KCOM vs EE Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 41.04 Mbps
Average Upload 16.27 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
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Performance Score
Average Download 27.37 Mbps
Average Upload 7.34 Mbps
Average Latency 13ms (smaller is better)
KCOM Broadband Plans & Prices
Broadband + Phone
NameSpeedPrice 
Full Fibre 175175 Mbps£24.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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Full Fibre 300300 Mbps£29.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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Full Fibre 500500 Mbps£39.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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Full Fibre 900900 Mbps£49.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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EE Broadband Plans & Prices
Broadband + Phone
NameSpeedPrice 
Broadband 10MUp to 10 Mbps£22.50/moCheck Availability
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FibreUp to 50 Mbps£24.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre PlusUp to 80 Mbps£27.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre Max 100145 Mbps Average£31.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre Max 500500 Mbps Average£40.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre Max 900900 Mbps Average£49.00/moCheck Availability
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 KCOM LogoEE Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result41.04 Mbps27.37 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps45%24%
Speed Range Rank24th best speed range64th best speed range
Speed Test Rank25th fastest4th fastest

KCOM vs EE: Speed Comparison

KCOM Broadband is the third most tested broadband provider in the UK, while EE is the UK's seventh most tested ISP with 1,098,754 tests performed this year, compared to KCOM's 225,979 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — EE is eighth with 3,135.43 Mbps, KCOM 19th with 941.68 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, KCOM has a better broadband speed range than EE, ranking 24th nationally, compared to EE coming in at 64th place. 45% of KCOM's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 24% of EE's.

KCOM vs EE: 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, 49% of KCOM's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than EE, who had 63% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 35% of EE's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.1 times higher than the 32% of KCOM's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 20% of KCOM's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 2% of EE's.

KCOM Broadband Performance Ranges

EE Broadband Performance Ranges

KCOM vs EE: Performance by Location

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KCOM vs EE: Consumer Review Comparison

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4.00

1 Review
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2.99

325 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021