News & Media Websites: Mobile
Site Speed Benchmark

The News & Media category represents 12% of the UK Top 5,000 websites in this Mobile Site Speed Benchmark, making it one of the biggest. This category has the worst performing average Speed Index out of the 12 categories.

Sites in this category include: Telegraph, Mirror, Food Network, BBC, EuroSport and Esquire.

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Average Time for All Metrics in Lifecycle of Loading Time

(First Byte Time – 1.05s; renderStart Time – 2.76s; onContentLoaded Time – 4.85; onLoad Time – 15.24s; visualComplete Time – 14.35s; fullyLoaded Time – 19.66s)

 

Top News & Media sites in the UK including the BBC, Telegraph and Esquire took an average of 19.6 seconds to Fully Loaded on mobile. This is the worst performing sector for this metric, despite being one of the fastest when it comes to TTFB.

 

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Time to First Byte Benchmark for News & Media Category

(Time to First Byte:  25% Percentile – 0.39s; Median – 0.69s; 75% Percentile – 1.35s)

 

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renderStart Time Benchmark for News & Media Category

(renderStart:  25% Percentile – 1.70s; Median – 2.30s; 75% Percentile – 3.39s)

 

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onContentLoaded Time Benchmark for News & Media Category

(onContentLoaded:  25% Percentile – 2.71s; Median – 3.99s; 75% Percentile – 5.96s)

 

With a difference of 18.61 seconds, News & Media has the longest duration on average from Time to First Byte to Fully Loaded – that’s 4.4 seconds longer than any other sector.

 

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onLoad Time Benchmark for News & Media Category

(onLoad:  25% Percentile – 6.38s; Median – 11.04s; 75% Percentile – 18.88s)

 

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visualComplete Time Benchmark for News & Media Category

(visualComplete:  25% Percentile – 6.30s; Median – 11.00s; 75% Percentile – 18.60s)

 

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fullyLoaded Time Benchmark for News & Media Category

(fullyLoaded:  25% Percentile – 8.75s; Median -14.73s; 75% Percentile – 24.32s)

 

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Speed Index Benchmark for News & Media Category

(Speed Index:  25% Percentile – 3,082; Median – 4,587; 75% Percentile – 7,361)

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