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 916.46 Mbps from TalkTalk's coverage area, and most of their users see real-world internet speeds in the range of 16.59 to 44.99 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 11.87 to 51.85 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 63.04 Mbps, and most of their customers obtain speeds between 29.5 and 63.04 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 Mbps262.08—532.72 Mbps523.15 Mbps
2Heddon on the Wall266.09 Mbps152.19—159.33 Mbps153.7 Mbps
3Featherstone768.37 Mbps64.44—527.77 Mbps113.39 Mbps
4Fleet118.92 Mbps43.63—93.66 Mbps88.16 Mbps
5Newtown St Boswells147.48 Mbps65.28—126.87 Mbps81.71 Mbps

TalkTalk's Slowest Towns and Cities in The United Kingdom

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed
1Freshwater59.8 Mbps0.27—0.43 Mbps0.27 Mbps
2Yaxley0.84 Mbps0.3—0.84 Mbps0.68 Mbps
3Hillsborough52.07 Mbps0.78—4.83 Mbps1.18 Mbps
4Shipton18.29 Mbps1.21—1.46 Mbps1.28 Mbps
5Histon19.89 Mbps0.89—4.72 Mbps1.56 Mbps

TalkTalk Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeTalkTalkUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps33.34%28.67%
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
1Bradford911.98 Mbps13.66—42.21 Mbps
2Liverpool473.45 Mbps14.47—36.89 Mbps
3Edinburgh512.3 Mbps12.58—36.7 Mbps
4Bristol573.25 Mbps17.37—42.87 Mbps
5Barnet202.18 Mbps19.42—47.28 Mbps
6Croydon292.87 Mbps15.36—48.06 Mbps
7Coventry308.18 Mbps20.55—51.23 Mbps
8Leicester179.75 Mbps17.37—59.28 Mbps
9Forest Gate227.12 Mbps23.12—54.74 Mbps
10Wakefield872.7 Mbps14.26—43.68 Mbps
11Ealing306.37 Mbps19.45—49.79 Mbps
12Cheshire West and Chester276.46 Mbps13.44—36.39 Mbps
13Enfield Town472.24 Mbps23.74—62.26 Mbps
14Bromley245.59 Mbps14.93—39.43 Mbps
15Nottingham269.12 Mbps20.28—50.29 Mbps
16Brent382.42 Mbps22.02—49.77 Mbps
17Sandwell234.82 Mbps23.8—43.6 Mbps
18Wandsworth235 Mbps11.85—40.1 Mbps
19Wigan485.54 Mbps20.24—50.03 Mbps
20Lambeth390.36 Mbps12.36—37.31 Mbps
21Wirral151.42 Mbps13.25—36.96 Mbps
22Dudley514.69 Mbps17.3—47.95 Mbps
23Tower Hamlets273.21 Mbps21.65—58.94 Mbps
24Southwark883.28 Mbps15.42—39.86 Mbps
25Doncaster277.25 Mbps11.76—35.12 Mbps
26Hillingdon131.88 Mbps19.11—37.16 Mbps
27Redbridge386.2 Mbps18.27—42 Mbps
28Lewisham152.13 Mbps15.47—51.2 Mbps
29Newcastle upon Tyne458.26 Mbps16.76—40.02 Mbps
30Stockport556.02 Mbps18.94—55.28 Mbps
31Brighton495.14 Mbps17.85—40.7 Mbps
32Greenwich443.52 Mbps19.9—51.84 Mbps
33Bolton473.69 Mbps19.05—55.07 Mbps
34Walsall379.76 Mbps18.98—46.08 Mbps
35Hackney525.13 Mbps16.85—48.46 Mbps
36Gillingham150.56 Mbps15.32—51.78 Mbps
37Sunderland497.12 Mbps16.21—48.4 Mbps
38Waltham Forest413.25 Mbps12.66—44.22 Mbps
39Belfast253.67 Mbps19.96—56.94 Mbps
40Hounslow379.49 Mbps21.99—53.7 Mbps
41Haringey275.74 Mbps15.44—47.06 Mbps
42Rotherham144.1 Mbps15.31—36.92 Mbps
43Plymouth196.98 Mbps16.85—36.87 Mbps
44Camden440.08 Mbps15.44—43.29 Mbps
45Wolverhampton522.51 Mbps17.93—50.66 Mbps
46Romford150.81 Mbps17.94—50.88 Mbps
47Derby151.39 Mbps15—38.47 Mbps
48Stoke-on-Trent441.39 Mbps20.63—49.27 Mbps
49London490.17 Mbps17.69—49.45 Mbps
50Salford676.52 Mbps19.25—55.23 Mbps
51Southampton439.46 Mbps15.47—38.32 Mbps
52Harrow152.23 Mbps23.18—37.34 Mbps
53Bexley529.68 Mbps13.37—24.56 Mbps
54Barnsley220.41 Mbps14.62—36.77 Mbps
55Islington300.45 Mbps17.03—49.49 Mbps
56Trafford615.7 Mbps16.63—49.03 Mbps
57Oldham549.06 Mbps16.97—44.46 Mbps
58Northampton306.98 Mbps23.36—52 Mbps
59Rochdale507.45 Mbps19.68—37.12 Mbps
60Portsmouth150.71 Mbps25.46—70.7 Mbps
61Solihull149.61 Mbps25.82—49.09 Mbps
62Luton66.23 Mbps26.03—40.68 Mbps
63Dagenham249.77 Mbps22.82—55.8 Mbps
64York899.94 Mbps16.41—46.11 Mbps
65Warrington147.8 Mbps19—39.66 Mbps
66Mitcham146.96 Mbps17.49—41.82 Mbps
67Sutton336.35 Mbps18.05—52.1 Mbps
68Gateshead149.38 Mbps9.74—37.59 Mbps
69Peterborough149.37 Mbps17.35—37.51 Mbps
70Stockton-on-Tees378.68 Mbps15.15—36.96 Mbps
71Richmond151.44 Mbps18.44—56.22 Mbps
72Aberdeen233.58 Mbps19.2—41.86 Mbps
73Colchester369.2 Mbps19.89—47.76 Mbps
74Bath318.56 Mbps22.84—61.17 Mbps
75Bury142.63 Mbps19.32—42.9 Mbps
76Basildon150.71 Mbps23—39.43 Mbps
77Hammersmith301.86 Mbps18.99—54.54 Mbps
78Southend-on-Sea149.39 Mbps18.06—56.19 Mbps
79Chelmsford306.19 Mbps15.51—37.17 Mbps
80Basingstoke150.32 Mbps28.5—70.57 Mbps
81Kingston upon Thames146.98 Mbps16.44—59.95 Mbps
82High Wycombe150.96 Mbps13.72—36.12 Mbps
83Bedford148.03 Mbps13.91—42.89 Mbps
84Maidstone391.47 Mbps19.65—42.23 Mbps
85Canterbury150.17 Mbps18.24—45.02 Mbps
86Bournemouth291.35 Mbps12.67—36.27 Mbps
87Reading168.21 Mbps17.26—68.5 Mbps
88Harrogate323.1 Mbps13.01—44.09 Mbps
89Kensington132.93 Mbps10.01—16.32 Mbps
90Oxford152.11 Mbps15.71—40.68 Mbps
91Braintree448.6 Mbps29.99—64.55 Mbps
92Maidenhead152.06 Mbps29.26—48.16 Mbps
93Poole149.37 Mbps16.33—41.71 Mbps
94Slough150.28 Mbps20.86—51.21 Mbps
95Huddersfield916.46 Mbps17.78—39.43 Mbps
96Blackburn149.93 Mbps13.51—41.08 Mbps
97Guildford518.13 Mbps17.23—54.16 Mbps
98Reigate126.61 Mbps13.88—36.14 Mbps
99Dundee432.79 Mbps22.81—54.37 Mbps
100St Albans149.09 Mbps18.26—38.88 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 916.46 Mbps, and most people see broadband download speeds in the range of 16.59—44.99 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: 08 May 2021