UK clients get the finest broadband service in Europe at the cheapest price, says a report by Ofcom.
This week’s broadband survey by Ofcom was carried out in France, Germany, Italy, Spain plus the British Isles. Ofcom’s report indicated that Great Britain came out top for low priced remedied broadband & mobile broadband. In 8 out of twelve price categories, the British Isles proved to be least expensive.
Ofcom’s report has highlighted that UK broadband fares well when put against other European countries, still there is still a lot of method to go. It is superb news that UK broadband clients have low charges, superb diversity and high levels of usage, though, access to the fastest broadband might be more widespread.
In 2010, the government announced that by 2015, all UK households will receive a connection speed of at least 2Mbit/s. 90% of United Kingdom households will also have access to super fast broadband, according to the government. £530 million has been plunged into this effort by the government.
Ofcom’s report was compiled to establish whether Great Britain is on track to obtain its objective to offer the best superfast broadband in Europe by 2015.
It has been revealed that British Isles buyers have more diversity when it comes to picking out a broadband provider. There is not 1 UK broadband provider which dominates the market-place share since resolved & mobile broadband are equally well-liked. Although BT is the largest remedied broadband company, EE is the biggest mobile internet provider.
Ofcom’s report placed Britain in top position with France & Germany for solved broadband take-up; showing that there’s 32 connections per 100 people. The UK came out top for web usage, with outcomes showing that 81% of households are active online weekly.
The core aim of Ofcom’s survey was to gauge how Britain is performing with its target to achieve super rapid broadband coverage. Unfortunately, the report indicated that only 65% of United Kingdom houses currently have access to super fast broadband speeds, putting the British Isles behind Germany & Spain.
Ofcom’s results were compiled using a “scorecard” technique which rated the best broadband service of 5 major European countries. Each country was given a score between one and three for various areas such as; coverage, cost, choice, take-up and usage.
Ofcom’s report on the greatest broadband service in Europe is interesting, nonetheless there are limitations. Only five European countries were considered, excluding smaller countries with faster connections & broader coverage.