Vision Fibre Media vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

Vision Fibre Media Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 99.44 Mbps
Average Upload 98.24 Mbps
Average Latency 1ms (smaller is better)
 
BT Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 35.84 Mbps
Average Upload 13.39 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 Vision Fibre Media LogoBT Logo
Service TypesVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result99.44 Mbps35.84 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps73%35%
Speed Range Rank10th best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank48th fastest1st fastest

Vision Fibre Media vs BT: Speed Comparison

Vision Fibre Media Broadband is the sixth 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 Vision Fibre Media's 5,497 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, Vision Fibre Media 13th with 808.45 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Vision Fibre Media has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking tenth nationally, compared to BT coming in at 49th place. 73% of Vision Fibre Media's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

Vision Fibre 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, 4% of Vision Fibre Media'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 2.5 times higher than the 17% of Vision Fibre Media's speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 79% of Vision Fibre Media's broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

Vision Fibre Media Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

Vision Fibre Media vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for Vision Fibre Media

LocationMedian Speed
City of London
London
99.44 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