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 21.2 to 53.69 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 16.65 to 63.16 Mbps. Of the smaller cities TalkTalk Broadband serves, such as Acton Scott, Baulking, Milden, Frankley, and Adlestrop, maximum internet speeds vary from 0 to 109.03 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 36.6 and 109.03 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
1Bingley839.12 Mbps121.07—527.01 Mbps402.14 Mbps
2Heddon on the Wall266.09 Mbps152.53—159.33 Mbps153.8 Mbps
3Culcheth and Glazebury147.72 Mbps94.69—145.89 Mbps96.35 Mbps
4Yatton Keynell461.18 Mbps69.18—435.23 Mbps95.49 Mbps
5Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green94.83 Mbps93.21—94.47 Mbps93.85 Mbps

TalkTalk's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Freshwater59.8 Mbps0.27—7.74 Mbps0.28 Mbps
2Waltham Abbey31.25 Mbps0.39—3.33 Mbps0.43 Mbps
3East Halton17.53 Mbps0.53—8.36 Mbps0.54 Mbps
4Shipton18.29 Mbps1.21—1.46 Mbps1.28 Mbps
5Bramshott and Liphook74.39 Mbps1.24—20.59 Mbps1.49 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 Mbps20.05—54 Mbps
2Liverpool518.49 Mbps19.75—48.14 Mbps
3Edinburgh522.52 Mbps18.82—44.69 Mbps
4Bristol704.37 Mbps20.99—49.5 Mbps
5Barnet522.86 Mbps21.61—53.16 Mbps
6Croydon524.46 Mbps20.54—57.47 Mbps
7Coventry517.75 Mbps25.43—59.27 Mbps
8Leicester495.78 Mbps21.91—71.96 Mbps
9Forest Gate524.52 Mbps24.61—60.99 Mbps
10Wakefield730.33 Mbps17.79—49.72 Mbps
11Ealing515.51 Mbps25.43—60.59 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester465.61 Mbps20.75—54.62 Mbps
13Enfield Town439.51 Mbps28.03—70.48 Mbps
14Bromley399.42 Mbps17.41—54.68 Mbps
15Nottingham516.63 Mbps20.38—48.43 Mbps
16Brent523.37 Mbps24.62—56.01 Mbps
17Sandwell482.73 Mbps27.98—55.2 Mbps
18Wandsworth355.33 Mbps16.86—51.47 Mbps
19Wigan485.54 Mbps24.41—55.01 Mbps
20Lambeth504.16 Mbps17.58—51.31 Mbps
21Wirral492.82 Mbps18.66—46.53 Mbps
22Dudley514.69 Mbps21.01—55.65 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets515.32 Mbps26.84—62.16 Mbps
24Southwark881.84 Mbps19.63—52.5 Mbps
25Doncaster530.74 Mbps19.18—39.61 Mbps
26Hillingdon332.16 Mbps26.64—47.93 Mbps
27Redbridge801.6 Mbps21.8—56.47 Mbps
28Lewisham497.6 Mbps25.38—62.03 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne486.06 Mbps20.06—48.42 Mbps
30Stockport731.62 Mbps23.24—56.08 Mbps
31Brighton526.66 Mbps22.76—54.86 Mbps
32Greenwich669.8 Mbps26.83—56.17 Mbps
33Bolton473.69 Mbps24.79—56.41 Mbps
34Walsall499.13 Mbps22.74—54.88 Mbps
35Hackney525.13 Mbps24.54—62.3 Mbps
36Gillingham518.69 Mbps15.36—50 Mbps
37Sunderland497.12 Mbps18.71—50.61 Mbps
38Waltham Forest527.04 Mbps18.02—51.6 Mbps
39Belfast253.67 Mbps25.31—56.39 Mbps
40Hounslow508.93 Mbps26.08—57.98 Mbps
41Haringey449.65 Mbps22.26—55.77 Mbps
42Rotherham527.01 Mbps23.33—45.36 Mbps
43Plymouth515.72 Mbps19.98—38.78 Mbps
44Camden487.57 Mbps21.16—51.7 Mbps
45Wolverhampton522.51 Mbps21.86—56.05 Mbps
46Romford446.48 Mbps13.64—44.14 Mbps
47Derby374.54 Mbps24.69—54.99 Mbps
48Stoke-on-Trent497.61 Mbps23.51—61.01 Mbps
49London625.34 Mbps17.63—51.23 Mbps
50Salford830.87 Mbps27.25—69.4 Mbps
51Southampton523.83 Mbps20.49—50.49 Mbps
52Harrow524.21 Mbps26.28—51.12 Mbps
53Bexley529.68 Mbps16.93—23.17 Mbps
54Barnsley436.98 Mbps18.01—39.69 Mbps
55Islington415.5 Mbps23.48—54.4 Mbps
56Trafford615.7 Mbps24.73—60.15 Mbps
57Oldham549.06 Mbps21.51—49.98 Mbps
58Northampton520.04 Mbps24.54—55.17 Mbps
59Rochdale507.45 Mbps24.88—43.49 Mbps
60Portsmouth155.5 Mbps30.32—70.93 Mbps
61Solihull524.5 Mbps28.27—55.91 Mbps
62Luton62.03 Mbps23.35—40.68 Mbps
63Dagenham523.84 Mbps24.88—61.86 Mbps
64York904.45 Mbps21.02—58.16 Mbps
65Warrington304.37 Mbps22.5—54.47 Mbps
66Mitcham376.5 Mbps21.01—59.68 Mbps
67Sutton517.18 Mbps26.02—60.57 Mbps
68Gateshead482.77 Mbps13.4—42.25 Mbps
69Peterborough276.39 Mbps17.47—37.86 Mbps
70Stockton-on-Tees378.68 Mbps10.41—37.06 Mbps
71Richmond523.73 Mbps24.38—55.74 Mbps
72Aberdeen513.93 Mbps21.74—48.03 Mbps
73Colchester709 Mbps23.11—60.14 Mbps
74Bath402.03 Mbps26.87—62 Mbps
75Bury497.39 Mbps22.6—51.52 Mbps
76Basildon318.08 Mbps18.55—63.79 Mbps
77Hammersmith490.86 Mbps24.2—57.54 Mbps
78Southend-on-Sea468.38 Mbps28.34—53.23 Mbps
79Chelmsford311.82 Mbps20.91—43.61 Mbps
80Basingstoke281.67 Mbps37.05—70.65 Mbps
81Kingston upon Thames929.81 Mbps19.6—62.95 Mbps
82High Wycombe151.73 Mbps14.93—39.89 Mbps
83Bedford148.03 Mbps17.67—55.16 Mbps
84Maidstone524.37 Mbps20.78—50.36 Mbps
85Canterbury513.77 Mbps24.61—54.41 Mbps
86Bournemouth519 Mbps16.62—41.56 Mbps
87Reading599.46 Mbps18.41—67.29 Mbps
88Harrogate323.1 Mbps33.96—42.85 Mbps
89Kensington573.72 Mbps7.55—18.39 Mbps
90Oxford421.52 Mbps21.7—53.06 Mbps
91Braintree534.28 Mbps30.2—64.67 Mbps
92Maidenhead523.75 Mbps27.85—51.24 Mbps
93Poole451.96 Mbps22.22—44.81 Mbps
94Slough251.31 Mbps31.77—51.25 Mbps
95Huddersfield916.46 Mbps20.29—53.88 Mbps
96Blackburn309.11 Mbps18.41—49.85 Mbps
97Guildford518.13 Mbps23.1—58.07 Mbps
98Reigate174.44 Mbps18.35—53.69 Mbps
99Dundee440 Mbps26.51—67.17 Mbps
100St Albans168.57 Mbps27.83—65.52 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 21.2—53.69 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: 18 Oct 2021