Internet Providers in Essex

There are 30 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 13.95 to 49.46 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 889.99 Mbps from Sky Broadband. Other fast providers include Virgin Media with 880.6 Mbps, Gigaclear with 844.05 Mbps, and BT with 825.6 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 0.72% better than the United Kingdom national average of 19.49 Mbps. The most common provider in Essex is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 15.83 to 48.55 Mbps.

Essex Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Essex

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT825.6 Mbps15.83—48.55 Mbps86
2Plusnet74.97 Mbps11.73—32.81 Mbps62
3Sky Broadband889.99 Mbps9.4—28.91 Mbps61
4TalkTalk580.69 Mbps9.67—32.53 Mbps58
5EE278.7 Mbps12.27—33.04 Mbps54
6Vodafone780.84 Mbps13.68—35.89 Mbps37
7Post Office Broadband72.78 Mbps4.5—14.05 Mbps35
8Virgin Media880.6 Mbps29.87—111.7 Mbps27
9Zen Internet292.12 Mbps16.63—36.63 Mbps19
10Independent Fibre Networks355.23 Mbps28.28—68.55 Mbps11
11County Broadband585.34 Mbps6.6—22.71 Mbps11
12Spitfire169.6 Mbps27.67—89.34 Mbps6
13Andrews & Arnold70.69 Mbps7.77—45.56 Mbps5
14KCOM73.34 Mbps5.43—14.16 Mbps5
15Gigaclear844.05 Mbps70.09—199.93 Mbps4
16Glide431.71 Mbps12.27—68.42 Mbps4
17CIX281.89 Mbps64.04—77.36 Mbps3
18Structured Communications178.42 Mbps19.56—64.91 Mbps2
19CSD Network Services85.65 Mbps4.47—34.38 Mbps2
20Community Fibre329.98 Mbps90.34—205.09 Mbps1
21OptaNet91.65 Mbps56.13—85.31 Mbps1
22Cerberus Networks293.93 Mbps8.89—72.08 Mbps1
23FastNet131.6 Mbps25.3—53.77 Mbps1
24Aquiss72.61 Mbps12.98—43.91 Mbps1
25O2 Broadband33.53 Mbps15.29—23.18 Mbps1
26iDNET71.44 Mbps9.5—30.66 Mbps1
27Exascale56.03 Mbps0.76—12.42 Mbps1
28CCS Leeds88.91 Mbps4.16—12.48 Mbps1
29Origin Broadband48.56 Mbps1.67—10.3 Mbps1
30Hyperoptic73.17 Mbps0—36.48 Mbps0

Cities and Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1North Weald Bassett834.75 Mbps39.11—206.75 Mbps66.25 Mbps6
2Stock71.01 Mbps63.66—64.86 Mbps63.88 Mbps4
3Epping844.05 Mbps32.05—185.18 Mbps42.95 Mbps9
4Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet543.55 Mbps23.65—99.9 Mbps35.21 Mbps7
5Loughton537.05 Mbps25.57—65.35 Mbps33.74 Mbps8
6Brentwood889.99 Mbps22.9—71.48 Mbps31.45 Mbps13
7Basildon705.4 Mbps19.22—76.37 Mbps28.52 Mbps10
8Buckhurst Hill463.39 Mbps20.04—68.82 Mbps28.45 Mbps7
9Herongate and Ingrave601.83 Mbps17.66—55.28 Mbps25.99 Mbps8
10Harlow780.84 Mbps17.94—70.11 Mbps25.56 Mbps9
11Saffron Walden317.73 Mbps14.39—47.22 Mbps23.41 Mbps7
12Rayleigh296.47 Mbps17.28—55.74 Mbps23.28 Mbps11
13Rettendon297.27 Mbps15.87—43.27 Mbps21.91 Mbps8
14Waltham Abbey716.08 Mbps15.16—43.63 Mbps20.78 Mbps7
15South Benfleet361.49 Mbps15.09—43.77 Mbps20.25 Mbps9
16Chelmsford572.49 Mbps15.41—46.29 Mbps20.22 Mbps10
17Southminster281.19 Mbps14.28—41.08 Mbps20.02 Mbps6
18Colchester825.6 Mbps14.21—46.69 Mbps19.67 Mbps15
19Billericay493.53 Mbps12.52—48.52 Mbps19.64 Mbps10
20Little Burstead329.98 Mbps15.34—36.74 Mbps19.55 Mbps8
21Clacton-on-Sea297.39 Mbps13.75—37.08 Mbps18.61 Mbps8
22Frinton and Walton282.02 Mbps12.76—36.1 Mbps17.89 Mbps8
23Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green138.14 Mbps9.49—57.7 Mbps17.89 Mbps4
24Chigwell380.35 Mbps10.57—54.5 Mbps17.27 Mbps9
25Witham286.09 Mbps13.24—36.11 Mbps17.16 Mbps8
26Berden377.82 Mbps12.26—45.35 Mbps16.88 Mbps11
27Heybridge245.84 Mbps15.14—36.6 Mbps16.43 Mbps6
28Canvey Island469.91 Mbps10.95—38.28 Mbps16.39 Mbps8
29Braintree498.59 Mbps11.83—35.01 Mbps16.32 Mbps9
30Broomfield378.26 Mbps10.71—35.65 Mbps15.22 Mbps12
31Great Dunmow300.59 Mbps9.94—36.2 Mbps15.21 Mbps8
32Asheldham274.43 Mbps10.57—38.81 Mbps14.24 Mbps8
33Althorne471.13 Mbps9.11—33.58 Mbps13.8 Mbps7
34Borley300.16 Mbps9.87—33.39 Mbps13.6 Mbps7
35Takeley230.93 Mbps8.7—38.17 Mbps13.11 Mbps7
36Hockley126.53 Mbps8.26—35.19 Mbps13.02 Mbps6
37Arkesden234.88 Mbps9.45—36.17 Mbps13.02 Mbps8
38Wivenhoe304.2 Mbps8.9—35.24 Mbps12.64 Mbps8
39Castle Hedingham438.86 Mbps8.41—32.31 Mbps12.08 Mbps8
40St. Osyth121.49 Mbps9.86—27.21 Mbps11.54 Mbps5
41Little Clacton289.02 Mbps10.34—31.14 Mbps11.4 Mbps6
42Bradfield74.38 Mbps6.91—25.7 Mbps10.03 Mbps5
43Hawkwell135.43 Mbps7.19—30.8 Mbps10 Mbps4
44Little Hallingbury516.34 Mbps6.41—22.91 Mbps9.71 Mbps5
45West Mersea295.48 Mbps5.22—27.5 Mbps7.93 Mbps9
46Aldham585.34 Mbps4.97—20.65 Mbps7.92 Mbps6
47Harwich148.21 Mbps5.04—19.42 Mbps7.39 Mbps5
48Great and Little Leighs71.27 Mbps4.6—26.53 Mbps7.24 Mbps2
49Alphamstone57.9 Mbps3.53—12.09 Mbps4.79 Mbps3

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

Essex has 30 ISPs available.
Sky Broadband is the fastest provider in Essex with 889.99 Mbps, and an average speed range of 9.4—28.91 Mbps.
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 13.95 up to 49.46 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 889.99 Mbps.
BT is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 825.6 Mbps.
Sky Broadband is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 889.99 Mbps.
Virgin Media is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 880.6 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 11 Feb 2020