Broadband Statistics for South Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire
Broadband Providers3
Fastest Speed504.1 Mbps
Median Speed53.53 Mbps
Fastest ProviderVirgin Media

Broadband Providers in South Lanarkshire

Residents in South Lanarkshire have run speed tests on 3 broadband providers. This number is 51.06% below the United Kingdom average of 6.13 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 504.1 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 68.24—180.53 Mbps.

South Lanarkshire's fastest provider is also Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 504.1 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in South Lanarkshire is 53.53 Mbps, which is 44.68% above the The United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps, and 46.10% above the average of 36.64 Mbps in South Lanarkshire.

Internet speeds in South Lanarkshire are typically faster than Bothwell. Nearby locations include East Kilbride with speeds 27.94—82.62 Mbps, and Cambuslang with speeds 30.95—109.18 Mbps.

Broadband Providers

Broadband in South Lanarkshire


Best speed range city in South Lanarkshire

504.1 Mbps

South Lanarkshire's fastest speed

44.19—106.72 Mbps

Typical speed range available to South Lanarkshire residents

Are you researching this topic? Please contact our team with any questions. We offer free consultation on basic requests.

This content is licensed CC BY-ND 4.0. When referencing or citing FairInternetReport data and content on third-party sites, please link your attribution to the source page on
Creative commons license

Average Broadband Speeds in South Lanarkshire

YearSouth Lanarkshire AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
201828.12 Mbps26.27 Mbps7.04% Faster
201930.5 Mbps30.63 Mbps0.42% Slower
202050.67 Mbps80.31 Mbps36.91% Slower
202175.38 Mbps66.05 Mbps14.13% Faster

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 Lanarkshire504.1 Mbps44.19—106.72 Mbps53.53 Mbps-
London5794.21 Mbps34.22—94.02 Mbps46.83 MbpsSlower
Birmingham941.32 Mbps28.83—104.01 Mbps37.51 MbpsSlower
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps24.42—88.84 Mbps33.31 MbpsSlower
Nottingham934.56 Mbps21.77—51.15 Mbps26.09 MbpsSlower
Sheffield932.42 Mbps23.32—67.69 Mbps31.69 MbpsSlower
Bristol941.78 Mbps29.91—109.64 Mbps41.69 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps19.29—70.5 Mbps30.82 MbpsSlower
Leicester933.42 Mbps26.89—94.13 Mbps36.55 MbpsSlower
Edinburgh869.7 Mbps31.78—108.45 Mbps40.03 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in South Lanarkshire

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Bothwell668.71 Mbps35.43—95.13 Mbps50.43 Mbps8
2Hamilton108.83 Mbps42.86—44.03 Mbps43.22 Mbps4
3Newton800.73 Mbps32.12—98.1 Mbps43.1 Mbps9
4Rutherglen779.44 Mbps31.65—107.72 Mbps41.47 Mbps8
5Cambuslang783.6 Mbps30.95—109.18 Mbps38 Mbps6
6East Kilbride849.43 Mbps27.94—82.62 Mbps35.93 Mbps9
7Cadzow789.21 Mbps29.85—101.25 Mbps35.5 Mbps8
8Uddingston766.41 Mbps22.72—85.61 Mbps31.22 Mbps5
9Braidwood405.16 Mbps21.39—54.43 Mbps28.19 Mbps8
10Stonehouse537.71 Mbps15.86—66.79 Mbps24.11 Mbps7
11Strathaven210.74 Mbps13.47—32.09 Mbps19.27 Mbps7
12Auchengray476.69 Mbps9.86—48.14 Mbps14.27 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 Lanarkshire504.1 Mbps44.19—106.72 Mbps53.53 Mbps-
2Bothwell668.71 Mbps35.43—95.13 Mbps50.43 MbpsSlower
3Hamilton108.83 Mbps42.86—44.03 Mbps43.22 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 2 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, 33.33% were fast, 0% slow, and 66.67% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
TalkTalk05 Oct 2021 09:50:42297 secs36.88 Mbps36.91 Mbps
Virgin Media24 Sep 2021 08:23:5324 mins145.35 Mbps346 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk02 Sep 2021 15:43:34277 secs55.76 Mbps55.8 Mbps

Summary of Internet Service Providers in South Lanarkshire

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media504.1 Mbps68.24—180.53 Mbps
2TalkTalk99.04 Mbps36.88—55.76 Mbps
3Sky Broadband36.17 Mbps1.08—18.65 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 504.1 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 68.24—180.53 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 68.24 to 180.53 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in South Lanarkshire?
Users in South Lanarkshire see an average internet speed of 44.19 up to 437 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 504.1 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 504.1 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: 09 Oct 2021