Much of the discussion about internet speeds in recent months has been about improvements such as fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) or even fibre-to-the-home (FTTH), where users can expect speeds of over 100Mbps. However, there are still some places in the UK where speeds have not yet reached 1Mbps.
How is broadband in the UK performing in comparison with our European neighbours and how can we improve availability and take-up of true superfast broadband
The government is currently investing as much as 1.2 billion pounds of taxpayers’ money in ‘future proofing’ the UK by rolling out a nationwide superfast fibre optic network. But what actually is superfast broadband and how fast does an internet connection have to be to qualify as superfast?