Zen Internet vs TalkTalk Broadband

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Performance Score
Average Download 47.97 Mbps
Average Upload 14.74 Mbps
Average Latency 15ms (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)
 
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Service TypesVDSLVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result47.97 Mbps28.88 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps48%23%
Speed Range Rank47th best speed range63rd best speed range
Speed Test Rank7th fastest31st fastest

Zen Internet vs TalkTalk: Speed Comparison

Zen Internet Broadband is the eighth 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 Zen Internet's 594,878 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, Zen Internet third with 1,562.03 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, Zen Internet has a better broadband speed range than TalkTalk, ranking 47th nationally, compared to TalkTalk coming in at 63rd place. 48% of Zen Internet's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 23% of TalkTalk's.

Zen Internet 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, 42% of Zen Internet's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than TalkTalk, who had 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 1.4 times lower than the 46% of Zen Internet's speed test results in the same range.

Zen Internet Broadband Performance Ranges

TalkTalk Broadband Performance Ranges

Zen Internet vs TalkTalk: Performance by Location

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Zen Internet vs TalkTalk: Consumer Review Comparison

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4.36

53 Reviews
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2.46

305 Reviews
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Last updated: 05 Dec 2021