Internet Providers in Essex

There are 32 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 15.81 to 58.98 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 927.83 Mbps from Virgin Media. Other fast providers include BT with 918.32 Mbps, Sky Broadband with 911.96 Mbps, and Zen Internet with 840.29 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 1.77% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 23.12 Mbps. The most common provider in Essex is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 16.57 to 52.54 Mbps.

Essex Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Essex

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT918.32 Mbps16.57—52.54 Mbps84
2Plusnet74.97 Mbps12.51—36.15 Mbps67
3Sky Broadband911.96 Mbps10.6—34.75 Mbps64
4TalkTalk580.69 Mbps11.04—35.29 Mbps61
5EE283.47 Mbps12.21—36.65 Mbps60
6Vodafone702.36 Mbps18.4—44.91 Mbps52
7Post Office Broadband72.91 Mbps4.88—16.5 Mbps43
8Virgin Media927.83 Mbps38.65—157.89 Mbps28
9Zen Internet840.29 Mbps26.08—36.93 Mbps24
10Independent Fibre Networks355.23 Mbps26.55—69.9 Mbps18
11County Broadband585.34 Mbps7.6—30.35 Mbps12
12Gigaclear834.75 Mbps41.7—193.79 Mbps7
13Spitfire169.78 Mbps28.48—89.43 Mbps7
14Andrews & Arnold73.68 Mbps7.6—26.53 Mbps7
15KCOM73.75 Mbps5.1—26.41 Mbps6
16CIX359.29 Mbps58.17—77.66 Mbps5
17Hyperoptic171.88 Mbps19.65—141.61 Mbps4
18Glide451.21 Mbps12.83—76.66 Mbps4
19iDNET71.44 Mbps26.19—40.79 Mbps2
20Structured Communications282.24 Mbps9.47—37.27 Mbps2
21CSD Network Services177.65 Mbps5.33—17.55 Mbps2
22Community Fibre247.21 Mbps94.03—166.92 Mbps1
23G.Network163.82 Mbps0—125.91 Mbps1
24Cerberus Networks294.46 Mbps13.71—100.99 Mbps1
25OptaNet91.14 Mbps48.36—72.91 Mbps1
26FastNet131.6 Mbps25.3—53.77 Mbps1
27Aquiss72.61 Mbps9.64—34.87 Mbps1
28O2 Broadband33.53 Mbps14.59—23.18 Mbps1
29CCS Leeds88.91 Mbps4.49—13.75 Mbps1
30Origin Broadband60.25 Mbps2.49—23.62 Mbps1
31Exascale56.03 Mbps0.76—11.28 Mbps1
32WiSpire3.71 Mbps0.76—1.67 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Stock70.83 Mbps64.05—70.4 Mbps64.79 Mbps4
2Clavering72.93 Mbps52.26—66.49 Mbps53.43 Mbps3
3North Weald Bassett834.75 Mbps32.36—167.91 Mbps44.71 Mbps9
4Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet549.27 Mbps26.38—105.56 Mbps39.05 Mbps8
5Epping827.08 Mbps30.6—114.97 Mbps38.37 Mbps9
6Buckhurst Hill463.39 Mbps25.43—96.32 Mbps36.05 Mbps8
7Loughton537.05 Mbps28.99—69.57 Mbps35.69 Mbps9
8Harlow545.73 Mbps23.78—106.47 Mbps34.53 Mbps12
9Basildon918.32 Mbps22.35—92.35 Mbps32.96 Mbps12
10Chigwell394.37 Mbps19.61—70.45 Mbps31.05 Mbps11
11Brentwood927.83 Mbps22.82—72.71 Mbps31.02 Mbps13
12Great Wakering116.76 Mbps13.01—69.3 Mbps27.46 Mbps8
13Ardleigh291.19 Mbps19.82—63.31 Mbps27.35 Mbps9
14Herongate and Ingrave659.33 Mbps18.39—59.03 Mbps26.92 Mbps8
15Waltham Abbey716.08 Mbps19.15—44.62 Mbps26.82 Mbps7
16Rayleigh292.25 Mbps17.35—56.93 Mbps24.71 Mbps11
17Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green138.14 Mbps16.95—68.77 Mbps23.78 Mbps6
18South Benfleet543.63 Mbps15.64—47.03 Mbps21.97 Mbps10
19Chelmsford572.49 Mbps16.06—53.73 Mbps21.94 Mbps11
20Colchester912.83 Mbps15.74—56.7 Mbps21.74 Mbps16
21Rettendon287.89 Mbps14.65—48.65 Mbps21.52 Mbps9
22Asheldham296.24 Mbps14.75—48.55 Mbps20.95 Mbps10
23Frinton and Walton320.61 Mbps14.91—43.63 Mbps20.78 Mbps8
24Saffron Walden317.73 Mbps13.35—41.49 Mbps20.17 Mbps7
25Berden626.31 Mbps13.65—52.3 Mbps20.12 Mbps12
26Broomfield873.45 Mbps14.2—41.71 Mbps20.11 Mbps14
27Southminster281.19 Mbps13.7—43.15 Mbps19.95 Mbps6
28Clacton-on-Sea491.81 Mbps14.13—40.38 Mbps19.62 Mbps8
29Braintree781.72 Mbps14.48—40.77 Mbps19.6 Mbps10
30Little Burstead307.01 Mbps14.59—39.18 Mbps19.11 Mbps8
31Billericay542.4 Mbps11.77—56.98 Mbps18.49 Mbps10
32Witham898.06 Mbps13.59—38.07 Mbps18.28 Mbps8
33Canvey Island282.34 Mbps11.34—39.89 Mbps17.24 Mbps9
34Althorne471.13 Mbps10.77—44.1 Mbps16.46 Mbps7
35Heybridge314.43 Mbps14.31—46.14 Mbps16.2 Mbps8
36Little Clacton496.79 Mbps11.19—37.22 Mbps15.94 Mbps10
37Borley300.16 Mbps10.56—37.5 Mbps15.24 Mbps7
38Little Hallingbury297.59 Mbps9.63—27.04 Mbps14.7 Mbps6
39Great Dunmow282.65 Mbps9.62—38.15 Mbps14.62 Mbps9
40Arkesden571.96 Mbps10.63—36.93 Mbps14.58 Mbps12
41St. Osyth188.34 Mbps10.63—30.63 Mbps13.95 Mbps5
42Rochford184.85 Mbps9.03—49.15 Mbps13.74 Mbps8
43Wivenhoe831.36 Mbps9.62—37.13 Mbps13.21 Mbps8
44Hockley73.44 Mbps7.77—38.07 Mbps12.41 Mbps5
45Bradfield320.91 Mbps8.84—33.69 Mbps12.33 Mbps8
46Castle Hedingham438.86 Mbps8.34—32.73 Mbps11.82 Mbps10
47Takeley273.29 Mbps6.48—36.34 Mbps10.82 Mbps7
48Hawkwell337.08 Mbps6.92—24.65 Mbps9.54 Mbps6
49Harwich224.52 Mbps6.81—29.63 Mbps9.49 Mbps7
50Roydon73.57 Mbps5.97—27.46 Mbps9 Mbps4
51West Mersea294.44 Mbps5.99—28.11 Mbps8.9 Mbps9
52Kelvedon282.24 Mbps6.13—25.26 Mbps8.24 Mbps7
53Aldham585.34 Mbps4.65—23.99 Mbps7.6 Mbps10
54Alphamstone71.24 Mbps3.71—15.09 Mbps5.24 Mbps7

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

Essex has 32 ISPs available.
Virgin Media is the fastest provider in Essex with 927.83 Mbps, and an average speed range of 38.65—157.89 Mbps.
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 15.81 up to 58.98 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 927.83 Mbps.
BT is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 918.32 Mbps.
Virgin Media is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 927.83 Mbps.
Sky Broadband is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 911.96 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 06 Jul 2020