Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 17 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 13.36 to 39.57 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 880.35 Mbps from BT. Other fast providers include Virgin Media with 567.77 Mbps, Wessex Internet with 499.35 Mbps, and Vodafone with 468.83 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 13.77% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 21.72 Mbps. The most common provider in Dorset is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 14.72 to 46.3 Mbps.

Dorset Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Dorset

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT880.35 Mbps14.72—46.3 Mbps27
2Plusnet74.47 Mbps13.45—33.58 Mbps26
3TalkTalk149.94 Mbps10.4—31.37 Mbps26
4EE74.09 Mbps10.81—34.33 Mbps24
5Vodafone468.83 Mbps16.93—36.92 Mbps23
6Sky Broadband125.49 Mbps11.32—31.15 Mbps20
7Post Office Broadband74.68 Mbps5.18—15.52 Mbps17
8Virgin Media567.77 Mbps20.62—105.89 Mbps9
9Wessex Internet499.35 Mbps20.62—97.31 Mbps9
10Zen Internet73.93 Mbps16.38—37.42 Mbps5
11KCOM71.92 Mbps2.62—18.86 Mbps5
12CIX36.78 Mbps10.9—35.6 Mbps2
13iDNET102.39 Mbps4.65—30.87 Mbps2
14Andrews & Arnold147.66 Mbps4.16—30.41 Mbps2
15Juice Broadband345.8 Mbps75.05—141.7 Mbps1
16Independent Fibre Networks357.98 Mbps35.36—187.08 Mbps1
17CCS Leeds95.98 Mbps59.88—85.61 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Winterbourne Abbas172.21 Mbps41.74—73.21 Mbps65.89 Mbps4
2Blandford Forum595.83 Mbps18.87—62.42 Mbps25.9 Mbps4
3Colehill449.4 Mbps16.99—48.34 Mbps23.42 Mbps9
4Arne521.11 Mbps17—47.5 Mbps20.66 Mbps7
5Abbotsbury346.91 Mbps14.34—45.71 Mbps20.62 Mbps8
6Dorchester469.39 Mbps14.85—44.24 Mbps20.56 Mbps8
7Christchurch537.54 Mbps13.61—50.83 Mbps19.73 Mbps10
8Sturminster Marshall498 Mbps15.18—39.19 Mbps19.66 Mbps9
9Weymouth279.93 Mbps13.27—36.73 Mbps19.3 Mbps8
10Ferndown Town567.77 Mbps13.56—34.35 Mbps19.07 Mbps9
11Lytchett Minster and Upton499.35 Mbps13.1—46.17 Mbps19.07 Mbps8
12Sherborne468.83 Mbps14.02—36.32 Mbps18.77 Mbps8
13Bourton478.06 Mbps13.34—47.76 Mbps18.66 Mbps8
14Portland89.52 Mbps13.28—35.12 Mbps18.22 Mbps6
15Verwood389.28 Mbps12.93—36.43 Mbps18.13 Mbps8
16Piddletrenthide438.9 Mbps12.05—41.94 Mbps17.46 Mbps8
17Thorncombe295.39 Mbps11—33.15 Mbps15.41 Mbps7
18Okeford Fitzpaine180.56 Mbps11—34.17 Mbps15.35 Mbps7
19Bettiscombe576.6 Mbps9.5—30.8 Mbps12.6 Mbps8
20Alderholt357.98 Mbps8.62—34.45 Mbps12.35 Mbps9
21Beaminster880.35 Mbps6.77—27.73 Mbps10.59 Mbps5
22Swanage172.72 Mbps5.94—27.43 Mbps8.25 Mbps8

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Dorset

Dorset has 17 ISPs available.
BT is the fastest provider in Dorset with 880.35 Mbps, and an average speed range of 14.72—46.3 Mbps.
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 13.36 up to 39.57 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 880.35 Mbps.
BT is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 880.35 Mbps.
Plusnet is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.47 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: 27 May 2020