Internet speeds in United Kingdom

United Kingdom

In 2012, Internet users in United Kingdom represented 87.0% of the country’s population, growing 15.6% over the prior 5 years. Speed test results show an average of 8.20 Mbps download and 3.68 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device. British Telecom, Virgin Media, Sky Broadband and T-Mobile (UK) Ltd. are among the many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) delivering broadband to United Kingdom.

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