Boundless Networks vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison


Performance Score
Average Download 21.97 Mbps
Average Upload 6.49 Mbps
Average Latency 30ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 35.84 Mbps
Average Upload 13.39 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 
Boundless Networks
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Service TypesFixed WirelessVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result21.97 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps11%35%
Speed Range Rank71st best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank68th fastest1st fastest

Boundless Networks vs BT: Speed Comparison

Boundless Networks Broadband is the 15th most tested broadband provider in the UK, while BT is the UK's second most tested ISP with 7,092,404 tests performed this year, compared to Boundless Networks's 10,063 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — BT is first with 6,068.11 Mbps, Boundless Networks 27th with 269.47 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, BT has a better broadband speed range than Boundless Networks, ranking 49th nationally, compared to Boundless Networks coming in at 71st place. 11% of Boundless Networks's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

Boundless Networks vs BT: Performance Ranges Overview

We class broadband speed distributions as follows: very slow under 10 Mbps; slow 10-30 Mbps; adequate 30-60 Mbps; good 60-80 Mbps; fast 80-300 Mbps; very fast over 300 Mbps.


Looking at broadband performance, 76% of Boundless Networks's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is worse than BT, who had only 50% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 42% of BT's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.9 times higher than the 22% of Boundless Networks's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, only 1% of Boundless Networks's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to 8% of BT's.

Boundless Networks Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

Boundless Networks vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Boundless Networks

LocationMedian Speed
Annan
Dumfries and Galloway
67.78 Mbps
Leyland
Lancashire
40.79 Mbps
Maxwellheugh
Scottish Borders
34.42 Mbps
Out Rawcliffe
Lancashire
33.89 Mbps
Steeton with Eastburn
Bradford
33.19 Mbps
Freckleton
Lancashire
33.09 Mbps
Beckwithshaw
North Yorkshire
31.33 Mbps
Skelmersdale
Lancashire
29.75 Mbps
Rainford
St Helens
27.81 Mbps
Thornthwaite with Padside
North Yorkshire
26.35 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
Poynings
West Sussex
816.62 Mbps
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
808.48 Mbps
Bircham
Norfolk
455.54 Mbps
Portglenone
Mid and East Antrim
432.43 Mbps
Chorley
Lancashire
317.22 Mbps
Froxfield and Privett
Hampshire
298.01 Mbps
Eglwyswrw
Pembrokeshire
287.53 Mbps
Angle
Pembrokeshire
284.4 Mbps
Wistow
Cambridgeshire
269.85 Mbps
Arthuret
Cumbria
264.65 Mbps

Boundless Networks vs BT: Consumer Review Comparison

Boundless Networks
5.00

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2.86

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021