Summary for UK

UK Superfast and Fibre Coverage

helper -- Fibre --Superfast (>24 Mbps) --UK 95% Target --Ultrafast (>100 Mbps)
Superfast UK (>24 Mbps): 94.06%
Superfast EU (>30 Mbps): 93.67%
Ultrafast (>100 Mbps): 53.06%
Openreach (>30 Mbps): 87.73%
Openreach/KCom FTTP: 1.73%
Openreach 0.15%
Below 2 Mbps down: (USC) 0.75%
Below 10 Mbps down: (USO) 2.78%
Below 10 Mbps, 1 Mbps up:
(BT USO Proposal)
Below 15 Mbps: 3.76%
Virgin Media Cable: 50.78%
Full Fibre (FTTP or FTTH): 2.89%

UK Speed Test Results (Mbps)

ADSL, ADSL2+, FTTC, full fibre, cable, mobile and wireless speeds helper

Estimated Takeup:

Modelled UK Mean Download Speed:

This figure is based on the average observed speeds for the various broadband technologies (excluding tests on tablets and mobiles) and the market shares for these technologies from financial reports is applied to arrive at a UK average and is based on UK broadband take-up of 25.3m connections out of 29 million premises.

26.4 Mbps
Estimated Maximum Mean Download Speed:

This figure is based around everyone buying the fastest product available to them based on current availability. Distance limitations of ADSL2+ and VDSL2 are factored into the calculation.

187.1 Mbps

National Superfast Picture

Over 30 Mbps EU definition

Generated: 22-10-2017

UK 93.7%
England 94.3%
Northern Ireland 83.3%
Scotland 91.3%
Wales 92.0%

Over 24 Mbps UK definition

Generated: 22-10-2017

UK 94.1%
England 94.7%
Northern Ireland 84.4%
Scotland 91.8%
Wales 92.7%