Belfast City Centre Broadband

Belfast City Centre
Belfast City Centre residents have run speed tests on 11 providers. This number is 85.50% above the United Kingdom average of 5.93 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 127.64 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 7.16—28.8 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 17.17 Mbps, which is 33.50% below the The United Kingdom national average of 25.82 Mbps, and 0.12% below the average of 17.19 Mbps in Belfast. Internet speeds in Belfast City Centre are typically faster than Ardoyne, but slower than Castlereagh. Nearby cities include Belfast with speeds 13.88—54.27 Mbps, and Springfield with speeds 0.58—10.83 Mbps.

Providers

  • Virgin Media in Belfast City Centre
    25.89—105.87
    779.74
    39.29
  • BT in Belfast City Centre
    13.55—52.23
    883.15
    20.87
  • Vodafone in Belfast City Centre
    15.42—40.38
    108.13
    19.76
  • KCOM in Belfast City Centre
    7.12—41.71
    64.39
    10.97
  • EE in Belfast City Centre
    10.44—34.05
    267.38
    14.78
  • Plusnet in Belfast City Centre
    8.78—31.71
    73.48
    12.63
  • TalkTalk in Belfast City Centre
    8.37—32.12
    88.53
    12.18
  • Sky Broadband in Belfast City Centre
    7.16—28.8
    127.64
    10.47
  • Zen Internet in Belfast City Centre
    9.19—20.18
    58.8
    15.16
  • Post Office Broadband in Belfast City Centre
    5.54—24.61
    72.44
    8.76
  • CIX in Belfast City Centre
    3.68—15.14
    201.36
    7.64

Internet in Belfast City Centre

212th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

6th

Best speed range city in Belfast

883.15 Mbps

Belfast City Centre's fastest speed

11.4—52.45 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Belfast City Centre residents

How Belfast City Centre Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
London3385.49 Mbps22.26—73.67 Mbps33.36 MbpsFaster
Birmingham931.57 Mbps16.6—70.48 Mbps25.94 MbpsFaster
Liverpool912.85 Mbps13.07—55.31 Mbps19.09 MbpsFaster
Nottingham834.74 Mbps15.11—62.57 Mbps22.72 MbpsFaster
Sheffield815.42 Mbps13.7—47.54 Mbps19.56 MbpsFaster
Bristol902.73 Mbps16.65—73.62 Mbps25.14 MbpsFaster
Leicester910.64 Mbps16.54—70.38 Mbps24.61 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps15.45—87.53 Mbps25.36 MbpsFaster
Belfast City Centre883.15 Mbps11.4—52.45 Mbps17.17 Mbps-
Glasgow898.7 Mbps8.31—41.03 Mbps11.89 MbpsSlower

Belfast City Centre Over Time



How Belfast City Centre Compares for Internet Speed in Belfast

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
4Belfast506.13 Mbps13.88—54.27 Mbps18.05 MbpsFaster
5Castlereagh280.19 Mbps13.43—53.29 Mbps17.73 MbpsFaster
6Belfast City Centre883.15 Mbps11.4—52.45 Mbps17.17 Mbps-
7Ardoyne755.14 Mbps9.51—35.07 Mbps13.79 MbpsSlower
8Springfield234.17 Mbps0.58—10.83 Mbps7.2 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 3 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, 46.9% were fast, 26.9% slow, and 26.21% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media28 Sep 2020 21:51:15377 secs15.41 Mbps86.42 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk28 Sep 2020 19:21:4242 mins63.51 Mbps64.89 Mbps
Virgin Media28 Sep 2020 18:49:3235 mins62.47 Mbps57.8 Mbps
TalkTalk28 Sep 2020 18:43:53240 secs37.86 Mbps50.12 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media28 Sep 2020 18:15:38228 secs102.07 Mbps98.21 Mbps
Sky Broadband28 Sep 2020 13:59:47243 secs5.09 Mbps12.92 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk27 Sep 2020 22:20:58246 secs0.73 Mbps1.35 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk27 Sep 2020 21:02:51431 mins4.82 Mbps4.3 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband27 Sep 2020 13:18:41230 mins5.12 Mbps5.33 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk27 Sep 2020 07:34:4023 mins43.44 Mbps28.39 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media26 Sep 2020 21:56:50237 secs106.18 Mbps100.82 Mbps
TalkTalk26 Sep 2020 20:24:2224 mins47.88 Mbps44.97 Mbps
Virgin Media26 Sep 2020 19:39:38421 mins104.54 Mbps95.91 Mbps
Virgin Media26 Sep 2020 18:37:38222 secs29.05 Mbps42.49 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk26 Sep 2020 13:33:56233 secs1.02 Mbps7.4 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk26 Sep 2020 10:26:11736 mins0.79 Mbps14.06 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk25 Sep 2020 23:58:28230 secs36.61 Mbps36.37 Mbps
TalkTalk25 Sep 2020 21:32:50831 mins27.45 Mbps10.52 MbpsNeeds help
TalkTalk25 Sep 2020 18:26:34413 mins1.27 Mbps35.95 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media25 Sep 2020 16:04:16413 mins25.99 Mbps14.4 MbpsNeeds help

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Belfast City Centre

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media779.74 Mbps25.89—105.87 Mbps
2BT883.15 Mbps13.55—52.23 Mbps
3Vodafone108.13 Mbps15.42—40.38 Mbps
4KCOM64.39 Mbps7.12—41.71 Mbps
5EE267.38 Mbps10.44—34.05 Mbps
6Plusnet73.48 Mbps8.78—31.71 Mbps
7TalkTalk88.53 Mbps8.37—32.12 Mbps
8Zen Internet58.8 Mbps9.19—20.18 Mbps
9Sky Broadband127.64 Mbps7.16—28.8 Mbps
10CIX201.36 Mbps3.68—15.14 Mbps
11Post Office Broadband72.44 Mbps5.54—24.61 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 13.55—52.23 Mbps.
The best provider in Belfast City Centre in Virgin Media, and their users typically see speeds in the range of 25.89 to 105.87 Mbps.
Users in Belfast City Centre see an average internet speed of 11.4 up to 1013 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 127.64 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: 28 Sep 2020