Broadband Statistics for Bury, Borough of Bury
Broadband Providers12
Fastest Speed794.66 Mbps
Average Speed25.54 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

Bury ISPs

Bury
Bury residents have run speed tests on 12 broadband providers. This number is 101.68% above the United Kingdom average of 5.95 internet service providers. ISPs available in Bury include Sky Broadband, BT, and Vodafone. The most common broadband provider in Bury is Sky Broadband, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 148.54 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 11.83—38.83 Mbps. Bury's fastest provider is BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 794.66 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Bury is 25.54 Mbps, which is 22.25% below the The United Kingdom national average of 32.85 Mbps, and 0% below the average of 25.54 Mbps in Borough of Bury.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in Bury
    42.87 — 123.98 Mbps
    541.27 Mbps
    69.92 Mbps
  • BT in Bury
    30.28 — 71.3 Mbps
    794.66 Mbps
    42.31 Mbps
  • Zen Internet in Bury
    26.88 — 54.67 Mbps
    181.37 Mbps
    34.05 Mbps
  • O2 Broadband
    28.05 — 46.66 Mbps
    49.25 Mbps
    29.61 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Bury
    24.39 — 52.46 Mbps
    743.98 Mbps
    28.29 Mbps
  • EE in Bury
    17.27 — 59.66 Mbps
    675.65 Mbps
    22.7 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Bury
    16.81 — 45.26 Mbps
    74.7 Mbps
    22.11 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Bury
    17.78 — 40.36 Mbps
    142.63 Mbps
    24.57 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Bury
    11.83 — 38.83 Mbps
    148.54 Mbps
    16.74 Mbps
  • Origin Broadband in Bury
    6.51 — 23.06 Mbps
    70.18 Mbps
    9.2 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Bury
    5.47 — 23.95 Mbps
    72.65 Mbps
    6.75 Mbps
  • telcom (Velocity Fibre)
    6.81 — 10.3 Mbps
    10.93 Mbps
    8.26 Mbps

Broadband in Bury

707th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

1st

Best speed range city in Borough of Bury

794.66 Mbps

Bury's fastest speed

18.22—59.44 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Bury residents

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Bury Competitive Broadband Speed Map

How Bury Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps31.56—92.4 Mbps43.45 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.73 Mbps21.8—89.85 Mbps32.63 MbpsFaster
Nottingham917.03 Mbps18.78—69.93 Mbps27.73 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps23.62—99.57 Mbps33.58 MbpsFaster
Leicester917.75 Mbps20.59—84.11 Mbps30.7 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps20.87—102.73 Mbps33.23 MbpsFaster
Bury794.66 Mbps18.22—59.44 Mbps25.54 Mbps-
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps16.83—71.25 Mbps25 MbpsSlower
Sheffield926.71 Mbps17.91—57.64 Mbps25.12 MbpsSlower
Glasgow912.04 Mbps11.88—59.22 Mbps17.73 MbpsSlower

Bury Broadband Over Time



How Bury Compares for Internet Speed in Borough of Bury

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Bury794.66 Mbps18.22—59.44 Mbps25.54 Mbps-

Bury Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Bury testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Bury ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Bury 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 Bury's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 36.61% were fast, 27.96% slow, and 35.43% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
BT16 Apr 2021 23:39:13267 secs37.73 Mbps45.06 MbpsImproved
BT16 Apr 2021 22:51:44353 secs22.92 Mbps53.15 MbpsImproved
BT16 Apr 2021 22:36:07294 secs7.56 Mbps2.97 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 22:09:58240 secs28.3 Mbps26.42 Mbps
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 21:49:49234 secs5.19 Mbps7.09 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 21:19:0646 mins6.59 Mbps38.85 MbpsImproved
Vodafone16 Apr 2021 21:02:29247 secs33.04 Mbps33.53 Mbps
Vodafone16 Apr 2021 20:10:47223 secs52.01 Mbps55.68 Mbps
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 18:45:50441 mins47.37 Mbps44.44 Mbps
EE16 Apr 2021 19:09:4332 mins72.56 Mbps72.35 Mbps
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 18:54:54248 secs7.07 Mbps2.69 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT16 Apr 2021 18:43:0239 mins52.93 Mbps110.03 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 18:30:08316 mins5.3 Mbps5.33 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT16 Apr 2021 18:26:1233 mins5.97 Mbps6.25 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 17:06:51560 mins41.9 Mbps44.38 Mbps
TalkTalk16 Apr 2021 17:43:55494 secs18.6 Mbps15.46 MbpsNeeds help
Plusnet16 Apr 2021 16:58:36529 mins3.42 Mbps2.96 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 15:56:18229 secs8.37 Mbps7.14 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet16 Apr 2021 15:34:56226 secs63.66 Mbps71.24 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband16 Apr 2021 15:18:3239 mins14.02 Mbps9.05 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Bury

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media541.27 Mbps42.87—123.98 Mbps
2BT794.66 Mbps30.28—71.3 Mbps
3Zen Internet181.37 Mbps26.88—54.67 Mbps
4Vodafone743.98 Mbps24.39—52.46 Mbps
5EE675.65 Mbps17.27—59.66 Mbps
6O2 Broadband49.25 Mbps28.05—46.66 Mbps
7TalkTalk142.63 Mbps17.78—40.36 Mbps
8Plusnet74.7 Mbps16.81—45.26 Mbps
9Sky Broadband148.54 Mbps11.83—38.83 Mbps
10Origin Broadband70.18 Mbps6.51—23.06 Mbps
11Post Office Broadband72.65 Mbps5.47—23.95 Mbps
12telcom (Velocity Fibre)10.93 Mbps6.81—10.3 Mbps

Smaller Towns, Villages, and Wards in Bury

WardMedian AgeRent PrivatelyRent CouncilMortageCommute via Public TransportWork From Home
Prestwich42.015.17%9.28%35.42%15.10%4.83%
Simister41.013.14%6.11%40.21%17.34%4.17%
Whitefield44.011.46%3.40%39.65%12.50%6.82%

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Bury

Bury has 12 ISPs tested by its 190,108 residents.
BT is the fastest broadband provider in Bury with 794.66 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 30.28—71.3 Mbps.
The best internet provider in Bury in Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 42.87 to 123.98 Mbps.
Users in Bury see an average internet speed of 18.22 up to 1124 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 794.66 Mbps.
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Bury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 148.54 Mbps.
Broadband service from BT is available in Bury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 794.66 Mbps.
Broadband service from Vodafone is available in Bury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 743.98 Mbps.
The broadband provider with the most users in Bury is Sky Broadband.

Last updated: 16 Apr 2021