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UK Broadband Penetration Breaks 95% – US Broadband Penetration Grows to 93.4% among Active Internet Users – February 2009 Bandwidth Report

The percentage of users on broadband in the UK rose to 95.1 percent in December 2008, according the to Office for National Statistics. More than 19 of 20 connections to the Internet are via broadband in the UK, according to a survey of Internet Service Providers. Due to the high penetration rate, the quarterly report has been discontinued. Meanwhile in the US, broadband penetration grew to 93.38 percent among active Internet users in January 2009.

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Average UK Broadband Speed Is 3.6Mbps – Google Exposes Bandwidth Throttling – US Broadband Penetration Grows to 92.8% among Active Internet Users – January 2009 Bandwidth Report

Broadband subscribers in the UK experience an average download speed of 3.6Mbps, according to a recent survey by Ofcom (Office of Communications 2009). Among subscribers to “up to 8Mbps” broadband, UK subscribers experienced an average actual download speed of 3.6Mbps, or 45% of the headline speed. Google has just the answer to disgruntled broadband subscribers, launching a new M-Lab service to measure user connections. Meanwhile in the US, broadband penetration increased to 92.8% among active Internet users.

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