Post Office Broadband Internet and Services

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Post Office Broadband is a large internet provider in The United Kingdom. We have seen broadband speeds as high as 74.77 Mbps from Post Office Broadband's coverage area, and most of their users see real-world internet speeds in the range of 6.78 to 32.37 Mbps. Post Office Broadband is available in several large cities, including Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, and Manchester. In these cities, its fastest broadband speeds range from 4.61 to 65.33 Mbps. Of the smaller cities Post Office Broadband serves, such as Acton Scott, Aston Subedge, Baulking, Milden, and Adlestrop, maximum internet speeds vary from 0 to 26.35 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 4.28 and 26.35 Mbps.

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Post Office 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.

Post Office Broadband's Fastest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Scarcroft73.73 Mbps68.61—73.41 Mbps72.27 Mbps
2Folkestone58.61 Mbps58.39—58.52 Mbps58.45 Mbps
3Gravesend74.65 Mbps58.16—58.42 Mbps58.26 Mbps
4Sandgate72.57 Mbps57.83—57.89 Mbps57.85 Mbps
5Accrington73.93 Mbps35.64—73.48 Mbps56.81 Mbps

Post Office Broadband's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Sawbridgeworth6.81 Mbps0.27—3.58 Mbps0.28 Mbps
2Sandridge13.26 Mbps0.33—8.97 Mbps0.41 Mbps
3Camelford3.15 Mbps0.56—1.04 Mbps0.65 Mbps
4Bevercotes35.93 Mbps0.42—3.49 Mbps0.7 Mbps
5Birchwood10.01 Mbps0.31—5.16 Mbps0.73 Mbps

Post Office Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangePost Office BroadbandUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps56.71%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps26.59%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps14.85%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps1.86%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps0%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0%2.33%

Post Office Broadband Growth and Broadband Performance History: Towns and Cities

Post Office Broadband in Regions and Counties

Post Office Broadband in Large Towns and Cities

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Bradford73.51 Mbps4.69—23.6 Mbps
2Liverpool73.18 Mbps6.05—24.94 Mbps
3Edinburgh71.14 Mbps17.1—35.7 Mbps
4Bristol73.71 Mbps6.09—21.86 Mbps
5Barnet71.44 Mbps6.87—19.49 Mbps
6Croydon74.41 Mbps25.95—36.99 Mbps
7Coventry72.43 Mbps7.84—27.63 Mbps
8Leicester73.15 Mbps12.85—36.68 Mbps
9Forest Gate73.52 Mbps4.62—24.52 Mbps
10Wakefield58.05 Mbps5.89—31.18 Mbps
11Ealing74.2 Mbps7.68—31.99 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester70.67 Mbps5.11—16.71 Mbps
13Enfield Town73.61 Mbps7.39—31.22 Mbps
14Bromley69.28 Mbps7.05—26.62 Mbps
15Nottingham73.75 Mbps20.51—36.78 Mbps
16Brent74.36 Mbps6.38—26.99 Mbps
17Sandwell74.68 Mbps7.67—31 Mbps
18Wandsworth71.91 Mbps5.87—31.97 Mbps
19Wigan73.13 Mbps7.36—28.29 Mbps
20Lambeth67.96 Mbps7.83—25.25 Mbps
21Wirral74.01 Mbps6.68—30.33 Mbps
22Dudley70.22 Mbps7.23—21.01 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets74.56 Mbps7.16—30.41 Mbps
24Southwark74 Mbps7.82—30.72 Mbps
25Doncaster72.96 Mbps5.16—12.63 Mbps
26Hillingdon74.02 Mbps6.14—18.7 Mbps
27Redbridge71.38 Mbps7.54—35.67 Mbps
28Lewisham73.89 Mbps32.13—37.02 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne73.31 Mbps9.65—31.72 Mbps
30Stockport74.01 Mbps9.26—73.05 Mbps
31Brighton72.62 Mbps10.1—31.15 Mbps
32Greenwich72.96 Mbps8.19—26.93 Mbps
33Bolton73.25 Mbps7.26—25.11 Mbps
34Walsall73.46 Mbps10.57—31.46 Mbps
35Hackney74.73 Mbps6.99—28.68 Mbps
36Gillingham52.45 Mbps5.66—23.43 Mbps
37Sunderland65.73 Mbps5.78—25.4 Mbps
38Waltham Forest74.09 Mbps7.37—34.74 Mbps
39Belfast45.64 Mbps3.81—28.03 Mbps
40Hounslow72.03 Mbps5.96—25.04 Mbps
41Haringey74.77 Mbps6.42—29.95 Mbps
42Rotherham72.26 Mbps8.33—32.47 Mbps
43Plymouth72.51 Mbps6.18—23.83 Mbps
44Camden73.71 Mbps6.13—23.28 Mbps
45Wolverhampton74.64 Mbps7.34—28.54 Mbps
46Romford58.57 Mbps6.38—21.73 Mbps
47Derby73.98 Mbps15.74—36.55 Mbps
48Stoke-on-Trent67.68 Mbps3.14—21.02 Mbps
49London74.22 Mbps6.14—30.68 Mbps
50Salford74.33 Mbps5.89—34.12 Mbps
51Southampton70.93 Mbps6.29—26.63 Mbps
52Harrow60.57 Mbps4.59—26.48 Mbps
53Bexley37.29 Mbps9.52—31.5 Mbps
54Barnsley67.51 Mbps5.82—17.5 Mbps
55Islington74.15 Mbps6.13—25.9 Mbps
56Trafford74.31 Mbps10.51—73.54 Mbps
57Oldham62.21 Mbps3.64—19.06 Mbps
58Northampton73.09 Mbps10.4—36.87 Mbps
59Rochdale73.84 Mbps10.54—60.87 Mbps
60Portsmouth73.64 Mbps11.12—31.93 Mbps
61Solihull7.81 Mbps1.5—5.4 Mbps
62Dagenham72.53 Mbps6.77—30.34 Mbps
63York73.57 Mbps6.55—23.43 Mbps
64Warrington45.77 Mbps5.16—18.34 Mbps
65Mitcham62.62 Mbps4.44—30.17 Mbps
66Sutton66.8 Mbps12.07—36.89 Mbps
67Gateshead62.45 Mbps5.94—19.58 Mbps
68Peterborough73.93 Mbps6.41—29.63 Mbps
69Stockton-on-Tees36.44 Mbps7.2—28.03 Mbps
70Richmond74.11 Mbps4.89—26.35 Mbps
71Aberdeen73.12 Mbps8.75—33.58 Mbps
72Colchester65.18 Mbps6.6—36.23 Mbps
73Bath61.41 Mbps4.56—27.22 Mbps
74Bury73.31 Mbps6.13—26.1 Mbps
75Basildon60.6 Mbps5.41—20.35 Mbps
76Hammersmith73.83 Mbps7.8—32.84 Mbps
77Southend-on-Sea52.37 Mbps4.74—16.91 Mbps
78Chelmsford27.89 Mbps2.11—6.9 Mbps
79Basingstoke72.82 Mbps9.8—28.38 Mbps
80Kingston upon Thames73.87 Mbps4.65—25.86 Mbps
81High Wycombe8.21 Mbps0.92—2.14 Mbps
82Bedford59.93 Mbps8.73—34.13 Mbps
83Maidstone37.26 Mbps5.49—32.77 Mbps
84Canterbury73.89 Mbps7.32—36.8 Mbps
85Bournemouth73.51 Mbps7.07—26.24 Mbps
86Reading73.83 Mbps8.9—33.13 Mbps
87Harrogate36.49 Mbps7.93—17.17 Mbps
88Kensington74.45 Mbps5.41—16.78 Mbps
89Oxford73.94 Mbps5.6—31.56 Mbps
90Braintree36.88 Mbps6.5—21.07 Mbps
91Maidenhead73.97 Mbps6.91—33.34 Mbps
92Poole72.32 Mbps6.38—24.86 Mbps
93Slough54.95 Mbps6—27.18 Mbps
94Huddersfield73.69 Mbps4.22—23.85 Mbps
95Blackburn63.44 Mbps13.27—35.18 Mbps
96Guildford66.81 Mbps4.89—27.4 Mbps
97Reigate37.17 Mbps1.02—6.96 Mbps
98Dundee52.76 Mbps0.83—9.21 Mbps
99St Albans19.92 Mbps2.71—7.85 Mbps
100Lancaster54.6 Mbps5.48—30.33 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Post Office Broadband

How fast are Post Office Broadband's broadband download speeds?
The fastest internet speed we've seen for Post Office Broadband is 74.77 Mbps, and most people see broadband download speeds in the range of 6.78—32.37 Mbps.
Where is Post Office Broadband Available?
We have recorded Post Office Broadband internet speed tests in over 100 towns and cities, including Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Barnet.
How do Post Office Broadband's speeds compare to other internet providers?
Post Office Broadband is ranked as the 11th fastest internet provider in The United Kingdom.
How many people use Post Office Broadband as their ISP?
In The United Kingdom, Post Office Broadband is the 10th most popular broadband provider.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021