Community Fibre vs Sky 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 28.28 Mbps
Average Upload 8.81 Mbps
Average Latency 14ms (smaller is better)
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Ultrafast145 Mbps£35.00/mo Sale!Check Availability
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Ultrafast Plus500 Mbps£45.00/mo Sale!Check Availability
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 Community Fibre LogoSky Broadband Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result95.96 Mbps28.28 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps69%26%
Speed Range Rank10th best speed range62nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank3rd fastest5th fastest

Community Fibre vs Sky Broadband: Speed Comparison

Community Fibre Broadband is the sixth most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Sky Broadband is the UK's third most tested ISP with 6,382,020 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 — Sky Broadband is fourth with 1,887.37 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 Sky Broadband, ranking tenth nationally, compared to Sky Broadband coming in at 62nd place. 69% of Community Fibre's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 26% of Sky Broadband's.

Community Fibre vs Sky Broadband: 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 Sky Broadband, who had 68% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 32% of Sky Broadband's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.5 times higher than the 21% of Community Fibre's speed test results in the same range.

Community Fibre Broadband Performance Ranges

Sky Broadband Performance Ranges

Community Fibre vs Sky Broadband: Performance by Location

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Community Fibre vs Sky Broadband: Consumer Review Comparison

Community Fibre Logo
4.60

15 Reviews
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Sky Broadband Logo
2.54

717 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021