Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 17 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 12.64 to 36.52 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 Juice Broadband with 345.8 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 9.59% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 19.49 Mbps. The most common provider in Dorset is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 13.81 to 43.71 Mbps.

Dorset Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Dorset

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT304.39 Mbps13.81—43.71 Mbps27
2TalkTalk149.53 Mbps10.2—30.18 Mbps26
3Plusnet73.66 Mbps13.73—33.34 Mbps25
4EE116.21 Mbps10.1—32.65 Mbps23
5Vodafone468.83 Mbps13.33—34.84 Mbps21
6Sky Broadband71.99 Mbps11.36—28.21 Mbps19
7Post Office Broadband74.68 Mbps4.37—15.54 Mbps16
8Virgin Media567.77 Mbps14.51—98.11 Mbps9
9Wessex Internet478.06 Mbps23.05—91.93 Mbps9
10Zen Internet73.19 Mbps17.12—36.06 Mbps4
11iDNET102.39 Mbps15.14—41.25 Mbps2
12Andrews & Arnold147.66 Mbps7.24—33.61 Mbps2
13KCOM71.92 Mbps2.32—12.5 Mbps2
14Juice Broadband345.8 Mbps78.26—170.97 Mbps1
15CCS Leeds94.59 Mbps57.29—74.14 Mbps1
16Independent Fibre Networks150.15 Mbps17.35—47.24 Mbps1
17CIX10.99 Mbps7.02—10.9 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Winterbourne Abbas172.21 Mbps35.5—73.09 Mbps54.68 Mbps4
2Blandford Forum170.48 Mbps23.89—71.74 Mbps30.76 Mbps3
3Abbotsbury300 Mbps15.37—43.75 Mbps22.18 Mbps8
4Colehill449.4 Mbps15.71—47.83 Mbps21.35 Mbps9
5Arne287.73 Mbps15.23—40.95 Mbps19.41 Mbps6
6Christchurch373.23 Mbps13.51—44.7 Mbps19.22 Mbps10
7Lytchett Minster and Upton345.8 Mbps13.27—43.98 Mbps19.11 Mbps7
8Sturminster Marshall340.39 Mbps14.88—37.76 Mbps19.06 Mbps8
9Dorchester302.38 Mbps13.78—38.08 Mbps19.06 Mbps8
10Ferndown Town567.77 Mbps12.78—33.45 Mbps18.51 Mbps8
11Weymouth279.93 Mbps12.55—35.56 Mbps18.16 Mbps7
12Verwood302.13 Mbps13.41—35.66 Mbps17.79 Mbps8
13Portland260.7 Mbps12.48—33.23 Mbps16.89 Mbps6
14Bourton478.06 Mbps12.05—37.47 Mbps16.57 Mbps8
15Thorncombe295.39 Mbps11.81—34.06 Mbps16.31 Mbps7
16Sherborne468.83 Mbps11.7—34.47 Mbps16.07 Mbps8
17Piddletrenthide290.74 Mbps10.16—34.94 Mbps14.83 Mbps7
18Okeford Fitzpaine112.3 Mbps8.35—27.56 Mbps13.25 Mbps7
19Alderholt286.02 Mbps7.4—34.43 Mbps11.71 Mbps9
20Bettiscombe296.41 Mbps7.88—27.48 Mbps10.7 Mbps7
21Swanage94.53 Mbps6.86—26.88 Mbps9.17 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 14.51—98.11 Mbps.
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 12.64 up to 36.52 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 304.39 Mbps.
TalkTalk is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 149.53 Mbps.
Plusnet is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 73.66 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Dorset is BT.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020