OK. It is probably true in some areas of Ultra-modern High-density City buildings in, for example, the centre of Tokyo. That is not the case for a hill village in the North of the Country.
There are many parts of France and Sweden where "Legacy" Infrastructure makes the situation similar to ours.
If you bought a Flat in Canary Wharf, I feel sure that you would be able to access something a little faster than "Dial-up"!