google Ads revenue would … Virgin's "official" speedtest would include Google Ads revenue would it?*rolls eyes*



Yes it does ....as Google is now in partnership with Virgin Media........:roll:

telegraph.co.uk/tec…tml

It's a legitimate website that i was given from the Virgin Engineer that installed my 50MB BB so i could test it..........:thumbsup:

Ok 50meg here and my results:

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 42.95 seconds (42952 milliseconds)
Throughput : 2441.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 2.44 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 19528.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 19.53 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Supposed 20meg service:

Download #1
------------------------------------------------------------------
File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 95.6 seconds (95598 milliseconds)
Throughput : 1096.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 1.1 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 8768.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 8.77 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]

Just goes to show the ahem 'Up To....' bit in the contract :whistling:

Will try at a quieter time. Also remember the 'bottle neck' factor in the cab. More people hitting your cabinet in the road the more speed will go down. Knowing my street all the little buggas are running limewire, frostwire or utorrent all day/night lol ;-)

Lol password has changed!

I just can not understand why these testers do not work as i dl'd a file from some university at 50megs!!!

think broadband

Date 09/08/09 22:25:20
Speed Down 13138.75 Kbps ( 12.8 Mbps )
Speed Up 1419.67 Kbps ( 1.4 Mbps )
Port 8095
Server speedtest1.thinkbroadband.com

speedtest.net

Dl 8.20 Mb/s
Ul 1.43 Mb/s
Ping 100Ms

Broadband speed checker

Dl speed 18344 Kbps
Ul speed 1516 Kbps

resources.zdnet.co.uk/spe…st/

Dl speed 9006kbps

speedtest.bbmax.co.uk/

Download Speed: 26836 kbps (3354.5 KB/sec )
Upload Speed: 1554 kbps (194.3 KB/sec )
ping 46ms

80.3.144.194/spe…php (this is the one that the engineers use)

File size transferred : 100.0 MB (104857600 bytes)
Total time taken : 53.85 seconds (53849 milliseconds)
Throughput : 1947.0 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
= 1.95 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
= 15576.0 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
= 15.58 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]
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