Structured Communications vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 69.81 Mbps
Average Upload 17.98 Mbps
Average Latency 7ms (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)
 Structured Communications LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result69.81 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps61%35%
Speed Range Rank35th best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank41st fastest1st fastest

Structured Communications vs BT: Speed Comparison

Structured Communications Broadband is the 24th 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 Structured Communications's 5,507 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, Structured Communications 22nd with 893.19 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Structured Communications has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking 35th nationally, compared to BT coming in at 49th place. 61% of Structured Communications's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

Structured Communications 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, 37% of Structured Communications's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than BT, who had 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 1.5 times lower than the 62% of Structured Communications's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, only 2% of Structured Communications's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to 8% of BT's.

Structured Communications Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

Structured Communications vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Structured Communications

LocationMedian Speed
Ansty and Staplefield
West Sussex
86.86 Mbps
Forest Gate
London
77.39 Mbps
Wandsworth
London
73.41 Mbps
Forest Row
East Sussex
72.19 Mbps
Witley
Surrey
56.98 Mbps
Kensington
London
49.25 Mbps
Walsall
 
48.79 Mbps
Coventry
 
48.11 Mbps
Remenham
Wokingham
29.88 Mbps
Crawley
West Sussex
26.42 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