Broadband speeds increase 20% as nine in 10 homes take superfast packages

Image: Ofcom As the availability of future-proof, full-fibre technology improves, and more people upgrade their connections, average home broadband speeds are increasing. Ofcom’s Home Broadband Performance Report, published today, reveals that the median average speed of a home broadband connection has reached 59.4 Mbit/s. That’s an 18% increase from 50.4 Mbit/s the…

Rural Northumberland to get ‘Gigabit Broadband’

UK Government awards £7.3 million contract to upgrade broadband for more than 3,750 hard-to-reach North Northumberland premises GoFibre to build gigabit-capable connections more than twenty times faster than ‘superfast’ Made possible via Project Gigabit, the government’s £5 billion plan to boost broadband across the UK   More than 3,750 rural premises in North Northumberland will…