Actual UK broadband speeds only 50% of advertised maximum

The UK’s telecoms regulator Ofcom has boldly gone where no FCC has gone before: to the people, in order to measure actual broadband speeds around the country.

Link: http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20090112-actual-uk-broadband-speeds-only-50-of-advertised-maximum.html

:cool::cool:

I live in a rural area and only get about 8% of the advertised 8m but have to pay full price. This is one of the joys of living in the country and so far away from the exchange.