KCOM vs Vodafone Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 38.97 Mbps
Average Upload 14.11 Mbps
Average Latency 14ms (smaller is better)
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Performance Score
Average Download 32.88 Mbps
Average Upload 9.52 Mbps
Average Latency 15ms (smaller is better)
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Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result38.97 Mbps32.88 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps43%29%
Speed Range Rank32nd best speed range54th best speed range
Speed Test Rank27th fastest23rd fastest

KCOM vs Vodafone: Speed Comparison

KCOM Broadband is the third most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Vodafone is the UK's sixth most tested ISP with 1,177,193 tests performed this year, compared to KCOM's 190,422 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — Vodafone is seventh with 939.2 Mbps, KCOM 19th with 932.55 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 Vodafone, ranking 32nd nationally, compared to Vodafone coming in at 54th place. 43% of KCOM's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 29% of Vodafone's.

KCOM vs Vodafone: 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 Vodafone, who had 55% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 41% of Vodafone's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.3 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 3% of Vodafone's.

KCOM Broadband Performance Ranges

Vodafone Broadband Performance Ranges

KCOM vs Vodafone: Performance by Location

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KCOM vs Vodafone: Consumer Review Comparison

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4.00

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2.84

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021