Broadband Statistics for Croydon, London
Broadband Providers23
Fastest Speed938.14 Mbps
Average Speed37.01 Mbps
Fastest ProviderVirgin Media

Croydon, London Broadband Options

Croydon residents have run speed tests on 23 broadband providers. This number is 285.26% above the United Kingdom average of 5.97 internet service providers. ISPs available in Croydon include Virgin Media, BT, and Sky Broadband. The most common broadband provider in Croydon is Virgin Media, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 938.14 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 62.3—212.88 Mbps. Croydon's fastest provider is also Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 938.14 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Croydon is 37.01 Mbps, which is 4.02% above the The United Kingdom national average of 35.58 Mbps, and 15.04% below the average of 43.56 Mbps in London. Internet speeds in Croydon are typically slower than Forest Gate. Nearby cities include Mitcham with speeds 40.84—111.15 Mbps, Sutton with speeds 30.76—107.38 Mbps, and Bromley with speeds 29.3—101.85 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in Croydon
    62.3 — 212.88 Mbps
    938.14 Mbps
    90.76 Mbps
  • Community Fibre in Croydon
    58.22 — 184.97 Mbps
    839.18 Mbps
    89.79 Mbps
  • Zen Internet in Croydon
    20.16 — 231.42 Mbps
    664.74 Mbps
    40 Mbps
  • Hyperoptic in Croydon
    42.42 — 167.57 Mbps
    733.04 Mbps
    58.94 Mbps
  • Glide in Croydon
    37.54 — 133.17 Mbps
    719.37 Mbps
    60.72 Mbps
  • Cerberus Networks in Croydon
    67.06 — 69.54 Mbps
    91.35 Mbps
    67.11 Mbps
  • Independent Fibre Networks
    32.27 — 104 Mbps
    371.4 Mbps
    44.76 Mbps
  • Spitfire in Croydon
    36.81 — 70.06 Mbps
    84.86 Mbps
    37.4 Mbps
  • BT in Croydon
    28.24 — 73.06 Mbps
    927.5 Mbps
    38.07 Mbps
  • CIX in Croydon
    25.36 — 61 Mbps
    930.32 Mbps
    40.49 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Croydon
    27.01 — 53.92 Mbps
    785.39 Mbps
    31.8 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Croydon
    17.62 — 52.95 Mbps
    308.86 Mbps
    23.27 Mbps
  • FastNet in Croydon
    20.22 — 46.5 Mbps
    723.47 Mbps
    24.15 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Croydon
    24.35 — 36.99 Mbps
    74.41 Mbps
    33.98 Mbps
  • Gradwell in Croydon
    0 — 72.25 Mbps
    73.39 Mbps
    72.25 Mbps
  • CloudScape Connect in Croydon
    16.93 — 32.37 Mbps
    73.14 Mbps
    22.57 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Croydon
    10.11 — 38.7 Mbps
    147.68 Mbps
    14.23 Mbps
  • EE in Croydon
    9.8 — 37.4 Mbps
    915.22 Mbps
    13.48 Mbps
  • Andrews & Arnold in Croydon
    11.42 — 32.23 Mbps
    57.46 Mbps
    15.82 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Croydon
    8.57 — 31.27 Mbps
    74.71 Mbps
    11.31 Mbps
  • Aquiss in Croydon
    6.25 — 12.05 Mbps
    49.48 Mbps
    6.25 Mbps
  • KCOM in Croydon
    5.06 — 7.69 Mbps
    94 Mbps
    7.25 Mbps
  • The Phone Coop in Croydon
    0 — 1.83 Mbps
    4.61 Mbps
    1.83 Mbps

Broadband in Croydon

80th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

26th

Best speed range city in London

938.14 Mbps

Croydon's fastest speed

26.89—102.02 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Croydon residents

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Croydon Broadband Speed Map

Croydon Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeCroydonLondonUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps29.95%28.50%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps26.25%24.14%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps19.11%19.58%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps7.35%9.52%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps14.51%15.24%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps2.84%3.02%2.33%

How Croydon Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5284.34 Mbps33.79—93.45 Mbps46.41 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh705.74 Mbps27.3—107.5 Mbps38.16 MbpsFaster
Croydon938.14 Mbps26.89—102.02 Mbps37.01 Mbps-
Birmingham936.73 Mbps26.23—91.64 Mbps35.23 MbpsSlower
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps20.01—80.04 Mbps29.18 MbpsSlower
Nottingham917.57 Mbps22.9—54.22 Mbps27.91 MbpsSlower
Sheffield932.42 Mbps20.38—61.77 Mbps28.22 MbpsSlower
Bristol941.78 Mbps27.09—106.53 Mbps36.93 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps14.42—65.88 Mbps22.92 MbpsSlower
Leicester917.75 Mbps23.08—91.56 Mbps33.25 MbpsSlower

Croydon 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 Croydon Compares for Internet Speed in London

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
24Lambeth946.93 Mbps25.55—104.02 Mbps37.36 MbpsFaster
25Forest Gate940.6 Mbps28.77—87.21 Mbps37.31 MbpsFaster
26Croydon938.14 Mbps26.89—102.02 Mbps37.01 Mbps-

Croydon Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Croydon testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Croydon ran 4 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the Croydon 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 Croydon's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 43.28% were fast, 25.93% slow, and 30.8% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 22:58:3126 mins19.73 Mbps20.57 Mbps
EE16 Jun 2021 22:04:2549 mins0.62 Mbps1.06 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 21:57:49239 secs17.32 Mbps0.26 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 21:50:0635 mins229.32 Mbps94.32 MbpsNeeds help
Vodafone16 Jun 2021 21:49:13231 secs1.58 Mbps12.28 MbpsImproved
BT16 Jun 2021 21:43:27293 secs3.35 Mbps7.13 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 21:26:27367 secs186.12 Mbps115.47 MbpsNeeds help
BT16 Jun 2021 21:26:37227 secs48.04 Mbps47.83 Mbps
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 21:18:55226 secs54.59 Mbps54.45 Mbps
TalkTalk16 Jun 2021 20:39:31333 mins50.98 Mbps51.08 Mbps
TalkTalk16 Jun 2021 21:02:58236 secs6.44 Mbps7.3 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband16 Jun 2021 20:43:33475 secs5.8 Mbps5.69 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband16 Jun 2021 20:38:2024 mins55.02 Mbps70.11 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband16 Jun 2021 20:35:41262 secs0.89 Mbps0.98 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
CIX16 Jun 2021 19:57:29325 mins1.01 Mbps0.92 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 19:47:11517 mins3.27 Mbps82.67 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 19:37:17236 secs2.66 Mbps22.45 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 19:32:5824 mins44.47 Mbps70.18 MbpsImproved
BT16 Jun 2021 19:00:25224 mins9.5 Mbps6.29 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media16 Jun 2021 19:07:29314 mins30.73 Mbps73.05 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Croydon

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Community Fibre839.18 Mbps58.22—184.97 Mbps
2Virgin Media938.14 Mbps62.3—212.88 Mbps
3Hyperoptic733.04 Mbps42.42—167.57 Mbps
4Zen Internet664.74 Mbps20.16—231.42 Mbps
5Glide719.37 Mbps37.54—133.17 Mbps
6Gradwell73.39 Mbps0—72.25 Mbps
7BT927.5 Mbps28.24—73.06 Mbps
8Cerberus Networks91.35 Mbps67.06—69.54 Mbps
9Independent Fibre Networks371.4 Mbps32.27—104 Mbps
10FastNet723.47 Mbps20.22—46.5 Mbps
11Spitfire84.86 Mbps36.81—70.06 Mbps
12CIX930.32 Mbps25.36—61 Mbps
13Vodafone785.39 Mbps27.01—53.92 Mbps
14TalkTalk308.86 Mbps17.62—52.95 Mbps
15CloudScape Connect73.14 Mbps16.93—32.37 Mbps
16Post Office Broadband74.41 Mbps24.35—36.99 Mbps
17EE915.22 Mbps9.8—37.4 Mbps
18Aquiss49.48 Mbps6.25—12.05 Mbps
19Sky Broadband147.68 Mbps10.11—38.7 Mbps
20Andrews & Arnold57.46 Mbps11.42—32.23 Mbps
21KCOM94 Mbps5.06—7.69 Mbps
22Plusnet74.71 Mbps8.57—31.27 Mbps
23The Phone Coop4.61 Mbps0—1.83 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Croydon

How many broadband providers in Croydon are there?
Croydon has 23 ISPs tested by its 385,346 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Croydon?
Virgin Media is the fastest broadband provider in Croydon with 938.14 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 62.3—212.88 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Croydon?
The best internet provider in Croydon is Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 62.3 to 212.88 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Croydon?
Users in Croydon see an average internet speed of 26.89 up to 404 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 938.14 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Croydon?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Croydon, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 938.14 Mbps.
Is BT available in Croydon?
Broadband service from BT is available in Croydon, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 927.5 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Croydon?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Croydon, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 147.68 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Croydon?
The broadband provider with the most users in Croydon is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021