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  • International - Written by on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 15:02 - 1 Comment

    Slow broadband will freeze UK out of next industrial revolution

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    1. 1megFTL
      Posted 23/03/2012 at 1:06 am | Permalink |

      I’m not really sure what use “advertised speed” is in determining the true capability of a nation’s connections. How about some actual real-world data from netindex.com, part of speedtest.net. According to their test results, the UK ranks 31st on downstream, and 58th upstream.

      They’re looking to push out fibre-to-the-curb I believe, where really they should be looking to fibre-to-the-home I think as by the time they roll out FTTC it will probably be considered outdated. They should pull all that copper out and exchange it for fibre. That’d serve the place well for a good time…




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