27/09/2007

Ofcom considers fast broadband outlook and pledges clarity for investors | Ofcom

Ofcom considers fast broadband outlook and pledges clarity for investors | Ofcom

Ofcom is holding a consultation into Next Generation Access (NGA). This is the ability to deliver high speed services into the home.

Though: -

- over ninety-nine per cent of the UK is connected to a broadband enabled exchange;
- over half of UK households have taken up broadband;
- almost three quarters have a choice of at least two broadband (ADSL and/or cable)
network providers;
- the average headline speed has doubled in a year to reach 4.6mb/s and broadband prices
have fallen by 9% in the last twelve months.

Ofcom want to continue to ensure that there is competetion in the market etc.

The consultation closes on Dec 5th 2007.
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