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The best Virgin broadband deals and bundles in January 2021

Virgin broadband deals are going to be a popular option for those who need super-fast speeds, a jam-packed TV plan, added extras like free SIM only deals or even just a bit of everything.

Realistically, with all of those factors, Virgin offers some of the best broadband deals out there. So what's the catch? Well, its not the cheapest option or the most readily-available option, with only a mid-size percentile of the UK population able to access it.

For those who know they can get Virgin broadband deals where they live, are happy with the pricing and are ready to buy then this will be easy! Simply use the comparison chart to above to find your ideal offer.

Need to know more? You're in the right place. Below we've answered a host of questions on the provider around contract lengths, available packages and more.

The good news is that Virgin broadband deals seem to have become far more affordable as of late with the brand throwing in gift card, freebies, price drops and occasionally, all upfront costs cut.

You can find out more about this popular ISP below, with some of the most popular broadband and TV deals on the market.

Virgin Media broadband only deals

Virgin Fibre's USP is its super fast broadband speeds. Using only cables there's no such thing as cheap Virgin Media broadband, but even its least expensive broadband only plan gives speeds of up 50Mb - that's faster than the entry-level fibre broadband offered by the likes of Sky and Plusnet.

M50 fibre broadband
Thanks to its dazzling speeds and independent cabling, Virgin Media's broadband has traditionally been more expensive than its competitors. But Virgin's most affordable plan, the M50 tariff, brings the monthly price down under £37 per month. Considering you'll be getting average speeds of 54Mb speed (equivalent to 6.75MB per second), that's a very nice price.

M100 fibre broadband
No longer the cheapest Virgin fibre deal on the block, you'll need to pay £42 to get Virgin's second lowest broadband tariff. But you're unlikely to feel too shortchanged with the connection speeds. The 108Mb average speed translates to 13.5 MB per second - you shouldn't be frustrated with any buffering, even when a few of you are streaming content at the same time.

M200 fibre broadband
As Virgin proudly points out, M200 more than doubles the maximum speed supplied by BT Infinity and Sky Fibre's fastest speed. The ultrafast 213Mb speed (on average) is a good fit if you stream 4K films and if there are 10 or so devices connected at once. And like all of Virgin's broadband offerings, it's completely unlimited - you can download and stream as much as you wish. 

M350 fibre broadband
Home broadband speeds in the UK don't come faster than those provided by Virgin's M350 fibre plan, and no other provider comes anywhere even close. It costs almost £50 a month, but you get average speeds of 45MB per second. To say that's extremely rapid feels like an understatement. 

What TV options does Virgin offer?

After a recent re-branding, Virgin now offers two different TV packages - Mixit and Maxit.

Mixit TV With Virgin's smaller TV package, you get access to over 110 channels (freeview).

Maxit TV Jump up to Virgin's bigger TV package and you get access to over 230 channels. That includes the likes of BT Sport and some top Sky channels as well. Some select Maxit packages will also contain Sky Cinema, additional drama channels and other such options.

How much is a Virgin Media bundle with broadband and TV?

After a massive re-brand, Virgin now has completely new names for all of its bundles, these are what you can get:

Big bundle Virgin's basic bundle adds 70+ TV channels, weekend calls, Sky On Demand and a brand new Virgin TV V6 box to your M50 broadband plan.

Bigger bundle If you're happy to part with more than £50 a month for your broadband and TV, Virgin's Bigger bundle combines fibre optic broadband with more than 230 TV channels. There's good news for sports fans - the extra channels include BT Sport 1, 2 and 3. And there are box sets if drama's more your thing.

Ultimate Oomph bundle As the name implies, Virgin has gone all out with the red carpet. As well as premium TV channels such as all the Sky Sports and Sky Cinema offerings, Virgin also throws in a second Virgin TV V6 box. That means you can record up to 12 channels at once with 2TB of storage - enough for around 1,000 hours of TV. Ideal for large families.

On top of all of that, all of Virgin's 'Oomph' bundles also come with  a new service promise, that will ensure that any customer that signs up now (or has been with Virgin since April 29) will get unlimited 4G mobile data for seven days if their broadband goes down. 

Furthermore, anyone on the Unlimited Oomph plan will be able to book a next-day engineer appointment to get their connection (and any other service fault) back up and running.  

Can I get a phone line with Virgin Media broadband?

You can indeed - and the good news is that you can keep the phone number you previously had with your BT phone line.

The starting cost is roughly the same as a Virgin broadband only plan for the first 12 months, and then goes up after the first year. That includes unlimited weekend calls to landlines and numbers on Virgin Mobile.

After that, you can start adding extra talk time to your plan. A little extra a month gets you Talk More Weekends, which adds all UK mobiles to your allowance. Talk More Evenings and Weekends allows calls to any UK number after 7pm on weekday evenings, while Talk More Anytime gives you as many calls as you like at any time of day.

Got friends or family abroad? A further upgrade allows calls to 30 international locations - including Australia, Canada and the USA - as part of the Talk More International Anytime plan.

Do I have to pay anything up front for Virgin broadband?

Yes, but not a lot. No matter which Virgin Media broadband package you choose, you'll have to pay a one-off £35 activation fee. Virgin has recently started running the occasional promotion where it will cut this fee completely but these are rare.

How long will my Virgin Media contract be?

The standard Virgin broadband contract is for 12 months, after which your monthly price may be subject to change.

But if you're a commitment-phobe, you can choose to go on a flexible 30 day rolling contract instead. The only downside is that you have to pay £65 upfront for the privilege.

How do I contact the Virgin Media helpline?

You can call 0345-4545-1111 to speak to one of Virgin's customer advisers, or 150 from a Virgin phone. But that's only between 8am and 10pm - outside of those times you'll have to rely on the company's online support pages.