Comparing home broadband in Durham
The central Durham telephone exchange has been upgraded to be ready for superfast fibre broadband from BT and others, with outlying exchanges in areas such as Brandon and Ushaw Moor also on the upgrade radar.
The majority of premises in Durham now have access to both ADSL and superfast fibre broadband via the telephone line, with most services also offering unlimited broadband. Unfortunately, though Virgin Media’s fibre network is not currently available in the Durham area.
Alternatively, you can navigate to one of our comparison tables that we have already narrowed down to popular searches: ‘broadband and phone’ or 'broadband only' perhaps, or cheap broadband. Whichever option you go for, once chosen, simply click through to be taken to the official website of your chosen provider.
Superfast coverage and speed in Durham
Superfast (24Mb+) coverage
Mean download speed
|City of Durham||97.7%||30.6Mb|
|North West Durham||96.1%||24.5Mb|
Source: Thinkbroadband (last checked 11/19)
Broadband infrastructure in Durham is being upgraded with more than £16m in funding. This is being managed by the Digital Durham project, as part of the wider BDUK program to improve broadband across the UK.
Comparing mobile broadband in Durham
With home broadband speeds in Durham lagging behind other areas, you’ll be pleased to hear EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone offer 4G mobile broadband services in the city, in addition to the well established 3G internet.
If you’re interested in mobile, head over to our main mobile broadband comparison page. From there you can navigate to everything from our dedicated mobile guides section to more specific comparison tables, such as tablet deals and 4G tariffs.
It's important to confirm coverage for yourself before buying any mobile service. You can do this with the official network coverage tools, which can be accessed by clicking the logos here: