BT Broadband Internet and Services

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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 26.75 to 67.91 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 22.75 to 71.05 Mbps. Of the smaller cities BT Broadband serves, such as Acton Scott, Aston Subedge, Baulking, Milden, and Frankley, maximum internet speeds vary from 2.2 to 293.45 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 50.85 and 293.45 Mbps.

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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
1Poynings931.79 Mbps772.88—880.78 Mbps816.62 Mbps
2Ancaster895.06 Mbps789.45—833.07 Mbps801.03 Mbps
3Bircham535.21 Mbps436.56—506.3 Mbps458.42 Mbps
4Portglenone525.02 Mbps143.97—457.03 Mbps431.85 Mbps
5Wistow296.14 Mbps260.39—288.86 Mbps275.72 Mbps

BT's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Llansadwrn8.8 Mbps0.07—2.39 Mbps0.1 Mbps
2Halkirk5.33 Mbps0.24—1.57 Mbps0.25 Mbps
3Winkleigh55.44 Mbps0.24—12.83 Mbps0.42 Mbps
4Garmouth16.55 Mbps0.3—2.47 Mbps0.65 Mbps
5Broadford303.9 Mbps0.55—22.26 Mbps0.71 Mbps

BT Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeBTUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps24.68%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
1Bradford920.61 Mbps26.03—61.59 Mbps
2Liverpool1134.53 Mbps28.8—73.94 Mbps
3Edinburgh680.43 Mbps27.13—61.53 Mbps
4Bristol937.52 Mbps29.14—87.36 Mbps
5Barnet1106.22 Mbps30.57—68.47 Mbps
6Croydon927.5 Mbps28.19—73.04 Mbps
7Coventry924.17 Mbps23.11—63.53 Mbps
8Leicester917.75 Mbps26.16—60.63 Mbps
9Forest Gate916.21 Mbps37.26—71.65 Mbps
10Wakefield898.57 Mbps39.84—72.67 Mbps
11Ealing913.76 Mbps29.42—57.9 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester816.63 Mbps22.81—66.08 Mbps
13Enfield Town899.88 Mbps32.17—67.67 Mbps
14Bromley1558.35 Mbps23.01—63.79 Mbps
15Nottingham914.69 Mbps21.7—70.32 Mbps
16Brent903.37 Mbps27.81—65.56 Mbps
17Sandwell911.32 Mbps33.82—68.4 Mbps
18Wandsworth948.97 Mbps41.33—73.12 Mbps
19Wigan814.54 Mbps31.3—92.62 Mbps
20Lambeth919.91 Mbps16.47—69.96 Mbps
21Wirral902.11 Mbps30.11—70.05 Mbps
22Dudley912.95 Mbps30.58—61.6 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets928.12 Mbps24.28—67.2 Mbps
24Southwark870.59 Mbps20.73—63.41 Mbps
25Doncaster881.06 Mbps18.07—48.88 Mbps
26Hillingdon936.69 Mbps36.41—64.83 Mbps
27Redbridge938.11 Mbps25.88—70.59 Mbps
28Lewisham908.69 Mbps23.41—68.96 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne781.2 Mbps22.51—70.25 Mbps
30Stockport922.46 Mbps25.3—56.56 Mbps
31Brighton925.26 Mbps43.83—70.64 Mbps
32Greenwich914.19 Mbps22.39—66.28 Mbps
33Bolton919.89 Mbps24.5—62.28 Mbps
34Walsall912.51 Mbps26.26—62.81 Mbps
35Hackney923.89 Mbps16.59—67.35 Mbps
36Gillingham917.17 Mbps20.33—55.77 Mbps
37Sunderland341.17 Mbps21.43—51.03 Mbps
38Waltham Forest914.11 Mbps22.65—67.32 Mbps
39Belfast660.34 Mbps36.07—209.24 Mbps
40Hounslow942.69 Mbps42.41—68.79 Mbps
41Haringey939.73 Mbps34.47—66.35 Mbps
42Rotherham908.52 Mbps23.53—52.01 Mbps
43Plymouth897.38 Mbps21.41—67.06 Mbps
44Camden929.06 Mbps51.03—73.03 Mbps
45Wolverhampton916.81 Mbps36.39—68.99 Mbps
46Hull35.37 Mbps11.58—19.3 Mbps
47Romford927.23 Mbps23.77—66.55 Mbps
48Derby908.03 Mbps28.3—70.54 Mbps
49Stoke-on-Trent902.06 Mbps20.19—83.46 Mbps
50London945.58 Mbps36.94—73.53 Mbps
51Salford904.55 Mbps36.01—134.52 Mbps
52Southampton900.96 Mbps15.68—53.13 Mbps
53Harrow915.58 Mbps37.65—93.14 Mbps
54Bexley927.15 Mbps30.6—69.19 Mbps
55Barnsley921.78 Mbps24.7—59.21 Mbps
56Islington1884.21 Mbps30.46—71 Mbps
57Trafford911.55 Mbps30.03—64.44 Mbps
58Oldham917.98 Mbps23.29—69.52 Mbps
59Northampton905.51 Mbps28.23—67.72 Mbps
60Rochdale937.14 Mbps23.14—62.92 Mbps
61Portsmouth842.36 Mbps12.07—52.16 Mbps
62Solihull911.95 Mbps25.27—133.71 Mbps
63Luton367.58 Mbps27.11—47.42 Mbps
64Dagenham908.86 Mbps26.52—67.64 Mbps
65York6068.11 Mbps31.24—77.08 Mbps
66Warrington801.84 Mbps36.4—73.49 Mbps
67Mitcham912.31 Mbps46.49—70.42 Mbps
68Sutton930.58 Mbps25.09—56.46 Mbps
69Gateshead733.72 Mbps15.11—48.05 Mbps
70Peterborough902.78 Mbps21.64—61.75 Mbps
71Stockton-on-Tees882.62 Mbps15.98—54.86 Mbps
72Richmond912.38 Mbps35.5—69.88 Mbps
73Aberdeen845.03 Mbps24.03—58.01 Mbps
74Colchester933.27 Mbps19.49—63.84 Mbps
75Bath899 Mbps28.14—69.02 Mbps
76Bury910.97 Mbps35.35—78.55 Mbps
77Basildon905.56 Mbps36.26—146.11 Mbps
78Hammersmith918.33 Mbps35.1—70.71 Mbps
79Southend-on-Sea898.89 Mbps20.21—59.62 Mbps
80Chelmsford920.53 Mbps22.32—66.4 Mbps
81Basingstoke918.18 Mbps29.97—55.45 Mbps
82Kingston upon Thames918.82 Mbps28.2—70.4 Mbps
83High Wycombe560.61 Mbps18.91—48.14 Mbps
84Bedford902.06 Mbps44—148.58 Mbps
85Maidstone917.39 Mbps31.21—82.76 Mbps
86Canterbury907.34 Mbps21.91—55.44 Mbps
87Bournemouth939.22 Mbps23.05—54.93 Mbps
88Reading935.36 Mbps20.18—36.06 Mbps
89Harrogate901.1 Mbps31.61—70.02 Mbps
90Kensington943.49 Mbps43.58—73.45 Mbps
91Oxford918.88 Mbps35.12—64.09 Mbps
92Braintree735.51 Mbps44.01—70.62 Mbps
93Maidenhead925.74 Mbps38.47—136.25 Mbps
94Poole815.14 Mbps23.4—53.96 Mbps
95Slough903.07 Mbps27.69—65.34 Mbps
96Huddersfield908.34 Mbps29.29—65.39 Mbps
97Blackburn772.34 Mbps28.84—67.78 Mbps
98Guildford940.05 Mbps32.11—81.95 Mbps
99Reigate904.65 Mbps19.84—64.84 Mbps
100Dundee735.2 Mbps15.51—53.01 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 26.75—67.91 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: 19 Jun 2021