Internet Providers in Essex

There are 33 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 21.81 to 72.76 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 1017.67 Mbps from Sky Broadband. Other fast providers include BT with 933.18 Mbps, Virgin Media with 927.83 Mbps, and Pure Fibre with 858.82 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 1.29% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 30.9 Mbps. The most common provider in Essex is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 22.64 to 65.98 Mbps.

Essex Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Essex

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT933.18 Mbps22.64—65.98 Mbps81
2Plusnet74.94 Mbps17.62—55.06 Mbps66
3TalkTalk518.7 Mbps14.76—37.55 Mbps59
4Sky Broadband1017.67 Mbps13.14—42.62 Mbps59
5EE304.36 Mbps12.43—40.29 Mbps57
6Vodafone702.36 Mbps22.65—52.77 Mbps51
7Post Office Broadband72.91 Mbps5.87—22.44 Mbps44
8Virgin Media927.83 Mbps66.96—214.04 Mbps29
9Zen Internet840.29 Mbps36.4—36.94 Mbps27
10Independent Fibre Networks365.03 Mbps24.83—78.62 Mbps17
11County Broadband585.34 Mbps12.94—31.56 Mbps12
12Gigaclear809.06 Mbps38.87—127.51 Mbps11
13Spitfire178.09 Mbps13.3—80.12 Mbps9
14CIX791.57 Mbps13.57—501.95 Mbps8
15KCOM73.75 Mbps5.1—24.09 Mbps8
16Andrews & Arnold73.68 Mbps10.39—39.87 Mbps7
17Hyperoptic458.8 Mbps28.43—141.84 Mbps5
18CSD Network Services177.65 Mbps6—22.77 Mbps4
19Glide533.53 Mbps16.55—75.64 Mbps3
20iDNET61.71 Mbps19.19—41.32 Mbps3
21The Phone Coop35.29 Mbps3.29—33.42 Mbps2
22Origin Broadband60.25 Mbps3.42—17.64 Mbps2
23Community Fibre247.21 Mbps104.77—152.52 Mbps1
24G.Network163.82 Mbps0—125.91 Mbps1
25Pure Fibre858.82 Mbps100.69—175 Mbps1
26Cerberus Networks294.46 Mbps13.3—177.78 Mbps1
27FastNet84.3 Mbps27.86—48.39 Mbps1
28Internet Central46.86 Mbps0—44.72 Mbps1
29Aquiss74.49 Mbps6.77—44.58 Mbps1
30Structured Communications282.24 Mbps8.27—36.85 Mbps1
31CCS Leeds13.83 Mbps7.56—9.24 Mbps1
32WiSpire3.71 Mbps1.67—3.5 Mbps1
33O2 Broadband1.76 Mbps0—1.14 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Layer-de-la-Haye291.9 Mbps244.83—279.12 Mbps249.04 Mbps2
2Harlow628.63 Mbps50.74—217.02 Mbps82.97 Mbps13
3Stock272.4 Mbps70.73—73.46 Mbps72.87 Mbps3
4Clavering72.93 Mbps53.18—67.44 Mbps53.54 Mbps3
5Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green524.13 Mbps33.21—70.02 Mbps50.89 Mbps6
6Basildon918.32 Mbps35.31—142.24 Mbps49.92 Mbps14
7Loughton616.19 Mbps35.53—208.6 Mbps49.54 Mbps10
8Chigwell617.51 Mbps33.74—67.67 Mbps48.85 Mbps12
9North Weald Bassett513.41 Mbps32.18—101.67 Mbps44.76 Mbps8
10Herongate and Ingrave933.18 Mbps36.29—69.55 Mbps43.86 Mbps8
11Buckhurst Hill513.46 Mbps29.14—94.57 Mbps42.62 Mbps8
12Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet549.27 Mbps25.66—109.72 Mbps38.5 Mbps7
13Theydon Bois449.05 Mbps25.98—70.43 Mbps37.9 Mbps7
14Epping921.58 Mbps27.36—83.41 Mbps36.73 Mbps8
15Little Hallingbury290.68 Mbps22.02—69.02 Mbps35.8 Mbps3
16Rettendon568.93 Mbps24.86—73.14 Mbps33.86 Mbps11
17Brentwood1017.67 Mbps26.02—73.18 Mbps33.17 Mbps14
18Braintree781.72 Mbps21.51—65.98 Mbps29.16 Mbps10
19Colchester912.83 Mbps20.07—73.86 Mbps28.96 Mbps17
20Broomfield920.91 Mbps21.16—57.76 Mbps28.95 Mbps14
21Asheldham907.29 Mbps22.03—64.34 Mbps28.19 Mbps10
22Saffron Walden618.13 Mbps14.69—55.42 Mbps27.87 Mbps8
23Waltham Abbey883.66 Mbps19.7—46.39 Mbps27.79 Mbps7
24Rayleigh481.41 Mbps21.89—61.87 Mbps27.65 Mbps11
25St. Osyth900.66 Mbps23.19—36.51 Mbps27.52 Mbps6
26Berden902.84 Mbps17.87—68.35 Mbps27.27 Mbps12
27Chelmsford900.36 Mbps19.33—69.26 Mbps27.21 Mbps13
28Wivenhoe831.36 Mbps16.64—55.11 Mbps26.94 Mbps9
29Little Burstead905.65 Mbps18.4—61.07 Mbps25.15 Mbps9
30Althorne432.63 Mbps16.81—70.56 Mbps24.95 Mbps8
31South Benfleet832.24 Mbps19.03—53.82 Mbps24.72 Mbps10
32Great Dunmow733.66 Mbps16.78—56.59 Mbps24.61 Mbps8
33Clacton-on-Sea560.94 Mbps19.74—52.74 Mbps24.59 Mbps9
34Great Wakering235.05 Mbps15.67—59.72 Mbps24.33 Mbps9
35Frinton and Walton334.38 Mbps17.04—59.44 Mbps24.15 Mbps8
36Little Clacton903.22 Mbps16.48—47.22 Mbps22.93 Mbps10
37Witham898.06 Mbps15.79—46.22 Mbps21.72 Mbps7
38Billericay646.68 Mbps14.53—67.92 Mbps21.4 Mbps10
39Heybridge422.27 Mbps14.55—49.29 Mbps21.12 Mbps8
40Canvey Island883.03 Mbps13.88—39.48 Mbps20 Mbps11
41Southminster250.9 Mbps13.4—47.44 Mbps19.87 Mbps6
42West Mersea401.22 Mbps12.4—64.74 Mbps18.31 Mbps8
43Bradfield518.7 Mbps11.48—55.68 Mbps18.2 Mbps8
44Rochford184.85 Mbps9.97—93.31 Mbps17.69 Mbps9
45Borley268.84 Mbps13.51—39.71 Mbps16.06 Mbps7
46Aldham915.49 Mbps9.47—24.43 Mbps15.5 Mbps10
47Hawkwell906.58 Mbps10.52—43.87 Mbps14.66 Mbps6
48Arkesden915.12 Mbps10.41—38.3 Mbps14.32 Mbps12
49Castle Hedingham501.75 Mbps9.33—34.92 Mbps12.94 Mbps12
50Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding161.19 Mbps10.36—17.92 Mbps12.73 Mbps4
51Takeley281.34 Mbps6.62—36.2 Mbps10.96 Mbps9
52Harwich299.83 Mbps8.12—32.36 Mbps10.93 Mbps7
53Hockley106.17 Mbps7.58—42.98 Mbps10.31 Mbps5
54Kelvedon282.24 Mbps6.45—26.13 Mbps8.63 Mbps7
55Tiptree417.99 Mbps4.88—29.55 Mbps7.93 Mbps9
56Roydon331.47 Mbps5.05—25.41 Mbps6.09 Mbps6

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

Essex has 33 ISPs available.
Sky Broadband is the fastest provider in Essex with 1017.67 Mbps, and an average speed range of 13.14—42.62 Mbps.
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 21.81 up to 72.76 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1017.67 Mbps.
BT is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 933.18 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 1017.67 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021