Belfast City Centre Broadband

Belfast City Centre
Belfast City Centre residents have run speed tests on 11 providers. This number is 83.95% above the United Kingdom average of 5.98 providers. ISPs available in Belfast City Centre include Sky Broadband, Virgin Media, and BT. The most common provider in Belfast City Centre is Sky Broadband, with a maximum recorded speed of 131.55 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 7.62—30.77 Mbps. Belfast City Centre's fastest provider is BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 883.15 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world speed users will see in Belfast City Centre is 18.93 Mbps, which is 36.24% below the The United Kingdom national average of 29.69 Mbps, and 4.97% below the average of 19.92 Mbps in Belfast. Internet speeds in Belfast City Centre are typically faster than Castlereagh, but slower than Dunmurry. Nearby cities include Belfast with speeds 21.1—98.43 Mbps, and Springfield with speeds 0.55—10.83 Mbps.

Providers

  • Virgin Media in Belfast City Centre
    28.59—107.66
    779.74
    43.06
  • BT in Belfast City Centre
    13.69—54.78
    883.15
    21.64
  • Vodafone in Belfast City Centre
    17.05—43.25
    73.17
    23.31
  • EE in Belfast City Centre
    11.15—34.95
    267.38
    15.96
  • TalkTalk in Belfast City Centre
    10.19—35.51
    88.53
    15.02
  • Plusnet in Belfast City Centre
    8.35—31.22
    73.48
    12.03
  • Zen Internet in Belfast City Centre
    12.55—21.57
    58.8
    15.8
  • Sky Broadband in Belfast City Centre
    7.62—30.77
    131.55
    11.26
  • KCOM in Belfast City Centre
    9.77—25.89
    62.34
    11.93
  • Post Office Broadband in Belfast City Centre
    6.27—26.02
    72.44
    10
  • CIX in Belfast City Centre
    4.31—17.83
    213.03
    11.48

Internet in Belfast City Centre

263rd

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

5th

Best speed range city in Belfast

883.15 Mbps

Belfast City Centre's fastest speed

12.48—56.51 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Belfast City Centre residents

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How Belfast City Centre Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
London5284.34 Mbps26.94—83.37 Mbps37.11 MbpsFaster
Birmingham934.25 Mbps18.71—75.55 Mbps29.03 MbpsFaster
Liverpool859.49 Mbps14.63—64.35 Mbps21.79 MbpsFaster
Nottingham893.46 Mbps16.23—65.34 Mbps24.48 MbpsFaster
Sheffield926.7 Mbps15.49—53.25 Mbps21.96 MbpsFaster
Bristol910.76 Mbps19.49—92.12 Mbps28.94 MbpsFaster
Leicester910.64 Mbps18.43—74.33 Mbps27.57 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps17.98—95.21 Mbps29.95 MbpsFaster
Belfast City Centre883.15 Mbps12.48—56.51 Mbps18.93 Mbps-
Glasgow898.7 Mbps9.49—48.76 Mbps13.77 MbpsSlower

Belfast City Centre Over Time



How Belfast City Centre Compares for Internet Speed in Belfast

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
3Belfast656.99 Mbps21.1—98.43 Mbps31.85 MbpsFaster
4Dunmurry755.04 Mbps13.63—51.07 Mbps21.05 MbpsFaster
5Belfast City Centre883.15 Mbps12.48—56.51 Mbps18.93 Mbps-
6Castlereagh280.19 Mbps13.78—52.64 Mbps18.18 MbpsSlower
7Ardoyne755.14 Mbps9.58—36.77 Mbps14.34 MbpsSlower

Belfast City Centre Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Belfast City Centre test providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Belfast City Centre ran 4 speed tests per session. Looking at download speeds, if the Belfast City Centre 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 speed tests that don't vary by that much, we consider the final result to be the same. For Belfast City Centre's residents, of the speed tests we measured, 45.25% were fast, 22.05% slow, and 32.7% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 23:52:223106 secs103.02 Mbps45.75 MbpsNeeds help
BT18 Jan 2021 23:24:20515 mins1.01 Mbps22.98 MbpsImproved
Plusnet18 Jan 2021 23:29:1532 mins1.49 Mbps15.12 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 21:07:3226127 mins59.98 Mbps36.23 MbpsNeeds help
BT18 Jan 2021 22:29:1849 mins18.08 Mbps19.51 Mbps
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 21:36:12542 mins17.36 Mbps88.53 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk18 Jan 2021 21:56:30379 secs21.65 Mbps27.64 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk18 Jan 2021 21:53:52224 secs5.9 Mbps6.41 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 21:51:57232 secs61.83 Mbps77.08 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 21:36:31236 secs7.59 Mbps11.23 MbpsImproved
Plusnet18 Jan 2021 20:37:201342 mins6.5 Mbps6.81 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 20:40:28224 mins12.35 Mbps0.35 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 20:51:3633 mins7.95 Mbps6.67 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT18 Jan 2021 20:42:522104 secs0.32 Mbps0.01 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband18 Jan 2021 20:28:481010 mins0.59 Mbps1.51 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 20:04:54411 mins43.36 Mbps45.3 Mbps
TalkTalk18 Jan 2021 19:47:24228 mins67.65 Mbps67.45 Mbps
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 20:02:4942 mins224.08 Mbps164.8 MbpsNeeds help
TalkTalk18 Jan 2021 19:29:36261 secs2.93 Mbps20.81 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media18 Jan 2021 19:12:43517 mins9.91 Mbps33.22 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Belfast City Centre

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media779.74 Mbps28.59—107.66 Mbps
2BT883.15 Mbps13.69—54.78 Mbps
3CIX213.03 Mbps4.31—17.83 Mbps
4Vodafone73.17 Mbps17.05—43.25 Mbps
5EE267.38 Mbps11.15—34.95 Mbps
6TalkTalk88.53 Mbps10.19—35.51 Mbps
7KCOM62.34 Mbps9.77—25.89 Mbps
8Zen Internet58.8 Mbps12.55—21.57 Mbps
9Plusnet73.48 Mbps8.35—31.22 Mbps
10Sky Broadband131.55 Mbps7.62—30.77 Mbps
11Post Office Broadband72.44 Mbps6.27—26.02 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Belfast City Centre

Belfast City Centre has 11 ISPs tested.
BT is the fastest provider in Belfast City Centre with 883.15 Mbps, and an average speed range of 13.69—54.78 Mbps.
The best provider in Belfast City Centre in Virgin Media, and their users typically see speeds in the range of 28.59 to 107.66 Mbps.
Users in Belfast City Centre see an average internet speed of 12.48 up to 1088 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 883.15 Mbps.
Sky Broadband is available in Belfast City Centre, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 131.55 Mbps.
Virgin Media is available in Belfast City Centre, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 779.74 Mbps.
BT is available in Belfast City Centre, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 883.15 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Belfast City Centre is Sky Broadband.

Last updated: 18 Jan 2021