UK Broadband Coverage Checker

What is the Fastest Broadband Available at Your Address?

Enter your postcode below to find out Now.

Broadband Coverage data is from Ofcom – The UK Communications Regulator.

Check out the Best Standard, Superfast and Ultrafast Broadband Deals Available This Week.


UK Broadband Providers Postcode Coverage Checkers

If you already have a broadband provider in mind, you can hop over to their website and use their availability coverage checker to confirm what broadband internet speed will be available at your property. Here are some direct links to the most  popular coverage availability checkers.

What broadband speed do you need?

How do you use your Internet Connection?Minimum Download Speed Required

Household of 1 - 3 individuals: Web Surfing, Email, Online Shopping, Social Media, Music Streaming, Standard Definition (SD) Video streaming.

Up to 25Mb

Household of 3 - 4 individuals: High Definition (HD) Video Streaming, Social Media, Video conferencing, Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, Online Gaming, Streaming music. 

30 - 50Mb

Household of 4 - 6 individuals: Multiple Heavy Users, Smart Home devices, Recording & Surveillance devices, Ultra High Definition (UHD) Video Streaming, Netflix, Gaming, etc

50 - 100Mb

Household of 6+ individuals: Multiple heavy users performing all of the above plus frequently downloading/uploading large files, peer-to-peer file sharing and Avid online gamers.

Over 100Mb+

What broadband is available in my area?

Use our coverage checker to find out what broadband is available in your area. Simply enter your postcode > select your address and it will display what broadband internet speeds are available at your address. You can then use the links at the bottom of the broadband availability coverage checker to see the best broadband internet deals in your chosen speed range.

What do the results from the broadband availability coverage checker mean?

Once you have entered your postcode and selected your address, the broadband internet coverage checker will show results similar to the example below.

Broadband Availability Coverage Checker Results

Broadband Availability Coverage Checker Sample Results

The results show the Highest Available Download speed and Upload speed based on your postcode and address.

What are Standard, Superfast and Ultrafast broadband?

Standard, superfast and ultrafast represent different broadband internet speed categories

Standard broadband has download speeds of less than 30Mbps

Superfast broadband has download speeds between 30Mbps and 300Mbps

Ultrafast broadband has download speeds of greater than 300Mbps

Other Broadband Coverage Checker Frequently Asked Questions

After entering your UK postcode and selecting your house number, the broadband coverage checker system connects to Ofcom (The UK Communications Regulator) to retrieve broadband coverage information.

The coverage checker shows you the best broadband speed available at your address and is a great starting point in your search for a broadband provider.

The best and quickest way to find out if you can get fibre broadband in your area is by using the broadband coverage checker.  Superfast and Ultrafast broadband is delivered via fibre cables.

Here is a quicker explainer video illustrating the 3 simple steps to check broadband coverage at your address.

YouTube video

You can find the best broadband in your area by using a combination of two useful tools on this website.

  1. Run the Broadband Internet coverage checker to see the fastest broadband speed that is available in your area.
  2. Check out the latest Ofcom Broadband Customer Service report which will give you an idea of the overall performance of the UK’s main broadband providers.

The combination of these two useful nuggets of information will help simplify your search for a broadband provider.

Finding the best broadband speed in my area is easy. Simply enter your postcode into this coverage checker, select your address from the drop-down list and the best broadband speed in your area will be displayed.

Use the Standard, Superfast or Ultrafast links to see the best broadband deals currently available.

 

A broadband postcode checker (also known as a broadband coverage checker) allows you to check what broadband services are available at your address. 

You simply enter your postcode, select your address and it will display the types of broadband that are available at your property.