Internet Providers in Cumbria

There are 20 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Cumbria. The average internet speed in Cumbria is 41 Mbps, while the median speed test result is 28 Mbps. Typical internet speeds vary from 20 to 55 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 1,738 Mbps from B4RN.


Broadband speed data in Cumbria

Average Speed41 Mbps
Median Speed28 Mbps
Fastest ProviderB4RN
Fastest Speed1,738 Mbps
Other fast internet providers include Zen Internet with 917.22 Mbps, BT with 907.1 Mbps, and Solway Communications with 905.54 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Cumbria are 25.38% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 36.88 Mbps. The most common broadband provider in Cumbria is BT, and their typical speeds range from 23.33 to 57.47 Mbps.

Cumbria 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 Cumbria

#Provider NameMax Download SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT907.1 Mbps23.33—57.47 Mbps53
2Plusnet74.63 Mbps14.13—45.51 Mbps51
3EE833.41 Mbps21.39—54.56 Mbps43
4TalkTalk493.33 Mbps19.91—49.02 Mbps35
5Shell Energy73.46 Mbps6.06—24.38 Mbps30
6Vodafone544.31 Mbps29.08—54.54 Mbps28
7Sky Broadband442.91 Mbps19.58—48.66 Mbps27
8Zen Internet917.22 Mbps32.76—79 Mbps14
9B4RN1737.75 Mbps32.84—225.72 Mbps11
10Solway Communications905.54 Mbps10.56—162.43 Mbps9
11Virgin Media597.25 Mbps25.87—109.12 Mbps4
12KCOM67.57 Mbps1.02—9.76 Mbps4
13Lonsdale Network Services113.69 Mbps7.87—22.81 Mbps3
14CIX93.6 Mbps33.39—87.36 Mbps2
15Origin Broadband72.04 Mbps3.63—25.3 Mbps2
16Glide90.67 Mbps18.63—90.22 Mbps1
17Independent Fibre Networks58.25 Mbps0.12—41.54 Mbps1
18The Phone Coop106.56 Mbps3.1—30.94 Mbps1
19O2 Broadband17.11 Mbps1.08—1.91 Mbps1 Mbps0.41—1.77 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Cumbria

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Burgh by Sands905.54 Mbps83.22—260.96 Mbps124.57 Mbps2
2Sedbergh947.91 Mbps38.02—269.8 Mbps52.24 Mbps4
3Lakes917.22 Mbps41.52—63.32 Mbps50.51 Mbps7
4Beetham938.15 Mbps30.34—199.53 Mbps42.43 Mbps6
5Burton-in-Kendal935.16 Mbps29.9—194.43 Mbps41.47 Mbps7
6Broughton East326.21 Mbps25.28—55.45 Mbps36.31 Mbps8
7Cockermouth617.52 Mbps30.52—63.2 Mbps35.96 Mbps9
8Brough395.61 Mbps28.28—65.04 Mbps35.83 Mbps4
9Carlisle879.74 Mbps23.84—68.97 Mbps34.1 Mbps13
10Brampton700.98 Mbps22.55—55.56 Mbps32.06 Mbps8
11Cummersdale799.39 Mbps23.01—59.83 Mbps31.09 Mbps9
12Windermere709.27 Mbps19.93—68.92 Mbps30.24 Mbps9
13Arnside1737.75 Mbps22.05—91.62 Mbps30.22 Mbps6
14Ulverston884.23 Mbps19.81—49.15 Mbps27.61 Mbps9
15Whitehaven720.97 Mbps20.62—49.01 Mbps27.23 Mbps9
16Workington617.11 Mbps19.99—58.84 Mbps27.12 Mbps8
17Barrow575.43 Mbps20.99—48.49 Mbps27.09 Mbps9
18Appleby-in-Westmorland716.42 Mbps20.01—55.67 Mbps26.69 Mbps8
19Dalton Town with Newton471.13 Mbps15.45—49.35 Mbps25.64 Mbps8
20Allonby395.52 Mbps18.27—49.97 Mbps25.62 Mbps7
21Cleator Moor350.72 Mbps16.17—52.61 Mbps24.74 Mbps8
22Distington184.85 Mbps16.27—45.55 Mbps23.85 Mbps6
23Kendal937.4 Mbps13.78—54.29 Mbps22.19 Mbps11
24Dacre550.19 Mbps13.78—47.69 Mbps22.15 Mbps5
25Aikton801.65 Mbps15.18—49.76 Mbps21.24 Mbps7
26Wetheral833.41 Mbps17.65—45.41 Mbps21.06 Mbps7
27Catterlen900.41 Mbps13.19—43.83 Mbps19.27 Mbps9
28Keswick520.57 Mbps12.45—47.04 Mbps17.62 Mbps7
29Brougham461.27 Mbps11.31—45.69 Mbps16.81 Mbps7
30Gosforth270.1 Mbps9.28—42.36 Mbps16.09 Mbps5
31Egremont609.79 Mbps8.15—48.83 Mbps14.45 Mbps5
32Grange-over-Sands701.83 Mbps7.37—57.9 Mbps13.43 Mbps5
33Bewcastle632.95 Mbps8.6—17.05 Mbps9.86 Mbps7
34Millom191.39 Mbps4.15—22.04 Mbps8.8 Mbps5
35Temple Sowerby84.64 Mbps5.43—5.68 Mbps5.56 Mbps2

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Cumbria

How many providers in Cumbria are there?

Cumbria has 20 ISPs available.

Who is the fastest provider in Cumbria?

B4RN is the fastest provider in Cumbria with 1737.75 Mbps, and an average speed range of 32.84—225.72 Mbps.

What is the average internet speed in Cumbria?

Users in Cumbria see an average internet speed of 19.69 up to 55.3 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1737.75 Mbps.

Is BT available in Cumbria?

BT is available in Cumbria, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 907.1 Mbps.

Is Sky Broadband available in Cumbria?

Sky Broadband is available in Cumbria, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 442.91 Mbps.

Is Plusnet available in Cumbria?

Plusnet is available in Cumbria, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.63 Mbps.

Who is the the most popular provider in Cumbria?

The provider with the most users in Cumbria is BT.

Last updated: 24 Jan 2022