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Top 10 Fastest Broadband ISPs for May 2004

Eclipse have taken back the top slot from Zen by pushing ahead on download speeds to 459.8 Kbps. Nildram is still in third position. All the top ten ISPs from last month that are on the table this month have increased their results, although the amount varies.

The average of the top ten increased by 4.84 Kbps to 449.14 Kbps as the gap between the top and bottom of the top ten table decreased to 15.2 Kbps. The average top ten ISP is achieving slightly more tests but the top ten share as a whole fell slightly.






1 Eclipse Internet 459.8 Kbps 240.3 Kbps 2391
2 Zen Internet 454.4 Kbps 239.0 Kbps 1784
3 Nildram 450.2 Kbps 236.9 Kbps 1856
4 supanet 449.0 Kbps 237.3 Kbps 852
5 PlusNet 448.7 Kbps 236.2 Kbps 1846
6 PIPEX Internet Limited 448.6 Kbps 235.0 Kbps 4144
7 Freeserve 445.9 Kbps 237.0 Kbps 3573
8 Freedom 2 Surf PLC 445.2 Kbps 235.7 Kbps 1163
9 445.0 Kbps 237.4 Kbps 1324
10 BT Broadband & BT Yahoo! 444.6 Kbps 234.9 Kbps 6981

As usual, we would ask users not to choose a provider solely on the results of speed test data, especially from a single source of results. We suggest you use a variety of information sources, including our forums and friends' recommendations when making your choice.

Previous months' results can be found here [seb]


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