Broadband Statistics for Oldham, Oldham
Broadband Providers13
Fastest Speed917.98 Mbps
Average Speed31.17 Mbps
Fastest ProviderBT

Oldham Internet Service Providers

Oldham residents have run speed tests on 13 broadband providers. This number is 119.97% above the United Kingdom average of 5.91 internet service providers. ISPs available in Oldham include Sky Broadband, Virgin Media, and BT. The most common broadband provider in Oldham is Sky Broadband, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 147.32 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 16.96—47.63 Mbps. Oldham's fastest provider is BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 917.98 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Oldham is 31.17 Mbps, which is 9.63% below the The United Kingdom national average of 34.49 Mbps, and 4.91% below the average of 32.78 Mbps in Oldham. Internet speeds in Oldham are typically slower than Saddleworth. Nearby cities include Saddleworth with speeds 32.71—70.56 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in Oldham
    47.39 — 175.1 Mbps
    636.15 Mbps
    70.19 Mbps
  • BT in Oldham
    23.24 — 66.85 Mbps
    917.98 Mbps
    31.14 Mbps
  • EE in Oldham
    19.8 — 55.34 Mbps
    606.33 Mbps
    28.33 Mbps
  • Vodafone in Oldham
    20.25 — 50.96 Mbps
    486.68 Mbps
    26.01 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in Oldham
    16.96 — 47.63 Mbps
    147.32 Mbps
    23.47 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in Oldham
    16.97 — 44.46 Mbps
    549.06 Mbps
    24.53 Mbps
  • Zen Internet in Oldham
    9.22 — 45.5 Mbps
    752.98 Mbps
    19.02 Mbps
  • Plusnet in Oldham
    14.29 — 35.24 Mbps
    73.89 Mbps
    19.39 Mbps
  • iDNET in Oldham
    6.49 — 33.41 Mbps
    141.08 Mbps
    6.49 Mbps
  • O2 Broadband
    0.27 — 34.08 Mbps
    42.99 Mbps
    0.32 Mbps
  • KCOM in Oldham
    6.5 — 15.34 Mbps
    84.81 Mbps
    10.29 Mbps
  • Post Office Broadband in Oldham
    4 — 19.94 Mbps
    62.21 Mbps
    4.69 Mbps
  • Andrews & Arnold in Oldham
    0 — 9.39 Mbps
    10.21 Mbps
    9.39 Mbps

Broadband in Oldham


Fastest city in The United Kingdom


Best speed range city in Oldham

917.98 Mbps

Oldham's fastest speed

23.1—72.68 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Oldham residents

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Oldham Broadband Speed Map

Oldham Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeOldhamUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps27.17%28.67%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps28.77%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps22.96%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps7.90%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps12.39%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.81%2.33%

How Oldham 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
Leicester917.75 Mbps21.58—87.44 Mbps31.78 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps23.61—106.06 Mbps35.78 MbpsFaster
Oldham917.98 Mbps23.1—72.68 Mbps31.17 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

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Oldham

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Saddleworth869.32 Mbps32.71—70.56 Mbps42.96 Mbps9
2Oldham917.98 Mbps23.1—72.68 Mbps31.17 Mbps13

Oldham 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 Oldham Compares for Internet Speed in Oldham

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Saddleworth869.32 Mbps32.71—70.56 Mbps42.96 MbpsFaster
2Oldham917.98 Mbps23.1—72.68 Mbps31.17 Mbps-

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Oldham

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media636.15 Mbps47.39—175.1 Mbps
2BT917.98 Mbps23.24—66.85 Mbps
3Vodafone486.68 Mbps20.25—50.96 Mbps
4iDNET141.08 Mbps6.49—33.41 Mbps
5EE606.33 Mbps19.8—55.34 Mbps
6Zen Internet752.98 Mbps9.22—45.5 Mbps
7TalkTalk549.06 Mbps16.97—44.46 Mbps
8Sky Broadband147.32 Mbps16.96—47.63 Mbps
9Plusnet73.89 Mbps14.29—35.24 Mbps
10KCOM84.81 Mbps6.5—15.34 Mbps
11O2 Broadband42.99 Mbps0.27—34.08 Mbps
12Post Office Broadband62.21 Mbps4—19.94 Mbps
13Andrews & Arnold10.21 Mbps0—9.39 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Oldham

How many broadband providers in Oldham are there?
Oldham has 13 ISPs tested by its 235,623 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Oldham?
BT is the fastest broadband provider in Oldham with 917.98 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 23.24—66.85 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Oldham?
The best internet provider in Oldham in Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 47.39 to 175.1 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Oldham?
Users in Oldham see an average internet speed of 23.1 up to 659 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 917.98 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Oldham?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Oldham, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 147.32 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Oldham?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Oldham, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 636.15 Mbps.
Is BT available in Oldham?
Broadband service from BT is available in Oldham, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 917.98 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Oldham?
The broadband provider with the most users in Oldham is Sky Broadband.

Last updated: 10 May 2021