Broadband Statistics for Cologne, Cologne District
Broadband Providers10
Fastest Speed3730.45 Mbps
Median Speed39.29 Mbps
Fastest ProviderNetCologne

Broadband Providers in Cologne, Cologne District

Residents in Cologne have run speed tests on 10 broadband providers. This number is 207.69% above the Germany average of 3.25 internet service providers. ISPs available in Cologne include NetCologne, Liberty Global, and Vodafone. The most common broadband provider in Cologne is NetCologne, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 3730.45 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 26.06—87.01 Mbps.

Cologne's fastest provider is also NetCologne, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 3730.45 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Cologne is 39.29 Mbps, which is 8.99% above the Germany national average of 36.05 Mbps, and 5.53% below the average of 41.59 Mbps in Cologne District.

Internet speeds in Cologne are typically faster than Wasserfuhr, but slower than Euskirchen. Nearby locations include Neumarkt with speeds 36.42—234.75 Mbps, Altstadt Sud with speeds 13.51—26.74 Mbps, and Altstadt Nord with speeds 17.5—88.66 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Not enough reviews
    62.59 Mbps

    VSE NET's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 41.38 to 151.25 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 197.75 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 14 speed tests on VSE NET Broadband.

  • Not enough reviews
    54.46 Mbps

    Liberty Global's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 37.57 to 254.45 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 931.31 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 13,451 speed tests on Liberty Global Broadband.

  • Not enough reviews
    39.56 Mbps

    NetCologne's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 26.06 to 87.01 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 3,730.45 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 70,701 speed tests on NetCologne Broadband.

  • Not enough reviews
    39.09 Mbps

    Plusnet's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 27.3 to 79.03 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 100.09 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 1,035 speed tests on Plusnet Broadband.

  • 2 Reviews
    39.02 Mbps

    Deutsche Telekom's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 24.85 to 83.02 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 521.29 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 4,572 speed tests on Deutsche Telekom Broadband.

  • Not enough reviews
    32.79 Mbps

    Telefonica Germany's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 24.09 to 57.76 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 256.29 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 1,153 speed tests on Telefonica Germany Broadband.

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Not enough reviews
    21.4 Mbps

    PricewaterhouseCoopers's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 15.89 to 47.67 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 109.49 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 131 speed tests on PricewaterhouseCoopers Broadband.

  • 3 Reviews
    21.25 Mbps

    Vodafone's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 11.84 to 125.28 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 906.99 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 12,921 speed tests on Vodafone Broadband.

  • Colt
    Not enough reviews
    15.86 Mbps

    Colt's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 7.92 to 93.13 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 925.82 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 811 speed tests on Colt Broadband.

  • SOCO Network Solutions
    Not enough reviews
    14.86 Mbps

    SOCO Network Solutions's typical internet speed range in Cologne is 14.86 to 40.56 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 46.02 Mbps. Cologne residents have performed 3 speed tests on SOCO Network Solutions Broadband.

Broadband in Cologne

98th

Best speed range city in Cologne District

3730.45 Mbps

Cologne's fastest speed

27—91.91 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Cologne residents

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Average Broadband Speeds in Cologne

YearCologne AverageGermany AverageDifference
201819.57 Mbps22.88 Mbps14.47% Slower
201922.65 Mbps26.64 Mbps14.98% Slower
202076.11 Mbps82 Mbps7.18% Slower
202167.86 Mbps68.72 Mbps1.25% Slower

Cologne Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeCologneCologne DistrictGermany
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps23.86%30.52%29.31%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps25.36%25.57%24.77%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps24.31%20.20%21.47%
Good: 60-80 Mbps7.05%5.11%4.78%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps17.14%15.93%16.41%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps2.28%2.67%3.26%

How Cologne Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
Hamburg1806.59 Mbps26.48—92.74 Mbps41.65 MbpsFaster
Munich962.51 Mbps26.55—91.14 Mbps40.52 MbpsFaster
Frankfurt am Main1026.39 Mbps34.96—152.68 Mbps50.86 MbpsFaster
Dortmund950.83 Mbps31.04—119.55 Mbps45.1 MbpsFaster
Düsseldorf1898.71 Mbps33.71—112.87 Mbps49.73 MbpsFaster
Cologne3730.45 Mbps27—91.91 Mbps39.29 Mbps-
Berlin1030.69 Mbps23.13—92.57 Mbps37.37 MbpsSlower
Essen919.69 Mbps23.71—90.69 Mbps36.22 MbpsSlower
Stuttgart1019.02 Mbps21.12—100.78 Mbps33.83 MbpsSlower

Cologne 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 Cologne Compares for Internet Speed in Cologne District

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
96Niederkassel912.33 Mbps25.52—89.89 Mbps39.44 MbpsFaster
97Euskirchen921.07 Mbps25.18—99.36 Mbps39.41 MbpsFaster
98Cologne3730.45 Mbps27—91.91 Mbps39.29 Mbps-
99Wasserfuhr853.39 Mbps28.49—78.65 Mbps39.12 MbpsSlower
100Niehl582.71 Mbps25.89—93.08 Mbps39 MbpsSlower

Cologne Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Cologne testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Cologne ran 3 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Cologne 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 Cologne's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 40.75% were fast, 24.95% slow, and 34.3% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 22:15:18276 secs22.82 Mbps25.86 MbpsImproved
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 20:00:3739 mins0.37 Mbps1.26 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 19:40:06224 secs50.07 Mbps74.94 MbpsImproved
Colt20 Sep 2021 19:21:11268 secs0.54 Mbps3.21 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Liberty Global20 Sep 2021 19:02:5024 mins65.07 Mbps250.28 MbpsImproved
Telefonica Germany20 Sep 2021 18:35:52623 mins11.15 Mbps27.94 MbpsImproved
Vodafone20 Sep 2021 18:21:0433 mins44.98 Mbps39.13 MbpsNeeds help
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 17:55:59272 secs196.56 Mbps174.78 MbpsNeeds help
Deutsche Telekom20 Sep 2021 17:25:30624 mins1.69 Mbps50.05 MbpsImproved
Deutsche Telekom20 Sep 2021 15:59:17449 mins53.45 Mbps29.06 MbpsNeeds help
Vodafone20 Sep 2021 16:27:11235 secs692.67 Mbps772.1 MbpsImproved
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 15:31:18626 mins1.17 Mbps17.87 MbpsImproved
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 15:50:12236 secs104.08 Mbps102.89 Mbps
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 15:33:03233 secs39.7 Mbps46.03 MbpsImproved
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 15:07:15625 mins19.84 Mbps24.99 MbpsImproved
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 15:00:27325 secs27.31 Mbps26.83 Mbps
Vodafone20 Sep 2021 13:17:56254 secs0.49 Mbps0.52 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 13:04:2033 mins56.19 Mbps55.46 Mbps
NetCologne20 Sep 2021 13:05:32476 secs7.63 Mbps38.43 MbpsImproved
Vodafone20 Sep 2021 13:04:053100 secs20.34 Mbps20.21 Mbps

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Cologne

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Liberty Global931.31 Mbps37.57—254.45 Mbps
2VSE NET197.75 Mbps41.38—151.25 Mbps
3Vodafone906.99 Mbps11.84—125.28 Mbps
4Colt925.82 Mbps7.92—93.13 Mbps
5NetCologne3730.45 Mbps26.06—87.01 Mbps
6Deutsche Telekom521.29 Mbps24.85—83.02 Mbps
7Plusnet100.09 Mbps27.3—79.03 Mbps
8Telefonica Germany256.29 Mbps24.09—57.76 Mbps
9SOCO Network Solutions46.02 Mbps14.86—40.56 Mbps
10PricewaterhouseCoopers109.49 Mbps15.89—47.67 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Cologne

How many broadband providers in Cologne are there?
Cologne has 10 ISPs tested by its 963,395 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Cologne?
NetCologne is the fastest broadband provider in Cologne with 3730.45 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 26.06—87.01 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Cologne?
The best internet provider in Cologne is Liberty Global, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 37.57 to 254.45 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Cologne?
Users in Cologne see an average internet speed of 27 up to 2308 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 3730.45 Mbps.
Is NetCologne available in Cologne?
Broadband service from NetCologne is available in Cologne, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 3730.45 Mbps.
Is Liberty Global available in Cologne?
Broadband service from Liberty Global is available in Cologne, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 931.31 Mbps.
Is Vodafone available in Cologne?
Broadband service from Vodafone is available in Cologne, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 906.99 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Cologne?
The broadband provider with the most users in Cologne is NetCologne.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021