telcom (Velocity Fibre) vs BT:
Broadband Performance Comparison


Performance Score
Average Download 86.6 Mbps
Average Upload 81.56 Mbps
Average Latency 9ms (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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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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telcom (Velocity Fibre)
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Service TypesFibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result86.6 Mbps35.64 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps63%35%
Speed Range Rank23rd best speed range52nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank20th fastest2nd fastest

telcom (Velocity Fibre) vs BT: Speed Comparison

telcom (Velocity Fibre) Broadband is the 20th most tested broadband provider in the UK, while BT is the UK's second most tested ISP with 8,295,866 tests performed this year, compared to telcom (Velocity Fibre)'s 6,755 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, telcom (Velocity Fibre) seventh with 944.19 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, telcom (Velocity Fibre) has a better broadband speed range than BT, ranking 23rd nationally, compared to BT coming in at 52nd place. 63% of telcom (Velocity Fibre)'s internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 35% of BT's.

telcom (Velocity Fibre) 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, 48% of telcom (Velocity Fibre)'s internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than BT, who had 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 1.7 times higher than the 24% of telcom (Velocity Fibre)'s speed test results in the same range. At the speedier end of the scale, 28% of telcom (Velocity Fibre)'s broadband speed test results were faster than 80 Mbps, compared to only 8% of BT's.

telcom (Velocity Fibre) Broadband Performance Ranges

BT Broadband Performance Ranges

telcom (Velocity Fibre) vs BT: Performance by Location

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Fastest locations for telcom (Velocity Fibre)

LocationMedian Speed
Partington
Trafford
133.37 Mbps
Acton
Cheshire East
101.83 Mbps
Manchester
 
89.64 Mbps
Leeds
 
83.66 Mbps
Greater London
 
63.21 Mbps
Salford
 
62.42 Mbps
Oxford
Oxfordshire
61.35 Mbps
Hackney
Greater London
54.7 Mbps
Islington
Greater London
43.37 Mbps
Mellor
Lancashire
41.05 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
485.82 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: 04 Dec 2021