Internet Providers in Essex

There are 32 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 27.49 to 91.85 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 1036.92 Mbps from Sky Broadband. Other fast internet providers include County Broadband with 947.36 Mbps, Gigaclear with 946.09 Mbps, and BT with 941.37 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 0.30% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 37.12 Mbps. The most common broadprovider in Essex is BT, and their typical speeds range from 27.68 to 72.51 Mbps.

Essex 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 Essex

#Provider NameMax Download SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT941.37 Mbps27.68—72.51 Mbps74
2Plusnet74.8 Mbps21.69—58.07 Mbps69
3EE917.72 Mbps17.75—48.31 Mbps57
4Sky Broadband1036.92 Mbps17.17—52.31 Mbps57
5TalkTalk520.35 Mbps22.1—58.72 Mbps47
6Vodafone705.71 Mbps26.17—54.65 Mbps44
7Post Office Broadband74.03 Mbps5.98—32.81 Mbps39
8Virgin Media938.12 Mbps73.78—223.99 Mbps29
9Zen Internet921.29 Mbps36.15—36.94 Mbps29
10Independent Fibre Networks368.1 Mbps35.15—93.05 Mbps19
11County Broadband947.36 Mbps16.26—85.13 Mbps15
12Gigaclear946.09 Mbps80.21—290.07 Mbps14
13Andrews & Arnold142.9 Mbps16.17—44.9 Mbps11
14CIX791.57 Mbps509.98—735.16 Mbps9
15Spitfire285.2 Mbps16.14—86.22 Mbps9
16KCOM287.21 Mbps4.6—30.9 Mbps9
17CSD Network Services802.09 Mbps31.55—88.86 Mbps5
18Hyperoptic651.01 Mbps56.83—167.61 Mbps4
19Glide533.53 Mbps25.82—92.48 Mbps4
20iDNET245.51 Mbps28.38—79.53 Mbps4
21Origin Broadband68.5 Mbps5—28.08 Mbps3
22CCS Leeds181.98 Mbps8.37—56.51 Mbps2
23The Phone Coop37.1 Mbps18.24—35.6 Mbps2
24Optimity261.44 Mbps80.72—86.9 Mbps1
25Pure Fibre858.82 Mbps103.34—178.42 Mbps1
26Community Fibre290.87 Mbps20.56—109.07 Mbps1
27Cerberus Networks280.01 Mbps12.9—136.54 Mbps1
28Structured Communications153.33 Mbps15.53—68.05 Mbps1
29Aquiss74.49 Mbps7.15—42.21 Mbps1
30FastNet84.92 Mbps12.76—31.5 Mbps1
31CloudScape Connect16.64 Mbps0—16.35 Mbps1
32WiSpire3.5 Mbps0—3.23 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Layer-de-la-Haye291.9 Mbps244.93—279.46 Mbps249.06 Mbps1
2Rochford215.5 Mbps90.64—93.87 Mbps93.21 Mbps8
3Harlow934.4 Mbps53.64—268.75 Mbps79.93 Mbps11
4Stock272.4 Mbps73.01—73.49 Mbps73.18 Mbps7
5North Weald Bassett832.99 Mbps39.51—189.5 Mbps70.01 Mbps6
6Basildon909.52 Mbps44.74—211.61 Mbps68.68 Mbps13
7Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet670.01 Mbps36.99—179.9 Mbps58.9 Mbps6
8Clavering279.64 Mbps53.38—67.08 Mbps53.72 Mbps4
9Chigwell938.12 Mbps38.28—69.75 Mbps52.18 Mbps11
10West Mersea689.66 Mbps31.99—70.84 Mbps49.62 Mbps7
11Loughton933.7 Mbps34.52—206.57 Mbps47.21 Mbps9
12Rettendon899.45 Mbps33.54—143.77 Mbps46.55 Mbps10
13Epping928.1 Mbps31.77—84.27 Mbps45.79 Mbps7
14Saffron Walden941.37 Mbps30.72—58.42 Mbps45.31 Mbps8
15Herongate and Ingrave933.18 Mbps37.98—71.31 Mbps45.23 Mbps9
16Buckhurst Hill597.58 Mbps26.14—91.88 Mbps44.78 Mbps7
17Heybridge922.95 Mbps31.25—86.21 Mbps42.41 Mbps9
18Hawkwell906.58 Mbps27.29—72.79 Mbps40.5 Mbps10
19Billericay903.99 Mbps28.68—111.17 Mbps39.78 Mbps12
20Little Burstead921.92 Mbps29.78—73.97 Mbps39.23 Mbps11
21Broomfield922.65 Mbps29.81—66.53 Mbps36.79 Mbps14
22Chelmsford920.53 Mbps27.51—93.18 Mbps36.79 Mbps15
23Little Hallingbury537.68 Mbps36.22—71.7 Mbps36.47 Mbps4
24Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green907.84 Mbps30.3—68.83 Mbps35.89 Mbps5
25Braintree735.51 Mbps28.25—69.49 Mbps35.52 Mbps10
26Wivenhoe861.53 Mbps25.49—54.78 Mbps35.51 Mbps9
27Brentwood1036.92 Mbps26.13—73.88 Mbps35.37 Mbps15
28St. Osyth905.33 Mbps29.23—61.96 Mbps33.81 Mbps7
29Great Dunmow909.37 Mbps23.02—60.99 Mbps33.01 Mbps9
30Little Clacton909.23 Mbps25.64—73.65 Mbps32.63 Mbps8
31Colchester940.91 Mbps23.89—74.34 Mbps32.4 Mbps16
32Asheldham924.41 Mbps23.95—70.71 Mbps32.23 Mbps9
33Berden902.84 Mbps22.33—70.37 Mbps31.92 Mbps13
34Rayleigh901.34 Mbps24.46—64.27 Mbps30.86 Mbps11
35South Benfleet921.29 Mbps21.95—61.56 Mbps28.68 Mbps11
36Wickham Bishops883.33 Mbps22.14—51.29 Mbps28.65 Mbps7
37Witham914.77 Mbps21.81—55.96 Mbps28.53 Mbps8
38Althorne912.88 Mbps19.78—70.72 Mbps27.75 Mbps9
39Waltham Abbey921.11 Mbps18.7—64.32 Mbps27.7 Mbps10
40Frinton and Walton387.81 Mbps18.51—55.41 Mbps27.53 Mbps7
41Aldham947.36 Mbps24.39—73.76 Mbps24.43 Mbps9
42Bradfield518.7 Mbps14.99—52.9 Mbps22.62 Mbps9
43Castle Hedingham903.71 Mbps15.65—51.17 Mbps22.37 Mbps12
44Arkesden915.12 Mbps14.92—64.42 Mbps22.18 Mbps11
45Canvey Island898.63 Mbps14.87—40.8 Mbps20.43 Mbps10
46Harwich299.83 Mbps11.57—38.64 Mbps17.17 Mbps7
47Clacton-on-Sea730.71 Mbps7.77—46.55 Mbps16.64 Mbps10
48Borley844.75 Mbps15.93—49.47 Mbps16.2 Mbps7
49Hockley286.11 Mbps9.58—44.24 Mbps15.51 Mbps6
50Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding946.09 Mbps13.39—228.68 Mbps15.34 Mbps3
51Roydon397.45 Mbps4.48—11.59 Mbps5.06 Mbps5

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

How many providers in Essex are there?
Essex has 32 ISPs available.
Who is the fastest provider in Essex?
Sky Broadband is the fastest provider in Essex with 1036.92 Mbps, and an average speed range of 17.17—52.31 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Essex?
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 27.49 up to 91.85 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1036.92 Mbps.
Is BT available in Essex?
BT is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 941.37 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Essex?
Virgin Media is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 938.12 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Essex?
Sky Broadband is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 1036.92 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular provider in Essex?
The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 01 Aug 2021