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 27.3 to 70.17 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 24.09 to 73.03 Mbps. Of the smaller cities BT Broadband serves, such as Acton Scott, Aston Subedge, Baulking, Milden, and Frankley, maximum internet speeds vary from 5.69 to 293.04 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 48 and 293.04 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 Mbps784.95—833.07 Mbps797.17 Mbps
2Great Finborough922.47 Mbps241.8—847.68 Mbps641.16 Mbps
3Little Eaton920.58 Mbps557.82—745.9 Mbps629.36 Mbps
4Kinmel Bay and Towyn817.72 Mbps432.93—679.88 Mbps534.89 Mbps
5Bishop Wilton533.62 Mbps452.71—528.83 Mbps519.91 Mbps

BT's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Old Buckenham47.75 Mbps0.08—15.88 Mbps0.09 Mbps
2Llansadwrn9.74 Mbps0.07—2.34 Mbps0.11 Mbps
3Clydau37.31 Mbps0.08—16.54 Mbps0.28 Mbps
4Hipswell40.13 Mbps0.2—16.04 Mbps0.31 Mbps
5Darrington33.42 Mbps0.3—0.91 Mbps0.42 Mbps

BT Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeBTUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps24.50%28.61%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps24.91%26.53%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps28.05%20.90%
Good: 60-80 Mbps14.13%8.48%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps7.48%13.15%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.93%2.34%

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
1Bradford942.5 Mbps26.09—61.2 Mbps
2Liverpool1134.53 Mbps29.71—82.75 Mbps
3Edinburgh835.04 Mbps37.84—61.92 Mbps
4Bristol940.39 Mbps34.34—95.17 Mbps
5Barnet1106.22 Mbps30.82—70.51 Mbps
6Croydon927.5 Mbps25.42—71.81 Mbps
7Coventry944.95 Mbps26.68—77.04 Mbps
8Leicester933.42 Mbps25.57—59.6 Mbps
9Forest Gate927.45 Mbps37.87—73.16 Mbps
10Wakefield895.56 Mbps39.06—72.64 Mbps
11Ealing932 Mbps30.08—62.25 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester928.67 Mbps26.21—67.09 Mbps
13Enfield Town913.39 Mbps30.43—69.7 Mbps
14Bromley3332.46 Mbps22.01—65.89 Mbps
15Nottingham917.16 Mbps23.96—73.74 Mbps
16Brent916.14 Mbps25.38—66.14 Mbps
17Sandwell924.68 Mbps34.62—77.28 Mbps
18Wandsworth948.97 Mbps38.88—73.24 Mbps
19Wigan820.87 Mbps27.1—90.35 Mbps
20Lambeth944.99 Mbps17.32—67.85 Mbps
21Wirral916.21 Mbps36.66—72.19 Mbps
22Dudley920.19 Mbps29.86—67.7 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets939.04 Mbps25.58—69.99 Mbps
24Southwark926.05 Mbps20.83—65.99 Mbps
25Doncaster913.84 Mbps16.27—48.47 Mbps
26Hillingdon941.21 Mbps37—69.99 Mbps
27Redbridge938.11 Mbps26.99—91.85 Mbps
28Lewisham939.22 Mbps24.48—70.8 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne894.39 Mbps22.64—68.26 Mbps
30Stockport1144.69 Mbps27.36—61.67 Mbps
31Brighton925.26 Mbps35.63—71.28 Mbps
32Greenwich1842.04 Mbps25.69—70.55 Mbps
33Bolton904.53 Mbps29.7—69.78 Mbps
34Walsall942.86 Mbps26.58—67.05 Mbps
35Hackney945.58 Mbps22.44—66.73 Mbps
36Gillingham921.32 Mbps22.53—64.89 Mbps
37Sunderland865.31 Mbps26.89—58.13 Mbps
38Waltham Forest933.44 Mbps23.86—69.88 Mbps
39Belfast697.89 Mbps70.82—236.65 Mbps
40Hounslow942.69 Mbps39.33—68.27 Mbps
41Haringey939.73 Mbps34.78—70.64 Mbps
42Rotherham908.52 Mbps21.11—50.11 Mbps
43Plymouth923.29 Mbps16.57—51.15 Mbps
44Camden945.53 Mbps40.94—72.82 Mbps
45Wolverhampton929.71 Mbps34.11—68.36 Mbps
46Kingston upon Hull133.54 Mbps35.37—120.03 Mbps
47Romford927.23 Mbps24.1—67.64 Mbps
48Derby909.18 Mbps31.42—77.21 Mbps
49Stoke-on-Trent904.73 Mbps22.76—72.21 Mbps
50Greater London3512 Mbps32.01—73.66 Mbps
51Salford904.55 Mbps35.99—135.07 Mbps
52Southampton913.12 Mbps16.28—59.2 Mbps
53Harrow916.13 Mbps37.88—93.97 Mbps
54Bexley927.15 Mbps35.95—78.08 Mbps
55Barnsley921.78 Mbps29.15—65.87 Mbps
56Islington1884.21 Mbps30.83—70.75 Mbps
57Trafford920.64 Mbps31.32—70.38 Mbps
58Oldham916.34 Mbps25.47—72.96 Mbps
59Northampton922.7 Mbps34.13—70.58 Mbps
60Rochdale937.14 Mbps27.13—68.44 Mbps
61Portsmouth902.22 Mbps15.89—63.04 Mbps
62Solihull921.6 Mbps29.26—139.21 Mbps
63Luton367.58 Mbps24.31—73.92 Mbps
64Dagenham918.39 Mbps29.55—72.61 Mbps
65York6068.11 Mbps29.8—74.9 Mbps
66Warrington806.54 Mbps36.25—73.38 Mbps
67Mitcham947.74 Mbps47.84—70.8 Mbps
68Sutton930.64 Mbps23.66—59.2 Mbps
69Gateshead893.95 Mbps15.4—48.74 Mbps
70Peterborough927.48 Mbps21.17—66.83 Mbps
71Stockton-on-Tees902.89 Mbps21.26—67.91 Mbps
72Richmond926.27 Mbps34.49—70.56 Mbps
73Aberdeen850.01 Mbps21.04—61.74 Mbps
74Colchester941.96 Mbps21.74—64.22 Mbps
75Bath912.26 Mbps29.13—70.52 Mbps
76Bury910.97 Mbps44.76—90.83 Mbps
77Basildon909.52 Mbps28.59—139.3 Mbps
78Hammersmith922.01 Mbps34.33—71.71 Mbps
79Southend-on-Sea913.02 Mbps18.46—56.89 Mbps
80Chelmsford921.01 Mbps26.29—91.92 Mbps
81Basingstoke923.26 Mbps28.96—61.61 Mbps
82Kingston upon Thames935.52 Mbps28.97—71.27 Mbps
83High Wycombe889.11 Mbps18.44—47.61 Mbps
84Bedford906.79 Mbps45.26—148.29 Mbps
85Maidstone919.1 Mbps29.52—90.87 Mbps
86Canterbury913.08 Mbps18.73—56.79 Mbps
87Bournemouth939.22 Mbps23.6—64.17 Mbps
88Reading935.36 Mbps19.91—36.66 Mbps
89Harrogate902.56 Mbps31.1—69.96 Mbps
90Kensington943.49 Mbps45.4—73.8 Mbps
91Oxford918.88 Mbps30.53—68.95 Mbps
92Braintree900.37 Mbps32.47—71.29 Mbps
93Maidenhead926.27 Mbps36.79—116.82 Mbps
94Poole901.84 Mbps21.07—53.56 Mbps
95Slough913.25 Mbps28.92—73.61 Mbps
96Huddersfield916.84 Mbps27.18—65.5 Mbps
97Blackburn795.5 Mbps27.89—65.53 Mbps
98Guildford940.05 Mbps30.9—86.93 Mbps
99Reigate909.49 Mbps25.5—69.38 Mbps
100Dundee765.4 Mbps19.92—60.48 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 27.3—70.17 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: 04 Dec 2021