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Distribution of fixed broadband internet connections UK houses 2017, by speed

This statistic shows the distribution of fixed broadband internet connections in households in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by connection speed. As of February 2017, 71 percent of respondents were not aware of the actual speed of their internet connection. The highest share of respondents that were aware of their fixed broadband speed, which amounted to six percent, stated that the actual speed of the internet was between 30MB and 50MB. The average fixed-line broadband speeds in the United Kingdom (UK) increased throughout the years, and it is more likely that it would keep on increasing in the future.

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Release date

April 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 3rd, 2017 to February 28th, 2017

Number of respondents

2,185 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Those in a household with fixed broadband

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

In 2017. the respondents that chose "300MB to below 1000MB" amounted to less than one percent of the total number of respondents within a household with fixed broadband.
The source adds the following information: "Data is tested at the 95% confidence level."

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