WiSpire vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison

WiSpire Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 16.28 Mbps
Average Upload 1.76 Mbps
Average Latency 19ms (smaller is better)
 
BT Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 35.85 Mbps
Average Upload 13.51 Mbps
Average Latency 11ms (smaller is better)
 WiSpire LogoBT Logo
Service TypesFixed WirelessVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result16.28 Mbps35.85 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps1%35%
Speed Range Rank78th best speed range49th best speed range
Speed Test Rank76th fastest1st 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 7,051,651 tests performed this year, compared to WiSpire's 2,988 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 184 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 49th nationally, compared to WiSpire coming in at 78th place. 1% 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 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 5.7 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
26.04 Mbps
Brundall
Norfolk
24.55 Mbps
Bunwell
Norfolk
24.55 Mbps
Norwich
Norfolk
17.3 Mbps
Dereham
Norfolk
16.46 Mbps
Attleborough
Norfolk
13.29 Mbps
Hunstanton
Norfolk
12.05 Mbps
Leziate
Norfolk
11.05 Mbps
Wymondham
Norfolk
9.89 Mbps
London
 
8.43 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
432.52 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: 23 Jul 2021