Community Fibre vs Plusnet Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 95.96 Mbps
Average Upload 77.49 Mbps
Average Latency 3ms (smaller is better)
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Performance Score
Average Download 22.58 Mbps
Average Upload 6.43 Mbps
Average Latency 13ms (smaller is better)
Community Fibre Broadband Plans & Prices
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Plusnet Broadband Plans & Prices
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NameSpeedPrice 
Unlimited BroadbandUp to 20 Mbps£18.99/moCheck Availability
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Unlimited FibreUp to 50 Mbps£22.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre ExtraUp to 80 Mbps£24.00/moCheck Availability
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 Community Fibre LogoPlusnet Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result95.96 Mbps22.58 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps69%18%
Speed Range Rank10th best speed range69th best speed range
Speed Test Rank3rd fastest72nd fastest

Community Fibre vs Plusnet: Speed Comparison

Community Fibre Broadband is the sixth most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Plusnet is the UK's fourth most tested ISP with 2,343,417 tests performed this year, compared to Community Fibre's 158,237 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — Plusnet is tenth with 281.94 Mbps, Community Fibre second with 3,453.27 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Community Fibre has a better broadband speed range than Plusnet, ranking tenth nationally, compared to Plusnet coming in at 69th place. 69% of Community Fibre's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 18% of Plusnet's.

Community Fibre vs Plusnet: 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, 21% of Community Fibre's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than Plusnet, who had 66% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 34% of Plusnet's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.6 times higher than the 21% of Community Fibre's speed test results in the same range.

Community Fibre Broadband Performance Ranges

Plusnet Broadband Performance Ranges

Community Fibre vs Plusnet: Performance by Location

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Community Fibre vs Plusnet: Consumer Review Comparison

Community Fibre Logo
4.60

15 Reviews
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2.85

362 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021