Connected Nations 2016

16 December 2016

The United Kingdom depends on various infrastructures, and one of the most important is the nation’s communications.

Fast, reliable communications enable businesses to generate prosperity and employment, and our countries to compete. They empower every citizen to take a full part in society and benefit from life’s opportunities. Communications also save lives, bind families and friends together, and keep us entertained.

Part of Ofcom’s role is to make sure that, as far as possible, we can make the calls we want to, where we need to, and that we can use the internet at acceptable speeds.

This annual report tracks the communications providers’ progress in growing the availability of good communications, and how the UK is working towards a robust and visionary next generation of services.

Connected Nations Report 2016 (PDF, 3.8 MB)

Connected Nations 2016 - concise summary (PDF, 2.1 MB)