We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
 
75,052 News Articles

8 out of 10 say UK broadband 'not good enough'

Poll: UK broadband access criticised

More than 8 out of 10 PC Advisor readers (81.3 percent) believe broadband access is not good enough in this country.

Responding to a PC Advisor poll that asked 'Do you think broadband access is good enough in this country?', 81.3 percent ticked 'No.

"NO," commented forum member Uboat. "I believe more needs investing in ALL areas. Not just the cities that cry out for more speed, but the areas that don't have broadband or a decent connection."

Pineman100 commented: "I live in a rural area, and I probably have a better chance of winning the lottery than of being within BT's much-vaunted 75% of the UK [given access to either fibre or ADSL2+ connections by 2011]. So while city-dwellers zip around the internet on their supercharged dirt-bikes, I (and others like me) will lumber along behind on our carthorses."

Just 13.3 percent answered 'Yes', while 5.4 percent ticked 'Not sure'.

Based on 459 votes, 16 August 2010. Have your say in the poll, or join the discussion in PC Advisor's forums.

Dell XP Migration SMB
Dell XP Migration SMB
IDG UK Sites

Lytro Illum release date, price and specs: Light field camera goes 3D

IDG UK Sites

Tim Cook says Apple aims to be best, not first, hinting that iWatch is coming

IDG UK Sites

Twitter - not news

IDG UK Sites

Fun film festival trailer plays with classic movie scenes