Internet Providers in Cardiff

There are 17 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Cardiff. Typical internet speeds vary from 25.35 to 73.28 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 1368.37 Mbps from Virgin Media. Other fast internet providers include Spectrum Internet with 930.48 Mbps, Vodafone with 927.11 Mbps, and BT with 923.87 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Cardiff are 6.05% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps. The most common broadprovider in Cardiff is Virgin Media, and their typical speeds range from 36.94 to 133.98 Mbps.

Cardiff 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.

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Cardiff

#Provider NameMax Download SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT923.87 Mbps33.98—54.68 Mbps10
2TalkTalk650.13 Mbps26.01—57.18 Mbps6
3Sky Broadband499.98 Mbps23.67—60.45 Mbps6
4EE426.91 Mbps16.71—51.6 Mbps6
5Plusnet74.67 Mbps10.75—37.76 Mbps6
6Virgin Media1368.37 Mbps36.94—133.98 Mbps5
7Vodafone927.11 Mbps28.62—66.11 Mbps5
8Shell Energy74.1 Mbps4.79—34.46 Mbps5
9Independent Fibre Networks369.73 Mbps38.01—113.01 Mbps3
10Spectrum Internet930.48 Mbps89.53—496.11 Mbps2
11Zen Internet66.89 Mbps11.16—34 Mbps2
12KCOM93.07 Mbps1.93—19.31 Mbps2
13FibreNest482.88 Mbps85.06—267.64 Mbps1
14Glide577.62 Mbps87.77—196.02 Mbps1
15Hyperoptic569.24 Mbps58.81—164.47 Mbps1
16Gradwell86.11 Mbps33.52—75.2 Mbps1
17Origin Broadband67.43 Mbps1.56—30.54 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Cardiff

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Trowbridge1368.37 Mbps29.75—118.72 Mbps44.47 Mbps10
2Pen-y-lan933.06 Mbps33.14—73.11 Mbps41.08 Mbps10
3Gabalfa928.97 Mbps27.5—71.47 Mbps34.6 Mbps8
4Castle930.48 Mbps21.53—71.7 Mbps31.1 Mbps15
5Pentyrch914.74 Mbps23.13—48.25 Mbps30.05 Mbps9

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Cardiff

How many providers in Cardiff are there?
Cardiff has 17 ISPs available.
Who is the fastest provider in Cardiff?
Virgin Media is the fastest provider in Cardiff with 1368.37 Mbps, and an average speed range of 36.94—133.98 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Cardiff?
Users in Cardiff see an average internet speed of 25.35 up to 73.28 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1368.37 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Cardiff?
Virgin Media is available in Cardiff, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 1368.37 Mbps.
Is Plusnet available in Cardiff?
Plusnet is available in Cardiff, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.67 Mbps.
Is TalkTalk available in Cardiff?
TalkTalk is available in Cardiff, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 650.13 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular provider in Cardiff?
The provider with the most users in Cardiff is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021