Hyperoptic vs Plusnet Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 104.31 Mbps
Average Upload 100.04 Mbps
Average Latency 4ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 22.57 Mbps
Average Upload 6.43 Mbps
Average Latency 13ms (smaller is better)
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Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result104.31 Mbps22.57 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps73%18%
Speed Range Rank6th best speed range69th best speed range
Speed Test Rank11th fastest72nd fastest

Hyperoptic vs Plusnet: Speed Comparison

Hyperoptic Broadband is the ninth most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Plusnet is the UK's fourth most tested ISP with 2,338,042 tests performed this year, compared to Hyperoptic's 437,645 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, Hyperoptic fifth with 948.63 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Hyperoptic has a better broadband speed range than Plusnet, ranking sixth nationally, compared to Plusnet coming in at 69th place. 73% of Hyperoptic's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 18% of Plusnet's.

Hyperoptic 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, 20% of Hyperoptic'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 1.5 times higher than the 23% of Hyperoptic's speed test results in the same range.

Hyperoptic Broadband Performance Ranges

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Hyperoptic vs Plusnet: Performance by Location

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Hyperoptic vs Plusnet: Consumer Review Comparison

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4.14

43 Reviews
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2.85

360 Reviews
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Last updated: 04 Dec 2021