Internet Providers in Essex

There are 33 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 24.66 to 76.66 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 1017.67 Mbps from Sky Broadband. Other fast internet providers include Gigaclear with 946.09 Mbps, County Broadband with 941.07 Mbps, and Virgin Media with 938.12 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 1.04% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 34.49 Mbps. The most common broadprovider in Essex is BT, and their typical speeds range from 25.2 to 69.41 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
1BT933.18 Mbps25.2—69.41 Mbps76
2Plusnet74.76 Mbps20.02—55.69 Mbps66
3Sky Broadband1017.67 Mbps15.72—48.21 Mbps57
4TalkTalk518.7 Mbps18.12—46.81 Mbps56
5EE844.75 Mbps14.72—41.34 Mbps56
6Vodafone546.31 Mbps24.32—55.3 Mbps44
7Post Office Broadband74.03 Mbps5.86—25.55 Mbps41
8Virgin Media938.12 Mbps70.8—215.78 Mbps29
9Zen Internet921.29 Mbps35.66—36.93 Mbps27
10Independent Fibre Networks368.1 Mbps32.22—92.17 Mbps20
11County Broadband941.07 Mbps16.12—46.59 Mbps14
12Gigaclear946.09 Mbps42.48—142.33 Mbps13
13Andrews & Arnold142.9 Mbps12.27—43.29 Mbps11
14Spitfire285.2 Mbps16.09—81.92 Mbps9
15CIX791.57 Mbps348.43—732.37 Mbps8
16KCOM287.21 Mbps6.06—23.34 Mbps8
17CSD Network Services315.75 Mbps10.34—35.61 Mbps5
18Hyperoptic458.8 Mbps27.18—140.43 Mbps4
19Glide533.53 Mbps24.89—84.48 Mbps4
20iDNET92.49 Mbps25.98—76.5 Mbps4
21The Phone Coop35.29 Mbps6.53—30.38 Mbps2
22Origin Broadband48.06 Mbps2.82—14.67 Mbps2
23Community Fibre247.21 Mbps104.77—152.52 Mbps1
24G.Network163.82 Mbps0—125.91 Mbps1
25Pure Fibre858.82 Mbps102.35—177.57 Mbps1
26Cerberus Networks289.9 Mbps11.97—216.35 Mbps1
27Kingston Communications111.01 Mbps31.97—72.23 Mbps1
28Structured Communications153.33 Mbps5.45—55.82 Mbps1
29FastNet84.92 Mbps12.76—31.5 Mbps1
30Aquiss74.49 Mbps6.92—37.15 Mbps1
31CCS Leeds47.94 Mbps7.56—9.24 Mbps1
32WiSpire3.71 Mbps1.67—3.5 Mbps1
33O2 Broadband1.76 Mbps0—1.14 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Layer-de-la-Haye291.9 Mbps245.09—279.52 Mbps249.2 Mbps1
2Harlow899.95 Mbps50.88—224.42 Mbps78.2 Mbps13
3Stock272.4 Mbps73.05—73.5 Mbps73.24 Mbps6
4Rochford184.85 Mbps26.36—93.81 Mbps65.5 Mbps8
5Basildon918.32 Mbps41.91—176.34 Mbps62.17 Mbps14
6Clavering72.93 Mbps53.36—67.23 Mbps53.64 Mbps4
7Chigwell938.12 Mbps39.3—67.71 Mbps53.25 Mbps11
8Loughton931.85 Mbps35.05—210.37 Mbps47.53 Mbps10
9Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet670.01 Mbps29.63—126.58 Mbps45.56 Mbps6
10Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green524.13 Mbps32.18—69.84 Mbps45.29 Mbps7
11North Weald Bassett832.99 Mbps31.12—101.66 Mbps43.9 Mbps7
12Herongate and Ingrave933.18 Mbps36.86—69.17 Mbps43.81 Mbps9
13Buckhurst Hill513.46 Mbps26.9—88.95 Mbps42.42 Mbps7
14Rettendon899.45 Mbps28.13—82.92 Mbps37.6 Mbps11
15Little Hallingbury537.68 Mbps36.17—71.62 Mbps36.48 Mbps4
16Saffron Walden884.44 Mbps29.4—58.13 Mbps35.64 Mbps7
17Epping921.58 Mbps24.56—78.69 Mbps35.05 Mbps7
18Broomfield920.91 Mbps26.17—64.37 Mbps34.75 Mbps13
19Brentwood1017.67 Mbps26.69—73.39 Mbps34.1 Mbps14
20Braintree781.72 Mbps26.05—69.43 Mbps33.66 Mbps11
21Wivenhoe843.11 Mbps22.27—50.96 Mbps33.3 Mbps9
22Little Burstead921.92 Mbps22.96—71.59 Mbps31.55 Mbps10
23Chelmsford909.55 Mbps22.49—83.83 Mbps31.16 Mbps14
24West Mersea401.22 Mbps19.54—69.67 Mbps30.99 Mbps7
25Berden902.84 Mbps20.16—69.22 Mbps30.46 Mbps11
26Asheldham914.1 Mbps24.2—70.13 Mbps30.25 Mbps10
27Colchester912.83 Mbps21.19—72.02 Mbps29.84 Mbps17
28Billericay901.84 Mbps20.26—100.59 Mbps29.77 Mbps10
29St. Osyth905.33 Mbps29.19—55.65 Mbps29.65 Mbps6
30Great Dunmow909.37 Mbps22.88—59.27 Mbps28.56 Mbps9
31Rayleigh826.02 Mbps22.95—62.18 Mbps28.32 Mbps11
32Wickham Bishops883.33 Mbps21.73—50.66 Mbps28.04 Mbps7
33Heybridge602.65 Mbps18.65—55.8 Mbps27.97 Mbps8
34Little Clacton903.22 Mbps20—60.23 Mbps26.98 Mbps8
35Waltham Abbey883.66 Mbps18.82—57.51 Mbps26.88 Mbps9
36South Benfleet921.29 Mbps20.68—56.34 Mbps25.99 Mbps10
37Clacton-on-Sea642.71 Mbps21.65—55.94 Mbps25.96 Mbps9
38Witham914.77 Mbps18.59—52.83 Mbps25.12 Mbps8
39Aldham941.07 Mbps23.78—46.27 Mbps24.39 Mbps10
40Althorne503.82 Mbps16.76—67.9 Mbps24.01 Mbps8
41Frinton and Walton387.81 Mbps16.51—54.32 Mbps23.35 Mbps8
42Hawkwell906.58 Mbps15.68—55.3 Mbps22.82 Mbps8
43Bradfield518.7 Mbps13.55—63.87 Mbps22.33 Mbps8
44Southminster146.02 Mbps14.17—47.45 Mbps20.94 Mbps5
45Canvey Island883.03 Mbps14.49—40.38 Mbps20.27 Mbps11
46Borley844.75 Mbps15.02—39.57 Mbps16.13 Mbps7
47Castle Hedingham501.75 Mbps10.59—37 Mbps14.88 Mbps12
48Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding946.09 Mbps12.85—46.02 Mbps14.77 Mbps4
49Arkesden915.12 Mbps10—40.86 Mbps14.12 Mbps12
50Harwich299.83 Mbps8.59—35.08 Mbps12.71 Mbps7
51Hockley106.17 Mbps5.47—36.74 Mbps8.41 Mbps6
52Roydon397.45 Mbps4.54—15.51 Mbps5.12 Mbps6

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

How many providers in Essex are there?
Essex has 33 ISPs available.
Who is the fastest provider in Essex?
Sky Broadband is the fastest provider in Essex with 1017.67 Mbps, and an average speed range of 15.72—48.21 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Essex?
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 24.66 up to 76.66 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1017.67 Mbps.
Is BT available in Essex?
BT is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 933.18 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 1017.67 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular provider in Essex?
The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 08 May 2021