CIX vs TalkTalk Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 26.7 Mbps
Average Upload 8.23 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 26.76 Mbps
Average Upload 7.98 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
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Service TypesVDSL, FibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result26.7 Mbps26.76 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps29%20%
Speed Range Rank56th best speed range63rd best speed range
Speed Test Rank19th fastest29th fastest

CIX vs TalkTalk: Speed Comparison

CIX Broadband is the seventh most tested broadband provider in the UK, while TalkTalk is the UK's fifth most tested ISP with 1,700,877 tests performed this year, compared to CIX's 54,018 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — TalkTalk is sixth with 929.81 Mbps, CIX eighth with 942.04 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, CIX has a better broadband speed range than TalkTalk, ranking 56th nationally, compared to TalkTalk coming in at 63rd place. 29% of CIX's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 20% of TalkTalk's.

CIX vs TalkTalk: 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, 63% of CIX's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than TalkTalk, who had 66% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 33% of TalkTalk's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.0 times higher than the 32% of CIX's speed test results in the same range.

CIX Broadband Performance Ranges

TalkTalk Broadband Performance Ranges

CIX vs TalkTalk: Performance by Location

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CIX vs TalkTalk: Consumer Review Comparison

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5.00

1 Review
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2.43

114 Reviews
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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021