Broadband In The Uk v's The Rest Of The World.

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right, broadband, important but probably not the most important, hence 35th.
I think my 200mb is overkill. They keep putting it up "for free".... and then they (VM) think it is justifiable to increase the tariff a few months later.
mediocrity is the best

Every journey matters
Every little helps
Every child matters
Everyone is a winner
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splender16 m ago

mediocrity is the bestEvery journey mattersEvery little helpsEvery child …mediocrity is the bestEvery journey mattersEvery little helpsEvery child mattersEveryone is a winner...


Everything is beautiful in it's own way
Slow news day?
Just depends on who you talk to. A couple of months ago Ofcom reckoned the average broadband speed for the UK was 46.2Mbps: bbc.co.uk/new…617
Being rural for many years I was getting less than 1mb then 2 years ago BT installed fibre to my village, but the best part was it is not just fibre to the cabinet but fibre to the home so now have 2 lines coming into my home, 76mb fibre and landline for £29 per month, after living with less than 1mb then 76mb is fantastic, had it for 2 years now and it just keeps working unlike my previous slow broadband that kept disconnecting.
All those countries have tiny concentrated populations where broadband is available and black spots everywhere else, so of course they have fast test speeds.

This is a regurlarly recycled story.
Harry Kane will sort this out after the World Cup when he gets named Head of World Wide Broadband which will be his 3rd job after being Prime Minister and head groundsman at the new Spurs HQ. He will be replaced in the Spurs squad by Boris Johnston after an Asteroid comes within 2 miles of destroying the Earth which leads to many Quantum anomalies.
Joe225 h, 59 m ago

Just depends on who you talk to. A couple of months ago Ofcom reckoned the …Just depends on who you talk to. A couple of months ago Ofcom reckoned the average broadband speed for the UK was 46.2Mbps: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44056617


An average figure without quoting standard deviation and statistical distribution curve is useless.

A good example is one bloke got 0 Mbps and another got 100Mbps. The average is 50 Mbps. Useless use of this average, though true
World Health Organization Ranking; The World’s Health Systems
1 France
2 Italy
3 San Marino
4 Andorra
5 Malta
6 Singapore
7 Spain
8 Oman
9 Austria
10 Japan
11 Norway
12 Portugal
13 Monaco
14 Greece
15 Iceland
16 Luxembourg
17 Netherlands
18 United Kingdom
19 Ireland
20 Switzerland
21 Belgium
22 Colombia
23 Sweden
24 Cyprus
25 Germany
26 Saudi Arabia
27 United Arab Emirates
28 Israel
29 Morocco
30 Canada
31 Finland
32 Australia
33 Chile
34 Denmark
35 Dominica
36 Costa Rica
37 USA
38 Slovenia
39 Cuba
40 Brunei
41 New Zealand
42 Bahrain
43 Croatia
44 Qatar
45 Kuwait
46 Barbados
47 Thailand
48 Czech Republic
49 Malaysia
50 Poland
51 Dominican Republic
52 Tunisia
53 Jamaica
54 Venezuela
55 Albania
56 Seychelles
57 Paraguay
58 South Korea
59 Senegal
60 Philippines
61 Mexico
62 Slovakia
63 Egypt
64 Kazakhstan
65 Uruguay
66 Hungary
67 Trinidad and Tobago
68 Saint Lucia
69 Belize
70 Turkey
71 Nicaragua
72 Belarus
73 Lithuania
74 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
75 Argentina
76 Sri Lanka
77 Estonia
78 Guatemala
79 Ukraine
80 Solomon Islands
81 Algeria
82 Palau
83 Jordan
84 Mauritius
85 Grenada
86 Antigua and Barbuda
87 Libya
88 Bangladesh
89 Macedonia
90 Bosnia-Herzegovina
91 Lebanon
92 Indonesia
93 Iran
94 Bahamas
95 Panama
96 Fiji
97 Benin
98 Nauru
99 Romania
100 Saint Kitts and Nevis
101 Moldova
102 Bulgaria
103 Iraq
104 Armenia
105 Latvia
106 Yugoslavia
107 Cook Islands
108 Syria
109 Azerbaijan
110 Suriname
111 Ecuador
112 India
113 Cape Verde
114 Georgia
115 El Salvador
116 Tonga
117 Uzbekistan
118 Comoros
119 Samoa
120 Yemen
121 Niue
122 Pakistan
123 Micronesia
124 Bhutan
125 Brazil
126 Bolivia
127 Vanuatu128 Guyana
129 Peru
130 Russia
131 Honduras
132 Burkina Faso
133 Sao Tome and Principe
134 Sudan
135 Ghana
136 Tuvalu
137 Ivory Coast
138 Haiti
139 Gabon
140 Kenya
141 Marshall Islands
142 Kiribati
143 Burundi
144 China
145 Mongolia
146 Gambia
147 Maldives
148 Papua New Guinea
149 Uganda
150 Nepal
151 Kyrgystan
152 Togo
153 Turkmenistan
154 Tajikistan
155 Zimbabwe
156 Tanzania
157 Djibouti
158 Eritrea
159 Madagascar
160 Vietnam
161 Guinea
162 Mauritania
163 Mali
164 Cameroon
165 Laos
166 Congo
167 North Korea
168 Namibia
169 Botswana
170 Niger
171 Equatorial Guinea
172 Rwanda
173 Afghanistan
174 Cambodia
175 South Africa
176 Guinea-Bissau
177 Swaziland
178 Chad
179 Somalia
180 Ethiopia
181 Angola
182 Zambia
183 Lesotho
184 Mozambique
185 Malawi
186 Liberia
187 Nigeria
188 Democratic Republic of the Congo
189 Central African Republic
190 Myanmar
splender8 h, 17 m ago

An average figure without quoting standard deviation and statistical …An average figure without quoting standard deviation and statistical distribution curve is useless.A good example is one bloke got 0 Mbps and another got 100Mbps. The average is 50 Mbps. Useless use of this average, though true


I can give you the perfect example of that, down here in Essex I'm on 80 and my brother up in the north of Scotland gets 1.5 on a good day. Average = 40.75Mbps.
rcom1 h, 5 m ago

I can give you the perfect example of that, down here in Essex I'm on 80 …I can give you the perfect example of that, down here in Essex I'm on 80 and my brother up in the north of Scotland gets 1.5 on a good day. Average = 40.75Mbps.



Classic wholesale mediocrity in reporting, lack of application of GCSE maths

The main hallmark for mediocrity is "they" would publish a maths deficient, but yet wordperfect report/executive summary, for a report that tells quantities and actual performance.
I’m on Virgin here (Cable) paying for 70Mb but actually get 80-82Mb 80% of the time on a wired connection .Speedtests on wireless devices average out at around 67Mb but wired devices are always over 70Mb. Still stuck at 5Mb up though but it does me fine.

As a side note, I’m pretty sure at the back end of the 80’s BT were ready to replace copper with fibre, full on FTTH/P but competition rules killed it off. Can you imagine where we’d be now had they been allowed to phase out copper and replace it all with fibre 30 years ago?
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