Broadband Statistics for Bury, Borough of Bury
Broadband Providers14
Fastest Speed918.17 Mbps
Average Speed32.17 Mbps
Fastest ProviderZen Internet

Bury ISPs

Bury residents have run speed tests on 14 broadband providers. This number is 132.95% above the United Kingdom average of 6.01 internet service providers. ISPs available in Bury include BT, Sky Broadband, and Vodafone. The most common broadband provider in Bury is BT, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 910.97 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 39.74—85.24 Mbps. Bury's fastest provider is Zen Internet, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 918.17 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Bury is 32.17 Mbps, which is 12.22% below the The United Kingdom national average of 36.65 Mbps, and 0% below the average of 32.17 Mbps in Borough of Bury.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in Bury
    74.4 — 140.76 Mbps
    902.49 Mbps
    96.22 Mbps
  • BT in Bury
    39.74 — 85.24 Mbps
    910.97 Mbps
    58.51 Mbps
  • Zen Internet in Bury
    37.99 — 73.14 Mbps
    918.17 Mbps
    49.99 Mbps
  • telcom (Velocity Fibre)
    10.3 — 100.48 Mbps
    184.77 Mbps
    10.93 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Bury
    27.49 — 58.54 Mbps
    911.77 Mbps
    33.82 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Bury
    21.22 — 50.48 Mbps
    385.42 Mbps
    28.5 Mbps
  • EE in Bury
    17.44 — 55.6 Mbps
    675.65 Mbps
    23.78 Mbps
  • O2 Broadband
    26.5 — 32.09 Mbps
    42.89 Mbps
    28.94 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Bury
    19.2 — 44.71 Mbps
    74.7 Mbps
    23.57 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Bury
    15.42 — 48.62 Mbps
    409.76 Mbps
    21.74 Mbps
  • Origin Broadband in Bury
    8.4 — 24.11 Mbps
    65.04 Mbps
    11.95 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Bury
    6.13 — 26.1 Mbps
    73.31 Mbps
    8.62 Mbps
  • CloudScape Connect in Bury
    0.71 — 19.17 Mbps
    24.89 Mbps
    0.71 Mbps
  • Internet Central
    0 — 2.59 Mbps
    2.92 Mbps
    2.59 Mbps

Broadband in Bury

314th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

1st

Best speed range city in Borough of Bury

918.17 Mbps

Bury's fastest speed

23.76—65.38 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Bury residents

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Bury Broadband Speed Map

Bury Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeBuryUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps31.22%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps33.89%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps21.31%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps8.76%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps4.59%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.23%2.33%

How Bury 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
Bury918.17 Mbps23.76—65.38 Mbps32.17 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

Bury 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 Bury Compares for Internet Speed in Borough of Bury

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Bury918.17 Mbps23.76—65.38 Mbps32.17 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, 40.15% were fast, 26.73% slow, and 33.12% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Plusnet26 Jul 2021 22:07:59215 secs15.19 Mbps13.14 MbpsNeeds help
Vodafone26 Jul 2021 21:59:45243 secs28.83 Mbps28.85 Mbps
BT26 Jul 2021 21:54:01268 secs134.72 Mbps115.82 MbpsNeeds help
BT26 Jul 2021 20:49:54218 mins289.45 Mbps109.28 MbpsNeeds help
BT26 Jul 2021 20:48:25211 mins276.29 Mbps246.34 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 20:07:40237 secs99.85 Mbps80.45 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 19:47:04242 secs30.39 Mbps41.11 MbpsImproved
Plusnet26 Jul 2021 19:43:4322 mins32.33 Mbps35.12 Mbps
Vodafone26 Jul 2021 19:29:28270 secs71.89 Mbps73.53 Mbps
Vodafone26 Jul 2021 19:17:4749 mins24.17 Mbps22.74 Mbps
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 18:55:22265 secs36.26 Mbps41.46 MbpsImproved
Plusnet26 Jul 2021 18:49:4724 mins0.23 Mbps15.9 MbpsImproved
Plusnet26 Jul 2021 18:48:2923 mins26.53 Mbps28.34 Mbps
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 18:18:34222 mins5.42 Mbps1.53 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT26 Jul 2021 17:39:23262 secs3.2 Mbps20.68 MbpsImproved
Vodafone26 Jul 2021 17:12:36258 secs5.83 Mbps5.83 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT26 Jul 2021 16:34:06410 mins318.08 Mbps94.18 MbpsNeeds help
BT26 Jul 2021 16:07:53283 secs23.3 Mbps19.14 MbpsNeeds help
BT26 Jul 2021 16:00:2133 mins11.04 Mbps16.66 MbpsImproved
BT26 Jul 2021 15:55:4432 mins1.35 Mbps2.47 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Bury

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media902.49 Mbps74.4—140.76 Mbps
2BT910.97 Mbps39.74—85.24 Mbps
3telcom (Velocity Fibre)184.77 Mbps10.3—100.48 Mbps
4Zen Internet918.17 Mbps37.99—73.14 Mbps
5Vodafone911.77 Mbps27.49—58.54 Mbps
6EE675.65 Mbps17.44—55.6 Mbps
7TalkTalk385.42 Mbps21.22—50.48 Mbps
8Sky Broadband409.76 Mbps15.42—48.62 Mbps
9Plusnet74.7 Mbps19.2—44.71 Mbps
10O2 Broadband42.89 Mbps26.5—32.09 Mbps
11Origin Broadband65.04 Mbps8.4—24.11 Mbps
12Post Office Broadband73.31 Mbps6.13—26.1 Mbps
13CloudScape Connect24.89 Mbps0.71—19.17 Mbps
14Internet Central2.92 Mbps0—2.59 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

How many broadband providers in Bury are there?
Bury has 14 ISPs tested by its 190,108 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Bury?
Zen Internet is the fastest broadband provider in Bury with 918.17 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 37.99—73.14 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Bury?
The best internet provider in Bury is Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 74.4 to 140.76 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Bury?
Users in Bury see an average internet speed of 23.76 up to 1137 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 918.17 Mbps.
Is BT available in Bury?
Broadband service from BT is available in Bury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 910.97 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Bury?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Bury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 409.76 Mbps.
Is Vodafone available in Bury?
Broadband service from Vodafone is available in Bury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 911.77 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Bury?
The broadband provider with the most users in Bury is BT.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021