Virgin Media Fastest Broadband: why are people reporting 3mbs download speeds?

By | September 24th, 2015|Categories: Internet Tools|Tags: , , , |

I'm very confused, if its true that Virgin Media are the fastest broadband supplier, why are people reporting 3mbs download speeds?  I personally am getting this problem - I pay for 100mbs broadband and for a while now I've been getting from 3mbs - 70mb through out the day - and really only after about Midnight does it go back up to 100 consistently - of course which is great as that's bedtime. Virgin Media told me this is due to traffic, basically there are too many people using Virgin Media and they are having problems fixing it.   They also said its only in peak times but this isn't true, its all day long that speeds are bad but it is guaranteed to get worse at around 7pm onwards. This example of my speedtest is from 2pm - no not as bad as some that I get with 3mbs download and 200+ ping but bad enough. 2PM Virgin Media say that, the problem is in my area, and work has to be done with a box (assume exchange) which can't be completed until [...]