Broadband Statistics for Fife, Fife
Broadband Providers7
Fastest Speed73.52 Mbps
Median Speed15.79 Mbps
Fastest ProviderEE

Broadband Providers in Fife

Residents in Fife have run speed tests on 7 broadband providers. This number is 14.19% above the United Kingdom average of 6.13 internet service providers. ISPs available in Fife include Sky Broadband, Shell Energy, and BT. The most common broadband provider in Fife is Sky Broadband, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 70.1 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 13.43—34.01 Mbps.

Fife's fastest provider is EE, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 73.52 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Fife is 15.79 Mbps, which is 57.32% below the The United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps, and 54.55% below the average of 34.74 Mbps in Fife.

Internet speeds in Fife are typically faster than Limekilns, but slower than Strathkinness. Nearby locations include Dunfermline with speeds 22.25—40.89 Mbps, and Rosyth with speeds 25.15—45.05 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

Broadband in Fife


Best speed range city in Fife

73.52 Mbps

Fife's fastest speed

11.19—33.98 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Fife residents

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Average Broadband Speeds in Fife

YearFife AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
201810.23 Mbps26.27 Mbps61.06% Slower
20196.86 Mbps30.63 Mbps77.60% Slower
202024.55 Mbps80.31 Mbps69.43% Slower
202119.49 Mbps66.05 Mbps70.49% Slower

Fife Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeFifeUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps46.51%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps37.54%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps13.95%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps1.99%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps0%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0%2.33%

How Fife Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5794.21 Mbps34.22—94.02 Mbps46.83 MbpsFaster
Birmingham941.32 Mbps28.83—104.01 Mbps37.51 MbpsFaster
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps24.42—88.84 Mbps33.31 MbpsFaster
Nottingham934.56 Mbps21.77—51.15 Mbps26.09 MbpsFaster
Sheffield932.42 Mbps23.32—67.69 Mbps31.69 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps29.91—109.64 Mbps41.69 MbpsFaster
Glasgow913.93 Mbps19.29—70.5 Mbps30.82 MbpsFaster
Leicester933.42 Mbps26.89—94.13 Mbps36.55 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh869.7 Mbps31.78—108.45 Mbps40.03 MbpsFaster
Fife73.52 Mbps11.19—33.98 Mbps15.79 Mbps-

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Fife

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Dysart692 Mbps56.07—491.79 Mbps103.81 Mbps8
2Auchtertool904.24 Mbps50.72—210.03 Mbps80.98 Mbps8
3Leslie798.84 Mbps42.98—317.18 Mbps70.66 Mbps7
4Glenrothes603.51 Mbps39.86—164.75 Mbps54.13 Mbps4
5Markinch794.64 Mbps34.17—108.77 Mbps47.72 Mbps8
6Cowdenbeath789 Mbps28.74—66.86 Mbps36.76 Mbps8
7Charlestown886.94 Mbps28.24—72.64 Mbps35.81 Mbps8
8Kilrenny349.55 Mbps31.7—41.33 Mbps34.37 Mbps5
9Balmullo895.18 Mbps24.44—64.21 Mbps34.34 Mbps9
10Anstruther747.01 Mbps24.58—65.85 Mbps34.28 Mbps5
11Saline904.26 Mbps24.78—71.71 Mbps33.29 Mbps8
12Leven762.18 Mbps20.82—70.46 Mbps30.13 Mbps8
13Ballingry890.96 Mbps18.37—58.19 Mbps26.9 Mbps6
14Balmerino389.24 Mbps16.06—63.4 Mbps25.65 Mbps7
15Luthrie817.26 Mbps16.58—49.25 Mbps24.62 Mbps8
16Aberdour354.45 Mbps14.82—44.26 Mbps21.87 Mbps7
17Kirkcaldy532.61 Mbps12.85—84.65 Mbps21.34 Mbps7
18Auchtermuchty152.09 Mbps11.43—49.33 Mbps16.24 Mbps6

Fife 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.

How Fife Compares for Internet Speed in Fife

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
28Auchtermuchty152.09 Mbps11.43—49.33 Mbps16.24 MbpsFaster
29Strathkinness301.71 Mbps11.94—48.42 Mbps16 MbpsFaster
30Fife73.52 Mbps11.19—33.98 Mbps15.79 Mbps-
31Limekilns73.24 Mbps10.69—34.83 Mbps14.76 MbpsSlower
32Dalgety Bay323.54 Mbps11.5—54.46 Mbps11.96 MbpsSlower

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Fife

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1TalkTalk35.05 Mbps26.8—34.13 Mbps
2Sky Broadband70.1 Mbps13.43—34.01 Mbps
3Shell Energy36.74 Mbps12.68—32.71 Mbps
4EE73.52 Mbps0.79—3.51 Mbps
5BT44.26 Mbps5.36—19.64 Mbps
6Plusnet1.95 Mbps0—0.23 Mbps
7Zen Internet0.71 Mbps0—0.52 Mbps

Fife Broadband Speed Map

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Fife

How many broadband providers in Fife are there?
Fife has 7 ISPs tested.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Fife?
EE is the fastest broadband provider in Fife with 73.52 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 0.79—3.51 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Fife?
The best internet provider in Fife is TalkTalk, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 26.8 to 34.13 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Fife?
Users in Fife see an average internet speed of 11.19 up to 2771 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 73.52 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Fife?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Fife, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 70.1 Mbps.
Is Shell Energy available in Fife?
Broadband service from Shell Energy is available in Fife, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 36.74 Mbps.
Is BT available in Fife?
Broadband service from BT is available in Fife, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 44.26 Mbps.
Is BT full fibre available in Fife?
No, BT does not have full fibre to the home (also called FTTH or FTTP) in Fife.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Fife?
The broadband provider with the most users in Fife is Sky Broadband.

Last updated: 11 Oct 2021