CIX vs Vodafone 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 32.88 Mbps
Average Upload 9.52 Mbps
Average Latency 15ms (smaller is better)
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Service TypesVDSL, FibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result26.7 Mbps32.88 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps29%29%
Speed Range Rank56th best speed range54th best speed range
Speed Test Rank19th fastest23rd fastest

CIX vs Vodafone: Speed Comparison

CIX Broadband is the seventh most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Vodafone is the UK's sixth most tested ISP with 1,177,193 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 — Vodafone is seventh with 939.2 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, Vodafone has a better broadband speed range than CIX, ranking 54th nationally, compared to CIX coming in at 56th place. 29% of CIX's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 29% of Vodafone's.

CIX vs Vodafone: 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 worse than Vodafone, who had only 55% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 41% of Vodafone's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.3 times higher than the 32% of CIX's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 5% of CIX's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 3% of Vodafone's.

CIX Broadband Performance Ranges

Vodafone Broadband Performance Ranges

CIX vs Vodafone: Performance by Location

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CIX vs Vodafone: Consumer Review Comparison

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5.00

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2.83

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021