Plusnet Broadband Internet and Services

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Plusnet Broadband is a large internet provider in The United Kingdom. We have seen broadband speeds as high as 267.21 Mbps from Plusnet's coverage area, and most of their users see real-world internet speeds in the range of 17.09 to 49.07 Mbps. Plusnet Broadband is available in several large cities, including Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, and Manchester. In these cities, its fastest broadband speeds range from 9.46 to 50.12 Mbps. Of the smaller cities Plusnet Broadband serves, such as Ringway, Acton Scott, Aston Subedge, Baulking, and Milden, maximum internet speeds vary from 0 to 69.53 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 24.01 and 69.53 Mbps.

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Plusnet 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.

Plusnet's Fastest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Stone with Bishopstone and Hartwell75.4 Mbps74.6—75.27 Mbps74.91 Mbps
2Colyton75.43 Mbps73.67—75.27 Mbps74.77 Mbps
3Runton75.48 Mbps73.27—75.34 Mbps74.53 Mbps
4Bayton73.48 Mbps59.33—73.19 Mbps71.87 Mbps
5Sidmouth74.43 Mbps70.74—72.42 Mbps71.68 Mbps

Plusnet's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Knebworth15.58 Mbps0.14—10.9 Mbps0.23 Mbps
2Whitton49.56 Mbps0.22—9.28 Mbps0.24 Mbps
3Axbridge42.59 Mbps0.53—1.39 Mbps0.63 Mbps
4St. Minver Lowlands22.86 Mbps0.48—8.1 Mbps0.68 Mbps
5Earlston73.71 Mbps0.28—3.34 Mbps0.78 Mbps

Plusnet Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangePlusnetUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps30.61%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps35.89%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps23.77%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps9.73%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps0.00%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.00%2.33%

Plusnet Growth and Broadband Performance History: Towns and Cities

Plusnet Broadband in Regions and Counties

Plusnet in Large Towns and Cities

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Bradford74.45 Mbps19.17—53.64 Mbps
2Liverpool74.43 Mbps9.39—29.19 Mbps
3Edinburgh74.04 Mbps10.83—36.81 Mbps
4Bristol74.68 Mbps10.26—34.65 Mbps
5Barnet75.45 Mbps25.06—64.25 Mbps
6Croydon74.71 Mbps8.48—30.81 Mbps
7Coventry74.82 Mbps10.15—34.37 Mbps
8Leicester73.98 Mbps10.77—33.64 Mbps
9Forest Gate213.19 Mbps15.89—37.06 Mbps
10Wakefield74.72 Mbps32.8—58.59 Mbps
11Ealing74.59 Mbps16.19—57.8 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester74.65 Mbps18.28—52.21 Mbps
13Enfield Town74.66 Mbps12.91—39.19 Mbps
14Bromley74.84 Mbps17.65—61.42 Mbps
15Nottingham74.35 Mbps25.63—56.57 Mbps
16Brent74.84 Mbps14.34—45.18 Mbps
17Sandwell74.77 Mbps11.53—41.15 Mbps
18Wandsworth74.86 Mbps17.21—37.87 Mbps
19Wigan74.29 Mbps16.04—41.68 Mbps
20Lambeth75.47 Mbps15.23—57.85 Mbps
21Wirral74.78 Mbps15.67—49.97 Mbps
22Dudley74.56 Mbps17.74—36.95 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets74.74 Mbps10.26—36.88 Mbps
24Southwark74.73 Mbps10.06—36.79 Mbps
25Doncaster74.26 Mbps11.03—35.24 Mbps
26Hillingdon74.33 Mbps14.6—43.67 Mbps
27Redbridge74.48 Mbps20.31—29.32 Mbps
28Lewisham74.52 Mbps13.49—36.1 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne74.06 Mbps14.89—48.89 Mbps
30Stockport74.6 Mbps15.84—39.46 Mbps
31Brighton74.76 Mbps9.54—34.19 Mbps
32Greenwich74.82 Mbps14.36—61.77 Mbps
33Bolton74.19 Mbps19.36—45.85 Mbps
34Walsall74.54 Mbps17.46—47.21 Mbps
35Hackney74.29 Mbps21.9—57.38 Mbps
36Gillingham74.74 Mbps11.65—35.16 Mbps
37Sunderland73.73 Mbps14.01—34.25 Mbps
38Waltham Forest74.28 Mbps10.54—36.28 Mbps
39Belfast68.02 Mbps6.82—25.34 Mbps
40Hounslow74.57 Mbps16.71—41.52 Mbps
41Haringey74.84 Mbps20.24—45.37 Mbps
42Rotherham74.51 Mbps13.93—37.17 Mbps
43Plymouth74.53 Mbps18.99—33.21 Mbps
44Camden74.72 Mbps17.18—59.28 Mbps
45Wolverhampton74.73 Mbps12.1—70.4 Mbps
46Romford74.21 Mbps14.18—34.77 Mbps
47Derby74.54 Mbps19.78—36.95 Mbps
48Stoke-on-Trent74.77 Mbps13.58—35.42 Mbps
49London74.82 Mbps12.57—46.87 Mbps
50Salford74.44 Mbps13.13—40.92 Mbps
51Southampton74.72 Mbps16.89—58.87 Mbps
52Harrow74.75 Mbps15.77—54.52 Mbps
53Bexley74.73 Mbps13.92—37.38 Mbps
54Barnsley74.71 Mbps19.58—36.81 Mbps
55Islington75.46 Mbps11.99—37.21 Mbps
56Trafford74.52 Mbps14.3—40.22 Mbps
57Oldham73.91 Mbps16.08—35.45 Mbps
58Northampton74.79 Mbps27.95—53.49 Mbps
59Rochdale74.12 Mbps35.16—50.86 Mbps
60Portsmouth74.13 Mbps6.04—35.1 Mbps
61Solihull74.37 Mbps20.56—48.34 Mbps
62Luton68.28 Mbps17.72—36.95 Mbps
63Dagenham74.79 Mbps15.51—39.36 Mbps
64York74.7 Mbps11.78—36.66 Mbps
65Warrington74.13 Mbps18.81—32.72 Mbps
66Mitcham74.42 Mbps18.22—65.37 Mbps
67Sutton74.71 Mbps16.11—43.74 Mbps
68Gateshead74.73 Mbps8.03—34.3 Mbps
69Peterborough74.61 Mbps20.13—70.13 Mbps
70Stockton-on-Tees73.49 Mbps8.15—31.26 Mbps
71Richmond74.7 Mbps26.8—55.27 Mbps
72Aberdeen74.47 Mbps14.38—43.06 Mbps
73Colchester74.76 Mbps12.04—49.36 Mbps
74Bath74.44 Mbps14.74—43.36 Mbps
75Bury74.7 Mbps19.2—44.71 Mbps
76Basildon74.73 Mbps33.77—42.17 Mbps
77Hammersmith74.8 Mbps15.18—59.93 Mbps
78Southend-on-Sea74.6 Mbps11.88—36.12 Mbps
79Chelmsford74.63 Mbps15.46—36.36 Mbps
80Basingstoke74.5 Mbps18.71—49.61 Mbps
81Kingston upon Thames74.81 Mbps16.88—40.88 Mbps
82High Wycombe74.69 Mbps26.29—66.79 Mbps
83Bedford74.36 Mbps22.41—37.84 Mbps
84Maidstone74.28 Mbps10.21—34.4 Mbps
85Canterbury74.5 Mbps24.67—68.05 Mbps
86Bournemouth74.59 Mbps15.28—36.05 Mbps
87Reading74.67 Mbps28.24—56.26 Mbps
88Harrogate73.7 Mbps11.76—35.54 Mbps
89Kensington74.73 Mbps10.64—46.35 Mbps
90Oxford74.33 Mbps9.56—35.62 Mbps
91Braintree74.27 Mbps16.38—38.92 Mbps
92Maidenhead74.69 Mbps18.35—56.72 Mbps
93Poole74.61 Mbps9.46—35.79 Mbps
94Slough73.41 Mbps5.26—27.15 Mbps
95Huddersfield74.57 Mbps15.07—36.65 Mbps
96Blackburn73.55 Mbps16.94—37 Mbps
97Guildford74.72 Mbps27.99—70.15 Mbps
98Reigate74.7 Mbps24.03—47.5 Mbps
99Dundee73.02 Mbps8.33—26.96 Mbps
100St Albans74.44 Mbps14.76—44 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Plusnet Broadband

How fast are Plusnet's broadband download speeds?
The fastest internet speed we've seen for Plusnet is 267.21 Mbps, and most people see broadband download speeds in the range of 17.09—49.07 Mbps.
Where is Plusnet Broadband Available?
We have recorded Plusnet Broadband internet speed tests in over 100 towns and cities, including Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Barnet.
How do Plusnet's speeds compare to other internet providers?
Plusnet Broadband is ranked as the 10th fastest internet provider in The United Kingdom.
How many people use Plusnet as their ISP?
In The United Kingdom, Plusnet Broadband is the 4th most popular broadband provider.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021