Pine Media vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Pine Media Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 31.26 Mbps
Average Upload 19.52 Mbps
Average Latency 22ms (smaller is better)
 
BT Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 35.84 Mbps
Average Upload 13.39 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 Pine Media LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result31.26 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps39%35%
Speed Range Rank39th best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank51st fastest1st fastest

Pine Media vs BT: Speed Comparison

Pine Media Broadband is the third 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 Pine Media's 9,670 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, Pine Media 19th with 784.4 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Pine Media has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking 39th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 49th place. 39% of Pine Media's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

Pine Media 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, 64% of Pine Media'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 1.6 times higher than the 27% of Pine Media's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 9% of Pine Media's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

Pine Media Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

Pine Media vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Pine Media

LocationMedian Speed
Hope
Derbyshire
38.81 Mbps
Sheffield
 
32.93 Mbps
Sutton in Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
15.12 Mbps
Bradfield
Sheffield
14.77 Mbps
Dronfield
Derbyshire
13.41 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
Poynings
West Sussex
816.62 Mbps
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
808.48 Mbps
Bircham
Norfolk
455.54 Mbps
Portglenone
Mid and East Antrim
432.43 Mbps
Chorley
Lancashire
317.22 Mbps
Froxfield and Privett
Hampshire
298.01 Mbps
Eglwyswrw
Pembrokeshire
287.53 Mbps
Angle
Pembrokeshire
284.4 Mbps
Wistow
Cambridgeshire
269.85 Mbps
Arthuret
Cumbria
264.65 Mbps

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021