Broadband speeds on a go-slow
BROADBAND speeds are 51% slower than advertised on average, a watchdog has revealed.
The Which? study found packages promising up to 200 megabits per second (Mbps) gave average speeds of just 52Mbps. Those who had signed up for speeds of 100Mbps got
This is yet another example of unchecked corporate greed
REBECCA LONG-BAILEY SHADOW SECRETARY 46Mbps, while a promise of 17Mbps delivered 6Mbps, according to analysis of 235,000 checks on the Which? online Broadband Speed Test.
The research comes ahead of new Advertising Standards Authority rules which will ban providers claiming “up to” speeds which are only available to 10% of customers. From Wednesday, they will have to offer the average advertised speed to at least 50% of households at peak times. Alex Neill, of Which?, said: “This is good news for customers who have continuously been let down.”