Internet Providers in Dorset

There are 17 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Dorset. Typical internet speeds vary from 18.44 to 47.6 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 917.87 Mbps from BT. Other fast providers include Wessex Internet with 905.51 Mbps, Zen Internet with 880.29 Mbps, and Virgin Media with 754.81 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Dorset are 24.16% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 32.91 Mbps. The most common provider in Dorset is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 21.55 to 50.61 Mbps.

Dorset Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Dorset

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT917.87 Mbps21.55—50.61 Mbps27
2Plusnet74.66 Mbps15.91—35.17 Mbps27
3Vodafone482.2 Mbps21.52—40.99 Mbps24
4EE204.74 Mbps15.5—37.11 Mbps22
5TalkTalk508.07 Mbps13.07—36.53 Mbps22
6Sky Broadband143.55 Mbps15.9—47.04 Mbps19
7Post Office Broadband68.5 Mbps5.33—14.88 Mbps19
8Wessex Internet905.51 Mbps20.26—95.2 Mbps10
9KCOM72.4 Mbps3.76—28.79 Mbps10
10Virgin Media754.81 Mbps29.61—150.99 Mbps9
11Zen Internet880.29 Mbps57.75—139.78 Mbps7
12CIX42.51 Mbps10.7—37.01 Mbps2
13iDNET140.58 Mbps5.65—28.78 Mbps2
14Independent Fibre Networks357.98 Mbps49.47—190.28 Mbps1
15CCS Leeds94.06 Mbps29.53—86.59 Mbps1
16Andrews & Arnold41.4 Mbps18.83—27.2 Mbps1
17Spitfire26.56 Mbps0—3.47 Mbps0

Cities and Provider Speeds in Dorset

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Okeford Fitzpaine248.63 Mbps22.07—71.41 Mbps31.97 Mbps7
2Christchurch577.08 Mbps22.53—71.99 Mbps28.89 Mbps10
3Arne521.11 Mbps19.73—53.03 Mbps28.3 Mbps8
4Colehill777.14 Mbps23.29—50.75 Mbps28.1 Mbps10
5Weymouth294.84 Mbps20.72—38.68 Mbps27.15 Mbps9
6Ferndown Town911.11 Mbps19.88—49.49 Mbps27.01 Mbps10
7Dorchester902.1 Mbps19.37—52.22 Mbps26.63 Mbps9
8Lytchett Minster and Upton499.35 Mbps18.82—49.2 Mbps26.29 Mbps9
9Sherborne439.17 Mbps17.97—42.44 Mbps24.98 Mbps8
10Abbotsbury464.98 Mbps19.2—45.14 Mbps23.77 Mbps8
11Portland148.64 Mbps17.52—36.88 Mbps23.25 Mbps6
12Sturminster Marshall893.14 Mbps15.87—48.88 Mbps22.88 Mbps9
13Verwood392.56 Mbps15.32—37.76 Mbps21.41 Mbps9
14Thorncombe848.55 Mbps15.11—41.82 Mbps21.11 Mbps7
15Bourton893.87 Mbps15.87—50.27 Mbps20.84 Mbps8
16Bettiscombe917.87 Mbps13.44—39.03 Mbps19.05 Mbps8
17Piddletrenthide512.75 Mbps15.76—45.38 Mbps18.95 Mbps9
18Swanage535.7 Mbps8.77—46.22 Mbps15.55 Mbps7
19Alderholt357.98 Mbps9.41—32.66 Mbps13.01 Mbps9
20Beaminster880.35 Mbps5.92—38.79 Mbps10.41 Mbps6

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Dorset

How many providers in Dorset are there?
Dorset has 17 ISPs available.
Who is the fastest provider in Dorset?
BT is the fastest provider in Dorset with 917.87 Mbps, and an average speed range of 21.55—50.61 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Dorset?
Users in Dorset see an average internet speed of 18.44 up to 47.6 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 917.87 Mbps.
Is BT available in Dorset?
BT is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 917.87 Mbps.
Is Plusnet available in Dorset?
Plusnet is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 74.66 Mbps.
Is TalkTalk available in Dorset?
TalkTalk is available in Dorset, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 508.07 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular provider in Dorset?
The provider with the most users in Dorset is BT.

Last updated: 20 Apr 2021