Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 18 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 17.1 to 45.05 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 910.5 Mbps from BT. Other fast providers include Virgin Media with 548.35 Mbps, Wessex Internet with 499.35 Mbps, and Vodafone with 454.12 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 21.41% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 29.61 Mbps. The most common provider in Dorset is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 20.01 to 50.2 Mbps.

Dorset Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Dorset

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT910.5 Mbps20.01—50.2 Mbps26
2Plusnet74.48 Mbps15.54—32.94 Mbps26
3TalkTalk149.94 Mbps12.81—35.35 Mbps26
4Vodafone454.12 Mbps19.44—36.24 Mbps24
5EE74.4 Mbps13.88—36.5 Mbps24
6Sky Broadband126.06 Mbps12.94—42.74 Mbps19
7Post Office Broadband70.9 Mbps4.93—15.53 Mbps19
8KCOM72.4 Mbps3.63—28.31 Mbps10
9Wessex Internet499.35 Mbps20.24—102.12 Mbps9
10Virgin Media548.35 Mbps26.5—109.49 Mbps8
11Zen Internet90.29 Mbps11.52—49.71 Mbps7
12CIX36.78 Mbps10.9—35.6 Mbps2
13iDNET140.58 Mbps3.78—27.02 Mbps2
14Independent Fibre Networks357.98 Mbps49.47—189.4 Mbps1
15Juice Broadband170.97 Mbps63.9—80.42 Mbps1
16CCS Leeds95.98 Mbps29.53—86.59 Mbps1
17Andrews & Arnold41.4 Mbps4.42—26.51 Mbps1
18Spitfire26.56 Mbps0—3.47 Mbps0

Cities and Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Arne521.11 Mbps19.73—57.29 Mbps28.4 Mbps7
2Colehill548.35 Mbps21.8—49.91 Mbps27.54 Mbps9
3Christchurch545.07 Mbps18.12—70.35 Mbps26.68 Mbps10
4Ferndown Town910.5 Mbps17.93—47.55 Mbps26.43 Mbps10
5Weymouth279.93 Mbps18.53—37.89 Mbps24.19 Mbps9
6Dorchester676.32 Mbps18.02—47.53 Mbps23.63 Mbps8
7Abbotsbury346.91 Mbps18.24—44.35 Mbps23.56 Mbps8
8Lytchett Minster and Upton499.35 Mbps16.24—45.22 Mbps23.49 Mbps10
9Sturminster Marshall498 Mbps17.07—44.33 Mbps22.29 Mbps9
10Sherborne258.75 Mbps16.47—37.29 Mbps22.17 Mbps7
11Bourton893.87 Mbps15.69—55.01 Mbps21.73 Mbps8
12Portland102.9 Mbps14.15—36.2 Mbps20.15 Mbps6
13Thorncombe469 Mbps14.14—39.92 Mbps19.53 Mbps7
14Piddletrenthide446.53 Mbps16.2—48.15 Mbps19.3 Mbps10
15Bettiscombe576.6 Mbps13.94—39.23 Mbps18.72 Mbps8
16Verwood389.28 Mbps13.53—34.79 Mbps18.46 Mbps9
17Okeford Fitzpaine248.63 Mbps12.35—38.83 Mbps16.42 Mbps7
18Alderholt357.98 Mbps10.63—35.68 Mbps15.55 Mbps9
19Swanage172.72 Mbps7.12—39.26 Mbps13.09 Mbps8
20Beaminster880.35 Mbps5.21—38.57 Mbps10.51 Mbps5

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Dorset

Dorset has 18 ISPs available.
BT is the fastest provider in Dorset with 910.5 Mbps, and an average speed range of 20.01—50.2 Mbps.
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 17.1 up to 45.05 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 910.5 Mbps.
BT is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 910.5 Mbps.
Plusnet is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.48 Mbps.
TalkTalk is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 149.94 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Dorset is BT.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2021