Broadband Statistics for Stockton-on-Tees, Stockton-on-Tees
Broadband Providers10
Fastest Speed936.65 Mbps
Median Speed37.06 Mbps
Fastest ProviderVirgin Media

Broadband Providers in Stockton-on-Tees

Stockton-on-Tees is in the top 100 fastest major cities in The United Kingdom with an average broadband speed of 69.61 Mbps in 2021. This is 5.39% faster than The United Kingdom's average download speed of 66.05 Mbps.

Residents in Stockton-on-Tees have run speed tests on 10 broadband providers. This number is 62.34% above the United Kingdom average of 6.16 internet service providers. ISPs available in Stockton-on-Tees include Virgin Media, Sky Broadband, and BT. The most common broadband provider in Stockton-on-Tees is Virgin Media, with a maximum recorded internet speed of 936.65 Mbps, and the typical home user seeing speeds in the range of 50.58—193.54 Mbps.

Stockton-on-Tees's fastest provider is also Virgin Media, and the highest speed we've seen from them is 936.65 Mbps. Overall, the average real-world broadband speed that users will see in Stockton-on-Tees is 37.06 Mbps, which is 0.16% above the The United Kingdom national average of 37 Mbps, and 11.00% below the average of 41.64 Mbps in Stockton-on-Tees.

Internet speeds in Stockton-on-Tees are typically slower than Billingham. Nearby locations include Billingham with speeds 25.5—105.5 Mbps, Thornaby with speeds 39.88—108.82 Mbps, and Egglescliffe with speeds 22.18—88.53 Mbps. Our research into internet speeds in Stockton-on-Tees includes analysing postcove-level coverage data of broadband in TS19, TS18, and TS20.

Broadband Providers

  • Virgin Media in Stockton-on-Tees
    858 Reviews
    73.74 Mbps

    Virgin Media's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 50.58 to 193.54 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 936.65 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 29,205 speed tests on Virgin Media Broadband.

  • Zen Internet in Stockton-on-Tees
    40 Reviews
    48.2 Mbps

    Zen Internet's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 48.2 to 51.16 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 57.14 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 3 speed tests on Zen Internet Broadband.

  • Vodafone in Stockton-on-Tees
    138 Reviews
    34.17 Mbps
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    Vodafone's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 28.01 to 54.73 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 71.58 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 82 speed tests on Vodafone Broadband.

  • BT in Stockton-on-Tees
    430 Reviews
    31.26 Mbps
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    BT's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 20.7 to 66.85 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 902.89 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 3,401 speed tests on BT Broadband.

  • EE in Stockton-on-Tees
    229 Reviews
    22.41 Mbps
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    EE's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 15.61 to 68.37 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 623.81 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 735 speed tests on EE Broadband.

  • Sky Broadband in Stockton-on-Tees
    511 Reviews
    22.22 Mbps
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    Sky Broadband's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 15.01 to 50.24 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 494.72 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 18,502 speed tests on Sky Broadband.

  • TalkTalk in Stockton-on-Tees
    231 Reviews
    17.79 Mbps
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    TalkTalk's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 10.41 to 37.06 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 378.68 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 1,296 speed tests on TalkTalk Broadband.

  • Plusnet in Stockton-on-Tees
    272 Reviews
    11.37 Mbps
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    Plusnet's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 7.12 to 31.27 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 73.55 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 1,430 speed tests on Plusnet Broadband.

  • Shell Energy in Stockton-on-Tees
    34 Reviews
    9.75 Mbps
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    Shell Energy's typical internet speed range in Stockton-on-Tees is 6.36 to 27.27 Mbps, and the fastest broadband speed we've seen from them here is 59.99 Mbps. Stockton-on-Tees residents have performed 102 speed tests on Shell Energy Broadband.

Broadband in Stockton-on-Tees

Gigabit Availability:

1.22%

of people living in Stockton-on-Tees can obtain to 1,000+ Mbps broadband speeds

Ultrafast Speeds:

95.51%

of Stockton-on-Tees residents can get 300+ Mbps internet service

Superfast 30+ Mbps Broadband:

98.60%

availability in Stockton-on-Tees

Poor Broadband Speeds:

1.38%

of Stockton-on-Tees is limited to broadband speeds under 30 Mbps

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Broadband Service Availability in Stockton-on-Tees

We analysed data from Ofcom's Connected Nations reports and calculated which internet speeds are theoretically available to Stockton-on-Tees residents from local broadband service providers.

 1,000+ Mbps300+ Mbps30+ Mbps
20211.22%95.51%98.60%
20201.00%92.93%98.33%
20190.50%80.21%98.58%
20180.00%56.30%97.55%
20170.00%66.06%96.59%
20160.00%0.00%95.85%

Average Broadband Speeds in Stockton-on-Tees

YearStockton-on-Tees AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
201820.72 Mbps26.27 Mbps21.13% Slower
201925.2 Mbps30.63 Mbps17.73% Slower
202073.98 Mbps80.31 Mbps7.88% Slower
202169.61 Mbps66.05 Mbps5.39% Faster

Stockton-on-Tees Broadband Speed Distribution

 Percentage of Speed Tests in Speed Range
Internet Speed RangeStockton-on-TeesUnited Kingdom
Very Slow: under 10 Mbps26.73%28.66%
Slow: 10-30 Mbps25.66%26.52%
Adequate: 30-60 Mbps19.01%20.91%
Good: 60-80 Mbps8.39%8.46%
Fast: 80-300 Mbps18.16%13.12%
Very Fast: over 300 Mbps2.06%2.33%

How Stockton-on-Tees Compares to Major Cities

City / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
London5794.21 Mbps34.16—94.02 Mbps46.8 MbpsFaster
Birmingham941.32 Mbps28.89—104.4 Mbps37.63 MbpsFaster
Bristol943.13 Mbps29.9—109.66 Mbps41.69 MbpsFaster
Edinburgh869.7 Mbps31.54—108.38 Mbps39.81 MbpsFaster
Stockton-on-Tees936.65 Mbps27.37—106.02 Mbps37.06 Mbps-
Liverpool1134.53 Mbps24.48—88.72 Mbps33.38 MbpsSlower
Nottingham934.56 Mbps21.14—50.4 Mbps25.33 MbpsSlower
Sheffield932.42 Mbps23.34—67.75 Mbps31.7 MbpsSlower
Glasgow913.93 Mbps19.39—70.47 Mbps30.92 MbpsSlower
Leicester933.42 Mbps26.97—94.14 Mbps36.59 MbpsSlower

Cities and Provider Internet Speeds in Stockton-on-Tees

PositionCityMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian# Providers
1Thornaby864.99 Mbps39.88—108.82 Mbps58.92 Mbps8
2Billingham701.08 Mbps25.5—105.5 Mbps37.32 Mbps8
3Stockton-on-Tees936.65 Mbps27.37—106.02 Mbps37.06 Mbps10
4Egglescliffe631.07 Mbps22.18—88.53 Mbps31.34 Mbps8
5Yarm438.34 Mbps21.08—53.51 Mbps30.53 Mbps9

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

PositionCity / TownMax SpeedTypical Speed RangeMedian 
1Thornaby864.99 Mbps39.88—108.82 Mbps58.92 MbpsFaster
2Billingham701.08 Mbps25.5—105.5 Mbps37.32 MbpsFaster
3Stockton-on-Tees936.65 Mbps27.37—106.02 Mbps37.06 Mbps-

Stockton-on-Tees Internet Speed Test Results

We analysed the results of people in Stockton-on-Tees testing broadband 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 internet speed tests per session. Looking at broadband 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 broadband 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 internet speed tests we measured, 39.86% were fast, 24.45% slow, and 35.69% broadly the same.
Most Recent Tests
ProviderStart Time# TestsDurationStart SpeedEnd SpeedStatus
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 23:15:33231 secs4.93 Mbps99.09 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 21:11:01647 mins7.66 Mbps50.14 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 21:10:54367 secs10.26 Mbps10.59 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 20:17:1148 mins77.24 Mbps208.5 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 18:38:25238 secs22.01 Mbps19.73 MbpsNeeds help
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 18:35:4432 mins58.92 Mbps64.42 Mbps
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 17:22:203113 secs7.11 Mbps22.74 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 16:06:04231 secs27.74 Mbps27.77 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 15:42:1524 mins182.88 Mbps189.56 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 15:27:17714 mins49.21 Mbps85.3 MbpsImproved
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 15:00:58361 secs44.57 Mbps47.87 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 14:33:05244 secs33.64 Mbps34.9 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 14:04:4225 mins131.05 Mbps131.51 Mbps
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 12:44:59315 mins27.83 Mbps26.36 Mbps
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 12:28:33231 secs29.26 Mbps34.29 MbpsImproved
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 11:55:42229 secs29.19 Mbps28.05 Mbps
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 11:16:50234 secs58.5 Mbps58.53 Mbps
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 11:04:16227 secs5.42 Mbps5.08 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Sky Broadband23 Oct 2021 10:05:4332 mins8.43 Mbps8.99 MbpsNeeds help, very slow
Virgin Media23 Oct 2021 08:54:59743 mins0.53 Mbps101.37 MbpsImproved

Summary of Internet Service Providers in Stockton-on-Tees

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Virgin Media936.65 Mbps50.58—193.54 Mbps
2BT902.89 Mbps20.7—66.85 Mbps
3Zen Internet57.14 Mbps48.2—51.16 Mbps
4EE623.81 Mbps15.61—68.37 Mbps
5Vodafone71.58 Mbps28.01—54.73 Mbps
6Sky Broadband494.72 Mbps15.01—50.24 Mbps
7TalkTalk378.68 Mbps10.41—37.06 Mbps
8Plusnet73.55 Mbps7.12—31.27 Mbps
9Shell Energy59.99 Mbps6.36—27.27 Mbps
10KCOM2.68 Mbps0.3—0.33 Mbps

Stockton-on-Tees Broadband Speed Map

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

How many broadband providers in Stockton-on-Tees are there?
Stockton-on-Tees has 10 ISPs tested by its 197,213 residents.
Who is the fastest broadband provider in Stockton-on-Tees?
Virgin Media is the fastest broadband provider in Stockton-on-Tees with 936.65 Mbps, and an average internet speed range of 50.58—193.54 Mbps.
Who is the best internet provider in Stockton-on-Tees?
The best internet provider in Stockton-on-Tees is Virgin Media, and their users typically see broadband speeds in the range of 50.58 to 193.54 Mbps.
What is the average internet speed in Stockton-on-Tees?
Users in Stockton-on-Tees see an average internet speed of 27.37 up to 442 Mbps, and the fastest speed we've seen is 936.65 Mbps.
Is Virgin Media available in Stockton-on-Tees?
Broadband service from Virgin Media is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 936.65 Mbps.
Is Sky Broadband available in Stockton-on-Tees?
Broadband service from Sky Broadband is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 494.72 Mbps.
Is BT available in Stockton-on-Tees?
Broadband service from BT is available in Stockton-on-Tees, and the fastest speed we've seen from them is 902.89 Mbps.
Is BT full fibre available in Stockton-on-Tees?
Yes, BT offers full fibre to the home (also called FTTH or FTTP) to 49 of Stockton-on-Tees's postcodes.
Who is the the most popular broadband provider in Stockton-on-Tees?
The broadband provider with the most users in Stockton-on-Tees is Virgin Media.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021