Cerberus Networks vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Cerberus Networks Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 139.66 Mbps
Average Upload 25.75 Mbps
Average Latency 8ms (smaller is better)
 
BT Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 35.84 Mbps
Average Upload 13.39 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 Cerberus Networks LogoBT Logo
Service TypesVDSL, FibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result139.66 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps81%35%
Speed Range Rank5th best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank53rd fastest1st fastest

Cerberus Networks vs BT: Speed Comparison

Cerberus Networks Broadband is the 16th 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 Cerberus Networks's 15,550 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, Cerberus Networks 16th with 776.45 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Cerberus Networks has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking fifth nationally, compared to BT coming in at 49th place. 81% of Cerberus Networks's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

Cerberus 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, 24% of Cerberus Networks's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than BT, who had 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 2.2 times higher than the 19% of Cerberus Networks's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 57% of Cerberus Networks's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

Cerberus Networks Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

Cerberus Networks vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Cerberus Networks

LocationMedian Speed
Richmond
London
463.27 Mbps
Liverpool
 
267.46 Mbps
Acton
Cheshire East
266.57 Mbps
Manchester
 
260.51 Mbps
Ealing
London
190.22 Mbps
Cheriton Fitzpaine
Devon
147.7 Mbps
Ripley
Derbyshire
138.89 Mbps
London
 
113.29 Mbps
Mitcham
London
92.38 Mbps
Ellesmere Rural
Shropshire
89.93 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

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021