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BT Broadband is a large internet provider in The United Kingdom. We have seen broadband speeds as high as 6068.11 Mbps from BT's coverage area, and most of their users see real-world internet speeds in the range of 27.95 to 69.88 Mbps. BT Broadband is available in several large cities, including Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, and Manchester. In these cities, its fastest broadband speeds range from 24.04 to 72.75 Mbps. Of the smaller cities BT Broadband serves, such as Acton Scott, Aston Subedge, Baulking, Milden, and Frankley, maximum internet speeds vary from 3.93 to 296.92 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 46.88 and 296.92 Mbps.

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Cities with BT Full Fibre Available

The top 10 cities with the most postcodes covered by BT's FTTP / FTTH connections.
PositionCityNumber of Postcodes with Full Fibre

BT Full Fibre Availability Checker

Would you like to experience the full-fibre internet speeds that only a FTTH connection can bring? Type in your postcode to find out if BT can deliver broadband speeds up to 900 Mbps to your address:

BT Full Fibre Coverage Map

This map shows every postcode that BT provides FTTP full fibre services to. Postcodes do not have boundaries, but can be represented by a single point on a map. If a point is on your street, there's a good chance that your adress can obtain full fibre service (also known as FTTH, fibre to the home) from BT. This service is also sometimes called FTTP: Fibre To The Premises. To quickly find out if your postcode is serviced with full fibre, type it into our BT fibre postcode availability checker.

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BT Broadband Speeds Over Time

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.

BT's Fastest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Ancaster895.06 Mbps789.45—833.07 Mbps801.03 Mbps
2Bishop Wilton533.62 Mbps430.78—528.83 Mbps501.46 Mbps
3Angle591.54 Mbps245.79—457.14 Mbps426.93 Mbps
4Portglenone525.02 Mbps66.91—456.12 Mbps424.71 Mbps
5Saltash568.55 Mbps73.7—453.85 Mbps397.24 Mbps

BT's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Old Buckenham25.35 Mbps0.08—11.25 Mbps0.09 Mbps
2Llansadwrn9.74 Mbps0.07—2.47 Mbps0.09 Mbps
3Hipswell40.13 Mbps0.2—16.04 Mbps0.31 Mbps
4Winkleigh71.52 Mbps0.24—13.21 Mbps0.43 Mbps
5Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall26.42 Mbps0.49—8.97 Mbps0.49 Mbps

BT Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeBTUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps24.67%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps24.98%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps27.98%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps13.93%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps7.52%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.92%2.33%

BT Growth and Broadband Performance History: Towns and Cities

BT Broadband in Regions and Counties

BT in Large Towns and Cities

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Bradford932.49 Mbps26.36—61.86 Mbps
2Liverpool1134.53 Mbps29.57—86.67 Mbps
3Edinburgh680.43 Mbps38.69—62.26 Mbps
4Bristol940.39 Mbps33.83—92.86 Mbps
5Barnet1106.22 Mbps32.89—70.27 Mbps
6Croydon927.5 Mbps28.26—73.03 Mbps
7Coventry944.95 Mbps25.8—71.57 Mbps
8Leicester933.42 Mbps26.13—59.44 Mbps
9Forest Gate926.75 Mbps38.52—72.98 Mbps
10Wakefield895.56 Mbps41.39—72.84 Mbps
11Ealing919.51 Mbps29.92—60.5 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester816.63 Mbps27.19—66.99 Mbps
13Enfield Town903.02 Mbps32.49—69.37 Mbps
14Bromley3332.46 Mbps23.15—65.94 Mbps
15Nottingham917.16 Mbps24.02—71.96 Mbps
16Brent916.14 Mbps26.57—65.91 Mbps
17Sandwell921.23 Mbps34.05—70.64 Mbps
18Wandsworth948.97 Mbps40.51—73.52 Mbps
19Wigan814.54 Mbps29.55—93.29 Mbps
20Lambeth919.91 Mbps17.38—69.88 Mbps
21Wirral903.38 Mbps36.68—70.74 Mbps
22Dudley916.82 Mbps31.35—63.85 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets939.04 Mbps26.04—69.15 Mbps
24Southwark920.95 Mbps20.4—63.71 Mbps
25Doncaster913.84 Mbps16.52—48.15 Mbps
26Hillingdon936.69 Mbps36.91—68.94 Mbps
27Redbridge938.11 Mbps26.4—78.68 Mbps
28Lewisham933.69 Mbps23.89—70.66 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne894.39 Mbps21.96—68.1 Mbps
30Stockport922.46 Mbps27.12—58.97 Mbps
31Brighton925.26 Mbps41.75—70.83 Mbps
32Greenwich919.71 Mbps25.28—69 Mbps
33Bolton900.51 Mbps28.21—66.81 Mbps
34Walsall942.86 Mbps27.04—66.71 Mbps
35Hackney945.58 Mbps21.35—68.7 Mbps
36Gillingham917.17 Mbps22.47—62.68 Mbps
37Sunderland865.31 Mbps25.4—54.88 Mbps
38Waltham Forest933.44 Mbps23.76—69.77 Mbps
39Belfast660.34 Mbps39.61—230.44 Mbps
40Hounslow942.69 Mbps43.5—69.85 Mbps
41Haringey939.73 Mbps37—70.47 Mbps
42Rotherham908.52 Mbps21.82—51.15 Mbps
43Plymouth908.91 Mbps19.01—56.44 Mbps
44Camden940.53 Mbps47.86—72.99 Mbps
45Wolverhampton916.81 Mbps37.36—67.62 Mbps
46Kingston upon Hull133.54 Mbps35.37—120.03 Mbps
47Romford927.23 Mbps25.27—67.68 Mbps
48Derby909.18 Mbps31.41—72.39 Mbps
49Stoke-on-Trent902.06 Mbps23.12—84.37 Mbps
50London3512 Mbps36.56—73.72 Mbps
51Salford904.55 Mbps40.09—135.16 Mbps
52Southampton913.12 Mbps15.96—55.14 Mbps
53Harrow915.58 Mbps41.07—93.74 Mbps
54Bexley927.15 Mbps35.03—72.85 Mbps
55Barnsley921.78 Mbps28.05—63.17 Mbps
56Islington1884.21 Mbps33.85—71.11 Mbps
57Trafford920.64 Mbps30.9—69.43 Mbps
58Oldham898.13 Mbps22.98—71.16 Mbps
59Northampton922.7 Mbps30.58—70.03 Mbps
60Rochdale937.14 Mbps26.33—67.78 Mbps
61Portsmouth902.22 Mbps13.69—59.72 Mbps
62Solihull911.95 Mbps26.13—136.5 Mbps
63Luton367.58 Mbps22.51—42.78 Mbps
64Dagenham918.39 Mbps27.41—70.91 Mbps
65York6068.11 Mbps31.03—87.17 Mbps
66Warrington806.54 Mbps36.53—73.35 Mbps
67Mitcham947.74 Mbps47.86—70.68 Mbps
68Sutton928.94 Mbps25.25—57.1 Mbps
69Gateshead798.41 Mbps16.04—48.57 Mbps
70Peterborough915.46 Mbps22.39—65.84 Mbps
71Stockton-on-Tees882.62 Mbps20.01—65.08 Mbps
72Richmond926.27 Mbps36.26—70.34 Mbps
73Aberdeen845.03 Mbps23.68—61.26 Mbps
74Colchester940.91 Mbps21.86—64.33 Mbps
75Bath912.26 Mbps27.78—70.3 Mbps
76Bury910.97 Mbps44.26—88.72 Mbps
77Basildon909.52 Mbps29.41—146.12 Mbps
78Hammersmith922.01 Mbps35.27—71.04 Mbps
79Southend-on-Sea912.51 Mbps18.8—58.07 Mbps
80Chelmsford920.53 Mbps24.79—74.26 Mbps
81Basingstoke918.18 Mbps29.25—59.56 Mbps
82Kingston upon Thames935.52 Mbps29.88—71.44 Mbps
83High Wycombe887.86 Mbps18.8—42.54 Mbps
84Bedford906.79 Mbps45.85—148.47 Mbps
85Maidstone919.1 Mbps35.28—91.56 Mbps
86Canterbury907.34 Mbps20.98—55.55 Mbps
87Bournemouth939.22 Mbps23.47—61.39 Mbps
88Reading935.36 Mbps19.99—36.12 Mbps
89Harrogate901.1 Mbps32.09—70.12 Mbps
90Kensington943.49 Mbps47.32—73.75 Mbps
91Oxford918.88 Mbps32.51—65.64 Mbps
92Braintree735.51 Mbps35.61—70.65 Mbps
93Maidenhead926.27 Mbps36.98—139.21 Mbps
94Poole815.14 Mbps22.56—51.69 Mbps
95Slough910.78 Mbps28.68—67.67 Mbps
96Huddersfield909.19 Mbps28.53—65.33 Mbps
97Blackburn795.5 Mbps27.56—63.93 Mbps
98Guildford940.05 Mbps33.11—92.93 Mbps
99Reigate909.49 Mbps25.02—67.94 Mbps
100Dundee735.2 Mbps17.37—57.92 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about BT Broadband

How fast are BT's broadband download speeds?
The fastest internet speed we've seen for BT is 6068.11 Mbps, and most people see broadband download speeds in the range of 27.95—69.88 Mbps.
Where is BT Broadband Available?
We have recorded BT Broadband internet speed tests in over 100 towns and cities, including Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Barnet.
How do BT's speeds compare to other internet providers?
BT Broadband is ranked as the 1st fastest internet provider in The United Kingdom.
How many people use BT as their ISP?
In The United Kingdom, BT Broadband is the 2nd most popular broadband provider.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021