Broadband Statistics for Argyll and Bute, Argyll and Bute
Broadband Providers1
Fastest Speed534.07 Mbps
Average Speed17.6 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

ISPs in Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute residents have run speed tests on 1 broadband provider. This number is 83.11% below the United Kingdom average of 5.92 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 17.53—18.42 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 17.6 Mbps, which is 52.57% below the The United Kingdom national average of 37.11 Mbps, and 17.14% below the average of 21.24 Mbps in Argyll and Bute. Internet speeds in Argyll and Bute are typically faster than Oban, but slower than Strone. Nearby cities include Baile Mor with speeds 0.47—4.14 Mbps, Isle of Mull with speeds 1.56—2.85 Mbps, and Dervaig with speeds 25—48.74 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • BT in Argyll and Bute
    17.53 — 18.42 Mbps
    534.07 Mbps
    17.6 Mbps

Broadband in Argyll and Bute


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Best speed range city in Argyll and Bute

534.07 Mbps

Argyll and Bute's fastest speed

17.53—18.42 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Argyll and Bute residents

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Argyll and Bute Broadband Speed Map

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 
London5284.34 Mbps35.65—93.94 Mbps48.29 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.73 Mbps28.66—99.25 Mbps36.98 MbpsFaster
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps23.43—89.32 Mbps32.35 MbpsFaster
Nottingham934.56 Mbps23.56—52.99 Mbps28.11 MbpsFaster
Sheffield932.42 Mbps22.98—66.21 Mbps30.98 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps29.89—109.32 Mbps41.55 MbpsFaster
Glasgow913.93 Mbps17.79—70.17 Mbps28.69 MbpsFaster
Leicester917.75 Mbps26.16—92.6 Mbps35.92 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh705.74 Mbps33.54—109.42 Mbps44.28 MbpsFaster
Argyll and Bute534.07 Mbps17.53—18.42 Mbps17.6 Mbps-

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Argyll and Bute

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Garelochhead495.36 Mbps30.45—60.19 Mbps43.18 Mbps6
2Rhu476.35 Mbps25.22—102.98 Mbps37.47 Mbps6
3Connel373.45 Mbps25.26—69.02 Mbps32.12 Mbps3
4Clachaig643.03 Mbps15.61—54.51 Mbps25.02 Mbps3
5Saddell902.54 Mbps17.58—51.21 Mbps24.86 Mbps5
6Helensburgh716.59 Mbps15.71—54.45 Mbps22.46 Mbps5
7Achahoish477.58 Mbps7.1—33.17 Mbps12.67 Mbps3
8Bute324.25 Mbps6.93—25.41 Mbps9.75 Mbps5
9Campbeltown149.22 Mbps5.46—19.99 Mbps8.36 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 
13Cairndow224.22 Mbps16.24—44.91 Mbps18.39 MbpsFaster
14Strone57.56 Mbps8.41—26.63 Mbps18.16 MbpsFaster
15Argyll and Bute534.07 Mbps17.53—18.42 Mbps17.6 Mbps-
16Oban186.71 Mbps8.99—33.44 Mbps15.07 MbpsSlower
17Bowmore66.1 Mbps8.52—19.74 Mbps14.5 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, 100% were fast, 0% slow, and 0% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
BT01 Aug 2021 20:57:54441 mins0.15 Mbps0.31 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Argyll and Bute

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1BT534.07 Mbps17.53—18.42 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 534.07 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 17.53—18.42 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 17.53 to 18.42 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Argyll and Bute?
Users in Argyll and Bute see an average internet speed of 17.53 up to 3046 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.
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: 03 Aug 2021