TalkTalk Broadband Internet and Services

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TalkTalk Broadband is a large internet provider in The United Kingdom. We have seen broadband speeds as high as 929.81 Mbps from TalkTalk's coverage area, and most of their users see real-world internet speeds in the range of 19.34 to 50.48 Mbps. TalkTalk Broadband is available in several large cities, including Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, and Manchester. In these cities, its fastest broadband speeds range from 14.91 to 59.42 Mbps. Of the smaller cities TalkTalk Broadband serves, such as Acton Scott, Baulking, Milden, Frankley, and Adlestrop, maximum internet speeds vary from 2.03 to 69.78 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 33.77 and 69.78 Mbps.

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TalkTalk 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.

TalkTalk's Fastest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Parlington548.82 Mbps38.6—531.32 Mbps513.08 Mbps
2Bingley839.12 Mbps93.18—526.55 Mbps326.53 Mbps
3Heddon on the Wall266.09 Mbps153.58—159.34 Mbps157.91 Mbps
4Featherstone768.37 Mbps71.58—528.29 Mbps155 Mbps
5Culcheth and Glazebury147.72 Mbps94.68—143.72 Mbps96.35 Mbps

TalkTalk's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Freshwater59.8 Mbps0.27—0.41 Mbps0.27 Mbps
2East Halton17.53 Mbps0.53—8.36 Mbps0.54 Mbps
3Yaxley0.84 Mbps0.3—0.84 Mbps0.68 Mbps
4Histon19.89 Mbps0.52—3.02 Mbps0.7 Mbps
5Arnside51.87 Mbps1.07—8.53 Mbps1.19 Mbps

TalkTalk Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeTalkTalkUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps33.34%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps32.95%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps25.35%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps7.38%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps0.77%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.21%2.33%

TalkTalk Growth and Broadband Performance History: Towns and Cities

TalkTalk Broadband in Regions and Counties

TalkTalk in Large Towns and Cities

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Bradford898.23 Mbps17.41—49.11 Mbps
2Liverpool516.28 Mbps17.61—42.19 Mbps
3Edinburgh521.57 Mbps15.55—41 Mbps
4Bristol704.37 Mbps19.69—46.28 Mbps
5Barnet522.86 Mbps21.65—51.7 Mbps
6Croydon515.52 Mbps18.61—55.94 Mbps
7Coventry460.43 Mbps24.89—55.78 Mbps
8Leicester451.4 Mbps20.5—68.97 Mbps
9Forest Gate524.52 Mbps23.96—57.88 Mbps
10Wakefield837.2 Mbps16.38—43.61 Mbps
11Ealing515.51 Mbps23.2—57.07 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester465.61 Mbps17.41—41.71 Mbps
13Enfield Town439.51 Mbps26.99—68.7 Mbps
14Bromley307.81 Mbps16.36—48.61 Mbps
15Nottingham516.63 Mbps20.35—49.66 Mbps
16Brent511.76 Mbps23.52—54.13 Mbps
17Sandwell482.73 Mbps27.14—50.69 Mbps
18Wandsworth235 Mbps13.88—43.32 Mbps
19Wigan485.54 Mbps22.41—52.52 Mbps
20Lambeth426.28 Mbps16.17—46.92 Mbps
21Wirral492.82 Mbps17.59—44.12 Mbps
22Dudley514.69 Mbps20.65—51.17 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets515.32 Mbps24.49—61.26 Mbps
24Southwark883.28 Mbps17.45—44.97 Mbps
25Doncaster457.09 Mbps14.16—36.61 Mbps
26Hillingdon332.16 Mbps24.6—51.14 Mbps
27Redbridge552.34 Mbps19.54—48.72 Mbps
28Lewisham449.34 Mbps22.98—61.88 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne464.59 Mbps19.78—46.26 Mbps
30Stockport731.62 Mbps22.5—56.2 Mbps
31Brighton526.66 Mbps21.22—50.09 Mbps
32Greenwich632.51 Mbps23.3—53.58 Mbps
33Bolton473.69 Mbps23.8—55.81 Mbps
34Walsall469.11 Mbps20.57—52.91 Mbps
35Hackney525.13 Mbps20.67—54.69 Mbps
36Gillingham518.69 Mbps15.29—51.24 Mbps
37Sunderland497.12 Mbps17.4—51.55 Mbps
38Waltham Forest527.04 Mbps16.84—50.54 Mbps
39Belfast253.67 Mbps21.19—57.02 Mbps
40Hounslow419.86 Mbps23.75—55.05 Mbps
41Haringey275.74 Mbps18.22—50.53 Mbps
42Rotherham527.01 Mbps18.6—42.16 Mbps
43Plymouth391.11 Mbps19.31—37 Mbps
44Camden440.08 Mbps19.08—46.28 Mbps
45Wolverhampton522.51 Mbps20.01—56.21 Mbps
46Romford180.19 Mbps17.16—53.48 Mbps
47Derby236.45 Mbps20.55—49.22 Mbps
48Stoke-on-Trent441.39 Mbps22.94—57.3 Mbps
49London625.34 Mbps18.02—50.69 Mbps
50Salford830.87 Mbps25.41—64.43 Mbps
51Southampton439.46 Mbps17.86—46.39 Mbps
52Harrow524.21 Mbps25.23—49.11 Mbps
53Bexley529.68 Mbps16.73—22.48 Mbps
54Barnsley220.41 Mbps16.64—37.57 Mbps
55Islington300.45 Mbps21.05—51.74 Mbps
56Trafford615.7 Mbps21.06—54.75 Mbps
57Oldham549.06 Mbps19.18—47.54 Mbps
58Northampton489.77 Mbps24.73—54.86 Mbps
59Rochdale507.45 Mbps21.95—37.21 Mbps
60Portsmouth150.71 Mbps28.79—71 Mbps
61Solihull524.5 Mbps27.44—51.94 Mbps
62Luton54.22 Mbps10.05—28.55 Mbps
63Dagenham523.84 Mbps24.63—60.33 Mbps
64York899.94 Mbps18.12—52.15 Mbps
65Warrington147.8 Mbps21.52—50.12 Mbps
66Mitcham280.51 Mbps17.72—50.43 Mbps
67Sutton517.18 Mbps22.68—58.74 Mbps
68Gateshead482.77 Mbps12.06—40.63 Mbps
69Peterborough276.39 Mbps16.89—36.99 Mbps
70Stockton-on-Tees378.68 Mbps17.27—37.69 Mbps
71Richmond511.68 Mbps20.14—58.42 Mbps
72Aberdeen513.93 Mbps20.95—44.02 Mbps
73Colchester507.42 Mbps22.75—58.5 Mbps
74Bath318.56 Mbps25.25—61.77 Mbps
75Bury385.42 Mbps21.22—50.48 Mbps
76Basildon318.08 Mbps24.17—45.52 Mbps
77Hammersmith433.71 Mbps24.69—60.88 Mbps
78Southend-on-Sea297.69 Mbps25.76—63.15 Mbps
79Chelmsford309.43 Mbps19.65—39.65 Mbps
80Basingstoke281.67 Mbps34.57—70.64 Mbps
81Kingston upon Thames929.81 Mbps19.18—67.86 Mbps
82High Wycombe150.96 Mbps14.27—37.32 Mbps
83Bedford148.03 Mbps14.58—53.79 Mbps
84Maidstone391.47 Mbps20.05—47.67 Mbps
85Canterbury310.28 Mbps22.85—48.26 Mbps
86Bournemouth291.35 Mbps16.24—41.39 Mbps
87Reading173.96 Mbps18.24—68.02 Mbps
88Harrogate323.1 Mbps21.04—50.53 Mbps
89Kensington248.37 Mbps9.87—16.29 Mbps
90Oxford421.52 Mbps20.4—49.54 Mbps
91Braintree498.62 Mbps30.31—66.98 Mbps
92Maidenhead523.75 Mbps28.52—48.34 Mbps
93Poole451.96 Mbps20.41—44.77 Mbps
94Slough251.31 Mbps24.74—51.24 Mbps
95Huddersfield916.46 Mbps20.14—48.05 Mbps
96Blackburn309.11 Mbps14.11—48.77 Mbps
97Guildford518.13 Mbps20.57—55.6 Mbps
98Reigate143.85 Mbps16.19—39.13 Mbps
99Dundee440 Mbps26.07—64.89 Mbps
100St Albans168.57 Mbps20.98—52.52 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about TalkTalk Broadband

How fast are TalkTalk's broadband download speeds?
The fastest internet speed we've seen for TalkTalk is 929.81 Mbps, and most people see broadband download speeds in the range of 19.34—50.48 Mbps.
Where is TalkTalk Broadband Available?
We have recorded TalkTalk Broadband internet speed tests in over 100 towns and cities, including Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Barnet.
How do TalkTalk's speeds compare to other internet providers?
TalkTalk Broadband is ranked as the 6th fastest internet provider in The United Kingdom.
How many people use TalkTalk as their ISP?
In The United Kingdom, TalkTalk Broadband is the 5th most popular broadband provider.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021