Stockton-on-Tees Broadband Options

Stockton-on-Tees residents have run speed tests on 9 providers. This number is 51.77% above the United Kingdom average of 5.93 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 533.48 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 38.4—160.22 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees's fastest provider is also Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 533.48 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world speed users will see in Stockton-on-Tees is 25.56 Mbps, which is 3.36% below the The United Kingdom national average of 26.45 Mbps, and 7.05% below the average of 27.5 Mbps in Stockton-on-Tees. Internet speeds in Stockton-on-Tees are typically slower than Thornaby. Nearby cities include Billingham with speeds 18.2—85.52 Mbps, Thornaby with speeds 24.38—90.48 Mbps, and Egglescliffe with speeds 9.53—46.28 Mbps.


  • Virgin Media in Stockton-on-Tees
  • KCOM in Stockton-on-Tees
  • EE 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

533.48 Mbps

Stockton-on-Tees's fastest speed

17.24—78.14 Mbps

Typical speed range available to Stockton-on-Tees residents

Stockton-on-Tees Competitive Speed Map

How Stockton-on-Tees Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
London3385.49 Mbps22.68—73.75 Mbps33.68 MbpsFaster
Birmingham931.57 Mbps16.89—71.21 Mbps26.41 MbpsFaster
Bristol902.73 Mbps17.09—75.28 Mbps25.71 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh870.81 Mbps15.99—89.93 Mbps26.39 MbpsFaster
Stockton-on-Tees533.48 Mbps17.24—78.14 Mbps25.56 Mbps-
Liverpool912.85 Mbps13.44—57.1 Mbps19.7 MbpsSlower
Nottingham834.74 Mbps15.39—63.06 Mbps23.13 MbpsSlower
Sheffield815.42 Mbps13.97—48.48 Mbps19.96 MbpsSlower
Glasgow898.7 Mbps8.51—42.62 Mbps12.18 MbpsSlower
Leicester910.64 Mbps16.82—71.57 Mbps25.13 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Speeds in Stockton-on-Tees

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50%# Providers
1Thornaby528.38 Mbps24.38—90.48 Mbps35.7 Mbps8
2Stockton-on-Tees533.48 Mbps17.24—78.14 Mbps25.56 Mbps9
3Billingham533.63 Mbps18.2—85.52 Mbps25.19 Mbps8
4Yarm365.45 Mbps10.76—36.29 Mbps16.1 Mbps8
5Egglescliffe522.08 Mbps9.53—46.28 Mbps14.91 Mbps8

Stockton-on-Tees Over Time

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

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed Range50% 
1Thornaby528.38 Mbps24.38—90.48 Mbps35.7 MbpsFaster
2Stockton-on-Tees533.48 Mbps17.24—78.14 Mbps25.56 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, 49.48% were fast, 22.68% slow, and 27.84% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media29 Sep 2020 20:33:2832 mins31.58 Mbps40.59 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk29 Sep 2020 15:36:56236 secs24.65 Mbps28.17 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband29 Sep 2020 08:41:03214 mins25.43 Mbps22.71 MbpsNeeds help
TalkTalk28 Sep 2020 16:51:38236 secs9.7 Mbps20.98 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband28 Sep 2020 15:52:17279 secs1.31 Mbps39.8 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband28 Sep 2020 14:44:37236 secs34.57 Mbps33.65 Mbps
Virgin Media28 Sep 2020 09:39:3625 mins169.45 Mbps108.62 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media27 Sep 2020 22:07:2129 mins89.36 Mbps112.66 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media27 Sep 2020 13:00:13416 mins6.64 Mbps6.02 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media27 Sep 2020 10:40:48627 mins5.47 Mbps4.58 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk26 Sep 2020 20:01:01347 secs5.54 Mbps5.15 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
BT26 Sep 2020 07:05:04236 secs7.23 Mbps67.81 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk26 Sep 2020 06:17:4862 mins3.87 Mbps5.69 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media25 Sep 2020 19:12:08534 mins4.6 Mbps7.31 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
TalkTalk25 Sep 2020 00:24:2332 mins31.47 Mbps35.66 MbpsImproved
TalkTalk24 Sep 2020 17:08:20252 secs64 Mbps69.66 Mbps
Virgin Media24 Sep 2020 12:10:551117 mins12.91 Mbps42.33 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media23 Sep 2020 16:53:13614 mins31.36 Mbps31.36 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Sep 2020 14:00:25229 secs15.48 Mbps2.07 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media23 Sep 2020 13:07:5854 mins62 Mbps31.68 MbpsNeeds help

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Stockton-on-Tees

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media533.48 Mbps38.4—160.22 Mbps
2KCOM65.29 Mbps29.38—50.71 Mbps
3EE132.56 Mbps18.37—72.22 Mbps
4BT420.69 Mbps13.5—46.59 Mbps
5Vodafone70.27 Mbps21.63—42.06 Mbps
6Sky Broadband136.63 Mbps10.99—34.53 Mbps
7TalkTalk73.48 Mbps10.99—33.89 Mbps
8Plusnet73.15 Mbps8.74—27.85 Mbps
9Post Office Broadband21.1 Mbps1.08—6.04 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 533.48 Mbps, and an average speed range of 38.4—160.22 Mbps.
The best provider in Stockton-on-Tees in Virgin Media, and their users typically see speeds in the range of 38.4 to 160.22 Mbps.
Users in Stockton-on-Tees see an average internet speed of 17.24 up to 387 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 533.48 Mbps.
Virgin Media is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 533.48 Mbps.
Sky Broadband is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 136.63 Mbps.
BT is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 420.69 Mbps.
The provider with the most users in Stockton-on-Tees is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 29 Sep 2020