Broadband Statistics for Derby, Derby
Broadband Providers16
Fastest Speed919.22 Mbps
Average Speed42.31 Mbps
Fastest ProviderZen Internet

Broadband in Derby

Derby residents have run speed tests on 16 broadband providers. This number is 166.22% above the United Kingdom average of 6.01 internet service providers. ISPs available in Derby include Virgin Media, BT, and Sky Broadband. The most common broadband provider in Derby is Virgin Media, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 864.85 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 46.91—198.61 Mbps. Derby's fastest provider is Zen Internet, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 919.22 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Derby is 42.31 Mbps, which is 15.44% above the The United Kingdom national average of 36.65 Mbps, and 2.11% below the average of 43.22 Mbps in Derby. Internet speeds in Derby are typically slower than Barrow upon Trent. Nearby cities include Barrow upon Trent with speeds 58.53—226.35 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Zen Internet in Derby
    39.86 — 433.55 Mbps
    919.22 Mbps
    40.45 Mbps
  • Virgin Media in Derby
    46.91 — 198.61 Mbps
    864.85 Mbps
    70.09 Mbps
  • Independent Fibre Networks
    39.32 — 143.44 Mbps
    165.02 Mbps
    49.56 Mbps
  • BT in Derby
    31.07 — 71.37 Mbps
    909.18 Mbps
    41.34 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Derby
    31.28 — 70.26 Mbps
    869.1 Mbps
    38.05 Mbps
  • FibreNest in Derby
    11.08 — 105.75 Mbps
    125.18 Mbps
    79.86 Mbps
  • Origin Broadband in Derby
    38.09 — 50.17 Mbps
    60.23 Mbps
    43.2 Mbps
  • KCOM in Derby
    6.86 — 87.57 Mbps
    94.32 Mbps
    8.99 Mbps
  • Spitfire in Derby
    20.62 — 52.98 Mbps
    93.26 Mbps
    27.91 Mbps
  • EE in Derby
    16.95 — 56.6 Mbps
    917.33 Mbps
    24.11 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Derby
    20.55 — 49.22 Mbps
    236.45 Mbps
    27.57 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Derby
    18.42 — 52.03 Mbps
    290.91 Mbps
    25.66 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Derby
    19.78 — 36.95 Mbps
    74.54 Mbps
    25.47 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Derby
    15.74 — 36.55 Mbps
    73.98 Mbps
    24.53 Mbps
  • Cerberus Networks in Derby
    9.25 — 15.17 Mbps
    68.36 Mbps
    11.09 Mbps
  • CIX in Derby
    0.09 — 2.67 Mbps
    27.58 Mbps
    0.09 Mbps

Broadband in Derby


Fastest city in The United Kingdom


Best speed range city in Derby

919.22 Mbps

Derby's fastest speed

31.55—109.1 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Derby residents

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Derby Broadband Speed Map

Derby Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeDerbyUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps31.38%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps29.04%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps18.11%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps7.19%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps13.03%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps1.25%2.33%

How Derby Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps34.83—93.77 Mbps47.22 MbpsFaster
Derby919.22 Mbps31.55—109.1 Mbps42.31 Mbps-
Birmingham936.73 Mbps27.77—95.58 Mbps36.44 MbpsSlower
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
Bristol941.78 Mbps28.81—108.57 Mbps39.7 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps16.22—69.54 Mbps26.21 MbpsSlower
Leicester917.75 Mbps25.15—92.23 Mbps35.1 MbpsSlower
Edinburgh705.74 Mbps31.34—108.74 Mbps41.17 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Derby

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Barrow upon Trent619.4 Mbps58.53—226.35 Mbps142.03 Mbps10
2Derby919.22 Mbps31.55—109.1 Mbps42.31 Mbps16

Derby 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 Derby Compares for Internet Speed in Derby

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Barrow upon Trent619.4 Mbps58.53—226.35 Mbps142.03 MbpsFaster
2Derby919.22 Mbps31.55—109.1 Mbps42.31 Mbps-

Derby Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Derby testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Derby ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Derby 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 Derby's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 43.72% were fast, 28.02% slow, and 28.27% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 23:16:38222 secs166.24 Mbps541.63 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 23:06:31363 secs9.75 Mbps8.88 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 22:01:46220 secs262.46 Mbps522.52 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 21:34:39219 secs24.33 Mbps212.91 MbpsImproved
BT26 Jul 2021 21:08:4164 mins0.24 Mbps8.4 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT26 Jul 2021 21:11:44346 secs5.69 Mbps28.53 MbpsImproved
BT26 Jul 2021 20:59:5972 mins53.39 Mbps62.93 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 20:46:4724 mins1.62 Mbps3.83 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 20:43:44235 secs213.23 Mbps210.38 Mbps
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 20:33:01223 secs1.07 Mbps31.4 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 20:25:194100 secs24.92 Mbps47.75 MbpsImproved
BT26 Jul 2021 20:24:29215 secs26.35 Mbps26.37 Mbps
BT26 Jul 2021 20:18:39234 secs0 Mbps0.25 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 20:15:26226 secs96.07 Mbps13.55 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 19:55:35246 secs7.69 Mbps6.72 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media26 Jul 2021 19:49:10233 secs325.94 Mbps364.42 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk26 Jul 2021 19:47:01356 secs21.12 Mbps16.36 MbpsNeeds help
BT26 Jul 2021 19:38:5328 mins12.16 Mbps280.59 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 19:44:57232 secs41.66 Mbps42.2 Mbps
Sky Broadband26 Jul 2021 19:37:1834 mins51.09 Mbps5.58 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Derby

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Zen Internet919.22 Mbps39.86—433.55 Mbps
2Virgin Media864.85 Mbps46.91—198.61 Mbps
3Independent Fibre Networks165.02 Mbps39.32—143.44 Mbps
4FibreNest125.18 Mbps11.08—105.75 Mbps
5BT909.18 Mbps31.07—71.37 Mbps
6Vodafone869.1 Mbps31.28—70.26 Mbps
7Origin Broadband60.23 Mbps38.09—50.17 Mbps
8KCOM94.32 Mbps6.86—87.57 Mbps
9EE917.33 Mbps16.95—56.6 Mbps
10Spitfire93.26 Mbps20.62—52.98 Mbps
11TalkTalk236.45 Mbps20.55—49.22 Mbps
12Sky Broadband290.91 Mbps18.42—52.03 Mbps
13Plusnet74.54 Mbps19.78—36.95 Mbps
14Post Office Broadband73.98 Mbps15.74—36.55 Mbps
15Cerberus Networks68.36 Mbps9.25—15.17 Mbps
16CIX27.58 Mbps0.09—2.67 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Derby

How many broadband providers in Derby are there?
Derby has 16 ISPs tested by its 257,174 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Derby?
Zen Internet is the fastest broadband provider in Derby with 919.22 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 39.86—433.55 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Derby?
The best internet provider in Derby is Zen Internet, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 39.86 to 433.55 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Derby?
Users in Derby see an average internet speed of 31.55 up to 354 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 919.22 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Derby?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Derby, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 864.85 Mbps.
Is BT available in Derby?
Broadband service from BT is available in Derby, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 909.18 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Derby?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Derby, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 290.91 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Derby?
The broadband provider with the most users in Derby is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021