Broadband Statistics for Argyll and Bute, Argyll and Bute
Broadband Providers1
Fastest Speed55.52 Mbps
Average Speed17.58 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

ISPs in Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute residents have run speed tests on 1 broadband provider. This number is 83.22% below the United Kingdom average of 5.96 internet service providers. The most common broadband provider in Argyll and Bute is BT, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 55.52 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 17.46—18.4 Mbps. Argyll and Bute's fastest provider is also BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 55.52 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Argyll and Bute is 17.58 Mbps, which is 46.58% below the The United Kingdom national average of 32.91 Mbps, and 12.97% below the average of 20.2 Mbps in Argyll and Bute. Internet speeds in Argyll and Bute are typically faster than Lochgilphead, but slower than Cairndow. Nearby cities include Baile Mor with speeds 0.47—3.85 Mbps, Isle of Mull with speeds 5.66—23.93 Mbps, and Dervaig with speeds 15.98—36.79 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • BT in Argyll and Bute
    17.46 — 18.4 Mbps
    55.52 Mbps
    17.58 Mbps

Broadband in Argyll and Bute


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Best speed range city in Argyll and Bute

55.52 Mbps

Argyll and Bute's fastest speed

17.46—18.4 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Argyll and Bute residents

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Argyll and Bute Competitive Broadband Speed Map

How Argyll and Bute Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps31.58—92.44 Mbps43.48 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.73 Mbps22.02—89.57 Mbps32.7 MbpsFaster
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps16.92—71.32 Mbps25.14 MbpsFaster
Nottingham917.03 Mbps18.87—70.07 Mbps27.84 MbpsFaster
Sheffield926.71 Mbps18.01—57.79 Mbps25.27 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps23.71—99.71 Mbps33.69 MbpsFaster
Glasgow912.04 Mbps12.02—59.62 Mbps18 MbpsFaster
Leicester917.75 Mbps20.66—84.04 Mbps30.77 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps21.01—102.77 Mbps33.36 MbpsFaster
Argyll and Bute55.52 Mbps17.46—18.4 Mbps17.58 Mbps-

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Argyll and Bute

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Rhu488.39 Mbps26.72—95.59 Mbps40.56 Mbps6
2Garelochhead506.71 Mbps22.18—55.86 Mbps31.85 Mbps7
3Helensburgh392.84 Mbps17.06—60.34 Mbps26.92 Mbps5
4Saddell630.27 Mbps16.47—46.22 Mbps20.86 Mbps5
5Clachaig73.61 Mbps11.42—53.59 Mbps18.11 Mbps3
6Bute324.25 Mbps9.17—35.91 Mbps12.43 Mbps5
7Achahoish477.58 Mbps8.11—32 Mbps12.27 Mbps3

Argyll and Bute Broadband Over Time

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

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
11Clachaig73.61 Mbps11.42—53.59 Mbps18.11 MbpsFaster
12Cairndow62.13 Mbps16.1—42.74 Mbps17.99 MbpsFaster
13Argyll and Bute55.52 Mbps17.46—18.4 Mbps17.58 Mbps-
14Lochgilphead73.99 Mbps12.94—36.32 Mbps16.14 MbpsSlower
15Bowmore65.68 Mbps8.16—32.13 Mbps13.78 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 2 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, 50% were fast, 0% slow, and 50% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
BT18 Apr 2021 19:24:172101 secs1.44 Mbps1.42 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT19 Mar 2021 20:39:2422 mins0.37 Mbps1 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT06 Mar 2021 14:14:2725 mins1.29 Mbps1.39 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT02 Mar 2021 05:10:50235 secs4.7 Mbps5.42 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Argyll and Bute

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1BT55.52 Mbps17.46—18.4 Mbps

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 55.52 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 17.46—18.4 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Argyll and Bute?
The best internet provider in Argyll and Bute in BT, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 17.46 to 18.4 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Argyll and Bute?
Users in Argyll and Bute see an average internet speed of 17.46 up to 3049 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 55.52 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 55.52 Mbps.
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: 20 Apr 2021