Broadband: data and research

20 July 2015

Fixed-line broadband

In order to understand the performance of UK fixed-line residential broadband connections, Ofcom commissions research to identify the average download speeds that they deliver, along with a number of other metrics which determine the consumer experience of using these services.

Mobile broadband

In 2013, following the conclusion of the 4G spectrum auction in February 2013, Ofcom stated that it would conduct research into the performance of 3G and 4G networks, with the intention of helping consumers understand the performance benefits of 4G over 3G.

2017

UK home broadband performance, November 2016: Performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers Apr 2017

2016

The European Broadband Scorecard 2015 – Update Apr 2016

UK fixed-line broadband performance, November 2015 - The performance of fixed-line broadband provided to UK residential consumers Mar 2016

Fixed Broadband advertising of prices report Jan 2016

2015

The European Broadband Scorecard Dec 2015

Measuring mobile broadband performance in the UK Apr 2015

UK fixed-line broadband performance, November 2014 - The performance of fixed-line broadband provided to UK residential consumers Feb 2015

The European Broadband Scorecard Feb 2015

2014

Measuring mobile broadband performance in the UK Nov 2014

The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers Oct 2014

UK fixed-line broadband performance, May 2014 - The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers May 2014

Fixed-line broadband performance quarterly updates PDF, 22.2 KB May 2014

UK fixed-line broadband performance, November 2013 - The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers Apr 2014

The European Broadband Scorecard 2014 Mar 2014

2013

UK fixed-line broadband performance, May 2013 - The performance of fixed-line broadband provided to UK residential consumers Aug 2013

Voluntary Code of Practice on Broadband Speeds - Mystery shopping research Jul 2013

The European Broadband Scorecard Mar 2013

UK fixed-line broadband performance, November 2012 - The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers Mar 2013

2012

UK fixed-line broadband performance, May 2012 - The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers Aug 2012

Voluntary Code of Practice on Broadband Speeds: Mystery shopping research May 2012

Fixed broadband switching Feb 2012

UK fixed-line broadband performance November 2011 PDF, 892.0 KB Feb 2012

2011

UK fixed-line broadband performance, May 2011 - The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers Jul 2011

UK Broadband Speeds Research 2010 and related publications May 2011

UK fixed broadband speeds, November/December 2010 Mar 2011

2010

Measuring Mobile Broadband in the UK Dec 2010

2010 Voluntary Code of Practice: Broadband Speeds PDF, 54.1 KB Jul 2010

UK broadband speeds research 2010 Jul 2010

UK broadband speeds, May 2010 PDF, 1.1 MB Jul 2010

2009

UK broadband speeds 2009 Jul 2009

UK broadband speeds 2008 Jan 2009

2008

Attitudes towards mobile broadband Sep 2008

2007

The Communications Market: Broadband 2006 Apr 2007

2004

The Ofcom Internet and Broadband Update Apr 2004

The Ofcom Internet and Broadband Update Apr 2004

Wireless Broadband Updates Apr 2004

The Ofcom Internet and Broadband Update Jan 2004