Internet Providers in Essex

There are 34 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 19.79 to 70.11 Mbps, and the highest speed we've seen is 927.83 Mbps from Virgin Media. Other fast providers include BT with 920.91 Mbps, Sky Broadband with 911.96 Mbps, and Zen Internet with 840.29 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 0.35% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 28.26 Mbps. The most common provider in Essex is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 20.4 to 62.14 Mbps.

Essex Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Essex

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT920.91 Mbps20.4—62.14 Mbps83
2Plusnet74.97 Mbps15.32—50.72 Mbps69
3Sky Broadband911.96 Mbps12.39—39.05 Mbps65
4TalkTalk580.69 Mbps13.57—37.28 Mbps62
5EE286.26 Mbps12.17—37.63 Mbps61
6Vodafone702.36 Mbps22.53—51.39 Mbps53
7Post Office Broadband72.91 Mbps5.41—20.38 Mbps46
8Virgin Media927.83 Mbps56.65—209.41 Mbps29
9Zen Internet840.29 Mbps29.38—36.94 Mbps27
10Independent Fibre Networks344.36 Mbps27.21—70.22 Mbps18
11County Broadband585.34 Mbps11.3—32.19 Mbps12
12Gigaclear834.75 Mbps40.6—191.18 Mbps10
13Spitfire178.09 Mbps13.3—82.34 Mbps9
14KCOM73.75 Mbps6.32—27.05 Mbps8
15CIX359.29 Mbps51.5—80.4 Mbps6
16Andrews & Arnold73.68 Mbps7.76—37.81 Mbps5
17Hyperoptic217.18 Mbps25.82—141.61 Mbps4
18Glide533.53 Mbps20.23—78.52 Mbps4
19CSD Network Services177.65 Mbps5.84—20.75 Mbps3
20iDNET71.44 Mbps19.7—41.32 Mbps2
21Structured Communications282.24 Mbps8.36—37.22 Mbps2
22The Phone Coop35.29 Mbps6.83—33.42 Mbps2
23Origin Broadband60.25 Mbps3.33—18.02 Mbps2
24Community Fibre247.21 Mbps104.77—166.92 Mbps1
25G.Network163.82 Mbps0—125.91 Mbps1
26Cerberus Networks294.46 Mbps9.5—147.62 Mbps1
27Internet Central46.86 Mbps0—44.72 Mbps1
28FastNet84.3 Mbps27.86—53.77 Mbps1
29O2 Broadband33.53 Mbps14.59—23.18 Mbps1
30Aquiss72.61 Mbps5.08—34.56 Mbps1
31CCS Leeds88.91 Mbps4.49—13.75 Mbps1
32OptaNet48.36 Mbps1.5—3 Mbps1
33Exascale56.03 Mbps0.74—11.28 Mbps1
34WiSpire3.71 Mbps0.76—3.23 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Layer-de-la-Haye291.9 Mbps245.51—279.73 Mbps249.29 Mbps4
2Stock272.4 Mbps69.85—73.13 Mbps70.4 Mbps4
3Harlow546.31 Mbps36.91—205.99 Mbps60.99 Mbps12
4Clavering72.93 Mbps51.47—66.9 Mbps53.23 Mbps3
5North Weald Bassett834.75 Mbps34.6—109.83 Mbps46.76 Mbps9
6Basildon918.32 Mbps30.96—125.47 Mbps44.8 Mbps13
7Loughton537.05 Mbps34.67—106.76 Mbps42.74 Mbps9
8Chigwell513.77 Mbps26.18—69.44 Mbps41.32 Mbps13
9Buckhurst Hill513.46 Mbps29.08—93.93 Mbps40.99 Mbps8
10Herongate and Ingrave734.75 Mbps29.7—68.74 Mbps40.84 Mbps8
11Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet549.27 Mbps25.86—108.32 Mbps38.71 Mbps8
12Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green375.4 Mbps29.8—69.62 Mbps38.21 Mbps6
13Theydon Bois449.05 Mbps22.39—70.47 Mbps37.72 Mbps8
14Epping827.08 Mbps30.92—99.55 Mbps36.68 Mbps9
15Brentwood927.83 Mbps25.88—74.01 Mbps33.48 Mbps14
16Rettendon287.89 Mbps23.25—72.31 Mbps31.25 Mbps10
17Waltham Abbey877.1 Mbps19.71—45.19 Mbps27.69 Mbps7
18Ardleigh291.19 Mbps19.82—63.31 Mbps27.35 Mbps9
19Colchester912.83 Mbps19.01—71.44 Mbps27.24 Mbps16
20Broomfield920.91 Mbps19.33—54.85 Mbps27.09 Mbps14
21Braintree781.72 Mbps19.68—60.48 Mbps26.72 Mbps10
22Asheldham466.89 Mbps20.97—53.45 Mbps26.38 Mbps10
23Rayleigh481.41 Mbps19.7—57.36 Mbps26.24 Mbps11
24Great Wakering116.76 Mbps15.68—67.53 Mbps25.73 Mbps9
25Chelmsford900.36 Mbps18.29—62.07 Mbps25.36 Mbps13
26Berden723.81 Mbps16.78—61.09 Mbps25.32 Mbps12
27Althorne471.13 Mbps15.48—67.82 Mbps23.32 Mbps8
28South Benfleet543.63 Mbps16.51—48.84 Mbps22.37 Mbps10
29Clacton-on-Sea560.94 Mbps16.52—46.58 Mbps22.33 Mbps8
30Little Burstead317.58 Mbps16.36—49.47 Mbps21.94 Mbps9
31Little Hallingbury201.88 Mbps18.85—68.2 Mbps21.9 Mbps6
32Rochford184.85 Mbps12.12—92.11 Mbps21.81 Mbps9
33Frinton and Walton334.38 Mbps14.99—56.88 Mbps21.77 Mbps8
34Wivenhoe831.36 Mbps12.37—53.11 Mbps20.67 Mbps9
35Witham898.06 Mbps15.11—44.25 Mbps20.54 Mbps8
36Great Dunmow733.66 Mbps12.72—49.08 Mbps20.42 Mbps9
37Billericay646.68 Mbps13.63—62.27 Mbps20.2 Mbps10
38Canvey Island883.03 Mbps13.97—40.37 Mbps20.19 Mbps11
39Heybridge422.27 Mbps16.2—54.58 Mbps20.14 Mbps8
40St. Osyth900.66 Mbps13.56—39.79 Mbps20.01 Mbps6
41Southminster281.19 Mbps13.67—42.72 Mbps19.83 Mbps6
42Little Clacton903.22 Mbps12.31—40.34 Mbps18.16 Mbps10
43Saffron Walden618.13 Mbps11.29—38.49 Mbps17.38 Mbps8
44Borley268.84 Mbps12.57—40.67 Mbps16.06 Mbps7
45Bradfield320.91 Mbps11.08—51.49 Mbps16.02 Mbps8
46Arkesden915.12 Mbps9.9—36.64 Mbps13.98 Mbps12
47Castle Hedingham438.86 Mbps8.68—33.14 Mbps12 Mbps11
48Hawkwell337.08 Mbps8.18—30.51 Mbps11.7 Mbps6
49Aldham915.49 Mbps7.24—24.42 Mbps11.65 Mbps10
50West Mersea401.22 Mbps7.45—35.66 Mbps11.56 Mbps9
51Hockley73.44 Mbps7.9—43.2 Mbps11.44 Mbps5
52Harwich299.83 Mbps8.2—36.01 Mbps11.25 Mbps7
53Takeley273.29 Mbps6.39—35.78 Mbps10.98 Mbps7
54Kelvedon282.24 Mbps6.51—27.08 Mbps8.87 Mbps8
55Roydon331.47 Mbps5.48—29.63 Mbps8.52 Mbps5
56Tiptree417.99 Mbps5.58—30.52 Mbps8.18 Mbps8

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

Essex has 34 ISPs available.
Virgin Media is the fastest provider in Essex with 927.83 Mbps, and an average speed range of 56.65—209.41 Mbps.
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 19.79 up to 70.11 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 920.91 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: 28 Nov 2020