Broadband Statistics for Daresbury, Halton
Broadband Providers9
Fastest Speed715.16 Mbps
Average Speed33.96 Mbps
Fastest ProviderVirgin Media

ISPs in Daresbury

Daresbury residents have run speed tests on 9 broadband providers. This number is 52.28% above the United Kingdom average of 5.91 internet service providers. ISPs available in Daresbury include BT, Virgin Media, and Plusnet. The most common broadband provider in Daresbury is BT, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 515.68 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 68.48—71.94 Mbps. Daresbury's fastest provider is Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 715.16 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Daresbury is 33.96 Mbps, which is 1.54% below the The United Kingdom national average of 34.49 Mbps, and 0% below the average of 33.96 Mbps in Halton. Nearby cities include Sandymoor with speeds 20.96—65.18 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Zen Internet in Daresbury
    75.93 — 151.2 Mbps
    215.78 Mbps
    76.13 Mbps
  • Virgin Media in Daresbury
    38.15 — 141.5 Mbps
    715.16 Mbps
    54.02 Mbps
  • BT in Daresbury
    68.48 — 71.94 Mbps
    515.68 Mbps
    70.21 Mbps
  • EE in Daresbury
    30.55 — 34.38 Mbps
    496.12 Mbps
    31.82 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Daresbury
    24.35 — 32.41 Mbps
    73.23 Mbps
    28.04 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Daresbury
    20.29 — 36.72 Mbps
    55.94 Mbps
    23.71 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Daresbury
    13.33 — 35.07 Mbps
    73.93 Mbps
    17.01 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Daresbury
    6.78 — 24.15 Mbps
    72.87 Mbps
    10.33 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Daresbury
    0 — 25.13 Mbps
    35.93 Mbps
    25.13 Mbps

Broadband in Daresbury


Fastest city in The United Kingdom


Best speed range city in Halton

715.16 Mbps

Daresbury's fastest speed

28.89—71.93 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Daresbury residents

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Daresbury Broadband Speed Map

Daresbury Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeDaresburyUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps15.99%28.67%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps21.07%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps19.73%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps13.00%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps29.12%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps1.09%2.33%

How Daresbury Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps32.77—93.14 Mbps45.34 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.73 Mbps24.81—87.95 Mbps34.17 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps25.48—104.21 Mbps35.53 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps23.61—106.06 Mbps35.78 MbpsFaster
Daresbury715.16 Mbps28.89—71.93 Mbps33.96 Mbps-
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps18.37—73.84 Mbps27.17 MbpsSlower
Nottingham917.03 Mbps20.95—61.01 Mbps27.46 MbpsSlower
Sheffield926.71 Mbps18.93—59.81 Mbps26.64 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps13.22—62.01 Mbps20.46 MbpsSlower
Leicester917.75 Mbps21.58—87.44 Mbps31.78 MbpsSlower

Daresbury 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 Daresbury Compares for Internet Speed in Halton

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Daresbury715.16 Mbps28.89—71.93 Mbps33.96 Mbps-

Daresbury Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Daresbury testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Daresbury ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Daresbury 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 Daresbury's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 52.1% were fast, 23.53% slow, and 24.37% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media06 May 2021 17:16:58356 secs25.69 Mbps52.32 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media06 May 2021 12:28:24220 mins64 Mbps42.92 MbpsNeeds help
Plusnet06 May 2021 08:21:30239 secs64.32 Mbps69.8 Mbps
Plusnet05 May 2021 15:42:19559 mins9.4 Mbps4.96 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet03 May 2021 18:55:33410 mins0.05 Mbps35.9 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media02 May 2021 13:02:45249 secs9.51 Mbps52.56 MbpsImproved
Plusnet01 May 2021 19:05:07310 mins23.2 Mbps49.8 MbpsImproved
Plusnet01 May 2021 14:43:30244 secs20.39 Mbps22.52 MbpsImproved
Plusnet01 May 2021 09:19:53247 secs17.31 Mbps37.94 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media28 Apr 2021 19:56:47228 secs28.6 Mbps120.28 MbpsImproved
Plusnet28 Apr 2021 15:49:04242 secs5.98 Mbps17.94 MbpsImproved
Plusnet28 Apr 2021 14:18:34266 secs36.57 Mbps32.81 MbpsNeeds help
BT27 Apr 2021 21:05:36226 secs31.91 Mbps32.02 Mbps
Vodafone27 Apr 2021 20:01:02317 mins10.33 Mbps15.7 MbpsImproved
Plusnet27 Apr 2021 20:13:19236 secs3.88 Mbps7.66 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media27 Apr 2021 18:51:5032 mins104.65 Mbps38.34 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media27 Apr 2021 12:15:54244 secs75.99 Mbps94.81 MbpsImproved
Plusnet27 Apr 2021 10:22:4324 mins0.27 Mbps0.48 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet27 Apr 2021 07:20:58241 secs3.58 Mbps3.01 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet26 Apr 2021 19:23:20255 secs0.23 Mbps0.21 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Daresbury

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Zen Internet215.78 Mbps75.93—151.2 Mbps
2Virgin Media715.16 Mbps38.15—141.5 Mbps
3BT515.68 Mbps68.48—71.94 Mbps
4EE496.12 Mbps30.55—34.38 Mbps
5Post Office Broadband35.93 Mbps0—25.13 Mbps
6Vodafone73.23 Mbps24.35—32.41 Mbps
7TalkTalk55.94 Mbps20.29—36.72 Mbps
8Plusnet73.93 Mbps13.33—35.07 Mbps
9Sky Broadband72.87 Mbps6.78—24.15 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Daresbury

How many broadband providers in Daresbury are there?
Daresbury has 9 ISPs tested by its 324 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Daresbury?
Virgin Media is the fastest broadband provider in Daresbury with 715.16 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 38.15—141.5 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Daresbury?
The best internet provider in Daresbury in Zen Internet, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 75.93 to 151.2 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Daresbury?
Users in Daresbury see an average internet speed of 28.89 up to 685 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 715.16 Mbps.
Is BT available in Daresbury?
Broadband service from BT is available in Daresbury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 515.68 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Daresbury?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Daresbury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 715.16 Mbps.
Is Plusnet available in Daresbury?
Broadband service from Plusnet is available in Daresbury, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 73.93 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Daresbury?
The broadband provider with the most users in Daresbury is BT.

Last updated: 08 May 2021