Average UK Broadband Download Speed Falls Below 5 Mbps

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If you suffer from low broadband speeds, you are not alone. According to a recent report from Akamai, the average UK download speed across all broadband users was 4.9 Mbps in the final three months of 2011. This compares with 17.5 Mbps and 9.1 Mbps in South Korea and Japan, respectively. Akamai found that the UK ranked … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Rutland

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Rutland County Council has signed a £3.7m superfast broadband contract with BT. By the end of 2013, at least 90% of Rutland’s  homes and businesses will be able to access fibre broadband. BT will contribute £800,000 with £2.2m coming from Rutland County Council and £710,000 from BDUK. For more information, visit the Digital Rutland website.

Fibre Broadband For Lancashire

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Lancashire County Council has agreed a £62.5m project with BT. Fibre will be extended to 97% of premises by the end of 2014. BT will contribute £30m to the project while £10.8m will come from BDUK, with £16.5m from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and £5.2m from local councils. For more information, visit the … Read more

Introduction to the Increase Broadband Speed Website and Blog


If you’re struggling with your broadband connection, or you would simply like to get the very best speeds and reliability from your broadband line, then the Increase Broadband Speed website and blog are for you. We bring together, in one place, proven techniques that can substantially increase your broadband speeds, and we provide recommendations for … Read more