Internet Providers in Essex

There are 33 different providers available to and being tested by people living in Essex. Typical internet speeds vary from 17.65 to 65.04 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 1.13% worse than the United Kingdom national average of 25.67 Mbps. The most common provider in Essex is BT, their typical speeds ranging from 18.18 to 57.38 Mbps.

Essex Over Time

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Essex

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range# Cities Served
1BT920.91 Mbps18.18—57.38 Mbps83
2Plusnet74.97 Mbps13.78—42.66 Mbps67
3Sky Broadband911.96 Mbps11.51—36.79 Mbps65
4TalkTalk580.69 Mbps12.34—36.78 Mbps62
5EE286.26 Mbps12.29—37.02 Mbps61
6Vodafone702.36 Mbps20.37—48.69 Mbps52
7Post Office Broadband72.91 Mbps5.25—19.63 Mbps45
8Virgin Media927.83 Mbps46.4—191.79 Mbps29
9Zen Internet840.29 Mbps26.15—36.93 Mbps26
10Independent Fibre Networks355.23 Mbps26.54—70.2 Mbps18
11County Broadband585.34 Mbps9.54—31.97 Mbps12
12Gigaclear834.75 Mbps40.78—189.64 Mbps9
13Spitfire178.09 Mbps33.87—90.19 Mbps8
14Andrews & Arnold73.68 Mbps7.76—37.81 Mbps7
15KCOM73.75 Mbps6.05—26.96 Mbps7
16CIX359.29 Mbps58.56—79.12 Mbps6
17Hyperoptic171.88 Mbps25.62—143.02 Mbps4
18Glide451.21 Mbps13.67—75.64 Mbps4
19iDNET71.44 Mbps26.19—40.87 Mbps2
20Structured Communications282.24 Mbps8.87—36.32 Mbps2
21The Phone Coop35.29 Mbps6.83—33.42 Mbps2
22CSD Network Services177.65 Mbps5.49—18.81 Mbps2
23Community Fibre247.21 Mbps104.77—166.92 Mbps1
24G.Network163.82 Mbps0—125.91 Mbps1
25Cerberus Networks294.46 Mbps10.06—136.79 Mbps1
26FastNet84.3 Mbps26.23—53.77 Mbps1
27OptaNet91.14 Mbps1.93—48.36 Mbps1
28Aquiss72.61 Mbps7.93—34.56 Mbps1
29O2 Broadband33.53 Mbps14.59—23.18 Mbps1
30CCS Leeds88.91 Mbps4.44—13.75 Mbps1
31Origin Broadband60.25 Mbps3.42—17.64 Mbps1
32Exascale56.03 Mbps0.74—11.28 Mbps1
33WiSpire3.71 Mbps0.76—1.67 Mbps1

Cities and Provider Speeds in Essex

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Stock272.4 Mbps65.02—70.57 Mbps66.57 Mbps4
2Clavering72.93 Mbps51.43—66.2 Mbps52.22 Mbps3
3North Weald Bassett834.75 Mbps34.83—131.38 Mbps47.4 Mbps9
4Harlow546.31 Mbps30.89—147.97 Mbps45.94 Mbps12
5Buckhurst Hill385.16 Mbps30.27—96.23 Mbps41.44 Mbps8
6Basildon918.32 Mbps26.32—107.13 Mbps38.24 Mbps12
7Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet549.27 Mbps25.34—107.2 Mbps38.07 Mbps8
8Loughton537.05 Mbps32.34—72.79 Mbps37.4 Mbps9
9Chigwell394.37 Mbps24.25—70.21 Mbps36.86 Mbps12
10Epping827.08 Mbps29.84—106.62 Mbps36.68 Mbps9
11Herongate and Ingrave734.75 Mbps24.65—67.32 Mbps35.61 Mbps8
12Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green73.78 Mbps22.32—69.16 Mbps32.15 Mbps6
13Brentwood927.83 Mbps24.07—73.29 Mbps31.65 Mbps14
14Theydon Bois449.05 Mbps16.87—72.77 Mbps28.51 Mbps8
15Ardleigh291.19 Mbps19.82—63.31 Mbps27.35 Mbps9
16Great Wakering116.76 Mbps17.7—67.82 Mbps27.15 Mbps9
17Waltham Abbey877.1 Mbps18.99—44.94 Mbps26.72 Mbps7
18Rettendon287.89 Mbps17.73—58.64 Mbps25.94 Mbps9
19Rayleigh372.08 Mbps18.6—56.98 Mbps25.27 Mbps11
20Asheldham466.89 Mbps17.54—53.22 Mbps24.65 Mbps10
21Colchester912.83 Mbps17.4—63.94 Mbps24.34 Mbps16
22Chelmsford900.36 Mbps17.23—58.12 Mbps23.68 Mbps12
23Broomfield920.91 Mbps16.46—48.54 Mbps23.46 Mbps14
24Berden626.31 Mbps15.13—56.8 Mbps23.08 Mbps12
25South Benfleet543.63 Mbps15.91—47.39 Mbps22.34 Mbps10
26Braintree781.72 Mbps16.26—50.08 Mbps22.24 Mbps10
27Frinton and Walton334.38 Mbps15.12—50.94 Mbps21.78 Mbps8
28Little Burstead307.01 Mbps15.61—44.21 Mbps20.68 Mbps9
29Little Hallingbury201.88 Mbps18.09—65.59 Mbps20.67 Mbps6
30Clacton-on-Sea560.94 Mbps14.99—42.74 Mbps20.53 Mbps8
31Billericay542.4 Mbps12.75—57.75 Mbps20.07 Mbps10
32Southminster281.19 Mbps13.64—42.76 Mbps19.86 Mbps6
33Canvey Island428.4 Mbps13.5—40.16 Mbps19.77 Mbps11
34Witham898.06 Mbps14.29—41.34 Mbps19.34 Mbps8
35Saffron Walden423.01 Mbps12.79—40.26 Mbps18.99 Mbps8
36Little Clacton496.79 Mbps11.83—39.63 Mbps17.6 Mbps10
37Althorne471.13 Mbps11.46—48.39 Mbps17.4 Mbps7
38Heybridge422.27 Mbps15.12—48.35 Mbps16.25 Mbps8
39Wivenhoe831.36 Mbps10.67—42.73 Mbps16.05 Mbps9
40Borley300.16 Mbps11.04—39.65 Mbps15.74 Mbps7
41Great Dunmow733.66 Mbps9.86—41.43 Mbps15.69 Mbps9
42Bradfield320.91 Mbps10.37—37.27 Mbps14.84 Mbps8
43St. Osyth321.11 Mbps10.71—31.87 Mbps14.75 Mbps5
44Arkesden915.12 Mbps10.19—37.16 Mbps14.11 Mbps12
45Castle Hedingham438.86 Mbps8.42—32.75 Mbps11.83 Mbps10
46West Mersea401.22 Mbps7.35—36.89 Mbps11.49 Mbps9
47Rochford184.85 Mbps7.16—43.44 Mbps10.95 Mbps9
48Takeley273.29 Mbps6.25—36.52 Mbps10.51 Mbps7
49Hockley73.44 Mbps6.76—38.22 Mbps10.31 Mbps5
50Hawkwell337.08 Mbps7.45—25.58 Mbps10.28 Mbps6
51Harwich299.83 Mbps7.61—32.29 Mbps10.24 Mbps7
52Aldham915.49 Mbps5.83—24.4 Mbps9.7 Mbps10
53Kelvedon282.24 Mbps6.54—26.78 Mbps8.87 Mbps8
54Tiptree73.39 Mbps5.29—30.03 Mbps8.1 Mbps9
55Roydon331.47 Mbps5.35—29.02 Mbps8.09 Mbps4
56Alphamstone71.24 Mbps3.79—16.2 Mbps5.65 Mbps7

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Essex

Essex has 33 ISPs available.
Virgin Media is the fastest provider in Essex with 927.83 Mbps, and an average speed range of 46.4—191.79 Mbps.
Users in Essex see an average internet speed of 17.65 up to 65.04 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: 21 Sep 2020