Broadband sharpens north/south divide

Guy Clapperton
Picture of the Angel of the North
Picture of the Angel of the North


New research from uSwitch suggests that although broadband speeds are improving overall nationally (with Milton Keynes in particular speeding up), a fifth of us are still getting below 2Mbps.

This would mean taking 100 minutes to download a high quality film - that would be about as long as it takes to watch the film afterwards. Things are actually slowing down in Scotland: see that old North/South divide cropping up again?