UK fixed-line broadband performance, May 2014 - The performance of fixed-line broadband delivered to UK residential consumers
The average broadband speed delivered by cable services is now faster than that of fibre, according to Ofcom research. In the six months to May 2014, the average speed delivered by cable broadband reached 43.3Mbit/s, overtaking the average speed for fibre connections for the first time (42.0Mbit/s). Ofcom’s eleventh report measures actual residential broadband speeds in the UK. It is intended to help consumers understand the performance of different broadband technologies and internet service providers’ packages, and make more informed purchasing decisions.