iDNET vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 47.37 Mbps
Average Upload 18.15 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 
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Performance Score
Average Download 35.84 Mbps
Average Upload 13.39 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 iDNET LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result47.37 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps46%35%
Speed Range Rank46th best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank26th fastest1st 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 7,092,404 tests performed this year, compared to iDNET's 26,414 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 935.33 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 46th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 49th place. 46% 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 50% 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
 
587.69 Mbps
Spalding
Lincolnshire
178.83 Mbps
Bath
Bath and North East Somerset
147.85 Mbps
Aspley Guise
Central Bedfordshire
135.33 Mbps
Solihull
 
132.98 Mbps
Newport Pagnell
Milton Keynes
103.31 Mbps
Billericay
Essex
76.5 Mbps
Sandwell
 
72.62 Mbps
Ampthill
Central Bedfordshire
72.49 Mbps
Wootton
Oxfordshire
70.51 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
Poynings
West Sussex
816.62 Mbps
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
808.48 Mbps
Bircham
Norfolk
455.54 Mbps
Portglenone
Mid and East Antrim
432.43 Mbps
Chorley
Lancashire
317.22 Mbps
Froxfield and Privett
Hampshire
298.01 Mbps
Eglwyswrw
Pembrokeshire
287.53 Mbps
Angle
Pembrokeshire
284.4 Mbps
Wistow
Cambridgeshire
269.85 Mbps
Arthuret
Cumbria
264.65 Mbps

iDNET vs BT: Consumer Review Comparison

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2.00

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2.85

188 Reviews
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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021