Broadband Statistics for South Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire
Broadband Providers3
Fastest Speed294.58 Mbps
Average Speed54.73 Mbps
Fastest ProviderVirgin Media

South Lanarkshire Internet Service Providers

South Lanarkshire residents have run speed tests on 3 broadband providers. This number is 50.08% below the United Kingdom average of 6.01 internet service providers. ISPs available in South Lanarkshire include Virgin Media, TalkTalk, and Sky Broadband. The most common broadband provider in South Lanarkshire is Virgin Media, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 294.58 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 70.71—108.06 Mbps. South Lanarkshire's fastest provider is also Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 294.58 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in South Lanarkshire is 54.73 Mbps, which is 49.33% above the The United Kingdom national average of 36.65 Mbps, and 60.50% above the average of 34.1 Mbps in South Lanarkshire. Internet speeds in South Lanarkshire are typically faster than Bothwell. Nearby cities include East Kilbride with speeds 26.56—75.24 Mbps, and Cambuslang with speeds 28.32—104.11 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in South Lanarkshire
    70.71 — 108.06 Mbps
    294.58 Mbps
    84.79 Mbps
  • TalkTalk in South Lanarkshire
    12.08 — 54.23 Mbps
    99.04 Mbps
    36.53 Mbps
  • Sky Broadband in South Lanarkshire
    0.88 — 1.53 Mbps
    36.17 Mbps
    1.08 Mbps

Broadband in South Lanarkshire


Fastest city in The United Kingdom


Best speed range city in South Lanarkshire

294.58 Mbps

South Lanarkshire's fastest speed

49.7—106.11 Mbps

Typical speed range available to South Lanarkshire residents

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South Lanarkshire Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeSouth LanarkshireUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps26.16%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps17.55%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps16.23%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps6.95%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps32.45%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps0.66%2.33%

How South Lanarkshire Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
South Lanarkshire294.58 Mbps49.7—106.11 Mbps54.73 Mbps-
London5284.34 Mbps34.83—93.77 Mbps47.22 MbpsSlower
Birmingham936.73 Mbps27.77—95.58 Mbps36.44 MbpsSlower
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps22.22—86.42 Mbps31.26 MbpsSlower
Nottingham934.56 Mbps23.48—53.44 Mbps28.15 MbpsSlower
Sheffield932.42 Mbps21.81—64.39 Mbps29.73 MbpsSlower
Bristol941.78 Mbps28.81—108.57 Mbps39.7 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps16.22—69.54 Mbps26.21 MbpsSlower
Leicester917.75 Mbps25.15—92.23 Mbps35.1 MbpsSlower
Edinburgh705.74 Mbps31.34—108.74 Mbps41.17 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in South Lanarkshire

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Bothwell668.71 Mbps32.26—84.39 Mbps45.96 Mbps8
2Hamilton193.29 Mbps38.59—43.78 Mbps42.74 Mbps4
3Rutherglen645.46 Mbps29.24—105.34 Mbps37.32 Mbps8
4East Kilbride849.43 Mbps26.56—75.24 Mbps35.97 Mbps9
5Newton800.73 Mbps27.01—84.72 Mbps35.51 Mbps9
6Cadzow787.85 Mbps26.9—93.36 Mbps32.15 Mbps8
7Uddingston755.71 Mbps22.94—85.26 Mbps30.99 Mbps5
8Braidwood363.02 Mbps18.48—48.22 Mbps22.49 Mbps7
9Strathaven242.36 Mbps14.83—33.55 Mbps20.53 Mbps6
10Stonehouse352.48 Mbps9.64—48.34 Mbps17.24 Mbps8
11Auchengray476.69 Mbps7.71—41.06 Mbps13.19 Mbps6

South Lanarkshire 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 South Lanarkshire Compares for Internet Speed in South Lanarkshire

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1South Lanarkshire294.58 Mbps49.7—106.11 Mbps54.73 Mbps-
2Bothwell668.71 Mbps32.26—84.39 Mbps45.96 MbpsSlower
3Hamilton193.29 Mbps38.59—43.78 Mbps42.74 MbpsSlower

South Lanarkshire Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in South Lanarkshire testing broadband providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in South Lanarkshire ran 3 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband download speeds, if the South Lanarkshire 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 South Lanarkshire's residents, of the internet speed tests we measured, 25% were fast, 25% slow, and 50% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media12 Jul 2021 16:44:02213 secs98.99 Mbps191.49 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk25 Jun 2021 12:38:09387 secs56.47 Mbps53.94 Mbps
TalkTalk07 Jun 2021 08:50:0827 mins35.09 Mbps34.79 Mbps

Summary of Internet Service Providers in South Lanarkshire

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media294.58 Mbps70.71—108.06 Mbps
2TalkTalk99.04 Mbps12.08—54.23 Mbps
3Sky Broadband36.17 Mbps0.88—1.53 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in South Lanarkshire

How many broadband providers in South Lanarkshire are there?
South Lanarkshire has 3 ISPs tested.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in South Lanarkshire?
Virgin Media is the fastest broadband provider in South Lanarkshire with 294.58 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 70.71—108.06 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in South Lanarkshire?
The best internet provider in South Lanarkshire is Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 70.71 to 108.06 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in South Lanarkshire?
Users in South Lanarkshire see an average internet speed of 49.7 up to 409 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 294.58 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in South Lanarkshire?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in South Lanarkshire, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 294.58 Mbps.
Is TalkTalk available in South Lanarkshire?
Broadband service from TalkTalk is available in South Lanarkshire, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 99.04 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in South Lanarkshire?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in South Lanarkshire, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 36.17 Mbps.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in South Lanarkshire?
The broadband provider with the most users in South Lanarkshire is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021