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The Harwell Science and Innovation Campus just outside of Didcot is a major centre for scientific research and is home to numerous commercial and government agencies. But are the town’s broadband connections as advanced? Find out in our guide to broadband in Didcot.

With its close proximity to Oxford and to organisations such as the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Didcot is a popular commuter town for those employed in technological and scientific fields. With an increasing numer of people working from home at least part of the time, robust digital connections are vital to the town.

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Broadband statistics

The following statistics are compiled from 281 broadband speed tests taken in Didcot.

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4Mbps
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115Mbps
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From the high street to the information super-highway

In 2007, the Ladygrove area of Didcot in Oxfordshire was reported as having the highest ‘healthy life expectancy’ in England, at 86 years. Many have attributed this to good sports and leisure facilities in the town, including its three large multi-purpose leisure centres.

Didcot is also well catered for in terms of commerce and recreation with the 21st century developments of the Cornerstone arts and entertainment centre, and the adjacent Orchard Centre for shopping. But equally important for residents is the digital world of online shopping and entertainment, for which modern connections are crucial.

In 2010 many residents gained a boost to their broadband speeds when BT rolled-out its new fibre-optic technology, making super-fast broadband in Didcot a reality. Indeed, some residents of streets close to the Station Road exchange, such as Haydon Road and Edinburgh Drive are getting speeds in excess of 30Mbps.

Most areas of town, including Northbourne and properties around Abingdon Road, should be getting speeds between 10Mbps to over 30Mbps, depending on factors such as what ISP they use and distance from the exchange.

Broadband providers and services

To find out more about the broadband services available in your area, see our options below.

Fibre optic broadband

To check fibre optic broadband availability in Didcot, see our fibre optic broadband page.

BT Infinity

To check BT Infinity availability in Didcot, see our BT Infinity page.

TalkTalk fibre broadband

To check TalkTalk fibre broadband availability in Didcot, see our TalkTalk fibre broadband page.

Sky broadband

To check Sky broadband availability in Didcot, see our Sky broadband page.

Virgin Media cable broadband

To check Virgin cable broadband availability in Didcot, see our Virgin Media broadband page.

BT broadband

To check BT broadband availability in Didcot, see our BT broadband page.

Plusnet broadband

To check Plusnet broadband availability in Didcot, see our Plusnet broadband page.

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