Internet in Sheffield

Sheffield
Sheffield residents have run speed tests on 18 providers. This number is 199.00% above the United Kingdom average of 6.02 providers. ISPs available in Sheffield include Sky Broadband, BT, and Virgin Media. The most common provider in Sheffield is Sky Broadband, with a maximum recorded speed of 145.17 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 12.86—37.15 Mbps. Sheffield's fastest provider is BT, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 926.7 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world speed users will see in Sheffield is 22.07 Mbps, which is 25.89% below the The United Kingdom national average of 29.78 Mbps, and 1.30% below the average of 22.36 Mbps in Sheffield. Internet speeds in Sheffield are typically faster than Stocksbridge, but slower than Bradfield. Nearby cities include Ecclesfield with speeds 16.43—51.8 Mbps, Bradfield with speeds 17.31—65.27 Mbps, and Stocksbridge with speeds 4.59—19.82 Mbps.

Providers

  • Hyperoptic in Sheffield
    36.14—159.4
    815.42
    47.57
  • Virgin Media in Sheffield
    38.05—110.54
    643.8
    56.87
  • Zen Internet in Sheffield
    55.87—63.24
    276.7
    59.16
  • Glide in Sheffield
    17.15—72.42
    820.73
    30.7
  • CIX in Sheffield
    19.08—58.49
    91.21
    25.65
  • EE in Sheffield
    16.47—57.32
    302.97
    24.08
  • BT in Sheffield
    12.11—55.11
    926.7
    19.13
  • Vodafone in Sheffield
    21.4—35.78
    277.33
    27.15
  • uno in Sheffield
    17.42—41
    465.8
    18.78
  • Pine Media in Sheffield
    16.39—42.31
    437.14
    21.55
  • TalkTalk in Sheffield
    14.92—36.94
    519.83
    20.5
  • Plusnet in Sheffield
    13.56—37.08
    220.32
    18.83
  • Sky Broadband in Sheffield
    12.86—37.15
    145.17
    18.23
  • Origin Broadband in Sheffield
    18.64—18.77
    437.08
    18.67
  • Andrews & Arnold in Sheffield
    12.26—15.95
    18.44
    12.26
  • Post Office Broadband in Sheffield
    5.75—24.02
    74.17
    7.79
  • Zone Broadband
    1.52—22.05
    33.01
    6.67
  • iDNET in Sheffield
    3.1—6.45
    55.23
    4.26

Internet in Sheffield

75th

Fastest city in The United Kingdom

3rd

Best speed range city in Sheffield

926.7 Mbps

Sheffield's fastest speed

15.56—53.45 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Sheffield residents

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Sheffield Competitive Speed Map

How Sheffield Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
London5284.34 Mbps26.91—83.15 Mbps37.09 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.64 Mbps18.89—76.32 Mbps29.28 MbpsFaster
Nottingham908.33 Mbps16.39—65.59 Mbps24.69 MbpsFaster
Bristol910.76 Mbps19.67—92.23 Mbps29.19 MbpsFaster
Leicester910.64 Mbps18.49—74.45 Mbps27.66 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps18.12—95.28 Mbps30.15 MbpsFaster
Sheffield926.7 Mbps15.56—53.45 Mbps22.07 Mbps-
Liverpool859.49 Mbps14.76—64.53 Mbps22.03 MbpsSlower
Glasgow898.7 Mbps9.63—49.08 Mbps13.94 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Speeds in Sheffield

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Ecclesfield496.62 Mbps16.43—51.8 Mbps24.38 Mbps11
2Bradfield545.29 Mbps17.31—65.27 Mbps24.03 Mbps15
3Sheffield926.7 Mbps15.56—53.45 Mbps22.07 Mbps18

Sheffield Over Time



How Sheffield Compares for Internet Speed in Sheffield

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
1Ecclesfield496.62 Mbps16.43—51.8 Mbps24.38 MbpsFaster
2Bradfield545.29 Mbps17.31—65.27 Mbps24.03 MbpsFaster
3Sheffield926.7 Mbps15.56—53.45 Mbps22.07 Mbps-
4Stocksbridge70.76 Mbps4.59—19.82 Mbps6.92 MbpsSlower

Sheffield Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Sheffield test providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Sheffield ran 4 speed tests per session. Looking at download speeds, if the Sheffield 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 Sheffield's residents, of the speed tests we measured, 43.7% were fast, 25.88% slow, and 30.42% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
BT22 Jan 2021 23:19:50229 mins8.52 Mbps0.04 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media22 Jan 2021 23:26:55241 secs107.12 Mbps42.5 MbpsNeeds help
Plusnet22 Jan 2021 23:22:553104 secs0.42 Mbps21.4 MbpsImproved
Plusnet22 Jan 2021 22:18:03462 mins0.38 Mbps29.06 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media22 Jan 2021 23:16:37217 secs20.64 Mbps14.9 MbpsNeeds help
Plusnet22 Jan 2021 22:53:3625 mins35.18 Mbps36.94 Mbps
TalkTalk22 Jan 2021 22:35:3637 mins17.26 Mbps17.13 Mbps
EE22 Jan 2021 22:24:12237 secs0.7 Mbps0.86 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media22 Jan 2021 22:17:1022 mins5.09 Mbps61.13 MbpsImproved
BT22 Jan 2021 22:18:01236 secs50.91 Mbps50.89 Mbps
Plusnet22 Jan 2021 22:01:2899 mins34.79 Mbps40.32 MbpsImproved
Post Office Broadband22 Jan 2021 21:46:5622 mins34.64 Mbps20.33 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband22 Jan 2021 21:31:2929 mins23.91 Mbps35.83 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media22 Jan 2021 21:26:58311 mins1.94 Mbps1.88 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
EE22 Jan 2021 21:36:24226 secs72.9 Mbps72.4 Mbps
Sky Broadband22 Jan 2021 21:26:1032 mins27.56 Mbps28.58 Mbps
Sky Broadband22 Jan 2021 21:06:57619 mins29.43 Mbps28.52 Mbps
Sky Broadband22 Jan 2021 21:15:15354 secs13.81 Mbps13.29 Mbps
Sky Broadband22 Jan 2021 21:01:28218 secs4.84 Mbps11.84 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media22 Jan 2021 20:45:21273 secs12.91 Mbps14.61 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Sheffield

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media643.8 Mbps38.05—110.54 Mbps
2Hyperoptic815.42 Mbps36.14—159.4 Mbps
3Zen Internet276.7 Mbps55.87—63.24 Mbps
4Glide820.73 Mbps17.15—72.42 Mbps
5CIX91.21 Mbps19.08—58.49 Mbps
6BT926.7 Mbps12.11—55.11 Mbps
7Pine Media437.14 Mbps16.39—42.31 Mbps
8EE302.97 Mbps16.47—57.32 Mbps
9Vodafone277.33 Mbps21.4—35.78 Mbps
10uno465.8 Mbps17.42—41 Mbps
11TalkTalk519.83 Mbps14.92—36.94 Mbps
12Plusnet220.32 Mbps13.56—37.08 Mbps
13Sky Broadband145.17 Mbps12.86—37.15 Mbps
14Origin Broadband437.08 Mbps18.64—18.77 Mbps
15Andrews & Arnold18.44 Mbps12.26—15.95 Mbps
16Zone Broadband33.01 Mbps1.52—22.05 Mbps
17Post Office Broadband74.17 Mbps5.75—24.02 Mbps
18iDNET55.23 Mbps3.1—6.45 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Sheffield

Sheffield has 18 ISPs tested by its 582,506 residents.
BT is the fastest provider in Sheffield with 926.7 Mbps, and an average speed range of 12.11—55.11 Mbps.
The best provider in Sheffield in Hyperoptic, and their users typically see speeds in the range of 36.14 to 159.4 Mbps.
Users in Sheffield see an average internet speed of 15.56 up to 1204 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 926.7 Mbps.
Sky Broadband is available in Sheffield, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 145.17 Mbps.
BT is available in Sheffield, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 926.7 Mbps.
Virgin Media is available in Sheffield, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 643.8 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Sheffield is Sky Broadband.

Last updated: 22 Jan 2021