Broadband Statistics for Leeds, Leeds
Broadband Providers20
Fastest Speed1580.91 Mbps
Average Speed36.5 Mbps
Fastest ProviderSky Broadband

Leeds ISPs

Leeds residents have run speed tests on 20 broadband providers. This number is 237.84% above the United Kingdom average of 5.92 internet service providers. ISPs available in Leeds include Virgin Media, Sky Broadband, and Vodafone. The most common broadband provider in Leeds is Virgin Media, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 933.67 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 51.48—209.28 Mbps. Leeds's fastest provider is Sky Broadband, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 1580.91 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Leeds is 36.5 Mbps, which is 1.64% below the The United Kingdom national average of 37.11 Mbps, and 0.22% above the average of 36.42 Mbps in Leeds. Internet speeds in Leeds are typically faster than Rawdon, but slower than Morley. Nearby cities include Gildersome with speeds 0—0.41 Mbps, Morley with speeds 31.16—69.85 Mbps, and Shadwell with speeds 20.19—46.16 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Spitfire in Leeds
    137.25 — 171.43 Mbps
    192.67 Mbps
    146.68 Mbps
  • Virgin Media in Leeds
    51.48 — 209.28 Mbps
    933.67 Mbps
    78.32 Mbps
  • Hyperoptic in Leeds
    55.6 — 166.61 Mbps
    905.73 Mbps
    63.61 Mbps
  • telcom (Velocity Fibre)
    40.55 — 188.78 Mbps
    886.93 Mbps
    68.91 Mbps
  • CCS Leeds
    70 — 109.44 Mbps
    866.41 Mbps
    81.03 Mbps
  • Glide in Leeds
    44.97 — 145.16 Mbps
    685.86 Mbps
    66.07 Mbps
  • BT in Leeds
    31.75 — 72.53 Mbps
    922.7 Mbps
    43 Mbps
  • EE in Leeds
    24.23 — 69.35 Mbps
    714.41 Mbps
    31.21 Mbps
  • Zen Internet in Leeds
    16.75 — 84.16 Mbps
    496.42 Mbps
    29.48 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Leeds
    26.42 — 59.05 Mbps
    936.66 Mbps
    32.86 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Leeds
    22.75 — 62.27 Mbps
    895.12 Mbps
    30.13 Mbps
  • CIX in Leeds
    11.19 — 73.89 Mbps
    270.68 Mbps
    15.72 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Leeds
    19.12 — 54.6 Mbps
    1580.91 Mbps
    26.73 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Leeds
    13.39 — 44.21 Mbps
    74.69 Mbps
    19 Mbps
  • Boundless Networks
    11.53 — 31.3 Mbps
    32.96 Mbps
    20.34 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Leeds
    4.63 — 28.33 Mbps
    73.81 Mbps
    6.78 Mbps
  • Andrews & Arnold in Leeds
    0 — 29.62 Mbps
    68.62 Mbps
    29.62 Mbps
  • Zone Broadband
    6.74 — 14.58 Mbps
    216.04 Mbps
    8.82 Mbps
  • KCOM in Leeds
    4.21 — 15.65 Mbps
    91.05 Mbps
    5.55 Mbps
  • O2 Broadband
    0.02 — 7.82 Mbps
    7.82 Mbps
    6.91 Mbps

Broadband in Leeds

11th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

5th

Best speed range city in Leeds

1580.91 Mbps

Leeds's fastest speed

27.8—90.32 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Leeds residents

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Leeds Broadband Speed Map

Leeds Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeLeedsUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps27.63%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps28.09%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps22.17%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps7.75%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps12.41%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps1.95%2.33%

How Leeds Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps35.69—93.94 Mbps48.34 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.73 Mbps28.67—99.11 Mbps36.98 MbpsFaster
Bristol941.78 Mbps29.87—109.32 Mbps41.53 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh705.74 Mbps33.56—109.45 Mbps44.48 MbpsFaster
Leeds1580.91 Mbps27.8—90.32 Mbps36.5 Mbps-
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps23.44—89.34 Mbps32.36 MbpsSlower
Nottingham934.56 Mbps23.56—53.02 Mbps28.13 MbpsSlower
Sheffield932.42 Mbps22.94—66.08 Mbps30.94 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps17.79—70.17 Mbps28.7 MbpsSlower
Leicester917.75 Mbps26.14—92.58 Mbps35.89 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Leeds

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Alwoodley920.97 Mbps36.25—114.96 Mbps48.28 Mbps10
2Parlington888.75 Mbps35.24—107.07 Mbps47.97 Mbps10
3Otley884.3 Mbps29.3—93.4 Mbps36.98 Mbps7
4Morley929.25 Mbps31.16—69.85 Mbps36.85 Mbps12
5Leeds1580.91 Mbps27.8—90.32 Mbps36.5 Mbps20
6Rawdon924.81 Mbps19.82—109.07 Mbps33.8 Mbps9
7Allerton Bywater912.13 Mbps24.84—75.06 Mbps33.1 Mbps9
8Scarcroft901.36 Mbps21.15—65.02 Mbps30.72 Mbps9
9Horsforth836.61 Mbps15.78—47.47 Mbps25.56 Mbps11

Leeds 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 Leeds Compares for Internet Speed in Leeds

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
3Otley884.3 Mbps29.3—93.4 Mbps36.98 MbpsFaster
4Morley929.25 Mbps31.16—69.85 Mbps36.85 MbpsFaster
5Leeds1580.91 Mbps27.8—90.32 Mbps36.5 Mbps-
6Rawdon924.81 Mbps19.82—109.07 Mbps33.8 MbpsSlower
7Allerton Bywater912.13 Mbps24.84—75.06 Mbps33.1 MbpsSlower

Leeds Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Leeds testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Leeds ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Leeds 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 Leeds's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 42.85% were fast, 25.78% slow, and 31.36% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 22:33:2023 mins9.28 Mbps7.58 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 22:30:0232 mins27.25 Mbps127.26 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk01 Aug 2021 22:24:32220 secs11.62 Mbps55.84 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 22:11:2946 mins70.71 Mbps8.68 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband01 Aug 2021 22:03:02212 mins14.57 Mbps13.17 Mbps
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 21:31:48327 mins0.98 Mbps0.55 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 21:38:08215 mins111.53 Mbps111.53 Mbps
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 21:21:45929 mins19.11 Mbps16.85 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 21:29:1722 mins196 Mbps196.84 Mbps
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 21:29:14281 secs9.07 Mbps4.25 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Plusnet01 Aug 2021 21:25:1122 mins12.36 Mbps9.82 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 21:10:1834 mins20.04 Mbps12.71 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 20:53:2724 mins60.47 Mbps77.88 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 20:42:30239 secs0.81 Mbps0.67 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
EE01 Aug 2021 20:39:36238 secs66.59 Mbps73.14 Mbps
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 20:18:12216 mins86.21 Mbps110.5 MbpsImproved
Vodafone01 Aug 2021 19:49:19542 mins2.71 Mbps10.3 MbpsImproved
Vodafone01 Aug 2021 20:20:0926 mins40.27 Mbps42.07 Mbps
Virgin Media01 Aug 2021 19:44:3224 mins78.37 Mbps138.36 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband01 Aug 2021 19:41:3343 mins18.14 Mbps25.94 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Leeds

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Spitfire192.67 Mbps137.25—171.43 Mbps
2telcom (Velocity Fibre)886.93 Mbps40.55—188.78 Mbps
3Hyperoptic905.73 Mbps55.6—166.61 Mbps
4Virgin Media933.67 Mbps51.48—209.28 Mbps
5CCS Leeds866.41 Mbps70—109.44 Mbps
6Glide685.86 Mbps44.97—145.16 Mbps
7CIX270.68 Mbps11.19—73.89 Mbps
8TalkTalk895.12 Mbps22.75—62.27 Mbps
9BT922.7 Mbps31.75—72.53 Mbps
10Zen Internet496.42 Mbps16.75—84.16 Mbps
11Andrews & Arnold68.62 Mbps0—29.62 Mbps
12Vodafone936.66 Mbps26.42—59.05 Mbps
13EE714.41 Mbps24.23—69.35 Mbps
14Sky Broadband1580.91 Mbps19.12—54.6 Mbps
15Plusnet74.69 Mbps13.39—44.21 Mbps
16Boundless Networks32.96 Mbps11.53—31.3 Mbps
17Zone Broadband216.04 Mbps6.74—14.58 Mbps
18Post Office Broadband73.81 Mbps4.63—28.33 Mbps
19KCOM91.05 Mbps4.21—15.65 Mbps
20O2 Broadband7.82 Mbps0.02—7.82 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Leeds

How many broadband providers in Leeds are there?
Leeds has 20 ISPs tested by its 789,194 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Leeds?
Sky Broadband is the fastest broadband provider in Leeds with 1580.91 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 19.12—54.6 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Leeds?
The best internet provider in Leeds is Spitfire, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 137.25 to 171.43 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Leeds?
Users in Leeds see an average internet speed of 27.8 up to 594 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 1580.91 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Leeds?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Leeds, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 933.67 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Leeds?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Leeds, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 1580.91 Mbps.
Is Vodafone available in Leeds?
Broadband service from Vodafone is available in Leeds, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 936.66 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Leeds?
The broadband provider with the most users in Leeds is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 01 Aug 2021