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Broadband Types Available

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Standard30 Mbps7 Mbps
Superfast291 Mbps200 Mbps
Ultrafast1000 Mbps1000 Mbps
MobileN/AN/A

Broadband Providers Available

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Sky900 Mbps110 Mbps
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Virgin Media1130 Mbps104 Mbps
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BT900 Mbps110 Mbps
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Plusnet900 Mbps110 Mbps
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TalkTalk900 Mbps110 Mbps
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NOW Broadband900 Mbps110 Mbps
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EE900 Mbps110 Mbps
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Vodafone900 Mbps110 Mbps
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Mobile Broadband Providers Available

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Bank is a Suburban Area in West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England.

The results above are for the postcode LS11 6BW in Bank, broadband availability can vary by postcode so for more exact results search for your exact postcode.

What these results mean

The table above shows what types of broadband are available in your postcode area, and gives estimated download and upload speeds for each type.

If you have a green tick for a type of broadband then it should be available to all properties in your area, an orange circle means that some of the properties in can get this service. A red cross means this type of broadband is not available in your area (though you can sign up to be notified when your area is enabled for faster broadband by filling in the form above).

Standard Broadband

Offering download speeds of up to 24Mbps, standard broadband is considered the slow by today’s standards. This type of broadband is usually delivered over a standard BT copper telephone line. The actual speed of this broadband in a postcode area is determined by how far it is from the nearest telephone exchange. The further away, the slower the maximum download speed. Upload speeds for standard broadband max out at 1Mbps, very slow indeed. The most common types of standard broadband are ADSL, ADSLMax and ADSL2+.

Superfast Broadband

The term Superfast Broadband covers a few different technologies, but what they have in common is that it covers max speeds over 24Mbps and up to 200Mbps.

The most common superfast broadband is Fibre To The Cabinet (FTTC) broadband which your local street cabinet that your BT copper phone line connects to is connected to a fibre optic cable which gets over the distance problems of ADSL.

Other types include some Fibre To The Property (FTTP) connections with speeds up to 200Mbps and Virgin Media’s Fibre Optic services with speeds up to 200Mbps.

Ultrafast Broadband

The very fastest broadband available is ultrafast broadband, this covers any service that is 200Mbps or faster. The very fastest services over 1Gbps speeds for both downloads and uploads (that’s over 40 times faster than the very fastest standard broadband download speeds).

Almost all Ultrafast services rely on Fibre Optic technology. Most over Fibre To The Property (FTTP). Also included are Virgin Media’s Fibre Optic services with speeds over 200Mbps

Mobile Broadband

As mobile technology has advanced you can now in many areas use mobile broadband as an alternative to fixed-line broadband. The very fastest 5G connections in theory could provide speeds of 1000Mbps. However, in practice at the moment we are seeing speeds of around 100 to 150Mbps from 5G mobile broadband connections.

Most mobile broadband suppliers will supply you with a special wi-fi router that acts just like the routers you get with fixed-line suppliers but which connects via the mobile network rather than a wired connection. This means that setup is very simple and quick, no need for engineers or cables to be installed. The additional bonus is that the router will be easy to move around your property should you need to, as well as be able to go with you if you move house or go on holiday (as long as coverage is good at your new location).

When you sign up with a broadband provider for a new connection they will provide you with an estimated download speed that you should expect from them.

What these results mean

The table above shows what types of broadband are available in your postcode area, and gives estimated download and upload speeds for each type.

If you have a green tick for a type of broadband then it should be available to all properties in your area, an orange circle means that some of the properties in can get this service. A red cross means this type of broadband is not available in your area (though you can sign up to be notified when your area is enabled for faster broadband by filling in the form above).

Standard Broadband

Offering download speeds of up to 24Mbps, standard broadband is considered the slow by today’s standards. This type of broadband is usually delivered over a standard BT copper telephone line. The actual speed of this broadband in a postcode area is determined by how far it is from the nearest telephone exchange. The further away, the slower the maximum download speed. Upload speeds for standard broadband max out at 1Mbps, very slow indeed. The most common types of standard broadband are ADSL, ADSLMax and ADSL2+.

Superfast Broadband

The term Superfast Broadband covers a few different technologies, but what they have in common is that it covers max speeds over 24Mbps and up to 200Mbps.

The most common superfast broadband is Fibre To The Cabinet (FTTC) broadband which your local street cabinet that your BT copper phone line connects to is connected to a fibre optic cable which gets over the distance problems of ADSL.

Other types include some Fibre To The Property (FTTP) connections with speeds up to 200Mbps and Virgin Media’s Fibre Optic services with speeds up to 200Mbps.

Ultrafast Broadband

The very fastest broadband available is ultrafast broadband, this covers any service that is 200Mbps or faster. The very fastest services over 1Gbps speeds for both downloads and uploads (that’s over 40 times faster than the very fastest standard broadband download speeds).

Almost all Ultrafast services rely on Fibre Optic technology. Most over Fibre To The Property (FTTP). Also included are Virgin Media’s Fibre Optic services with speeds over 200Mbps

Mobile Broadband

As mobile technology has advanced you can now in many areas use mobile broadband as an alternative to fixed-line broadband. The very fastest 5G connections in theory could provide speeds of 1000Mbps. However, in practice at the moment we are seeing speeds of around 100 to 150Mbps from 5G mobile broadband connections.

Most mobile broadband suppliers will supply you with a special wi-fi router that acts just like the routers you get with fixed-line suppliers but which connects via the mobile network rather than a wired connection. This means that setup is very simple and quick, no need for engineers or cables to be installed. The additional bonus is that the router will be easy to move around your property should you need to, as well as be able to go with you if you move house or go on holiday (as long as coverage is good at your new location).

When you sign up with a broadband provider for a new connection they will provide you with an estimated download speed that you should expect from them.

Average Broadband Speeds Over Time in Bank

YearBank AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
201824.04 Mbps26.22 Mbps8.31% Slower
201930.05 Mbps31.42 Mbps4.36% Slower
202045.80 Mbps45.53 Mbps0.59% Faster
202167.97 Mbps60.62 Mbps12.12% Faster
202283.04 Mbps84.65 Mbps1.9% Slower
2023107.16 Mbps95.77 Mbps11.89% Faster

Summary of Broadband Providers in Bank

#Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
1Gamma Telecom Holdings Ltd190.00 Mbps127.42-186.91 Mbps
2Hutchison 3G UK Limited1352.72 Mbps53.62-226.49 Mbps
3Virgin Media Limited891.31 Mbps34.91-117.23 Mbps
4Daisy Communications Ltd568.55 Mbps63.39-132.75 Mbps
5Jisc Services Limited728.66 Mbps40.78-108.52 Mbps
6Hyperoptic Ltd548.68 Mbps39.60-158.18 Mbps
7Zen Internet Ltd72.77 Mbps37.76-65.72 Mbps
8Vodafone Limited920.27 Mbps28.51-83.88 Mbps
9TalkTalk Communications Limited538.81 Mbps20.43-74.37 Mbps
10ENTANET International Limited187.54 Mbps18.22-80.47 Mbps
11Cable & Wireless Access Limited58.52 Mbps20.09-51.07 Mbps
12British Telecommunications PLC462.98 Mbps14.76-112.71 Mbps
13EE Limited242.45 Mbps10.53-136.45 Mbps
14Sky UK Limited727.16 Mbps11.47-71.60 Mbps
15Vodat International Ltd173.30 Mbps12.06-47.01 Mbps

Recent Speed Tests in Bank

Provider NameTimeSpeed
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 11:58:53 PM145.31 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 11:55:57 PM77.80 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 11:55:31 PM80.25 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 11:52:59 PM455.14 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 11:49:58 PM64.47 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 11:47:51 PM151.95 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 11:43:22 PM25.94 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 11:39:56 PM51.79 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 11:28:24 PM79.21 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 11:12:44 PM161.61 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 11:11:07 PM142.67 Mbps
Virgin Media Limited2/20/2024, 11:06:27 PM262.87 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 10:51:54 PM23.69 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 10:50:34 PM54.46 Mbps
Virgin Media Limited2/20/2024, 10:48:36 PM249.99 Mbps
Vodafone Limited2/20/2024, 10:47:21 PM186.49 Mbps
Telefonica UK Limited2/20/2024, 10:47:15 PM33.30 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 10:45:24 PM274.35 Mbps
Hyperoptic Ltd2/20/2024, 10:44:33 PM12.75 Mbps
Sky UK Limited2/20/2024, 10:40:04 PM66.70 Mbps