Stockton-on-Tees Broadband Options

Stockton-on-Tees residents have run speed tests on 9 providers. This number is 49.25% above the United Kingdom average of 6.03 providers. ISPs available in Stockton-on-Tees include Virgin Media, Sky Broadband, and BT. The most common provider in Stockton-on-Tees is Virgin Media, with a maximum recorded speed of 584.56 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 42.33—173.72 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees's fastest provider is also Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 584.56 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world speed users will see in Stockton-on-Tees is 28.74 Mbps, which is 3.65% below the The United Kingdom national average of 29.83 Mbps, and 9.28% below the average of 31.68 Mbps in Stockton-on-Tees. Internet speeds in Stockton-on-Tees are typically slower than Billingham. Nearby cities include Billingham with speeds 19.7—95.59 Mbps, Thornaby with speeds 29.8—96.21 Mbps, and Egglescliffe with speeds 10.01—50.39 Mbps.


  • Virgin Media in Stockton-on-Tees
  • EE in Stockton-on-Tees
  • KCOM in Stockton-on-Tees
  • Vodafone in Stockton-on-Tees
  • BT in Stockton-on-Tees
  • Sky Broadband in Stockton-on-Tees
  • TalkTalk in Stockton-on-Tees
  • Plusnet in Stockton-on-Tees
  • Post Office Broadband in Stockton-on-Tees

Internet in Stockton-on-Tees


Fastest city in The United Kingdom


Best speed range city in Stockton-on-Tees

584.56 Mbps

Stockton-on-Tees's fastest speed

19.52—90.96 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Stockton-on-Tees residents

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Stockton-on-Tees Competitive Speed Map

How Stockton-on-Tees Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
London5284.34 Mbps26.93—83.18 Mbps37.1 MbpsFaster
Birmingham936.64 Mbps18.95—76.77 Mbps29.36 MbpsFaster
Bristol937.97 Mbps19.76—92.31 Mbps29.3 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps18.18—95.41 Mbps30.21 MbpsFaster
Stockton-on-Tees584.56 Mbps19.52—90.96 Mbps28.74 Mbps-
Liverpool859.49 Mbps14.82—64.64 Mbps22.13 MbpsSlower
Nottingham917.03 Mbps16.44—65.58 Mbps24.76 MbpsSlower
Sheffield926.7 Mbps15.6—53.52 Mbps22.14 MbpsSlower
Glasgow898.7 Mbps9.65—49.19 Mbps13.97 MbpsSlower
Leicester910.64 Mbps18.52—74.8 Mbps27.72 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Speeds in Stockton-on-Tees

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Thornaby639.82 Mbps29.8—96.21 Mbps42.28 Mbps8
2Billingham533.63 Mbps19.7—95.59 Mbps28.82 Mbps8
3Stockton-on-Tees584.56 Mbps19.52—90.96 Mbps28.74 Mbps9
4Yarm211.77 Mbps9.99—36.59 Mbps16.1 Mbps8
5Egglescliffe522.08 Mbps10.01—50.39 Mbps15.84 Mbps8

Stockton-on-Tees Over Time

How Stockton-on-Tees Compares for Internet Speed in Stockton-on-Tees

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
1Thornaby639.82 Mbps29.8—96.21 Mbps42.28 MbpsFaster
2Billingham533.63 Mbps19.7—95.59 Mbps28.82 MbpsFaster
3Stockton-on-Tees584.56 Mbps19.52—90.96 Mbps28.74 Mbps-

Stockton-on-Tees Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Stockton-on-Tees test providers multiple times, with each test starting no more than 30 minutes after the previous speed test. On average, people in Stockton-on-Tees ran 4 speed tests per session. Looking at download speeds, if the Stockton-on-Tees 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 Stockton-on-Tees's residents, of the speed tests we measured, 42.72% were fast, 28.01% slow, and 29.26% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 23:03:11360 secs26.46 Mbps26.74 Mbps
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 22:53:01366 secs2.37 Mbps4.29 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk24 Jan 2021 20:29:55245 secs10.73 Mbps10.8 Mbps
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 20:19:03237 secs36.2 Mbps55.94 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 20:06:03225 secs34.06 Mbps39.83 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 19:59:33268 secs164.42 Mbps160.32 Mbps
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 19:57:36347 secs0.97 Mbps4.57 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 19:28:1944 mins8.05 Mbps16.48 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk24 Jan 2021 19:18:54227 secs30.37 Mbps30.64 Mbps
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 19:12:02355 secs16.49 Mbps4.13 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 18:14:3732 mins15.83 Mbps15.07 Mbps
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 17:50:08244 secs24.15 Mbps191.67 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 17:36:41283 secs49.41 Mbps46.82 Mbps
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 16:58:36627 mins41.8 Mbps61.14 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 17:14:29324 secs37.21 Mbps68.69 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 16:21:18942 mins119.86 Mbps55.71 MbpsNeeds help
Sky Broadband24 Jan 2021 16:47:2436 mins21.4 Mbps14.89 MbpsNeeds help
BT24 Jan 2021 16:37:50347 secs4.87 Mbps62.81 MbpsImproved
BT24 Jan 2021 16:34:57292 secs0.87 Mbps0.19 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media24 Jan 2021 16:15:30211 mins2.3 Mbps3.6 MbpsNeeds help, very slow

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Stockton-on-Tees

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media584.56 Mbps42.33—173.72 Mbps
2KCOM65.29 Mbps29.38—50.71 Mbps
3EE526.91 Mbps20.38—72.24 Mbps
4BT449.49 Mbps13.75—47.58 Mbps
5Vodafone70.27 Mbps22.73—43.72 Mbps
6Sky Broadband145.54 Mbps12.16—35.95 Mbps
7TalkTalk74.61 Mbps12.67—34.42 Mbps
8Plusnet73.15 Mbps8.64—26.34 Mbps
9Post Office Broadband21.1 Mbps1.56—1.96 Mbps

Frequently Asked Questions about Internet Providers in Stockton-on-Tees

Stockton-on-Tees has 9 ISPs tested by its 197,213 residents.
Virgin Media is the fastest provider in Stockton-on-Tees with 584.56 Mbps, and an average speed range of 42.33—173.72 Mbps.
The best provider in Stockton-on-Tees in Virgin Media, and their users typically see speeds in the range of 42.33 to 173.72 Mbps.
Users in Stockton-on-Tees see an average internet speed of 19.52 up to 391 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 584.56 Mbps.
Virgin Media is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 584.56 Mbps.
Sky Broadband is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 145.54 Mbps.
BT is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 449.49 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Stockton-on-Tees is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 24 Jan 2021