Internet access connections in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by type

This statistic shows the usage of internet access connections in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by connection type. As of February 2019, 92 percent of respondents accessed the internet via fixed broadband ADSL through a phone line or cable service, perhaps using a Wi-Fi router. On the other hand, accessing the internet via dialup access only amounted to one percent. It is clear that the trend of having broadband internet access at homes has been increasing throughout the years.In the United Kingdom (UK), the share of households with broadband internet connection has increased by more than 100 percent in the last decade.

Which of these methods does your household use to connect to the internet at home?

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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2019 to February 2019

Number of respondents

2,336 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Those with access to the internet at home

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

During the survey, this question was posed as follows: "Which of these methods does your household use to connect to the internet at home?" *This would include using a Wi-Fi signal to go online using a smartphone, tablet or laptop and would include superfast broadband services.
**connecting via a USB stick or dongle, or built in connectivity in a laptop or netbook or tablet computer with a SIM card.
***Using your phone's 3G or 4G mobile network
****known as tethering
Multiple choices were possible
The source adds the following information: "Data is tested at the 95% confidence level."

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