Manx Telecom vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Performance Score
Average Download 20.13 Mbps
Average Upload 36.67 Mbps
Average Latency 26ms (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)
Manx Telecom
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Service TypesVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result20.13 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps38%35%
Speed Range Rank33rd best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank63rd fastest1st 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 7,092,404 tests performed this year, compared to Manx Telecom's 9,391 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 438.26 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 33rd nationally, compared to BT coming in at 49th place. 38% 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 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 3.7 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
20.13 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
West Sussex
816.62 Mbps
808.48 Mbps
455.54 Mbps
Mid and East Antrim
432.43 Mbps
317.22 Mbps
Froxfield and Privett
298.01 Mbps
287.53 Mbps
284.4 Mbps
269.85 Mbps
264.65 Mbps

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021