Manx Telecom vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Performance Score
Average Download 28.84 Mbps
Average Upload 20.11 Mbps
Average Latency 24ms (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)
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Manx Telecom
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Service TypesVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result28.84 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps42%35%
Speed Range Rank30th best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank65th fastest2nd fastest

Manx Telecom vs BT: Speed Comparison

Manx Telecom Broadband is the 22nd 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 Manx Telecom's 7,658 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, Manx Telecom 28th with 448.74 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Manx Telecom has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking 30th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 52nd place. 42% of Manx Telecom's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

Manx Telecom 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, 58% of Manx Telecom's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is worse than BT, who had only 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 3.8 times higher than the 11% of Manx Telecom's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 31% of Manx Telecom's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

Manx Telecom Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

Manx Telecom vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Manx Telecom

LocationMedian Speed
Greater London
28.84 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
797.17 Mbps
Great Finborough
641.16 Mbps
Little Eaton
629.36 Mbps
Kinmel Bay and Towyn
534.89 Mbps
Bishop Wilton
East Yorkshire
519.91 Mbps
City and County of Swansea
485.12 Mbps
409.84 Mbps
Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet
370.47 Mbps
311.75 Mbps
308.66 Mbps

Last updated: 05 Dec 2021