Internet Providers in Essex

There are 32 different broadband providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 27.34 to 92.53 Mbps, and the highest broadband speed we've seen is 1080.48 Mbps from Sky Broadband. Other fast internet providers include County Broadband with 947.36 Mbps, Gigaclear with 946.09 Mbps, and BT with 941.96 Mbps. Overall, internet speeds in Essex are 0.35% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps. The most common broadprovider in Essex is BT, and their typical speeds range from 27.47 to 72.93 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 Mbps27.47—72.93 Mbps77
2Plusnet74.8 Mbps20.94—56.44 Mbps69
3EE920.24 Mbps19.22—54.61 Mbps60
4Sky Broadband1080.48 Mbps18.24—53.88 Mbps58
5TalkTalk709 Mbps20.7—55.69 Mbps50
6Vodafone931.81 Mbps25.91—56.86 Mbps47
7Shell Energy74.17 Mbps6.09—32.55 Mbps41
8Zen Internet935.72 Mbps35.9—36.96 Mbps30
9Virgin Media938.12 Mbps67.65—217.73 Mbps29
10Independent Fibre Networks375.33 Mbps35.9—93.89 Mbps22
11County Broadband947.36 Mbps20.13—102.38 Mbps17
12Gigaclear946.09 Mbps82.58—290.38 Mbps16
13Andrews & Arnold148.72 Mbps16.55—44.62 Mbps11
14CIX921.03 Mbps528.48—736.92 Mbps10
15Spitfire285.2 Mbps15.56—81.36 Mbps9
16KCOM287.21 Mbps9.59—38.78 Mbps8
17Hyperoptic651.01 Mbps56.91—167.61 Mbps5
18CSD Network Services802.09 Mbps31.55—88.86 Mbps5
19Glide533.53 Mbps36.3—101 Mbps5
20iDNET308.14 Mbps25.55—81.48 Mbps4
21Origin Broadband68.5 Mbps9.25—32.26 Mbps3
22Cerberus Networks291.51 Mbps12.6—73.72 Mbps2
23CCS Leeds181.98 Mbps8.46—47.94 Mbps2
24Optimity551.17 Mbps55.5—242.42 Mbps1
25Pure Fibre858.82 Mbps103.13—177.57 Mbps1
26Community Fibre324.53 Mbps20.56—109.07 Mbps1
27Structured Communications153.33 Mbps15.53—68.05 Mbps1
28FastNet93.18 Mbps12.76—35.13 Mbps1
29The Phone Coop37.1 Mbps17.9—35.56 Mbps1
30Aquiss74.49 Mbps7.29—31.64 Mbps1
31CloudScape Connect16.64 Mbps0—16.35 Mbps1
32WiSpire3.5 Mbps0—3.23 Mbps1

Cities and Broadband Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax Download SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian Speed# Providers
1Layer-de-la-Haye291.62 Mbps243.24—275.56 Mbps247.45 Mbps1
2Rochford305.74 Mbps88.68—93.86 Mbps92.16 Mbps8
3Harlow934.4 Mbps49.28—217.82 Mbps73.41 Mbps11
4Stock319.98 Mbps73—73.47 Mbps73.13 Mbps8
5Basildon937.67 Mbps42.78—212.17 Mbps65.79 Mbps14
6Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet937.82 Mbps34.16—183.05 Mbps55.58 Mbps6
7Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green907.84 Mbps50.54—73.15 Mbps55.33 Mbps6
8Clavering279.64 Mbps53.64—66.32 Mbps54.36 Mbps4
9North Weald Bassett832.99 Mbps34.37—194.73 Mbps51.07 Mbps7
10Chigwell938.12 Mbps36.55—70.89 Mbps50.28 Mbps10
11Rettendon931.81 Mbps35.09—147.98 Mbps50.11 Mbps10
12Heybridge922.95 Mbps36.58—93.69 Mbps48.26 Mbps11
13Saffron Walden941.37 Mbps34.61—63.41 Mbps47.79 Mbps8
14Epping928.1 Mbps31.96—87.8 Mbps46.58 Mbps7
15Hawkwell906.58 Mbps27.9—73.45 Mbps43.89 Mbps10
16Loughton937.01 Mbps31.34—116.75 Mbps43.61 Mbps9
17Buckhurst Hill741.16 Mbps25.12—97.71 Mbps42.15 Mbps7
18Billericay903.99 Mbps31.34—112.91 Mbps41.22 Mbps13
19Little Burstead921.92 Mbps30.56—79.23 Mbps40.12 Mbps10
20West Mersea689.66 Mbps26.96—70.45 Mbps39.47 Mbps7
21Chelmsford920.53 Mbps28.62—93.34 Mbps37.96 Mbps14
22St. Osyth905.33 Mbps29.39—55.85 Mbps37.38 Mbps7
23Herongate and Ingrave933.18 Mbps27.96—64.68 Mbps37 Mbps9
24Broomfield922.65 Mbps30.01—71.56 Mbps36.85 Mbps15
25Little Hallingbury755.81 Mbps35.13—63.13 Mbps36.26 Mbps4
26Brentwood1080.48 Mbps25.74—79.96 Mbps35.58 Mbps15
27Wivenhoe861.53 Mbps23.36—55.25 Mbps34.9 Mbps8
28Braintree735.51 Mbps27.26—68.43 Mbps34.62 Mbps10
29Little Clacton909.23 Mbps24.99—73 Mbps33.42 Mbps9
30Colchester941.96 Mbps24.18—74.23 Mbps32.58 Mbps18
31Berden902.84 Mbps22.69—69.91 Mbps32.43 Mbps13
32Rayleigh925.9 Mbps24.72—65.48 Mbps31.35 Mbps10
33Wickham Bishops910.11 Mbps24.47—57.64 Mbps30.96 Mbps7
34Asheldham924.41 Mbps22.94—70.53 Mbps30.77 Mbps9
35Althorne920.24 Mbps22.05—71.11 Mbps29.53 Mbps10
36Witham920.01 Mbps22.51—55.76 Mbps29.21 Mbps8
37South Benfleet935.72 Mbps22—61.67 Mbps28.94 Mbps12
38Waltham Abbey921.11 Mbps19.55—66.82 Mbps28.94 Mbps11
39Frinton and Walton534.65 Mbps23.25—54.61 Mbps27.35 Mbps7
40Arkesden891.8 Mbps17.4—87.41 Mbps27.07 Mbps11
41Great Dunmow909.37 Mbps22.56—59.75 Mbps25.76 Mbps10
42Aldham947.36 Mbps24.39—69.22 Mbps24.44 Mbps9
43Castle Hedingham926.14 Mbps16.03—53.77 Mbps23.41 Mbps13
44Bradfield518.7 Mbps14.39—62 Mbps22.77 Mbps9
45Canvey Island898.63 Mbps14.5—44.42 Mbps20.31 Mbps9
46Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding946.09 Mbps14.34—214.6 Mbps17.08 Mbps3
47Clacton-on-Sea902.08 Mbps8.47—45.12 Mbps16.77 Mbps10
48Harwich499.88 Mbps11.86—38.01 Mbps16.75 Mbps7
49Borley844.75 Mbps15.98—49.29 Mbps16.21 Mbps7
50Hockley286.11 Mbps8.99—44.04 Mbps14.65 Mbps6
51Roydon537.26 Mbps4.72—12.58 Mbps5.12 Mbps5

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

How many providers in Essex are there?
Essex has 32 ISPs available.
Who is the fastest provider in Essex?
Sky Broadband is the fastest provider in Essex with 1080.48 Mbps, and an average speed range of 18.24—53.88 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Essex?
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 27.34 up to 92.53 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1080.48 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 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 1080.48 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular provider in Essex?
The provider with the most users in Essex is BT.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021