Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 17 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 14.43 to 41.69 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 896.7 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 18.27% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 24.3 Mbps. The most common provider in Dorset is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 15.83 to 47.62 Mbps.

Dorset Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Dorset

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT896.7 Mbps15.83—47.62 Mbps26
2Plusnet74.48 Mbps14.23—33.11 Mbps26
3TalkTalk149.94 Mbps11.47—33.48 Mbps26
4EE74.4 Mbps11.65—35.93 Mbps24
5Vodafone468.83 Mbps17.93—36.31 Mbps23
6Sky Broadband125.49 Mbps12.45—36.49 Mbps19
7Post Office Broadband74.68 Mbps5.22—15.79 Mbps19
8KCOM72.4 Mbps2.99—27.8 Mbps10
9Virgin Media567.77 Mbps24.44—109.87 Mbps9
10Wessex Internet499.35 Mbps20.63—101.2 Mbps9
11Zen Internet73.93 Mbps9.95—36.06 Mbps6
12iDNET140.58 Mbps5.65—36.38 Mbps2
13CIX36.78 Mbps10.9—35.6 Mbps2
14Andrews & Arnold147.66 Mbps4.16—30.41 Mbps2
15Juice Broadband345.8 Mbps75.05—170.97 Mbps1
16Independent Fibre Networks357.98 Mbps46.89—187.08 Mbps1
17CCS Leeds95.98 Mbps58.42—89.92 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Colehill449.4 Mbps18.19—48.59 Mbps24.96 Mbps9
2Abbotsbury346.91 Mbps15.73—47.15 Mbps22.48 Mbps8
3Christchurch545.07 Mbps14.95—60.48 Mbps21.96 Mbps10
4Arne521.11 Mbps18.24—48.58 Mbps21.28 Mbps7
5Dorchester676.32 Mbps15.55—46.34 Mbps21.14 Mbps8
6Weymouth279.93 Mbps15.18—37.1 Mbps20.64 Mbps9
7Ferndown Town896.7 Mbps14.15—37.72 Mbps20.54 Mbps10
8Sturminster Marshall498 Mbps15.43—40.88 Mbps20.05 Mbps9
9Sherborne468.83 Mbps14.7—36.87 Mbps19.98 Mbps7
10Bourton478.06 Mbps14.15—49.54 Mbps19.55 Mbps8
11Portland88.79 Mbps13.65—35.84 Mbps19.16 Mbps6
12Piddletrenthide438.9 Mbps14.91—44.34 Mbps19.05 Mbps10
13Verwood389.28 Mbps13.3—34 Mbps18.38 Mbps9
14Lytchett Minster and Upton499.35 Mbps11.57—44.6 Mbps18.38 Mbps9
15Okeford Fitzpaine248.63 Mbps13.08—37.92 Mbps17.36 Mbps7
16Thorncombe469 Mbps10.52—34.61 Mbps15.38 Mbps7
17Bettiscombe576.6 Mbps10.83—35.6 Mbps14.62 Mbps8
18Alderholt357.98 Mbps9.9—36.2 Mbps14.28 Mbps9
19Beaminster880.35 Mbps5.23—27.37 Mbps9.06 Mbps5
20Swanage172.72 Mbps5.23—27.77 Mbps8.19 Mbps8

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Dorset

Dorset has 17 ISPs available.
BT is the fastest provider in Dorset with 896.7 Mbps, and an average speed range of 15.83—47.62 Mbps.
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 14.43 up to 41.69 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 896.7 Mbps.
BT is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 896.7 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: 11 Aug 2020