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Broadband in Potternewton


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    Standard29 Mbps6 Mbps
    Superfast299 Mbps200 Mbps
    Ultrafast1000 Mbps1000 Mbps
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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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    Potternewton is a Suburban Area in West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England.

    The results above are for the postcode LS7 2ST in Potternewton, 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 Potternewton

    YearPotternewton AverageUnited Kingdom AverageDifference
    201829.06 Mbps26.22 Mbps10.83% Faster
    201938.18 Mbps31.42 Mbps21.51% Faster
    202067.93 Mbps45.53 Mbps49.2% Faster
    202186.26 Mbps60.62 Mbps42.3% Faster
    2022118.29 Mbps84.65 Mbps39.74% Faster
    2023135.00 Mbps95.77 Mbps40.96% Faster

    Summary of Broadband Providers in Potternewton

    #Provider NameMax SpeedTypical Speed Range
    1Hutchison 3G UK Limited1382.65 Mbps59.29-196.24 Mbps
    2Virgin Media Limited915.27 Mbps28.35-135.55 Mbps
    3Vaioni Group Ltd127.43 Mbps65.82-103.11 Mbps
    4Vodafone Limited316.81 Mbps23.28-91.33 Mbps
    5Aspire Technology Solutions Ltd70.12 Mbps43.60-61.75 Mbps
    6British Telecommunications PLC335.27 Mbps22.31-67.63 Mbps
    7Sky UK Limited240.16 Mbps17.77-66.30 Mbps
    8EE Limited73.31 Mbps19.78-53.80 Mbps
    9TalkTalk Communications Limited134.64 Mbps26.14-46.59 Mbps
    10Telefonica UK Limited58.17 Mbps6.79-52.83 Mbps
    11Exponential-E Ltd.45.67 Mbps19.33-42.45 Mbps
    12ENTANET International Limited286.49 Mbps3.41-66.29 Mbps
    13Edge Telecom Ltd89.32 Mbps9.39-46.16 Mbps

    Recent Speed Tests in Potternewton

    Provider NameTimeSpeed
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 11:32:03 PM7.82 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 11:30:24 PM9.40 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 11:29:23 PM10.05 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 11:28:29 PM23.42 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 11:13:39 PM235.41 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 11:04:13 PM134.58 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 10:59:23 PM1.94 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 10:52:52 PM139.14 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 10:52:35 PM146.79 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 10:52:10 PM147.81 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 10:44:07 PM28.13 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 10:15:40 PM111.30 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 10:15:32 PM3.97 Mbps
    Hutchison 3G UK Limited2/26/2024, 9:49:30 PM54.46 Mbps
    Zen Internet Ltd2/26/2024, 9:27:48 PM23.37 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 9:11:51 PM245.43 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 9:01:53 PM31.88 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 8:58:07 PM91.87 Mbps
    Sky UK Limited2/26/2024, 8:16:48 PM73.15 Mbps
    Virgin Media Limited2/26/2024, 8:15:12 PM488.83 Mbps