Broadband Statistics for Blackpool, Blackpool
Broadband Providers12
Fastest Speed911.38 Mbps
Average Speed33.06 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

Blackpool Broadband Options

Blackpool residents have run speed tests on 12 broadband providers. This number is 99.67% above the United Kingdom average of 6.01 internet service providers. ISPs available in Blackpool include Sky Broadband, Virgin Media, and BT. The most common broadband provider in Blackpool is Sky Broadband, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 314.57 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 20.93—53.21 Mbps. Blackpool's fastest provider is BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 911.38 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Blackpool is 33.06 Mbps, which is 9.80% below the The United Kingdom national average of 36.65 Mbps, and 0% below the average of 33.06 Mbps in Blackpool.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in Blackpool
    47.62 — 179.19 Mbps
    644.66 Mbps
    70.5 Mbps
  • EE in Blackpool
    30 — 72.74 Mbps
    627.95 Mbps
    36.05 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Blackpool
    29 — 59.16 Mbps
    239.97 Mbps
    33.95 Mbps
  • BT in Blackpool
    24.92 — 64.66 Mbps
    911.38 Mbps
    33.64 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Blackpool
    20.93 — 53.21 Mbps
    314.57 Mbps
    27.64 Mbps
  • Zen Internet in Blackpool
    10.94 — 60.38 Mbps
    208.01 Mbps
    18.41 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Blackpool
    15.46 — 32.74 Mbps
    74.13 Mbps
    20.78 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Blackpool
    8.66 — 36.41 Mbps
    511.79 Mbps
    12.45 Mbps
  • KCOM in Blackpool
    4.24 — 42.84 Mbps
    73.69 Mbps
    7.68 Mbps
  • O2 Broadband
    3.25 — 22.24 Mbps
    64.45 Mbps
    7.46 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Blackpool
    6.22 — 11.98 Mbps
    64.13 Mbps
    6.94 Mbps
  • Glide in Blackpool
    3.57 — 6.26 Mbps
    12.62 Mbps
    3.57 Mbps

Broadband in Blackpool

421st

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

1st

Best speed range city in Blackpool

911.38 Mbps

Blackpool's fastest speed

24.75—74.29 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Blackpool residents

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Blackpool Broadband Speed Map

Blackpool Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeBlackpoolUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps31.82%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps29.01%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps20.30%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps6.57%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps10.76%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps1.53%2.33%

How Blackpool Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps34.83—93.77 Mbps47.22 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.73 Mbps27.77—95.58 Mbps36.44 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps28.81—108.57 Mbps39.7 MbpsFaster
Leicester917.75 Mbps25.15—92.23 Mbps35.1 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh705.74 Mbps31.34—108.74 Mbps41.17 MbpsFaster
Blackpool911.38 Mbps24.75—74.29 Mbps33.06 Mbps-
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps22.22—86.42 Mbps31.26 MbpsSlower
Nottingham934.56 Mbps23.48—53.44 Mbps28.15 MbpsSlower
Sheffield932.42 Mbps21.81—64.39 Mbps29.73 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps16.22—69.54 Mbps26.21 MbpsSlower

Blackpool 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 Blackpool Compares for Internet Speed in Blackpool

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Blackpool911.38 Mbps24.75—74.29 Mbps33.06 Mbps-

Blackpool Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Blackpool testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Blackpool ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Blackpool 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 Blackpool's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 44.05% were fast, 24.89% slow, and 31.06% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Plusnet26 Jul 2021 22:05:34236 secs53.39 Mbps56.53 Mbps
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 21:02:3924 mins6.87 Mbps30.07 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 19:48:35238 secs13.85 Mbps10.35 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 18:45:5227 mins0.13 Mbps2.21 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 18:48:30257 secs13.9 Mbps38.66 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 17:46:55310 mins1.07 Mbps3.91 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 17:48:50226 secs38.89 Mbps34.31 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 16:51:32228 secs134.24 Mbps138.78 Mbps
BT26 Jul 2021 16:29:38240 secs49.77 Mbps50.14 Mbps
BT26 Jul 2021 15:49:1826 mins30.79 Mbps38.1 MbpsImproved
EE26 Jul 2021 14:06:0027 mins36.19 Mbps36.1 Mbps
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 13:55:33410 mins68.64 Mbps70.38 Mbps
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 13:27:28230 secs59.43 Mbps55.42 Mbps
EE26 Jul 2021 12:49:4923 mins0.83 Mbps0.9 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 12:49:0824 mins66.84 Mbps69.25 Mbps
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 12:07:45235 secs15.63 Mbps19.45 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 11:22:4024 mins129 Mbps187.03 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 10:41:0193 mins33.9 Mbps33.83 Mbps
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 09:44:15423 mins71.73 Mbps463.8 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 09:03:18317 mins15.79 Mbps46.91 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Blackpool

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media644.66 Mbps47.62—179.19 Mbps
2EE627.95 Mbps30—72.74 Mbps
3BT911.38 Mbps24.92—64.66 Mbps
4Vodafone239.97 Mbps29—59.16 Mbps
5Zen Internet208.01 Mbps10.94—60.38 Mbps
6Sky Broadband314.57 Mbps20.93—53.21 Mbps
7TalkTalk511.79 Mbps8.66—36.41 Mbps
8Plusnet74.13 Mbps15.46—32.74 Mbps
9KCOM73.69 Mbps4.24—42.84 Mbps
10O2 Broadband64.45 Mbps3.25—22.24 Mbps
11Post Office Broadband64.13 Mbps6.22—11.98 Mbps
12Glide12.62 Mbps3.57—6.26 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Blackpool

How many broadband providers in Blackpool are there?
Blackpool has 12 ISPs tested by its 139,305 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Blackpool?
BT is the fastest broadband provider in Blackpool with 911.38 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 24.92—64.66 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Blackpool?
The best internet provider in Blackpool is Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 47.62 to 179.19 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Blackpool?
Users in Blackpool see an average internet speed of 24.75 up to 693 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 911.38 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Blackpool?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Blackpool, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 314.57 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Blackpool?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Blackpool, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 644.66 Mbps.
Is BT available in Blackpool?
Broadband service from BT is available in Blackpool, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 911.38 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Blackpool?
The broadband provider with the most users in Blackpool is Sky Broadband.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021