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Fifth of US broadband subscribers upgraded internet speed since pandemic started

Wednesday 9 June 2021 | 14:27 CET | News
Almost one in five home broadband subscribers in the US (19%) upgraded their subscription to a higher speed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a survey by Deloitte fund. Eight percent of subscribers changed ISP, most often due to unreliable connections or poor Wi-Fi coverage with their previous provider.

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