Shell Energy vs TalkTalk 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 28.88 Mbps
Average Upload 8.05 Mbps
Average Latency 15ms (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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Service TypesVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result10.26 Mbps28.88 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps5%23%
Speed Range Rank84th best speed range63rd best speed range
Speed Test Rank89th fastest31st fastest

Shell Energy vs TalkTalk: Speed Comparison

Shell Energy Broadband is the tenth most tested broadband provider in the UK, while TalkTalk is the UK's fifth most tested ISP with 2,137,808 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 — TalkTalk is sixth with 937.84 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, TalkTalk has a better broadband speed range than Shell Energy, ranking 63rd 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 23% of TalkTalk's.

Shell Energy vs TalkTalk: 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 TalkTalk, who had only 66% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 33% of TalkTalk's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 2.0 times higher than the 17% of Shell Energy's speed test results in the same range.

Shell Energy Broadband Performance Ranges

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Shell Energy vs TalkTalk: Performance by Location

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Shell Energy vs TalkTalk: Consumer Review Comparison

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2.49

45 Reviews
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2.46

305 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021