WiSpire vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

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Performance Score
Average Download 15.13 Mbps
Average Upload 1.91 Mbps
Average Latency 21ms (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)
BT Broadband Plans & Prices
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Fibre
TV
Business
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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 WiSpire LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFixed WirelessVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result15.13 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps2%35%
Speed Range Rank82nd best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank77th fastest2nd fastest

WiSpire vs BT: Speed Comparison

WiSpire Broadband is the 13th 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 WiSpire's 3,714 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, WiSpire 52nd with 212.73 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, BT has a better broadband speed range than WiSpire, ranking 52nd nationally, compared to WiSpire coming in at 82nd place. 2% of WiSpire's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

WiSpire 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, 93% of WiSpire'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 5.8 times higher than the 7% of WiSpire's speed test results in the same range.

WiSpire Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

WiSpire vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for WiSpire

LocationMedian Speed
Rackheath
Norfolk
82.34 Mbps
Brundall
Norfolk
19.42 Mbps
Bunwell
Norfolk
16.62 Mbps
Dereham
Norfolk
16.15 Mbps
Norwich
Norfolk
15.77 Mbps
Moulton St Michael
Norfolk
14.82 Mbps
Bury St
Suffolk
14.28 Mbps
Sprowston
Norfolk
11.66 Mbps
Erpingham
Norfolk
10.63 Mbps
Kings Lynn
Norfolk
10.22 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