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broadband

A transmission method for high-capacity data (e.g., video) requiring massive bandwidth, which is commonly carried by fibre-optic or coaxial cable, and is capable of transmitting > 1 million data bits/second.
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Broadband speed isn't definitively guaranteed, but you can argue that you're not getting the service you paid for it it's constantly disrupted.
Norway was crowned at 1st position for having the fastest mobile broadband speeds with 62.66 Mbps, then Netherlands with 53 Mbps, Iceland 52.78 Mbps, Singapore 51.5 Mbps and Malta with 50.46 Mbps.
The Speedtest Global Index has published its report on ranking mobile and fixed broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis.
There appeared a relationship between poor fixed broadband speed and time spent on social media.
BT chief executive Gavin Patterson has unveiled proposals the company says will give a major boost to broadband speeds in the North East.
The Question: What minimum real-world broadband speed do you currently require for your needs (respondents were asked to pick the closest match)?
Neighbours with the same internet service providers may have different broadband speeds, simply because one property is on a different telephone exchange.
"It is important to remember that the fastest headline speeds are not guaranteed and home broadband users should perform an online broadband speed test to check that they are getting the best possible package for their area."
MEP Malcolm Harbour (Con West Midlands) called on the Government to step up plans to improve broadband services in rural areas after an Ofcom survey highlighted the wide discrepancy in broadband speeds in rural and urban areas.
Summary: The average UK broadband speed remains less than half that advertised, according to Ofcom.
Ofcom has this morning published its latest research into broadband speeds which shows that over the last year, the average broadband speed has increased from 4.1 to 5.2Mbps, but worryingly also that the gap between actual speeds and promised speeds (the headline 'up to' speed) is widening.
Our message specifically focuses on the inadequate 4 Megabits broadband speed goal for rural areas.

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