FibreNest vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 74.47 Mbps
Average Upload 7.51 Mbps
Average Latency 18ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 35.64 Mbps
Average Upload 10.83 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
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NameSpeedPrice 
Fibre EssentialUp to 36 Mbps£27.99/moCheck Availability
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Fibre 1Up to 50 Mbps£28.99/moCheck Availability
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Fibre 2Up to 80 Mbps£32.99/moCheck Availability
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 FibreNest LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result74.47 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps65%35%
Speed Range Rank15th best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank62nd fastest2nd fastest

FibreNest vs BT: Speed Comparison

FibreNest Broadband is the second most tested broadband provider in the UK, while BT is the UK's second most tested ISP with 8,316,218 tests performed this year, compared to FibreNest's 6,375 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, FibreNest 14th with 521.02 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, FibreNest has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking 15th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 52nd place. 65% of FibreNest's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

FibreNest 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, 30% of FibreNest's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than BT, who had 49% 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 1.8 times higher than the 23% of FibreNest's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 46% of FibreNest's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

FibreNest Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

FibreNest vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for FibreNest

LocationMedian Speed
Bristol
 
257.45 Mbps
Euxton
Lancashire
214.54 Mbps
Greater London
 
100.18 Mbps
Manchester
 
85.74 Mbps
Morley
Leeds
78.67 Mbps
Frome
Somerset
75.38 Mbps
Keynsham
Bath and North East Somerset
75.1 Mbps
Rhu
Argyll and Bute
60.67 Mbps
Exeter
Devon
24.63 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
797.17 Mbps
Great Finborough
Suffolk
641.16 Mbps
Little Eaton
Derbyshire
629.36 Mbps
Kinmel Bay and Towyn
Conwy
534.89 Mbps
Bishop Wilton
East Yorkshire
519.91 Mbps
Bishopston
City and County of Swansea
485.12 Mbps
Angle
Pembrokeshire
409.84 Mbps
Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet
Essex
370.47 Mbps
Stalmine-with-Staynall
Lancashire
311.75 Mbps
Hinxton
Cambridgeshire
308.66 Mbps

Last updated: 05 Dec 2021