iDNET vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 50.33 Mbps
Average Upload 18.25 Mbps
Average Latency 10ms (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)
BT Broadband Plans & Prices
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Fibre
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Business
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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 iDNET LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result50.33 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps50%35%
Speed Range Rank44th best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank21st fastest2nd fastest

iDNET vs BT: Speed Comparison

iDNET Broadband is the tenth 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 iDNET's 25,836 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, iDNET ninth with 943.62 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, iDNET has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking 44th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 52nd place. 50% of iDNET's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

iDNET 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, 39% of iDNET'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 1.2 times lower than the 49% of iDNET's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 12% of iDNET's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

iDNET Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

iDNET vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for iDNET

LocationMedian Speed
Bradford
 
830.44 Mbps
Northwich
Cheshire
420.16 Mbps
Spalding
Lincolnshire
414.92 Mbps
Camberley
Surrey
196.1 Mbps
Bath
Bath and North East Somerset
148.35 Mbps
Greater London
 
86.68 Mbps
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
78.9 Mbps
Billericay
Essex
76.87 Mbps
Ampthill
Central Bedfordshire
73.83 Mbps
Sandwell
 
72.9 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

iDNET vs BT: Consumer Review Comparison

iDNET Logo
2.00

2 Reviews
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4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
BT Logo
2.79

631 Reviews
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Last updated: 05 Dec 2021