As of 2013, three quarters of British residents have access to a broadband internet connection at home, reports telecommunications surveyor and watchdog Ofcom.
It is reported that currently, 21.7 million British homes have got broadband connections, which amounts to around 73% of total residents, a marked improvement from 65% last year. Of the millions of people with broadband internet in Britain, 22% of those people (a total of 4.8 million) also paid an extra cost to enjoy super-fast connections, which is more than double last year’s figures.
British residents can also benefit from over 34,000 internet hotspots around the country in places such as coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. This is over twice the amount of publicly available internet connections than there were in Britain last year.
Ofcom have stated that unfortunately, 10% of British homes still had internet connections that were below the supposed national minimum broadband speed of 2 Mbps. A spokesperson announced that Ofcom would be conducting research to assess broadband connections on 3G and 4G networks offered by various operators.
Related posts:All EU Homes Now Have Broadband AccessSuper-Fast Broadband for all UK by 201730% of Americans Do Not Have Broadband Access at HomeTop 10 Countries with the Fastest Internet ConnectionsWorld Internet Connections Mapped
Posted in: Internet Connection, Latest News Tags:British,broadband,connection,internet Leave a ResponseClick here to cancel reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Recent PostsSuper-Fast Broadband for all UK by 2017Is Windows Performance Monitoring Good or Evil?Internet Connections 101: Different types of internet connectionsFacebook acquires mobile data compression startup OnavoImprove PC Performance without Hardware UpgradeGoogle Hummingbird Takes FlightOptimize your Connection With a Well-Placed RouterBritain’s BT Shuts Down Dial Up ConnectionGoogle Fiber Success Pinpoints Demand for Faster InternetTag Cloudakamaiandroidballoonbattery lifeboost wi-fi signalbroadbandcablecall2 test connectioncloudconnectconnectionerror messagefacebookflyinggigabitgoogleGoogle Fibergoogle pandagoogle penguinguide google penguinguide pandahow fastinternetinternet connectioninternet connection testinternet speedinternet speed testmicrosoftplanesproject loonratioserver errorserver responseskype test connectionsmartphonespeedspeed checkspeed test forspeed test speed testtest internettest internet speedwi-fiwifiwirelesszuckerbergRecent Search Termstest internet speed, internet speed test, check internet speed, free internet speed test, yhs-004, internet speed test free, speed test internet, test speed, internet speed, testinternet
View the Original article