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 20.36 to 50.29 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 926.72 Mbps from Vodafone. Other fast internet providers include BT with 920.66 Mbps, Wessex Internet with 905.51 Mbps, and Zen Internet with 880.29 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 24.72% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 36.65 Mbps. The most common broadprovider in Dorset is BT, and their typical speeds range from 25.28 to 52.64 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 Mbps25.28—52.64 Mbps27
2Plusnet74.67 Mbps15.85—35.26 Mbps27
3Vodafone926.72 Mbps25.79—50.47 Mbps23
4EE867.44 Mbps17.22—38.12 Mbps22
5TalkTalk529.13 Mbps14.9—37.2 Mbps21
6Sky Broadband150.66 Mbps18.24—50.26 Mbps20
7Post Office Broadband71.96 Mbps4.61—14.8 Mbps19
8Wessex Internet905.51 Mbps23.15—91.96 Mbps10
9Virgin Media865.12 Mbps36.06—321.49 Mbps9
10KCOM72.4 Mbps2.89—10.84 Mbps7
11Zen Internet880.29 Mbps44.92—77.94 Mbps6
12iDNET140.58 Mbps18.83—40.07 Mbps2
13CIX42.51 Mbps10.7—28.35 Mbps2
14Andrews & Arnold55.08 Mbps5.25—20.4 Mbps2
15Community Fibre365.74 Mbps43.55—148.51 Mbps1
16CCS Leeds93.79 Mbps29.55—87.04 Mbps1
17Independent Fibre Networks270.92 Mbps9.84—58.48 Mbps1
18Spitfire26.56 Mbps0—3.47 Mbps0

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Christchurch577.08 Mbps28.56—103.92 Mbps34.86 Mbps8
2Okeford Fitzpaine479.86 Mbps22.3—71.48 Mbps33.69 Mbps7
3Arne300.71 Mbps20.04—57.9 Mbps33.11 Mbps8
4Sherborne926.72 Mbps23.7—50.61 Mbps32.18 Mbps7
5Ferndown Town920.66 Mbps23.36—50.23 Mbps30.38 Mbps11
6Colehill777.14 Mbps25.95—54.48 Mbps28.94 Mbps10
7Weymouth432.97 Mbps22.1—39.39 Mbps28.86 Mbps9
8Lytchett Minster and Upton549.3 Mbps20.62—52.71 Mbps28.36 Mbps9
9Verwood903.81 Mbps19.39—38.4 Mbps27.63 Mbps9
10Dorchester902.1 Mbps20.61—52.2 Mbps27.6 Mbps9
11Sturminster Marshall893.14 Mbps18.67—59.35 Mbps26.23 Mbps9
12Portland148.64 Mbps19.99—39.33 Mbps26.15 Mbps5
13Abbotsbury464.98 Mbps22.74—50.01 Mbps25.26 Mbps8
14Thorncombe848.55 Mbps17.28—44.9 Mbps24.52 Mbps7
15Bettiscombe917.87 Mbps14.92—39.73 Mbps21.88 Mbps8
16Alderholt270.92 Mbps12.96—42.01 Mbps21.6 Mbps9
17Bourton893.87 Mbps16.45—50.94 Mbps21.37 Mbps8
18Piddletrenthide787.54 Mbps15.26—40.33 Mbps18.36 Mbps9
19Beaminster383.65 Mbps8.24—38.83 Mbps13.82 Mbps8
20Swanage535.7 Mbps5.44—46.42 Mbps12.5 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 926.72 Mbps, and an average speed range of 25.79—50.47 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Dorset?
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 20.36 up to 50.29 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 926.72 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: 26 Jul 2021