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Ofcom: we need action not research on broadband speeds

July 28, 2009 One Comment

Ofcom has revealed that people don't get the broadband speeds they pay for. Well, duh. Here's a timeline of how we already know that. Their research isn't groundbreaking or new or revealing something for the first time, as is being claimed.

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The Sun's take on today's story

What we need is action: ISPs should be forced to publish a typical range of speeds rather than an upto speed that no one can get.

Why Ofcom is behind the times

Here's a potted history of the last 3 years:

The solution

The solution is easy. ISPs should be forced to publish a range plus a typical speed.

How they work it out is up to Ofcom.

The money they spent on this latest research could perhaps have been better spent working this out?

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