Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 18 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 20.31 to 51.19 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 927.68 Mbps from Vodafone. Other fast internet providers include Wessex Internet with 923.94 Mbps, BT with 920.66 Mbps, and Zen Internet with 880.29 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 24.59% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps. The most common broadprovider in Dorset is BT, and their typical speeds range from 24.9 to 52.67 Mbps.

Dorset 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 Dorset

#Provider NameMax Download SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT920.66 Mbps24.9—52.67 Mbps28
2Plusnet74.67 Mbps15.1—35.38 Mbps24
3EE867.44 Mbps17.5—41.38 Mbps23
4Vodafone927.68 Mbps27.81—53.3 Mbps22
5TalkTalk529.13 Mbps15.24—41.73 Mbps21
6Sky Broadband150.66 Mbps19.95—51.9 Mbps19
7Shell Energy72.71 Mbps5—14.18 Mbps18
8Wessex Internet923.94 Mbps24.32—93.74 Mbps10
9Virgin Media869.64 Mbps58.65—335.87 Mbps9
10Zen Internet880.29 Mbps46.56—78.27 Mbps7
11iDNET75.89 Mbps18.83—49.32 Mbps2
12Andrews & Arnold55.08 Mbps5.35—18.41 Mbps2
13KCOM34.95 Mbps1.62—7.17 Mbps2
14Community Fibre365.74 Mbps43.55—148.51 Mbps1
15Juice Broadband94.36 Mbps0—88.89 Mbps1
16Independent Fibre Networks368.37 Mbps33.43—111.84 Mbps1
17CCS Leeds112.38 Mbps12.92—87.17 Mbps1
18CIX42.51 Mbps9.96—37.01 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Iwerne Courtney or Shroton905.51 Mbps46—155.58 Mbps53.76 Mbps1
2Christchurch577.08 Mbps31.16—230.76 Mbps47.3 Mbps8
3Okeford Fitzpaine479.86 Mbps23.36—71.46 Mbps34.9 Mbps7
4Sherborne927.68 Mbps26.7—52.48 Mbps32.88 Mbps7
5Portland148.64 Mbps27.48—52.97 Mbps32.17 Mbps5
6Ferndown Town920.66 Mbps22.29—49.4 Mbps29.87 Mbps10
7Colehill914.29 Mbps26.24—54.29 Mbps29.31 Mbps9
8Weymouth432.97 Mbps22—40.24 Mbps28.51 Mbps8
9Thorncombe848.55 Mbps19.21—51.12 Mbps27.67 Mbps7
10Dorchester902.1 Mbps20.16—53.6 Mbps27.26 Mbps9
11Abbotsbury658.02 Mbps23.32—53.17 Mbps27.12 Mbps8
12Verwood904.97 Mbps18.2—41.35 Mbps27.07 Mbps8
13Sturminster Marshall923.94 Mbps18.58—65.36 Mbps26.73 Mbps9
14Lytchett Minster and Upton549.3 Mbps18.33—53.87 Mbps25.57 Mbps10
15Alderholt368.37 Mbps15.87—42.02 Mbps24.36 Mbps8
16Arne321.03 Mbps19.55—51.04 Mbps24.23 Mbps8
17Piddletrenthide918.88 Mbps16.18—57.87 Mbps23.92 Mbps8
18Swanage535.7 Mbps11—50.67 Mbps22.78 Mbps8
19Bourton876.06 Mbps15.72—53.27 Mbps20.58 Mbps8
20Bettiscombe917.87 Mbps13.84—40.44 Mbps19.87 Mbps8
21Beaminster893.82 Mbps9.62—38.84 Mbps16.42 Mbps8

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Dorset

How many providers in Dorset are there?
Dorset has 18 ISPs available.
Who is the fastest provider in Dorset?
Vodafone is the fastest provider in Dorset with 927.68 Mbps, and an average speed range of 27.81—53.3 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Dorset?
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 20.31 up to 51.19 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 927.68 Mbps.
Is BT available in Dorset?
BT is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 920.66 Mbps.
Is Plusnet available in Dorset?
Plusnet is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.67 Mbps.
Is TalkTalk available in Dorset?
TalkTalk is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 529.13 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular provider in Dorset?
The provider with the most users in Dorset is BT.

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021