Dutch broadband delivers 60% of average speed offered

Wednesday 2 December 2009 | 15:32 CET | News
Dutch broadband users are receiving only around 60 percent of advertised download speeds from their ISPs. According to the latest research from Telecompaper, the average download speed achieved in the Netherlands is 8.98 Mbps. That compares to an average speed offered by the ISPs of 14.9 Mbps, meaning users achieve on average 60 percent of advertised rates. Earlier Telecompaper studies found the average actual download speed at 4.95 Mbps in December 2008 and 2.8 Mbps in November 2006. However, the new study's results differ as the tests included fibre connections for the first time. The

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Categories: Internet
Companies: KPN / Telecompaper / UPC Netherlands / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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