Hotline: Broadband speed gaps grow

The gap between advertised broadband speeds and actual broadband speeds has grown by 8 per cent in the past six months, while the investigation into the use of the phrases "up to" and "unlimited" rolls on. According to new research from the regulator Ofcom, the average advertised speed in May was 15 megabits per second, 8.2Mbit/s higher than the average actual speed of 6.8Mbit/s.


Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content