Shell Energy vs EE Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 10.26 Mbps
Average Upload 0.85 Mbps
Average Latency 25ms (smaller is better)
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Performance Score
Average Download 27.37 Mbps
Average Upload 7.34 Mbps
Average Latency 13ms (smaller is better)
Shell Energy Broadband Plans & Prices
Broadband + Phone
NameSpeedPrice 
Fast Broadband11 Mbps Average£15.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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Superfast FibreUp to 50 Mbps£21.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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Superfast Fibre PlusUp to 80 Mbps£21.99/mo Sale!Check Availability
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EE Broadband Plans & Prices
Broadband + Phone
NameSpeedPrice 
Broadband 10MUp to 10 Mbps£22.50/moCheck Availability
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FibreUp to 50 Mbps£24.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre PlusUp to 80 Mbps£27.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre Max 100145 Mbps Average£31.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre Max 500500 Mbps Average£40.00/moCheck Availability
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Fibre Max 900900 Mbps Average£49.00/moCheck Availability
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 Shell Energy LogoEE Logo
Service TypesVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result10.26 Mbps27.37 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps5%24%
Speed Range Rank84th best speed range64th best speed range
Speed Test Rank89th fastest4th fastest

Shell Energy vs EE: Speed Comparison

Shell Energy Broadband is the tenth most tested broadband provider in the UK, while EE is the UK's seventh most tested ISP with 1,098,754 tests performed this year, compared to Shell Energy's 135,686 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — EE is eighth with 3,135.43 Mbps, Shell Energy 11th with 74.85 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, EE has a better broadband speed range than Shell Energy, ranking 64th nationally, compared to Shell Energy coming in at 84th place. 5% of Shell Energy's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 24% of EE's.

Shell Energy vs EE: 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, 83% of Shell Energy's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is worse than EE, who had only 63% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 35% of EE's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 2.1 times higher than the 17% of Shell Energy's speed test results in the same range.

Shell Energy Broadband Performance Ranges

EE Broadband Performance Ranges

Shell Energy vs EE: Performance by Location

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Shell Energy vs EE: Consumer Review Comparison

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2.49

45 Reviews
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2.99

325 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021