United Kingdom Essex

Internet Providers in Essex

There are 34 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. The average internet speed in Essex is 74 Mbps, while the median speed test result is 37 Mbps. Typical internet speeds vary from 27 to 94 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 921 Mbps from CIX.

Other fast internet providers include Sky Broadband with 1110.16 Mbps, County Broadband with 947.36 Mbps, and Gigaclear with 946.09 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 0.03% better than the United Kingdom national average of 36.81 Mbps. The most common broadband provider in Essex is BT, and their typical speeds range from 27.54 to 73.37 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
1BT941.96 Mbps27.54—73.37 Mbps78
2Plusnet74.8 Mbps19.83—55.25 Mbps71
3EE921.34 Mbps21.16—57.53 Mbps61
4Sky Broadband1110.16 Mbps18.57—54.78 Mbps59
5TalkTalk937.96 Mbps20.48—54.97 Mbps53
6Vodafone936.87 Mbps27.76—54.56 Mbps51
7Shell Energy74.17 Mbps5.97—33.13 Mbps42
8Zen Internet935.72 Mbps35.27—39.31 Mbps37
9Virgin Media6329.36 Mbps61.81—216.02 Mbps29
10Independent Fibre Networks375.33 Mbps37.94—114.84 Mbps25
11Gigaclear946.09 Mbps77.73—288.2 Mbps19
12County Broadband947.36 Mbps20.52—102.26 Mbps17
13CIX921.03 Mbps526.44—735.56 Mbps12
14Andrews & Arnold148.72 Mbps16.52—44.71 Mbps11
15Spitfire469.05 Mbps15.24—77.2 Mbps10
16KCOM287.21 Mbps9.69—44.34 Mbps8
17Hyperoptic838.33 Mbps48.95—169.19 Mbps6
18CSD Network Services802.09 Mbps38.52—99.03 Mbps6
19Glide463.51 Mbps33.13—128.25 Mbps5
20iDNET308.14 Mbps28.25—79.62 Mbps5
21Cerberus Networks291.51 Mbps12.58—72.33 Mbps2
22CCS Leeds181.98 Mbps10.63—56.51 Mbps2
23Origin Broadband68.5 Mbps11.74—32.34 Mbps2
24WiSpire13.05 Mbps3.55—4.04 Mbps2
25Trunk Networks819.44 Mbps115.16—407.91 Mbps1
26Optimity551.17 Mbps9.22—242.42 Mbps1
27Pure Fibre858.82 Mbps103.21—177.57 Mbps1
28Community Fibre324.53 Mbps20.56—101.86 Mbps1
29Structured Communications153.33 Mbps15.16—55.82 Mbps1
30FastNet121.55 Mbps17.2—46.71 Mbps1
31Aquiss74.49 Mbps11.66—38.3 Mbps1
32The Phone Coop66.65 Mbps6.97—35.6 Mbps1
33CloudScape Connect16.64 Mbps3.03—16.35 Mbps1
34G.Network21.89 Mbps0—2.01 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Stock383.21 Mbps72.96—73.44 Mbps73.06 Mbps9
2Harlow937.41 Mbps47.3—213.9 Mbps70.81 Mbps12
3Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green907.84 Mbps67.7—73.43 Mbps69.99 Mbps6
4Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet978.33 Mbps41.25—201.4 Mbps66.36 Mbps6
5Basildon6329.36 Mbps43.38—214.01 Mbps66.23 Mbps14
6North Weald Bassett832.99 Mbps36.64—196.27 Mbps56.4 Mbps8
7Clavering279.64 Mbps54.32—56.71 Mbps54.7 Mbps4
8Rettendon931.81 Mbps36.42—148.84 Mbps53.52 Mbps10
9Buckhurst Hill741.16 Mbps33.98—106.7 Mbps50.2 Mbps9
10Chigwell938.12 Mbps36.41—72.54 Mbps49.89 Mbps11
11Epping928.1 Mbps30.82—102.13 Mbps46.05 Mbps8
12Heybridge922.95 Mbps33.66—93.54 Mbps44.65 Mbps11
13Saffron Walden941.37 Mbps32.43—63.46 Mbps43.95 Mbps8
14Hawkwell906.58 Mbps28.08—92.33 Mbps41.41 Mbps10
15Billericay939.61 Mbps33.79—124.92 Mbps41.25 Mbps13
16Little Burstead921.92 Mbps32.34—138.94 Mbps40.72 Mbps10
17Loughton937.01 Mbps29.49—86.55 Mbps39.8 Mbps10
18Little Clacton912.73 Mbps29.29—140.64 Mbps39.02 Mbps9
19St. Osyth905.33 Mbps29.32—56.12 Mbps38.49 Mbps7
20Chelmsford935.64 Mbps28.99—94.46 Mbps38.23 Mbps14
21Broomfield935.3 Mbps29.75—74.38 Mbps36.9 Mbps17
22Little Hallingbury755.81 Mbps31.81—50.54 Mbps36.05 Mbps4
23Brentwood1196.7 Mbps24.84—82.46 Mbps34.55 Mbps14
24Braintree900.37 Mbps27.04—65.74 Mbps33.8 Mbps11
25Bradfield713.6 Mbps22.74—71.31 Mbps33.44 Mbps9
26Rayleigh925.9 Mbps25.36—67.33 Mbps33.2 Mbps11
27Berden931.3 Mbps23—69.08 Mbps32.56 Mbps13
28Wickham Bishops910.11 Mbps25.75—61.68 Mbps32.46 Mbps9
29West Mersea918.99 Mbps21.66—70.14 Mbps32.39 Mbps8
30Wivenhoe921.85 Mbps22.54—58.47 Mbps32.35 Mbps9
31Colchester941.96 Mbps23.87—75.28 Mbps32.35 Mbps18
32Asheldham924.41 Mbps23.04—72.07 Mbps31.33 Mbps10
33Herongate and Ingrave933.18 Mbps22.21—61.24 Mbps31.13 Mbps10
34Arkesden891.8 Mbps18.62—87.41 Mbps29.55 Mbps11
35Althorne920.24 Mbps21.12—68.62 Mbps29.42 Mbps9
36Witham923.03 Mbps21.99—54.89 Mbps28.78 Mbps8
37Waltham Abbey921.11 Mbps18.35—64.35 Mbps28.14 Mbps13
38South Benfleet935.72 Mbps21.97—58.39 Mbps27.84 Mbps12
39Frinton and Walton538.71 Mbps25.01—55.43 Mbps27.51 Mbps9
40Aldham947.36 Mbps24.4—71.15 Mbps25.29 Mbps9
41Castle Hedingham926.14 Mbps16.7—59.95 Mbps24.84 Mbps14
42Alphamstone519.11 Mbps16.21—102.49 Mbps24.39 Mbps7
43Great Dunmow909.37 Mbps21.97—59.26 Mbps23.08 Mbps11
44Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding946.09 Mbps16.47—129.79 Mbps22.35 Mbps6
45Clacton-on-Sea912.8 Mbps11.58—46.02 Mbps19.83 Mbps11
46Harwich499.88 Mbps12.27—46.02 Mbps17.13 Mbps8
47Canvey Island898.63 Mbps12.07—40.69 Mbps17.1 Mbps9
48Borley937.96 Mbps16.13—62.06 Mbps16.27 Mbps7
49Hockley286.11 Mbps6.98—36.72 Mbps11.87 Mbps6
50Takeley907.38 Mbps8.02—47.42 Mbps11.83 Mbps10
51Roydon537.26 Mbps5.03—16.06 Mbps5.39 Mbps5

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

How many providers in Essex are there?

Essex has 34 ISPs available.

Who is the fastest provider in Essex?

CIX is the fastest provider in Essex with 921.03 Mbps, and an average speed range of 526.44—735.56 Mbps.

What is the average internet speed in Essex?

Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 27.42 up to 93.58 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 6329.36 Mbps.

Is BT available in Essex?

BT is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 941.96 Mbps.

Is Virgin Media available in Essex?

Virgin Media is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 6329.36 Mbps.

Is Sky Broadband available in Essex?

Sky Broadband is available in Essex, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 1110.16 Mbps.

Who is the the most popular provider in Essex?

The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 14 Jan 2022