Independent Fibre Networks vs TalkTalk Broadband


Performance Score
Average Download 54.62 Mbps
Average Upload 18.74 Mbps
Average Latency 8ms (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)
 
 
Independent Fibre Networks
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Service TypesVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result54.62 Mbps28.88 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps53%23%
Speed Range Rank29th best speed range63rd best speed range
Speed Test Rank41st fastest31st fastest

Independent Fibre Networks vs TalkTalk: Speed Comparison

Independent Fibre Networks Broadband is the fifth 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 Independent Fibre Networks's 92,973 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, Independent Fibre Networks 21st with 909.27 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Independent Fibre Networks has a better broadband speed range than TalkTalk, ranking 29th nationally, compared to TalkTalk coming in at 63rd place. 53% of Independent Fibre Networks's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 23% of TalkTalk's.

Independent Fibre Networks 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, 41% of Independent Fibre Networks'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 1.0 times lower than the 33% of Independent Fibre Networks's speed test results in the same range.

Independent Fibre Networks Broadband Performance Ranges

TalkTalk Broadband Performance Ranges

Independent Fibre Networks vs TalkTalk: Performance by Location

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Independent Fibre Networks vs TalkTalk: Consumer Review Comparison

Independent Fibre Networks
3.75

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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021