Internet Service Providers in City of London, London

City of London
City of London residents have run speed tests on 20 providers. This number is 233.89% above the United Kingdom average of 5.99 providers. ISPs available in City of London include BT, Vision Fibre Media, and Hyperoptic. The most common provider in City of London is BT, with a maximum recorded speed of 924 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 15.99—54.82 Mbps. City of London's fastest provider is also BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 924 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world speed users will see in City of London is 25.39 Mbps, which is 9.77% below the The United Kingdom national average of 28.14 Mbps, and 24.41% below the average of 33.59 Mbps in London. Internet speeds in City of London are typically faster than Redbridge, but slower than Tower Hamlets. Nearby cities include Southwark with speeds 16.34—69.48 Mbps, Tower Hamlets with speeds 17.1—63.39 Mbps, and Lambeth with speeds 17.7—93.73 Mbps.

Providers

  • Vision Fibre Media in City of London
    99.28—256.94
    639.3
    99.75
  • Community Fibre in City of London
    38.46—165.95
    821.49
    57.63
  • Hyperoptic in City of London
    58.04—99.59
    911.69
    68.89
  • Glide in City of London
    14.58—131.54
    377.6
    83.98
  • Virgin Media in City of London
    19.03—102.87
    382.91
    32.16
  • Independent Fibre Networks
    27.61—58.82
    365.51
    33.51
  • Vodafone in City of London
    26.34—43.37
    544.25
    31.47
  • Andrews & Arnold in City of London
    17.23—54.85
    70.15
    24.81
  • BT in City of London
    15.99—54.82
    924
    23.92
  • Spitfire in City of London
    7.87—52.54
    292.24
    17.61
  • Plusnet in City of London
    10.67—43.55
    72.64
    14.39
  • Sky Broadband in City of London
    10.45—43.66
    134.31
    13.95
  • EE in City of London
    7.82—31.42
    72.17
    9.27
  • CIX in City of London
    12.56—21.21
    71.39
    15.69
  • Origin Broadband in City of London
    1.66—40.82
    53.33
    39.73
  • Zen Internet in City of London
    6.09—20.91
    644.38
    7.16
  • TalkTalk in City of London
    5.91—19.8
    69.98
    8.04
  • Post Office Broadband in City of London
    5.83—14.18
    73.3
    7.19
  • iDNET in City of London
    0—13.66
    61.04
    13.66
  • FastNet in City of London
    0—12.3
    21.01
    12.3

Internet in City of London

59th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

30th

Best speed range city in London

924 Mbps

City of London's fastest speed

16.71—58.9 Mbps

Typical speed range available to City of London residents

How City of London Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
London3385.49 Mbps24.99—74.85 Mbps35.98 MbpsFaster
Birmingham931.57 Mbps17.79—72.92 Mbps27.75 MbpsFaster
Bristol902.73 Mbps18.15—84.53 Mbps27.18 MbpsFaster
Leicester910.64 Mbps17.56—72.81 Mbps26.36 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps17.12—91.85 Mbps28.47 MbpsFaster
City of London924 Mbps16.71—58.9 Mbps25.39 Mbps-
Liverpool912.85 Mbps14.13—60.88 Mbps20.98 MbpsSlower
Nottingham880.18 Mbps15.89—64.14 Mbps23.89 MbpsSlower
Sheffield820.73 Mbps14.71—50.91 Mbps20.87 MbpsSlower
Glasgow898.7 Mbps8.86—45.22 Mbps12.8 MbpsSlower

City of London Over Time



How City of London Compares for Internet Speed in London

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
28Brent938.87 Mbps16.68—61.25 Mbps25.48 MbpsFaster
29Tower Hamlets1069.45 Mbps17.1—63.39 Mbps25.44 MbpsFaster
30City of London924 Mbps16.71—58.9 Mbps25.39 Mbps-
31Redbridge882.14 Mbps17.1—69.8 Mbps25.33 MbpsSlower
32Greenwich940.09 Mbps15.97—62.88 Mbps24.11 MbpsSlower

City of London Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in City of London test providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in City of London ran 3 speed tests per session. Looking at download speeds, if the City of London 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 speed tests that don't vary by that much, we consider the final result to be the same. For City of London's residents, of the speed tests we measured, 38.41% were fast, 24.01% slow, and 37.59% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
BT22 Nov 2020 22:09:25234 secs90.32 Mbps113.1 MbpsImproved
BT22 Nov 2020 21:31:2623 mins20.03 Mbps20.62 Mbps
BT22 Nov 2020 19:34:542120 secs2.23 Mbps23.36 MbpsImproved
BT22 Nov 2020 18:53:20228 mins51.6 Mbps51.26 Mbps
BT22 Nov 2020 17:57:55293 secs7.08 Mbps7.09 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT22 Nov 2020 17:47:34210 mins31.48 Mbps29.49 Mbps
BT22 Nov 2020 16:33:17220 secs140.52 Mbps165.23 MbpsImproved
BT22 Nov 2020 16:11:03237 secs29.64 Mbps33.04 MbpsImproved
BT22 Nov 2020 15:14:2925 mins50.05 Mbps48.59 Mbps
Vodafone22 Nov 2020 14:27:30215 mins38.97 Mbps44.88 MbpsImproved
BT22 Nov 2020 11:09:1533 mins16.16 Mbps3.75 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT22 Nov 2020 08:51:37224 secs42.73 Mbps43.77 Mbps
BT21 Nov 2020 20:27:5545 mins1.12 Mbps0.68 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Vodafone21 Nov 2020 20:24:2762 mins47.69 Mbps52.3 Mbps
BT21 Nov 2020 19:38:06240 secs6.95 Mbps26.74 MbpsImproved
BT21 Nov 2020 19:28:30228 secs47.66 Mbps49.76 Mbps
BT21 Nov 2020 17:33:29345 mins5.6 Mbps5.52 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT21 Nov 2020 18:02:03513 mins5.61 Mbps5.62 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT21 Nov 2020 17:58:06344 secs2.74 Mbps4.07 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT21 Nov 2020 17:37:23224 secs146.8 Mbps145.53 Mbps

Summary of Internet Service Providers in City of London

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Vision Fibre Media639.3 Mbps99.28—256.94 Mbps
2Community Fibre821.49 Mbps38.46—165.95 Mbps
3Glide377.6 Mbps14.58—131.54 Mbps
4Hyperoptic911.69 Mbps58.04—99.59 Mbps
5Virgin Media382.91 Mbps19.03—102.87 Mbps
6Independent Fibre Networks365.51 Mbps27.61—58.82 Mbps
7Spitfire292.24 Mbps7.87—52.54 Mbps
8BT924 Mbps15.99—54.82 Mbps
9iDNET61.04 Mbps0—13.66 Mbps
10Origin Broadband53.33 Mbps1.66—40.82 Mbps
11Vodafone544.25 Mbps26.34—43.37 Mbps
12Andrews & Arnold70.15 Mbps17.23—54.85 Mbps
13Plusnet72.64 Mbps10.67—43.55 Mbps
14Sky Broadband134.31 Mbps10.45—43.66 Mbps
15Zen Internet644.38 Mbps6.09—20.91 Mbps
16CIX71.39 Mbps12.56—21.21 Mbps
17FastNet21.01 Mbps0—12.3 Mbps
18EE72.17 Mbps7.82—31.42 Mbps
19TalkTalk69.98 Mbps5.91—19.8 Mbps
20Post Office Broadband73.3 Mbps5.83—14.18 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in City of London

City of London has 20 ISPs tested by its 8,706 residents.
BT is the fastest provider in City of London with 924 Mbps, and an average speed range of 15.99—54.82 Mbps.
The best provider in City of London in Vision Fibre Media, and their users typically see speeds in the range of 99.28 to 256.94 Mbps.
Users in City of London see an average internet speed of 16.71 up to 931 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 924 Mbps.
BT is available in City of London, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 924 Mbps.
Vision Fibre Media is available in City of London, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 639.3 Mbps.
Hyperoptic is available in City of London, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 911.69 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in City of London is BT.

Last updated: 22 Nov 2020