Broadband Statistics for Conwy, Conwy
Broadband Providers9
Fastest Speed699.92 Mbps
Median Speed31.18 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

Broadband Providers in Conwy

Conwy is the fourth fastest small town in The United Kingdom with an average broadband speed of 37.46 Mbps in 2021. This is 43.29% slower than The United Kingdom's average download speed of 66.05 Mbps, but a drop from 2020's position of third fastest, when Conwy's average internet download speed was 37.75 Mbps.

Residents in Conwy have run speed tests on 9 broadband providers. This number is 46.10% above the United Kingdom average of 6.16 internet service providers. ISPs available in Conwy include BT, Plusnet, and TalkTalk. The most common broadband provider in Conwy is BT, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 699.92 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 33.3—64.72 Mbps.

Conwy's fastest provider is also BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 699.92 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Conwy is 31.18 Mbps, which is 15.73% below the The United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps, and 16.08% above the average of 26.86 Mbps in Conwy.

Internet speeds in Conwy are typically faster than Llanfairfechan, but slower than Kinmel Bay and Towyn. Nearby locations include Llansanffraid Glan Conwy with speeds 3.4—9.17 Mbps, and Llandudno with speeds 14.72—46.24 Mbps. Our research into internet speeds in Conwy includes analysing postcove-level coverage data of broadband in LL31 and LL32.

Broadband Providers

Broadband in Conwy

Gigabit Availability:

9.89%

of people living in Conwy can obtain to 1,000+ Mbps broadband speeds

Ultrafast Speeds:

9.89%

of Conwy residents can get 300+ Mbps internet service

Superfast 30+ Mbps Broadband:

99.32%

availability in Conwy

Poor Broadband Speeds:

None

of Conwy is limited to broadband speeds under 30 Mbps

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Broadband Service Availability in Conwy

We analysed data from Ofcom's Connected Nations reports and calculated which internet speeds are theoretically available to Conwy residents from local broadband service providers.

 1,000+ Mbps300+ Mbps30+ Mbps
20219.89%9.89%99.32%
20205.88%5.88%98.91%
20195.24%5.21%99.05%
20185.29%5.29%98.64%
20175.24%5.24%98.41%
20160.00%0.00%92.96%

Average Broadband Speeds in Conwy

YearConwy AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
201814.8 Mbps26.27 Mbps43.66% Slower
201925.34 Mbps30.63 Mbps17.27% Slower
202037.75 Mbps80.31 Mbps52.99% Slower
202137.46 Mbps66.05 Mbps43.29% Slower

Conwy Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeConwyUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps22.84%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps30.57%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps30.24%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps14.50%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps1.74%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.10%2.33%

How Conwy Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5794.21 Mbps34.16—94.02 Mbps46.8 MbpsFaster
Birmingham941.32 Mbps28.89—104.4 Mbps37.63 MbpsFaster
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps24.48—88.72 Mbps33.38 MbpsFaster
Sheffield932.42 Mbps23.34—67.75 Mbps31.7 MbpsFaster
Bristol943.13 Mbps29.9—109.66 Mbps41.69 MbpsFaster
Leicester933.42 Mbps26.97—94.14 Mbps36.59 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh869.7 Mbps31.54—108.38 Mbps39.81 MbpsFaster
Conwy699.92 Mbps23.69—60.32 Mbps31.18 Mbps-
Nottingham934.56 Mbps21.14—50.4 Mbps25.33 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps19.39—70.47 Mbps30.92 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Conwy

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Betws-y-Coed370.48 Mbps27.43—70.51 Mbps37.55 Mbps4
2Conwy699.92 Mbps23.69—60.32 Mbps31.18 Mbps9
3Llanfairfechan838.67 Mbps20.39—72.6 Mbps29.65 Mbps6
4Bro Garmon488.05 Mbps18.25—60 Mbps28.52 Mbps5
5Colwyn Bay555.37 Mbps21.35—53.4 Mbps27.34 Mbps10
6Llangernyw569.07 Mbps16.58—49.93 Mbps26.51 Mbps4
7Llandudno748.37 Mbps14.72—46.24 Mbps21.6 Mbps10
8Penmaenmawr265.15 Mbps10.8—51.37 Mbps17.77 Mbps6
9Abergele928.05 Mbps4.22—37.36 Mbps7.87 Mbps7

Conwy 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 Conwy Compares for Internet Speed in Conwy

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Betws-y-Coed370.48 Mbps27.43—70.51 Mbps37.55 MbpsFaster
2Kinmel Bay and Towyn817.72 Mbps28.02—432.93 Mbps33.89 MbpsFaster
3Conwy699.92 Mbps23.69—60.32 Mbps31.18 Mbps-
4Llanfairfechan838.67 Mbps20.39—72.6 Mbps29.65 MbpsSlower
5Bro Garmon488.05 Mbps18.25—60 Mbps28.52 MbpsSlower

Conwy Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Conwy testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Conwy ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Conwy 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 Conwy's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 45.45% were fast, 18.18% slow, and 36.36% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
TalkTalk19 Oct 2021 19:14:43229 secs36.9 Mbps36.12 Mbps
TalkTalk19 Oct 2021 15:16:0735 mins149.12 Mbps145.34 Mbps
TalkTalk19 Oct 2021 13:55:2866 mins25.95 Mbps35.2 MbpsImproved
Plusnet18 Oct 2021 15:32:54218 mins71.8 Mbps71.6 Mbps
Plusnet17 Oct 2021 20:20:40321 mins7.03 Mbps14.03 MbpsImproved
O2 Broadband15 Oct 2021 08:10:26312 mins0.42 Mbps0.36 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Shell Energy14 Oct 2021 22:47:3243 mins11.51 Mbps8.31 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Shell Energy14 Oct 2021 09:52:1534 mins1.7 Mbps1.73 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet13 Oct 2021 15:56:11718 mins27.54 Mbps27.63 Mbps
Plusnet12 Oct 2021 10:47:47424 mins68.08 Mbps68.17 Mbps
Shell Energy10 Oct 2021 16:00:5532 mins0.19 Mbps0.27 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Shell Energy09 Oct 2021 20:12:174120 secs2.77 Mbps1 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Shell Energy09 Oct 2021 18:19:38524 mins3.88 Mbps5.19 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Shell Energy09 Oct 2021 14:27:0825 mins11.21 Mbps0.14 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet08 Oct 2021 07:15:0623 mins45.27 Mbps50.25 MbpsImproved
BT06 Oct 2021 21:15:49217 mins1.63 Mbps1.17 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT05 Oct 2021 21:52:223111 secs0.65 Mbps1.97 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk05 Oct 2021 08:02:4424 mins16.74 Mbps56.47 MbpsImproved
Plusnet04 Oct 2021 18:59:28219 mins33.05 Mbps35.05 Mbps
EE04 Oct 2021 17:22:5352 mins0.18 Mbps0.76 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Conwy

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1BT699.92 Mbps33.3—64.72 Mbps
2EE105.03 Mbps21.87—62.06 Mbps
3TalkTalk410.72 Mbps13.15—41.22 Mbps
4Plusnet74.06 Mbps13.92—44.17 Mbps
5Sky Broadband72.94 Mbps16.05—33.18 Mbps
6Zen Internet45.5 Mbps3.13—21.19 Mbps
7O2 Broadband33.87 Mbps0.47—33.08 Mbps
8Vodafone71.84 Mbps9.07—23.59 Mbps
9Shell Energy71.67 Mbps2.77—20.72 Mbps

Conwy Broadband Speed Map

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Conwy

How many broadband providers in Conwy are there?
Conwy has 9 ISPs tested by its 17,553 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Conwy?
BT is the fastest broadband provider in Conwy with 699.92 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 33.3—64.72 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Conwy?
The best internet provider in Conwy is BT, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 33.3 to 64.72 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Conwy?
Users in Conwy see an average internet speed of 23.69 up to 1501 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 699.92 Mbps.
Is BT available in Conwy?
Broadband service from BT is available in Conwy, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 699.92 Mbps.
Is Plusnet available in Conwy?
Broadband service from Plusnet is available in Conwy, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.06 Mbps.
Is TalkTalk available in Conwy?
Broadband service from TalkTalk is available in Conwy, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 410.72 Mbps.
Is BT full fibre available in Conwy?
No, BT does not have full fibre to the home (also called FTTH or FTTP) in Conwy.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Conwy?
The broadband provider with the most users in Conwy is BT.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021