Boundless Networks vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison


Performance Score
Average Download 21.21 Mbps
Average Upload 6.22 Mbps
Average Latency 34ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 35.64 Mbps
Average Upload 10.83 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
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NameSpeedPrice 
Fibre EssentialUp to 36 Mbps£27.99/moCheck Availability
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Fibre 1Up to 50 Mbps£28.99/moCheck Availability
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Fibre 2Up to 80 Mbps£32.99/moCheck Availability
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Boundless Networks
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Service TypesFixed WirelessVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result21.21 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps10%35%
Speed Range Rank77th best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank61st fastest2nd 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 8,316,218 tests performed this year, compared to Boundless Networks's 9,515 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 526.32 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 52nd nationally, compared to Boundless Networks coming in at 77th place. 10% 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 49% 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
Bishop Auckland
Durham
76.21 Mbps
Steeton with Eastburn
Bradford
68.74 Mbps
Annan
Dumfries and Galloway
67.78 Mbps
Maxwellheugh
Scottish Borders
45.64 Mbps
Out Rawcliffe
Lancashire
33.81 Mbps
Rainford
St Helens
33.19 Mbps
Cullingworth
Bradford
32.85 Mbps
Skelmersdale
Lancashire
32.5 Mbps
Freckleton
Lancashire
32.22 Mbps
Beckwithshaw
North Yorkshire
32.16 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
797.17 Mbps
Great Finborough
Suffolk
641.16 Mbps
Little Eaton
Derbyshire
629.36 Mbps
Kinmel Bay and Towyn
Conwy
534.89 Mbps
Bishop Wilton
East Yorkshire
519.91 Mbps
Bishopston
City and County of Swansea
485.12 Mbps
Angle
Pembrokeshire
409.84 Mbps
Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet
Essex
370.47 Mbps
Stalmine-with-Staynall
Lancashire
311.75 Mbps
Hinxton
Cambridgeshire
308.66 Mbps

Boundless Networks vs BT: Consumer Review Comparison

Boundless Networks
5.00

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2.79

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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021