Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 17 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 12.99 to 37.42 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 567.77 Mbps from Virgin Media. Other fast providers include Wessex Internet with 478.06 Mbps, Vodafone with 468.83 Mbps, and BT with 346.91 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 11.04% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 20.38 Mbps. The most common provider in Dorset is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 14.28 to 44.59 Mbps.

Dorset Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Dorset

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT346.91 Mbps14.28—44.59 Mbps27
2TalkTalk149.94 Mbps10.36—30.88 Mbps26
3Plusnet73.81 Mbps13.38—32.88 Mbps25
4EE116.21 Mbps10.28—33.35 Mbps24
5Vodafone468.83 Mbps15.43—36.17 Mbps22
6Sky Broadband109.63 Mbps10.97—29.62 Mbps20
7Post Office Broadband74.68 Mbps4.55—15.52 Mbps16
8Virgin Media567.77 Mbps16.57—101.62 Mbps9
9Wessex Internet478.06 Mbps22.8—96.08 Mbps9
10Zen Internet73.19 Mbps17.12—36.06 Mbps4
11iDNET102.39 Mbps12.32—36.78 Mbps2
12CIX36.78 Mbps10.9—35.6 Mbps2
13Andrews & Arnold147.66 Mbps4.12—29.37 Mbps2
14KCOM71.92 Mbps2.24—12.5 Mbps2
15Juice Broadband345.8 Mbps76.44—141.7 Mbps1
16CCS Leeds95.98 Mbps59.88—77.66 Mbps1
17Independent Fibre Networks196.31 Mbps22.03—57.19 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Winterbourne Abbas172.21 Mbps35.85—73.09 Mbps57.57 Mbps4
2Blandford Forum170.48 Mbps23.23—69.22 Mbps30.5 Mbps3
3Colehill449.4 Mbps16.28—48.07 Mbps22.4 Mbps9
4Abbotsbury346.91 Mbps15.4—45.34 Mbps22.32 Mbps8
5Arne287.73 Mbps15.38—43.03 Mbps19.72 Mbps7
6Lytchett Minster and Upton345.8 Mbps13.66—46.26 Mbps19.58 Mbps8
7Christchurch378.31 Mbps13.69—48.25 Mbps19.48 Mbps10
8Dorchester302.38 Mbps14.1—39.98 Mbps19.48 Mbps8
9Sturminster Marshall340.39 Mbps14.99—38.29 Mbps19.4 Mbps8
10Ferndown Town567.77 Mbps13.16—33.53 Mbps19.02 Mbps8
11Weymouth279.93 Mbps13.09—36.07 Mbps18.67 Mbps7
12Verwood302.13 Mbps13.83—36.22 Mbps18.36 Mbps8
13Bourton478.06 Mbps12.76—42.1 Mbps17.6 Mbps8
14Sherborne468.83 Mbps13.33—35.49 Mbps17.59 Mbps8
15Portland155.17 Mbps12.08—33.47 Mbps16.5 Mbps6
16Thorncombe295.39 Mbps11.72—33.99 Mbps16.34 Mbps7
17Piddletrenthide290.74 Mbps10.81—36.02 Mbps15.75 Mbps8
18Okeford Fitzpaine123.92 Mbps10—28.57 Mbps14.72 Mbps7
19Beaminster191.53 Mbps10.1—28.96 Mbps13.74 Mbps5
20Alderholt297.79 Mbps8.05—34.45 Mbps11.7 Mbps9
21Bettiscombe296.41 Mbps8.19—27.81 Mbps10.92 Mbps7
22Swanage94.53 Mbps6.52—28.64 Mbps9.1 Mbps8

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Dorset

Dorset has 17 ISPs available.
Virgin Media is the fastest provider in Dorset with 567.77 Mbps, and an average speed range of 16.57—101.62 Mbps.
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 12.99 up to 37.42 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 567.77 Mbps.
BT is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 346.91 Mbps.
TalkTalk is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 149.94 Mbps.
Plusnet is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 73.81 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Dorset is BT.

Last updated: 26 Mar 2020