United Kingdom Greater London Haringey

Broadband Providers in Haringey

Broadband Providers available in Haringey include Virgin Media, BT, and Sky Broadband. Haringey's fastest provider is Community Fibre, with a median speed of 236 Mbps. The most popular provider in Haringey is Virgin Media. The average broadband speed in Haringey in 2022 is 90 Mbps, and the median speed locally is 50 Mbps.


Haringey Broadband Statistics

Haringey is among the 20 worst-off for fibre access out of all major cities in Greater London, and is among the 20 worst-off major cities in terms of fibre access in London. Our analysis of Ofcom coverage data shows that Gigabit fibre is available to 83% of residents. UltraFast 300+ Mbps is available to 84% of residents, while SuperFast 30+ Mbps broadband is available to 99% of Haringey's households.

Despite poor broadband infrastructure, we see very high speed test averages in Haringey postcodes like N17, N15, N8, N22, and N10. Over the past year, we’ve recorded a 50 Mbps median internet speed in Haringey, which is 35% above the United Kingdom national median of 37 Mbps, and 9.38% above the median broadband speed of 46 Mbps in Greater London.

Haringey increased access to Gigabit speeds by 82 percentage points in the past year. The buildout rate is also better than neighbouring major cities like Forest Gate (gained 80 percentate points), Bromley (gained 77 percentate points), and Harrow (gained 75 percentate points). In addition, real-world speed test data shows that Haringey is marginally outperformed by Islington (5.93% faster), and is significantly faster than Hackney (47% slower) and Waltham Forest (1.55% slower).

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Virgin Media Logo
68 /100
5.30 /10
Virgin Media
Above average
121,476 Speed Tests
1518 reviews
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BT Logo
69 /100
5.90 /10
Above average
41,541 Speed Tests
780 reviews
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Sky Broadband Logo
58 /100
5.20 /10
Sky Broadband
About average
24,794 Speed Tests
883 reviews
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Plusnet Logo
55 /100
6.10 /10
About average
10,664 Speed Tests
444 reviews
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Vodafone Logo
61 /100
5.50 /10
Above average
8,713 Speed Tests
232 reviews
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EE Logo
58 /100
6.50 /10
About average
Above Average
6,929 Speed Tests
396 reviews
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TalkTalk Logo
52 /100
5.10 /10
About average
6,480 Speed Tests
379 reviews
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Andrews & Arnold Logo
71 /100
10 /10
Andrews & Arnold
Above average
Above Average
4,613 Speed Tests
11 reviews
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Zen Internet Logo
65 /100
9.80 /10
Zen Internet
Above average
Above Average
3,350 Speed Tests
69 reviews
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Shell Energy Logo
35 /100
5.0 /10
Shell Energy
Below average
1,030 Speed Tests
55 reviews
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G.Network Logo
100 /100
8.20 /10
Above average
Above Average
277 Speed Tests
3 reviews
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Ofcom Fibre Access Analysis for Haringey

See the chart below for annual reporting on fibre build rates in the Haringey area. Availability is based on population in postcodes marked as served by Ofcom Connected Nations reports, according to the most recent census.

 1,000+ Mbps300+ Mbps30+ Mbps
YearHaringeyGreater LondonHaringeyGreater LondonHaringeyGreater London

Map of Haringey's Fibre Broadband Availability by Postcode

Gigabit Availability


of people living in Haringey can obtain to 1,000+ Mbps broadband speeds

Ultrafast Speeds


of Haringey residents can get 300+ Mbps internet service

Superfast 30+ Mbps Broadband


availability in Haringey

Poor Broadband Speeds


of Haringey is limited to broadband speeds under 30 Mbps

Haringey Broadband Speeds Report

Average Broadband Speeds in Haringey

YearHaringey AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
201839.5 Mbps26.27 Mbps50.36% Faster
201945.9 Mbps30.63 Mbps49.85% Faster
2020105.16 Mbps80.31 Mbps30.94% Faster
202189.44 Mbps66.05 Mbps35.41% Faster

Haringey Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeHaringeyGreater LondonUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps17.25%19.27%19.92%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps19.95%22.33%25.74%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps21.89%26.44%25.20%
Good: 60-80 Mbps11.84%11.95%10.20%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps23.97%15.83%15.33%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps5.11%4.19%3.60%

How Haringey Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
Haringey943.48 Mbps36.92—142.09 Mbps49.89 Mbps-
Greater London5794.21 Mbps33.04—95.97 Mbps45.56 MbpsSlower
Birmingham2786.06 Mbps29.31—107.04 Mbps38.5 MbpsSlower
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps25.56—89.74 Mbps34.61 MbpsSlower
Nottingham2371.49 Mbps16.11—40.25 Mbps18.99 MbpsSlower
Sheffield934.82 Mbps23.76—68.87 Mbps32.08 MbpsSlower
Bristol943.13 Mbps30.38—109.93 Mbps42.32 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps20.63—71.33 Mbps32 MbpsSlower
Leicester935.89 Mbps27.47—99.31 Mbps37.03 MbpsSlower
Edinburgh874.24 Mbps29.96—107.51 Mbps38.06 MbpsSlower

Haringey 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 Haringey Compares for Internet Speed in Greater London

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
9Hammersmith1029.53 Mbps37.02—129.08 Mbps51.82 MbpsFaster
10Hounslow942.69 Mbps36.58—112.21 Mbps50.83 MbpsFaster
11Haringey943.48 Mbps36.92—142.09 Mbps49.89 Mbps-
12Hillingdon945.28 Mbps38.45—110.45 Mbps49.67 MbpsSlower
13Waltham Forest939.55 Mbps34.9—122.58 Mbps49.13 MbpsSlower

Haringey Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Haringey testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Haringey ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Haringey resident's final test is 10% faster than their starting download speed, we count that as a succesful and faster speed test result. We count an unsuccessful, slower result if the final result is 10% slower than the starting result; we'd hope their ISP contacts them ASAP! For broadband speed tests that don't vary by that much, we consider the final result to be the same. For Haringey's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 45.4% were fast, 26.46% slow, and 28.13% broadly the same.

Most Recent Tests

ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Plusnet20 Jan 2022 22:50:0725 mins0.35 Mbps42.36 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 22:44:38235 secs39.93 Mbps46.96 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 22:09:5336 mins8.99 Mbps8.09 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Shell Energy20 Jan 2022 22:04:59234 secs9.39 Mbps9.48 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet20 Jan 2022 21:54:2922 mins7.28 Mbps20.97 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 21:45:19276 secs46.34 Mbps370.56 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk20 Jan 2022 21:43:25232 secs40.84 Mbps35.95 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 21:35:3622 mins22.27 Mbps42.64 MbpsImproved
EE20 Jan 2022 21:35:132101 secs72.95 Mbps71.24 Mbps
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 21:01:5736 mins225.47 Mbps0.78 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 20:46:18216 mins48.93 Mbps96.31 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 20:53:1536 mins46.16 Mbps41.27 MbpsNeeds help
BT20 Jan 2022 20:55:1822 mins47.94 Mbps46.67 Mbps
Plusnet20 Jan 2022 20:43:20253 secs0.26 Mbps0.26 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk20 Jan 2022 20:36:42258 secs0.74 Mbps1.16 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
EE20 Jan 2022 20:35:0322 mins3.82 Mbps8.38 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 20:10:5849 mins32.57 Mbps31.66 Mbps
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 19:52:39221 mins373.29 Mbps38.33 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 19:39:29331 mins163.68 Mbps206 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media20 Jan 2022 19:59:0933 mins6.76 Mbps11.05 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Haringey

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Structured Communications491.23 Mbps0—42.18 Mbps
2Community Fibre926.67 Mbps172.87—391.94 Mbps
3G.Network943.48 Mbps139.09—332.36 Mbps
4Glide901.1 Mbps48.07—263.92 Mbps
5CIX932.11 Mbps46.49—137.69 Mbps
6Virgin Media941.34 Mbps56.85—214.26 Mbps
7Optimity802.37 Mbps3.31—142.14 Mbps
8Spitfire936.27 Mbps24.08—66.83 Mbps
9Hyperoptic431.7 Mbps34.27—162.64 Mbps
10BT939.73 Mbps33.26—70.51 Mbps
11Vodafone938.99 Mbps33.58—67.72 Mbps
12Andrews & Arnold150.1 Mbps40.5—69.66 Mbps
13Zen Internet738.19 Mbps43.19—55.5 Mbps
14Cerberus Networks166.63 Mbps40.01—71.17 Mbps
15EE920.37 Mbps21.86—64.05 Mbps
16Aquiss36.99 Mbps0—36.94 Mbps
17TalkTalk486.71 Mbps22.21—58.9 Mbps
18iDNET72.92 Mbps16.23—51.38 Mbps
19Sky Broadband453.8 Mbps20.38—61.41 Mbps
20Plusnet74.84 Mbps17.35—45.35 Mbps
21KCOM224.12 Mbps4.52—36.51 Mbps
22Origin Broadband73.09 Mbps11.86—33.77 Mbps
23Shell Energy74.82 Mbps6.19—33.58 Mbps
24Gradwell73.31 Mbps6.78—14.48 Mbps
25O2 Broadband18.53 Mbps0.5—6.71 Mbps

Smaller Towns, Villages, and Wards in Haringey

WardMedian AgeRent PrivatelyRent CouncilMortageCommute via Public TransportWork From Home
Crouch End35.036.29%3.42%29.08%56.65%9.59%
Muswell Hill37.029.10%6.61%30.77%52.51%10.68%
Seven Sisters32.028.83%21.22%17.15%68.92%3.32%
Tottenham Hale30.024.81%26.21%19.48%65.64%2.79%
Wood Green32.035.32%15.48%22.54%66.62%3.33%

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Haringey

How many broadband providers in Haringey are there?

Haringey has 25 ISPs tested by its 270,624 residents.

Who is the fastest broadband provider in Haringey?

Community Fibre is the fastest broadband provider in Haringey with 926.67 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 172.87—391.94 Mbps.

Who is the best internet provider in Haringey?

The best internet provider in Haringey is Community Fibre, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 172.87 to 391.94 Mbps.

What is the average internet speed in Haringey?

Users in Haringey see an average internet speed of 36.92 up to 232 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 943.48 Mbps.

Is Virgin Media available in Haringey?

Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Haringey, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 941.34 Mbps.

Is BT available in Haringey?

Broadband service from BT is available in Haringey, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 939.73 Mbps.

Is Sky Broadband available in Haringey?

Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Haringey, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 453.8 Mbps.

Is BT full fibre available in Haringey?

Yes, BT offers full fibre to the home (also called FTTH or FTTP) to 55 of Haringey's postcodes.

Who is the most popular broadband provider in Haringey?

The broadband provider with the most users in Haringey is Virgin Media.

Author: Thomas Buck

Last Reviewed By: Tyler Cooper

Published: 10 Nov 2019

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2022

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