Pine Media vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 41.73 Mbps
Average Upload 18.96 Mbps
Average Latency 14ms (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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NameSpeedPrice 
Fibre EssentialUp to 36 Mbps£27.99/moCheck Availability
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Fibre 1Up to 50 Mbps£28.99/moCheck Availability
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Fibre 2Up to 80 Mbps£32.99/moCheck Availability
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 Pine Media LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result41.73 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps46%35%
Speed Range Rank34th best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank55th fastest2nd 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 8,316,218 tests performed this year, compared to Pine Media's 10,106 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 34th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 52nd place. 46% 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 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 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
Ecclesfield
Sheffield
145.78 Mbps
Hope
Derbyshire
58.39 Mbps
Sheffield
 
58.3 Mbps
Sutton in Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
43.87 Mbps
Grindleford
Derbyshire
40.49 Mbps
Bradfield
Sheffield
14.43 Mbps

Fastest locations for BT

LocationMedian Speed
Ancaster
Lincolnshire
797.17 Mbps
Great Finborough
Suffolk
641.16 Mbps
Little Eaton
Derbyshire
629.36 Mbps
Kinmel Bay and Towyn
Conwy
534.89 Mbps
Bishop Wilton
East Yorkshire
519.91 Mbps
Bishopston
City and County of Swansea
485.12 Mbps
Angle
Pembrokeshire
409.84 Mbps
Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet
Essex
370.47 Mbps
Stalmine-with-Staynall
Lancashire
311.75 Mbps
Hinxton
Cambridgeshire
308.66 Mbps

Last updated: 05 Dec 2021