0
Broadband

Poor broadband, mobile connectivity deters rural living - uSwitch survey

Friday 16 November 2018 | 11:07 CET | News
New research from uSwitch.com shows that millions of Brits are deterred from moving to the countryside through fear of poor broadband and mobile connectivity. Of the 15 million city dwellers who would not want to live in the countryside, more than half (58%) are put off by connectivity concerns.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Virgin Media tops Broadband Genie download speed test results

Published 27 Mar 2019 11:37 CET | United Kingdom
The latest Broadband Genie home broadband survey has named Virgin Media the fastest broadband provider in the UK for the 7th ...

Gigaclear upgrades UK's slowest street to ultrafast fibre broadband

Published 20 Mar 2019 21:18 CET | United Kingdom
UK rural fibre broadband provider Gigaclear has connected Green Meadows Park in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire, to ultrafast fibre ...

UK MPs urge Ofcom to monitor 4G network coverage in rural areas

Published 11 Mar 2019 11:25 CET | United Kingdom
MPs from the All-Party Parliamentary Group of Rural Affairs have written to UK telecoms regulator Ofcom and urged it to hold ...

Rural England still lacks adequate mobile, internet connectivity - research

Published 11 Feb 2019 11:35 CET | United Kingdom
The latest State of Rural Services report from the Rural England Community Interest Company (CIC) shows that inadequate phone ...

Brits to spend GBP 25 bln shopping on mobile devices in 2019 - uSwitch

Published 18 Jan 2019 16:58 CET | United Kingdom
UK consumers will spend a record GBP 25 million on goods ordered from tablets and smartphones in 2019, up by GBP 10 billion from ...

Quarter of UK homes get broadband speeds of under 10 Mbps - uSwitch

Published 12 Dec 2018 10:48 CET | United Kingdom
The latest research from uSwitch shows that one quarter (26.3%) of UK homes struggle with broadband speeds of less than 10 Mbps, ...

Broadband users could lose savings if contract notifications sent too early - research

Published 09 Oct 2018 14:33 CET | United Kingdom
New research from uSwitch suggests that UK broadband customers could save make annual savings of over GBP 1 billion with the ...

UK consumers face steep out-of-contract broadband price hikes - study

Published 31 Aug 2018 17:57 CET | United Kingdom
UK subscribers to retail fibre services face an average increase in the monthly cost of their packages of 53 percent at the end ...

Mobile billing errors cost Brits GBP 63.5 million a year - uSwitch

Published 20 Jun 2018 11:17 CET | United Kingdom
New research from price comparison and switching service uSwitch.com shows that almost 3 million Brits have been incorrectly ...