United Kingdom Cardiff

Internet Providers in Cardiff

There are 18 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Cardiff. The average internet speed in Cardiff is 63 Mbps, while the median speed test result is 35 Mbps. Typical internet speeds vary from 26 to 77 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 940 Mbps from Spectrum Internet.

Other fast internet providers include Virgin Media with 936.36 Mbps, Vodafone with 933.48 Mbps, and BT with 923.87 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Cardiff are 4.62% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 36.81 Mbps. The most common broadband provider in Cardiff is Virgin Media, and their typical speeds range from 39.97 to 157.36 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 Mbps27.2—53.04 Mbps10
2EE426.91 Mbps19.73—60.9 Mbps6
3TalkTalk663.38 Mbps26.74—57.09 Mbps6
4Plusnet74.78 Mbps11.26—40.91 Mbps6
5Virgin Media936.36 Mbps39.97—157.36 Mbps5
6Vodafone933.48 Mbps30.32—68.93 Mbps5
7Sky Broadband499.98 Mbps20.94—57.47 Mbps5
8Shell Energy74.1 Mbps4.46—29.81 Mbps5
9Independent Fibre Networks372.49 Mbps39.33—113.88 Mbps3
10Spectrum Internet940.42 Mbps85.44—265.1 Mbps2
11Zen Internet66.89 Mbps9.73—34 Mbps2
12KCOM93.07 Mbps1.89—19.31 Mbps2
13FibreNest482.88 Mbps68.77—226.04 Mbps1
14Glide184.29 Mbps36.26—112.8 Mbps1
15Hyperoptic122.25 Mbps30.05—66.87 Mbps1
16Gradwell93.59 Mbps23.34—75.2 Mbps1
17CIX60.35 Mbps5.12—58.83 Mbps1
18Origin Broadband67.43 Mbps11.07—52.25 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Cardiff

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Trowbridge936.36 Mbps34.98—171.36 Mbps50.12 Mbps10
2Pen-y-lan933.48 Mbps32.25—81.32 Mbps38.61 Mbps10
3Gabalfa935.42 Mbps26.28—74.48 Mbps34.2 Mbps8
4Pentyrch931.09 Mbps25.49—57.66 Mbps32.56 Mbps9
5Castle940.42 Mbps21.52—71.85 Mbps30.98 Mbps16

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Cardiff

How many providers in Cardiff are there?

Cardiff has 18 ISPs available.

Who is the fastest provider in Cardiff?

Spectrum Internet is the fastest provider in Cardiff with 940.42 Mbps, and an average speed range of 85.44—265.1 Mbps.

What is the average internet speed in Cardiff?

Users in Cardiff see an average internet speed of 25.55 up to 76.78 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 940.42 Mbps.

Is Virgin Media available in Cardiff?

Virgin Media is available in Cardiff, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 936.36 Mbps.

Is Plusnet available in Cardiff?

Plusnet is available in Cardiff, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.78 Mbps.

Is TalkTalk available in Cardiff?

TalkTalk is available in Cardiff, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 663.38 Mbps.

Who is the the most popular provider in Cardiff?

The provider with the most users in Cardiff is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 14 Jan 2022