Gigaclear vs TalkTalk Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 97.9 Mbps
Average Upload 93.06 Mbps
Average Latency 7ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 28.88 Mbps
Average Upload 8.05 Mbps
Average Latency 15ms (smaller is better)
 
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Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result97.9 Mbps28.88 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps71%23%
Speed Range Rank7th best speed range63rd best speed range
Speed Test Rank17th fastest31st fastest

Gigaclear vs TalkTalk: Speed Comparison

Gigaclear Broadband is the most tested broadband provider in the UK, while TalkTalk is the UK's fifth most tested ISP with 2,137,808 tests performed this year, compared to Gigaclear's 158,852 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — TalkTalk is sixth with 937.84 Mbps, Gigaclear sixth with 946.21 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Gigaclear has a better broadband speed range than TalkTalk, ranking seventh nationally, compared to TalkTalk coming in at 63rd place. 71% of Gigaclear's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 23% of TalkTalk's.

Gigaclear vs TalkTalk: 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, 22% of Gigaclear's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than TalkTalk, who had 66% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 33% of TalkTalk's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.7 times higher than the 20% of Gigaclear's speed test results in the same range.

Gigaclear Broadband Performance Ranges

TalkTalk Broadband Performance Ranges

Gigaclear vs TalkTalk: Performance by Location

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Gigaclear vs TalkTalk: Consumer Review Comparison

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4.50

8 Reviews
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2.46

305 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021