Broadband Statistics for Argyll and Bute, Argyll and Bute
Broadband Providers1
Fastest Speed534.07 Mbps
Median Speed17.48 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

Broadband Providers in Argyll and Bute

Residents in Argyll and Bute have run speed tests on 1 broadband provider. This number is 83.77% below the United Kingdom average of 6.16 internet service providers. The most common broadband provider in Argyll and Bute is BT, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 534.07 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 9.58—18.39 Mbps.

Argyll and Bute's fastest provider is also BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 534.07 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Argyll and Bute is 17.48 Mbps, which is 52.76% below the The United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps, and 14.23% below the average of 20.38 Mbps in Argyll and Bute.

Internet speeds in Argyll and Bute are typically faster than Oban, but slower than Portnacroish. Nearby locations include Baile Mor with speeds 0.46—3.85 Mbps, Isle of Mull with speeds 1.55—3.82 Mbps, and Dervaig with speeds 25—48.74 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

Broadband in Argyll and Bute

13th

Best speed range city in Argyll and Bute

534.07 Mbps

Argyll and Bute's fastest speed

10.12—18.39 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Argyll and Bute residents

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Average Broadband Speeds in Argyll and Bute

YearArgyll and Bute AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
20181.19 Mbps26.27 Mbps95.47% Slower
20190.93 Mbps30.63 Mbps96.96% Slower
202016.6 Mbps80.31 Mbps79.33% Slower
202159.97 Mbps66.05 Mbps9.21% Slower

Argyll and Bute Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeArgyll and ButeUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps26.88%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps72.04%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps1.08%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps0%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps0%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0%2.33%

How Argyll and Bute Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5794.21 Mbps34.16—94.02 Mbps46.8 MbpsFaster
Birmingham941.32 Mbps28.89—104.4 Mbps37.63 MbpsFaster
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps24.48—88.72 Mbps33.38 MbpsFaster
Nottingham934.56 Mbps21.14—50.4 Mbps25.33 MbpsFaster
Sheffield932.42 Mbps23.34—67.75 Mbps31.7 MbpsFaster
Bristol943.13 Mbps29.9—109.66 Mbps41.69 MbpsFaster
Glasgow913.93 Mbps19.39—70.47 Mbps30.92 MbpsFaster
Leicester933.42 Mbps26.97—94.14 Mbps36.59 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh869.7 Mbps31.54—108.38 Mbps39.81 MbpsFaster
Argyll and Bute534.07 Mbps10.12—18.39 Mbps17.48 Mbps-

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Argyll and Bute

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Garelochhead495.36 Mbps27.37—60.64 Mbps41.22 Mbps8
2Rhu476.35 Mbps23.78—88.77 Mbps35.69 Mbps7
3Connel373.45 Mbps21.19—60.63 Mbps27.76 Mbps4
4Saddell902.54 Mbps18.22—50.8 Mbps25.45 Mbps5
5Helensburgh716.59 Mbps14.3—49.77 Mbps19.92 Mbps5
6Clachaig643.03 Mbps10.4—50.36 Mbps16.22 Mbps3
7Achahoish477.58 Mbps10.41—42.59 Mbps15.15 Mbps3
8Bute324.25 Mbps6.91—26.47 Mbps9.74 Mbps5
9Campbeltown295.39 Mbps5.67—28.11 Mbps9.04 Mbps5

Argyll and Bute 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.

How Argyll and Bute Compares for Internet Speed in Argyll and Bute

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
11Helensburgh716.59 Mbps14.3—49.77 Mbps19.92 MbpsFaster
12Portnacroish93.18 Mbps14.74—39.62 Mbps19.02 MbpsFaster
13Argyll and Bute534.07 Mbps10.12—18.39 Mbps17.48 Mbps-
14Oban186.71 Mbps10.66—35.17 Mbps16.67 MbpsSlower
15Clachaig643.03 Mbps10.4—50.36 Mbps16.22 MbpsSlower

Argyll and Bute Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Argyll and Bute testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Argyll and Bute ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Argyll and Bute resident's final test is 10% faster than their starting download speed, we count that as a succesful and faster speed test result. We count an unsuccessful, slower result if the final result is 10% slower than the starting result; we'd hope their ISP contacts them ASAP! For broadband speed tests that don't vary by that much, we consider the final result to be the same. For Argyll and Bute's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 40% were fast, 20% slow, and 40% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
BT06 Oct 2021 06:06:22312 mins0.54 Mbps6.06 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT16 Sep 2021 12:06:14274 secs1.38 Mbps1.4 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT11 Sep 2021 08:29:13515 mins3.42 Mbps5.48 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT06 Sep 2021 17:38:3943 mins4.05 Mbps3.03 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT04 Sep 2021 12:54:24236 secs1.31 Mbps1.24 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Argyll and Bute

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1BT534.07 Mbps9.58—18.39 Mbps

Argyll and Bute Broadband Speed Map

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Argyll and Bute

How many broadband providers in Argyll and Bute are there?
Argyll and Bute has 1 ISP tested.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Argyll and Bute?
BT is the fastest broadband provider in Argyll and Bute with 534.07 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 9.58—18.39 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Argyll and Bute?
The best internet provider in Argyll and Bute is BT, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 9.58 to 18.39 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Argyll and Bute?
Users in Argyll and Bute see an average internet speed of 10.12 up to 3081 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 534.07 Mbps.
Is BT available in Argyll and Bute?
Broadband service from BT is available in Argyll and Bute, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 534.07 Mbps.
Is BT full fibre available in Argyll and Bute?
No, BT does not have full fibre to the home (also called FTTH or FTTP) in Argyll and Bute.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Argyll and Bute?
The broadband provider with the most users in Argyll and Bute is BT.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021