France Pas-de-Calais Lens

Broadband Providers in Lens

Residents in Lens have run speed tests on 6 broadband providers. This number is 91.08% above the France average of 3.14 internet service providers. Broadband Providers available in Lens include Bouygues Telecom ISP, Free, and SFR Group. The most common broadband provider in Lens is Bouygues Telecom ISP, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 1083.78 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 33.62—262.8 Mbps.

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Lens Broadband Statistics

Lens's fastest provider is KWAOO, K-NET, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 320.66 Mbps.

Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Lens is 60.66 Mbps, which is 94.86% above the France national average of 31.13 Mbps, and 30.73% above the average of 46.4 Mbps in Pas-de-Calais.

Internet speeds in Lens are typically faster than Souchez, but slower than Arleux-en-Gohelle. Nearby locations include Eleu-dit-Leauwette with speeds 36.71—226.36 Mbps, Loison-sous-Lens with speeds 28.76—183.69 Mbps, and Avion with speeds 37.5—279.52 Mbps.

 
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Broadband Providers

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Provider
Overall Performance
Customer Ratings
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58 /100
5.0 /10
Bouygues Telecom ISP
About average
Average
 
4,367 Speed Tests
5 reviews
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64 /100
8.10 /10
Free
Above average
Above Average
 
3,999 Speed Tests
2 reviews
Provider
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56 /100
5.40 /10
SFR Group
About average
Average
 
3,036 Speed Tests
6 reviews
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62 /100
10 /10
Orange France
Above average
Above Average
 
2,774 Speed Tests
27 reviews
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68 /100
N/A
Numericable
Above average
 
5 Speed Tests
Too few reviews
Fastest median speed
 
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79 /100
6.50 /10
KWAOO, K-NET
Above average
Above Average
 
2 Speed Tests
1 review
 

Broadband Network Infrastructure in Lens

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Best speed range city in Pas-de-Calais

1,083.78 Mbps

Lens's fastest speed

41.43—252.46 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Lens residents

Lens Broadband Speeds Report

Average Broadband Speeds in Lens

YearLens AverageFrance AverageDifference
201844.23 Mbps40.72 Mbps8.62% Faster
201952.59 Mbps47.72 Mbps10.21% Faster
2020156.8 Mbps129.11 Mbps21.45% Faster
2021143.99 Mbps111.05 Mbps29.66% Faster

Lens Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeLensPas-de-CalaisFrance
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps15.44%20.42%30.89%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps16.19%18.50%19.82%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps19.04%16.55%13.44%
Good: 60-80 Mbps8.58%5.15%4.21%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps24.25%24.37%19.13%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps16.51%15.02%12.52%

How Lens Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
Lens1083.78 Mbps41.43—252.46 Mbps60.66 Mbps-
Paris1591.04 Mbps27.99—229.58 Mbps53.16 MbpsSlower
Lyon944.69 Mbps36.06—264.87 Mbps50.24 MbpsSlower
Toulouse1725.37 Mbps22.37—197.32 Mbps39.3 MbpsSlower
Nice1504.41 Mbps24.7—205.16 Mbps44.37 MbpsSlower
Nantes2501.87 Mbps22.92—268.94 Mbps41.18 MbpsSlower
Strasbourg2154.32 Mbps32.44—290.17 Mbps53.54 MbpsSlower
Montpellier1576.5 Mbps22.23—241.65 Mbps38.49 MbpsSlower
Bordeaux2268.79 Mbps25.94—220.75 Mbps42.2 MbpsSlower
Lille1820.57 Mbps9.61—18.08 Mbps10.71 MbpsSlower

Lens 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.

How Lens Compares for Internet Speed in Pas-de-Calais

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
52Calais952.22 Mbps36.85—205.9 Mbps61.36 MbpsFaster
53Arleux-en-Gohelle760.81 Mbps38.5—366.7 Mbps60.78 MbpsFaster
54Lens1083.78 Mbps41.43—252.46 Mbps60.66 Mbps-
55Souchez913.19 Mbps40.72—305.12 Mbps60.43 MbpsSlower
56Sanghen917.47 Mbps35.56—224.1 Mbps60.19 MbpsSlower

Lens Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Lens testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Lens ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Lens resident's final test is 10% faster than their starting download speed, we count that as a succesful and faster speed test result. We count an unsuccessful, slower result if the final result is 10% slower than the starting result; we'd hope their ISP contacts them ASAP! For broadband speed tests that don't vary by that much, we consider the final result to be the same. For Lens's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 35.68% were fast, 21.61% slow, and 42.71% broadly the same.

Most Recent Tests

ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
SFR Group17 Jan 2022 18:47:58219 mins415.72 Mbps411.81 Mbps
Orange France17 Jan 2022 13:39:03385 secs63.13 Mbps66.17 Mbps
Orange France17 Jan 2022 09:49:1649 mins95.67 Mbps103.35 Mbps
SFR Group16 Jan 2022 18:01:13224 secs354.6 Mbps343.49 Mbps
Orange France16 Jan 2022 11:34:47219 mins300.91 Mbps202.96 MbpsNeeds help
Orange France16 Jan 2022 09:35:32261 secs346.45 Mbps376.03 Mbps
Orange France15 Jan 2022 21:46:28436 mins11.01 Mbps13.47 MbpsImproved
Orange France15 Jan 2022 21:47:52252 secs102.44 Mbps153.93 MbpsImproved
Bouygues Telecom ISP15 Jan 2022 19:59:03227 secs83.63 Mbps85.22 Mbps
Free15 Jan 2022 07:19:46316 mins308.81 Mbps34.83 MbpsNeeds help
SFR Group15 Jan 2022 05:32:46511 mins0.58 Mbps0.14 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
SFR Group15 Jan 2022 04:55:50250 secs0.7 Mbps0.85 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Bouygues Telecom ISP14 Jan 2022 23:33:28260 secs249.5 Mbps248.86 Mbps
Orange France14 Jan 2022 18:59:0165 mins81.08 Mbps206.89 MbpsImproved
Orange France14 Jan 2022 17:59:14225 secs104.07 Mbps111.41 Mbps
Orange France14 Jan 2022 16:34:15239 secs52.92 Mbps63.06 MbpsImproved
SFR Group14 Jan 2022 14:51:50223 mins16.04 Mbps80.42 MbpsImproved
SFR Group14 Jan 2022 10:19:59263 secs34.14 Mbps48.41 MbpsImproved
Free14 Jan 2022 10:09:54256 secs830.18 Mbps744.6 MbpsNeeds help
Free13 Jan 2022 21:19:3855 mins5.67 Mbps10.43 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Lens

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1KWAOO, K-NET320.66 Mbps0—312.16 Mbps
2Numericable715.18 Mbps57.09—215.49 Mbps
3SFR Group914.48 Mbps34.52—380.78 Mbps
4Orange France929.82 Mbps48.1—289.72 Mbps
5Bouygues Telecom ISP1083.78 Mbps33.62—262.8 Mbps
6Free939.7 Mbps48.24—119.44 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Lens

How many broadband providers in Lens are there?

Lens has 6 ISPs tested by its 38,265 residents.

Who is the fastest broadband provider in Lens?

KWAOO, K-NET is the fastest broadband provider in Lens with 320.66 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 0—312.16 Mbps.

Who is the best internet provider in Lens?

The best internet provider in Lens is SFR Group, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 34.52 to 380.78 Mbps.

What is the average internet speed in Lens?

Users in Lens see an average internet speed of 41.43 up to 1321 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1083.78 Mbps.

Is Bouygues Telecom ISP available in Lens?

Broadband service from Bouygues Telecom ISP is available in Lens, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 1083.78 Mbps.

Is Free available in Lens?

Broadband service from Free is available in Lens, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 939.7 Mbps.

Is SFR Group available in Lens?

Broadband service from SFR Group is available in Lens, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 914.48 Mbps.

Who is the most popular broadband provider in Lens?

The broadband provider with the most users in Lens is Bouygues Telecom ISP.

Author: Thomas Buck

Last Reviewed By: Tyler Cooper

Published: 10 Nov 2019

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2022

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