G.Network vs Sky Broadband

G.Network Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 162.97 Mbps
Average Upload 97.75 Mbps
Average Latency 2ms (smaller is better)
 
Sky Broadband Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 25.75 Mbps
Average Upload 8.37 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
 
 G.Network LogoSky Broadband Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result162.97 Mbps25.75 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps88%24%
Speed Range Rank2nd best speed range62nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank8th fastest5th fastest

G.Network vs Sky Broadband: Speed Comparison

G.Network Broadband is the 11th most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Sky Broadband is the UK's third most tested ISP with 5,221,674 tests performed this year, compared to G.Network's 32,184 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, G.Network fourth with 948.8 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, G.Network has a better broadband speed range than Sky Broadband, ranking second nationally, compared to Sky Broadband coming in at 62nd place. 88% of G.Network's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 24% of Sky Broadband's.

G.Network 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, 6% of G.Network'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 6.7 times higher than the 5% of G.Network's speed test results in the same range.

G.Network Broadband Performance Ranges

Sky Broadband Performance Ranges

G.Network vs Sky Broadband: Performance by Location

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021